The Victorian Building Regulations have been amended. S.R. No.33/2016 dated 26/4/2016 Â A new Building Regulation 1205A has been inserted. â€œCompliance with As1851-2012 taken to be compliance with earlier standardsâ€ Finally in Victoria, we have a single maintenance standard that can be applied against all buildings regardless of age and references in previously issued occupancy permits [...]
Victoria Building Authority Practice Note 2016-23 Update Victoria Building Authority Practice Note 2016-23 was released in February 2016.Â This key guidance note on the maintenance of Essential Safety Measures has been updated to introduce AS 1851-2012 - Routine service of fire protection systems and equipment, and advises on its adoption in the State of Victoria.Â [...]
Essential Safety MeasuresÂ Update for South Australia South Australia. Ministers Specification SA76 -Â Essential Safety Provisions 2015 amendments South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure has released an updated Ministers Specification that enables new buildings to adopt and existing buildings over 500m2 a process to adopt the latest versions of AS1851. The South Australian Government has [...]
Essential Safety Measures Practice Note â€“ Victorian Building Authority August 2014 More information Follow the link to find out moreÂ http://www.vba.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/24869/Essential-Safety-Measures.pdf
New obligations for certifiers - fire safety when development affects an existing building Amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 came into force on 18 July 2014 and affect class 1b-9 buildings (not class 1a or 10 buildings). The amendments include obligations for certifiers in relation to: inspecting egress routes before issuing a [...]
AESC is excited to announce the release of our on-line contractor certification sign off - this allows the contractors to complete their certification directly into BOSS.
The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) is putting illegal budget accommodation operators on notice, after a Caboolture businessman was sentenced to two terms of imprisonment today. More information Follow the link to find out more - https://www.fire.qld.gov.au/news/view.asp?id=10036