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Smoke Alarm Legislation changes in QLD

Due to the upcoming changes in QLD smoke alarm legislation, our team is doing its best to provide the information you need to ensure your home or investment property is up to standard.

If you own a rental property you must comply with the legislation changes by 1st January 2022.

If you are in the process of a new build or a substantial renovation, you are required to follow the new legislation.

If you are a homeowner and live in your home, you have until 1st January 2027 to comply.

Click on the Find Out More button to visit the Queensland Fire and Safety website if you would like to have a read through for yourself.

New Qld Smoke Alarm Legislation as of 1st January 2022

  • Smoke alarms must be installed in each bedroom
  • Each hallway that connect bedrooms and the rest of the dwelling
  • If there is no hallway, between the bedrooms and the other parts of the storey
  • If there are no bedrooms on a storey at least one smoke alarm in the most likely path to travel to exit the dwelling
  • If your garage is attached to the house or if it is has become  a living space
  • smoke alarms must be photoelectric (AS 3786-2014)
  • not contain an ionisation sensor
  • be hardwired to the mains power supply with a secondary power sauce (battery)
  • Be interconnected with every other smoke alarm in the dwelling so all activate together
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