These recommendations were put to government with support of Master Electricians Australia, with new laws coming into effect from January 1 2017. They apply to new domestic dwellings, rental properties, and properties that are undergoing substantial renovations.
The new laws aim to protect the lives of every resident, by creating safer homes and one unified smoke alarm system. This means that you will be more rapidly alerted to the presence of a fire in your home. The new laws impact all newly built homes and rentals, plus any home undertaking substantial renovations.”
From 1 January 2017 smoke alarms installed in new homes must be:
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