Below is a list of the current Technical Advisory Committees and
their activities. The numbering of each directly corresponds with
the particular Australian Standards FP committee with which it
TAC/1 - Maintenance of Fire Protection Systems and
Responsibilities cover the maintenance of fire protection
systems and equipment.
TAC/2 - Fire Detection and Alarm Systems
Responsibilities cover fire detection, alarm, warning and
TAC/3/7 - Portable and Mobile
Responsibilities cover fire extinguishers, fire blankets, fire
hose reels and other portable or mobile fire equipment.
TAC/4/8/9 - Fire Sprinkler & Hydrants Systems,
Tanks and Fixed Fire Pumps
Responsibilities cover fire sprinkler and hydrant systems, tanks
and fixed fire pumps.
TAC/11/22 - Special Hazard Fire Protection
Responsibilities cover special hazard fire protection systems,
such as, gaseous, aerosol, water-mist and fixed foam suppression
systems as well as pre-engineered systems.
TAC/17 - Emergency Planning
Responsibilities cover emergency response planning, training and
TAC/18 - Fire Safety
Responsibilities cover methods for assessing for hazards and
risk to life and property and the contribution of design,
materials, products and components to fire safety particularly but
not exclusively in buildings.
TAC/19 - Passive Fire Protection
Responsibilities cover passive fire protection products and
TAC/20 - Bushfire Safety
Responsibilities cover planning and design to reduce risks to
people, property and the environment from bushfires, wildfire and
grassfires throughout Australia. This committee also provides
advice on FPA Australia's industry accreditation program for this
area known as: Bushfire Planning and Design (BPAD).
TAC/23 - Tunnel Fire Safety
Responsibilities cover fire protection and fire safety systems
and equipment for use in road and rail tunnels.
TAC/T - Training
Responsibilities cover the identification and review of
educational resources, units of competency and training and
assessment delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs)
through and on behalf of FPA Australia or its members.