Building for better protection in bushfire areas

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ConsumerHome buyer / owner

This guide is provided to assist homeowners be aware of the regulated construction requirements and building standards for new homes and to assist those who wish to upgrade their existing homes for better protection from bushfires.

Are you bushfire ready?

Building Commission
Last updated 22 Oct 2015

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