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GET FIRED UP AND KNOW YOUR NEW SMOKE ALARM LAWS

  Often it takes a tragedy to make people stand up and listen. This has most certainly been the case leading up to the implementation of new Queensland Smoke Alarm legislation which was introduced in September 2016. Under the new legislation Queensland homes will become safer and lives will be saved over the next decade with the mandatory installation of high-tech smoke detectors by 2027. More than 150 people have died in house fires in Queensland since 2004, but it was the horrific house fire in 2011 that claimed 11 lives and devastated the south side community of Logan that forced the Queensland Government to take measures to ensure that Queenslanders never see a repeat of that tragedy. Under the planned changes to be phased in over ten years, smoke alarms… Read More »