The Queensland Fire & Emergency Service is the regulator, and the Queensland Government is the legislator. This legislation is being phased in and we are now entering the final phase which affects owner-occupiers.
By 1st January, 2027 owner occupiers and all Queensland dwellings must have photoelectric, interconnected smoke alarms in the bedrooms, outside of the bedrooms and at least one on every level of the dwelling.
If you are selling a house in Queensland, you must comply with the new Queensland smoke alarm laws. If you don’t then the buyer can penalise you .15% of the contract price at settlement.
If you are a landlord then you must comply by the next lease renewal from 1.1.22 or before a new lease commences from 1.1.22.
Non-compliance could result in an infringement notice from the QFES
In Queensland, the significance of smoke alarms in safeguarding homes is paramount. As the state continues to prioritise the safety of its …
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Our mission is to protect the lives of Queensland residents, by upgrading existing smoke alarm systems to interconnected systems that rapidly alert occupants to the early stage of a potential fire in their home and to protect them from electrocution by testing and installing electrical safety switches.