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If you don't have accreditation for particular essential fire safety measures, don't assess and endorse them.

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Automatic Mutual Recognition of Occupational Registrations (AMR) will make it easier for licensed or registered practitioners to travel and work across state borders.

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Fire protection and safety is now recognised in NSW and no longer subject to restrictions. Lockdowns are in place in Greater Sydney, the Central West, Victoria, and South Australia.

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The NSW Government has been clarifying some of the restrictions in Greater Sydney and introducing a 7-day lockdown in the Orange region, while Victoria has extended its lockdown for a week and South Australia has introduced its own.

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NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research, the Hon. Brad Hazzard MP, has approved changes to his Public Health Order to allow for routine service work to recommence in residential buildings. Non-residential buildings (commercial, industrial, etc) were unaffected by the changes, and routine service work in those buildings can continue.

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New Coronavirus case numbers in NSW and Victoria are showing no sign of dropping, raising questions about whether restrictions will continue.

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FPA Australia has written to Minister's confirmation that routine service work can continue during the NSW lockdown.

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In the 24 hours to 8pm, 16 July, 2021, 111 new cases were acquired locally in NSW. This has led to decisive action by the NSW Government, which has tightened restrictions for Greater Sydney.

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CEO's Report July, 2021

Posted on July 15, 2021

John Clampett puts pen to paper for the first time in his inaugural CEO's report.

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New rules for residential development projects are in force in NSW, giving the Building Commissioner, David Chandler OAM, additional powers to investigate and penalise poor practices in the construction industry.

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