Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage
Bushfire Framework Review as endorsed by Cabinet in 2019;
Changes to the NCC 2019:
AS 3959-2018 Construction of Buildings in bushfire areas and introduction to the ABCBs Bushfire Verification Method
Fri 21st Feb 2020
Hyatt Regency Hotel
99 Adelaide Tce, Perth
8.30am - 4.30pm
Cost : ADEB price (early bird ) $295pp
Price after 15th Feb $350pp
CPD points can be accrued
Includes Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
Certificates of Attendance provided
Tables of 8 available
Bushfire Framework Review 2019 - Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage
In response to concerns raised by the community, local governments and other stakeholders about the 2015 bushfire reforms, the Minister for Planning in cooperation with the Minister for Emergency Services requested that Dr Tony Buti MLA undertake a review of the bushfire policy framework to examine the effectiveness of the policy.
Dr Buti’s report – Bushfire Planning and Policy Review: A Review into the Western Australian Framework for Planning and Development in Bushfire Prone Areas – made a number of recommendations for the bushfire policy framework. The Government has responded to these by setting out an action plan of how to optimise the planning and building process while considering bushfire risk to the community.
Loretta Van Gasselt, Manager of Policy, will present on the Bushfire Framework Review as endorsed by Cabinet in 2019;
- Position Statement; Planning in Bushfire Prone areas Demonstrating Element 1: Location and Element 2: Siting and design. This statement will provide clarity and guidance for planning proposals in an area with a bushfire hazard level (BHL) of extreme and/or where the lot(s) is impacted with a bushfire attack level (BAL) rating of BAL-40 or BAL-Flame Zone (BAL-FZ)
Proposed changes to the Map of Bushfire Prone Areas;
Review of the State Planning Policy 3.7 Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas and review of the Guidelines.
Position Statement: Tourism Land Uses in Bushfire Prone Areas
AS3959-2018 and an introduction to the ABCBs Bushfire Verification Method adopted in NCC 2019
This presentation will include;
Changes to the NCC 2019 that references the new AS 3959-2018 Construction of Buildings in bushfire areas
Site assessment changes including slope and vegetation aspects
Construction requirements, specific changes to be introduced to the construction of buildings including lower BAL requirements
New Verification Method. How to use the new verification method for bushfire, utilising a simple and complex method.
Real fire weather examples to be explored within the jurisdiction
What is the building industry's role in the certification phase for the assessment of buildings in bushfire areas?
This session will detail all changes that builders, designers and certifiers must know in order to comply with the NCC 2019 changes including AS 3959-2018 from the 1st May 2019.
Who Should Attend?
Emergency Planning Professionals
Emergency planning professionals
Certificates of Attendance Provided. CPD = 6 hours
ADEB is licensed by the Australian Building Codes Board to conduct NCC Tutorials
Parking is available at a special price of $15 for delegates in the car park underneath the Hotel.
Please enter the gate using the ticket on entry and the $15 ticket option can be validated at registration
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