SMOKE ALARM LEGISLATION – AS OF JANUARY 2017
The details below is intended to inform consumers and installers of the latest legislation regarding smoke alarms in Australia. Should there be any changes to the legislation, PSA will endeavour to keep the information here as current as possible. If any changes in smoke alarm laws occur, it is often formally announced and given sufficient time to be mandated. Subscribe to our mailing list at the bottom of the page to be kept informed.
In all states across Australia, smoke alarms complying with Australian Standards AS3786 must be fitted in all residential and rental properties and in accordance with the Building Code of Australia. Please see below for individual State requirements.