Smoke detectors required in all rental properties by 1st January 2022

Landlords in Queensland, needed to install smoke detectors in all rental properties by 1st January 2022

The deadline for compliance regarding smoke detectors has quickly become only a distant memory. Unfortunately, that doesn’t remove the legislative requirement for installing interconnected smoke detectors in all living and sleeping areas of your properties.

There is still a lot of confusion among landlords about what is required. This has lead to a last minute installation rush, and worse – not installing them at all!

The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services offer a comprehensive guide to the requirements for smoke detectors in Queensland rental properties. Their information talks about the types of detectors that are approved, where they should be installed, and how to go about getting them installed.

This way, you can be sure that you are compliant with the law, and that your tenants are safe in the event of a fire.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to install smoke detectors – get ahead of the game and ensure compliance today! Our friendly team are here to answer any questions that you may have.

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