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Have you checked your smoke alarms?

From 1 January 2017

  • Existing smoke alarms manufactured more than 10 years ago must be replaced with photoelectric smoke alarms which comply with Australian Standards (AS) 3786-2014. (Note: the date should be stamped on the back)

  • Smoke alarms that do not operate when tested must be replaced immediately.

  • Existing hardwired smoke alarms that need replacement, must be replaced with a hardwired photoelectric smoke alarm.


For more information visit:  For existing dwellings | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (


Smoke alarms | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (

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