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Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation
Buildings
Tuesday May 28 2019

Australia Needs Better Fire Safety Regulation

Often, when people think about a building’s fire protection system they think about its alarm and sprinkler systems.

Australia Needs a Competency Framework for Fire Protection
Buildings
Monday February 25 2019

Australia Needs a Competency Framework for Fire Protection

When owners of one Sydney apartment complex upgraded the safety of their building following a local council request for an annual fire management statement, they were...

Compromised Fire Protection in the Aftermath of Flooding
Buildings
Thursday June 22 2017

Compromised Fire Protection in the Aftermath of Flooding

The recent Cyclone Debbie disaster and its aftermath in Queensland and New South Wales' Tweed Coast and Northern Rivers was one of the most catastrophic weather...

Can Better Technology Eliminate False Fire Alarms?
Buildings
Friday March 10 2017

Can Better Technology Eliminate False Fire Alarms?

Fire protection is a critical factor in the built environment. It’s literally a matter of life and death, so governments implement stringent regulations to minimise risk....

Australia Could Get Building Products Certification Scheme
Business
Tuesday August 4 2015

Australia Could Get Building Products Certification Scheme

The construction sector in Australia could be set for a mandatory certification scheme as part of efforts to rid the nation of life-threatening building products under...