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QUEENSLAND LEGISLATION SEPT 2016

QUEENSLAND LEGISLATION UPDATE – AS OF SEPTEMBER 2016 Queensland homes will be required to be fitted with photoelectric, interconnected smoke alarms in all bedrooms, as well as hallways as part of legislation passed in parliament on 1 September. All houses being built or significantly renovated will need to comply with the smoke alarm legislation upon […]

HOW OLD ARE YOUR SMOKE ALARMS?

How old are your smoke alarms? It is recommended by Australian Standards and Fire Departments that smoke alarms be replaced after 10 years. Both hard-wired and battery operated smoke alarms are manufactured to have a recommended service life of at least 10 years under normal conditions of use (AS3786) After 10 years smoke alarms may […]