GPG-03 V4 Adoption and Use of AS 1851-2012


This Good Practice Guide is intended to provide practical guidance on the regulatory framework relating to the maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment in each state and territory and the use of AS 1851-2012.


Version 4 includes updates to acknowledge the following changes in legislation and codes:

  • Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service Advisory Note - Maintenance of Building Fire Safety Measures, published December 2015 confirming AS 1851-2012 is a relevant standard for maintenance pursuant to regulation 11(6)(a) of the Fire and Emergency Regulations.
  • Victorian Building Amendment Regulations 2016, dated 26 April 2016 - introduced new regulation 1205A confirming compliance with AS 1851-2012 is taken as compliance with earlier edition of AS 1851 or equivalent standard nominated as a condition on an occupancy permit or maintenance determination.


GPG-03 Adoption and Use of AS1851-2012 (Version 4)

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Published: 1/5/2016 (Version 4)



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