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Fire Protection Association Australia

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Latest News

Month: November

FPA Australia supports the calls by the Melbourne Metropolitan Fire Brigade for a national audit of all modern high rise buildings due to the risk of flammable non-compliant cladding.

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AS 1851-2012 Now Required in NT

Posted on November 30, 2015

AS 1851-2012 is now the recognised standard for routine service of fire protection systems and equipment in the Northern Territory

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Wage Price Index September 2015

Posted on November 20, 2015

The seasonally adjusted Wage Price Index rose by 0.5% in the September Quarter 2015, with an annual increase of 2.3% - the same as for the previous year.

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FPA Australia has a simple goal for the fire protection industry: that all individuals will be 'fit-for-action' (trained, competent and accredited) by 2020. We are committed to making this a reality and have listened to feedback from our members in order to make the training and accreditation process simpler and more affordable.

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Unemployment rate at 5.9% in October

Posted on November 12, 2015

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force figures (October, 2015), released on Thursday 12th November 2015 show that estimatedseasonally adjusted Unemployment rate was at 5.9%, a fall of 0.3% from September.

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Warning on Fake Test Certificates

Posted on November 12, 2015

Exova Warrington fire has published and open letter warning the building industry and consumers about fake test certificates purporting to have been inssued by Exova Warrington Fire.

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2015/16 Board of Directors

Posted on November 11, 2015

The Board of Directors of FPA Australia for 2014/15 have been confirmed.

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2014/15 Annual Report Released

Posted on November 09, 2015

FPA Australia has released its annual report for the 2014/15 financial year.

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We are currently offering an extension on our special offer - including up to 50% off training for EAHL Licences 2 & 3 for our members - up until December 31, 2015.

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Fire Alarm & Lift Phone Roundtable

Posted on November 05, 2015

FPA Australia recently chaired a roundtable meeting with various Australian fire and safety authorities and representatives from government, peak emergency departments and other agencies. IT was addressing the rollout of the NBN and the implications for analogue fire alarms and lift phones.

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