Building fire safety information

AS1851-2012 Routine Service of Fire Protection Systems and Equipment

In the interest of public and building occupant safety, the Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service formally recognise Australian Standard (AS) 1851-2012 as the “relevant standard” for the Routine Service of Fire Protection Systems and Equipment. Recognition of AS 1851-2012 is in accordance with Regulation 11 (1AA) (6) and schedule 2 of the NT Fire and Emergency Regulations.

Building Fire Safety Inspection Program

Northern Territory Fire and Rescue operational crews conduct building fire safety inspections throughout the Territory on buildings listed in Schedule 2 Prescribed Buildings of the Fire and Emergency Regulations. The inspection program aims to ensure owner/occupiers comply with building fire maintenance requirements in accordance with AS1851-2012 in the interest of occupant and community safety.

The Community Fire Safety Command has provided tools and samples listed below to assist owner/occupiers with maintaining their legislated building fire safety requirements.



For further information contact

Community Fire Safety Command

Licensing and Compliance

8995 5400