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VIC – The FPA is providing a free information session regarding the Australia Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme

VIC - The FPA is providing a free information session regarding the Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) Fire Protection Accreditation Scheme (FPAS) accreditation for Individuals in the Fire Protection Industry who perform Fire Systems Design and Fire Systems Certification work.   This free session will count towards the requirement to attend the ‘FPAS Information Session” as part of gaining accreditation in either of these areas of work. Speakers include: Matthew Wright - FPA Australia Mark Carter - Metropolitan Fire Brigade George Andrews - Fire Concepts - FPAS Accredited Fire Hydrant/Hose Reel Certifier Click to read more or to book

WA – Building Commission – Building Amendment Regulations 2017

WA - The Building Regulations 2012 has been amended to introduce a transitional process for making streamlined applications under the Building Act 2011 for seeking a declaration from the Building Commissioner for the non-application or modification of a bush fire building standard.  Click here to read more. 

AUST – FPAA’s Good Practice Guide for migration of monitored fire alarms

AUST – The Fire Protection Association Australia has been working with the Federal Department of Communications and Arts to produce a Good Practice Guide for migrating monitored fire alarm and lift phone services from the existing fixed line networks over which they currently operate to a new telecommunications network.  Click here for further information.

VIC – Just released VBA’s five year registration renewal fact sheet

VIC – Changes to the Building Act 1993 which came into effect in 2016, introduced a maximum five-year registration period for registered building practitioners. This means all practitioners will be required to renew their registration every five years. The VBA has issued a fact sheet explaining how they will transition registered building practitioners to a 5 year registration period.  Read here for further information.