Smoke Alarm Information

Important information for all our Landlords to be aware of and action;

Smoke alarm compliance is mandatory and crucial for ensuring the integrity of your property’s insurance cover.


Strict new Queensland smoke alarm legislation started taking effect from January 1, 2017. The new legislation states your property must meet the following requirements:

  1. Smoke alarms must be installed in every bedroom
  2. All smoke alarms must be powered by 240-volt or 10-year lithium battery
  3. All smoke alarms must be interconnected to each other
  4. All smoke alarms must be photoelectric
  5. All smoke alarms must meet Australian Standard 3786:2014

If your property had building approval after 2017, you must meet these requirements now. If your property had building approval before 2017, you have until 2022 to meet these requirements


Smoke Alarm Solutions is making your life easier by offering two exclusive payment options to assist you meet new legislative requirements prior to the predicted last-minute…...

  1. $100 VISA Card if you upgrade your property and pay-in-full
  2. Interest-free options over 12, 24 or 36 months

>>>>To receive a quote or to enrol your property in the Smoke Alarm Solutions service, please go to 

Landlords are urged to seriously consider meeting legislation changes sooner rather than later, to avoid cost escalation and insurance policies becoming null and void in the event of a fire claim. Results indicate that there will simply not be enough electricians in Queensland to service over 600,000 rental properties and make them compliant within the required time frame.  

All arrangements to meet new legislation requirements will need to be made via Smoke Alarm Solutions by following the link above and selecting your option. Please contact your property manager if you experience any issues with arrangements. For record purpose, Smoke Alarm Solutions will notify HomeRentals queensland once your property is compliant.



Update 29th April 2020

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