Educate Yourself On The New Queensland Legislation
Are you affected by the latest smoke alarm legislation laws?
Watch the following educational videos to learn more.
QLD Smoke Alarm Legislation Has Changed - Don’t Risk It
Queensland smoke alarm legislation has changed. Your rental property will need smoke alarms in every bedroom and they must be photoelectric and interconnected. Don’t risk leaving installation until December 2021.
The Reason Stronger Smoke Alarm Laws Were Introduced - 2011 House Fire Tragedy
In 2011, Queensland lost an entire family tragically in a house fire. This resulted in a change in smoke alarm legislation which affects all rental properties in Queensland. Learn about your responsibilities at Smoke Alarm Solutions.
Queensland Smoke Alarm Upgrade – Landlords Need To Start Now
Queensland has over 600,000 rental properties. If you are a landlord you have until the end of 2021 to ensure your properties meet the new smoke alarm legislation. Queensland landlords – you need to start now. This video highlights the need to upgrade early to avoid a last-minute rush and a lack of electricians able to carry out the work.
What’s Your Smoke Alarm Compliance Responsibility?
Queensland Smoke alarm legislation has changed, affecting over 600,000 rental properties in Queensland. If you own a rental property you need to understand your responsibilities.
Do you have a Rental Property? Protect Your Investment
Protect your rental property and lifetime investments. The legislation around smoke alarms has changed. This will affect all rental properties in Queensland. Make sure you are aware of your responsibilities visit Smoke Alarm Solutions.
Renovating Your Home – Does The New Smoke Alarm Law Affect Me?
When renovating your house or rental property, don’t forget you may need to update your smoke alarms. New Queensland legislation became effective in 2017. Don’t become a statistic contact Smoke Alarm Solutions.
What are the changes?
The 2017 changes to legislation has meant all QLD rental properties need to meet strict new guidelines by 2022, with owner occupiers needing to meet these same requirements by 2027. As 600,000 rental properties need to be upgraded by the 2022 timeframe, it will be difficult for landlords to do so if they leave it until the last minute.
Changes to the legislation include the following:
- Smoke alarms must be installed in every bedroom of a home
- Smoke alarms must be powered by either 240 volt or 10 year lithium battery
- Smoke alarms requiring replacement after January 1, 2017 must be photoelectric
- Hard-wired, interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms require a qualified electrician to conduct the installation
- Any smoke alarm being replaced after January 1, 2017 must be photoelectric
- All new or renovated houses subject to a building application submitted after January 1 , 2017 will need to comply with the smoke alarm legislation.