Smoke Alarm ComplianceRequest a smoke alarm compliance check
From January 1, 2017 every Queensland residence will need to be fitted with interconnected smoke alarms in all bedrooms, as well as hallways of residences.
Any smoke alarm being replaced after January 1, 2017 must be a photoelectric smoke alarm.
All houses being built or significantly renovated will need to comply with the smoke alarm legislation upon completion after January 1, 2017.
All houses leased or sold will need to meet compliance after five years (January, 2022)
All owner-occupied private dwellings will need to comply with the legislation within 10 years (January, 2027)
These smoke alarms can be:
- 240V mains powered interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms
- Photoelectric smoke alarms that are powered by a sealed 10-year lithium battery and interconnect between each alarm
NEW SOUTH WALES
At least one working smoke alarm installed on each level of a home. This includes owner occupied, rental properties, relocatable homes, caravans or any other residential building where people sleep. This has been the law since 1 May 2006 and can include hard-wired or battery powered smoke alarms.
- Smoke Alarms inspected for functionality, positioning, expiry and type
- Property smoke alarm report stating whether property is compliant to the current legislation
- Quote to bring the property to legislative requirements that take affect as of January 1, 2017.