Attention All Northern Territory Tenants:

Send Your 'Tenants Smoke Alarm Letter' (TSAL)
to Your Property Manager or Landlord

Why Send a Tenant's Smoke Alarm Letter (TSAL)?

Since the NT's photoelectric-specific smoke alarm legislation came into force on 1 November 2011, landlords have been required to install photoelectric smoke alarms (morebelow).


However, several tenant's are still in property's that have ionisation alarms installed.


On 1 November 2011 the NT Government introduced legislation

 to mandate photoelectric smoke alarms in all NT residences.

Northern Territory Fire Service:
"The photoelectric type of alarm is strongly

recommended by fire services everywhere..."

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Grant Hamon AFSM

Grant Hamon, AFSM, GIM, GIFireE, GradCertPSM, DIPFireMgt

District Officer, Community Fire Safety, NTRS   |   Nov 2011

". . . the ionization alarms

have failed* the Australian

Standard since 1993."

*unable to pass scientific

tests for visible smoke conducted by the CSIRO.

Darren Curtis

Channel 9 News Brisbane

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"Ionization . . . we want

  these banned . . . get it

out of your home."

Louie Naumovski

Founder, Logan House
Fire Support Network

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QLD Fire Commissioner

". . . photoelectric alarms

. . . for us, it is about

saving lives."

Katarina Carroll APM Commissioner QFES

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