Fire Regulation Must Be Properly Enforced
In our series of articles on the Core Principles of Fire Protection Regulation, NFIA has previously explained that for the industry to be at its best...
Is Your Building Fire Proof?
Thousands of buildings across Australia need to comply with various fire regulations set by industry bodies in each state.
Grenfell Inquiry Blasts London Fire Brigade
The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has been slammed by a damning new report into the Greenfell Tower fire in which 72 people died after the building...
Australia Needs a Fire Engineering Profession that is Up to Scratch
Type ‘fire engineer’, into the Australian Government’s Job Outlook website and the closest result you get is ‘fire and emergency services’, (i.e. fire fighters).
Fire Safety, Combustible Cladding and Unsafe Building Products
There has been a series of fires not only in Australia but also overseas which raise issues, and which have engendered conversation as to the multifaceted...
New Boss to Tackle Victoria’s Cladding Crisis
A new boss is set to lead Victoria’s push to eradicate combustible cladding as the government in that state ramps up efforts to deal with dangerous...
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.
Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code
As of today, Australia has a new building code as the 2019 version of the National Construction Code (NCC) came into force this morning.
Free smoke alarms for NSW homes
Free smoke alarms will be installed in tens of thousands of NSW homes, beginning in the state's Hunter region.
Melbourne Tower Residents Can't Go Home
Residents at a fire-damaged Melbourne high-rise covered in flammable cladding will have to wait until at least next week before they can go home.
Fire Safety Regulatory Changes For Multi Level Buildings
The facilities management industry now more than ever is required to take a lead role in ensuring the safety of the occupants within the buildings they...