Fire safety requirements
Read about the fire safety responsibilities of building owners, essential fire safety documentation, smoke alarms and the potential requirement for fire safety upgrades in older buildings.
Fire safety overviewIt's the responsibility of all building owners to protect their building and occupants in the event of fire. Click for a summary of responsibilities and links to useful fire safety...
Fire safety certificates & statementsEssential fire safety documents for buildings include Fire Safety Certificates and annual Fire Safety Statements. Find out how to get them from Council or a consultant.
Smoke alarmsSmoke alarms detect smoke and provide a warning when there is a fire. Read about smoke alarm regulations, offences, installation and legal responsibilities.
Building upgradesFor many older buildings, the fire safety requirements which existed at the time of construction may no longer be considered adequate. See if your building needs a fire upgrade.
Last Updated: 16 November 2017