Queensland Governments Legislation.

More Articles From DLG Electrical, Electrician Brisbane about the Queensland Governments Legislation on smoke detectors.

This is an article about the new smoke detector legislation that has been introduced into Queensland on the 01/01/2022.

What you need to do.

All bedrooms must have a smoke detector installed in them as well as a detector with in 3 meters of the bedroom door. You must have a detector on every level of your house to make your house compliant.

DLG Electrical and Electrician Brisbane are alway’s up to date with the current legislation and are your a 5 star Electrical service that can help you comply with the current Queensland Government legislation.

Changes to Queensland’s Smoke Alarm Legislation

Changes to Queensland’s Smoke Alarm Legislation

Smoke Detectors.

Moving into winter it is important to check your smoke detectors and make sure they are in working order.

Changes to Queensland’s smoke alarm legislation

New smoke alarm legislation will make Queensland households the safest in Australia in relation to fire safety.

The new legislation specifies that all Queensland dwellings will be required to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms, in hallways that connect bedrooms with the rest of the dwelling and on every level.

A 10-year phased rollout of interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in Queensland will happen over three specific periods starting from 1 January 2017.

What does this mean for your home?

To comply with legislation, interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms are required:

  • From 1 January 2017: in all new dwellings and substantially renovated dwellings (this applies to building applications submitted from 1 January 2017).
  • From 1 January 2022: in all domestic dwellings leased and sold.
  • From 1 January 2027: in all other domestic dwellings.

For more information on these changes visit the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services’ website.

Smoke Alarm Legislation
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Queensland Government Smoke Detector Legislation.

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