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Fire Regulation Must Be Properly Enforced
Buildings
Wednesday December 11 2019

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?
Buildings
Wednesday November 27 2019

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
Buildings
Thursday October 31 2019

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
Buildings
Monday September 16 2019

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
Business
Wednesday August 28 2019

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
Commercial
Monday August 5 2019

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
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.

Hard Numbers are Reshaping Australia’s Building Code
Business
Wednesday May 1 2019

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.

Australia’s New Building Code Comes Into Force
Business
Wednesday May 1 2019

Australia’s New Building Code Comes Into Force

Australia now has a new building code as the 2019 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) is now in force.

Residential
22 Jul, 2019
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.

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Buildings
6 Feb, 2019
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.

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Buildings
13 Mar, 2018
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...

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