From BCA fire safety provisions through to building in bushfire-prone areas, there are a range of considerations when it comes to fire and designing and building with timber.
The following resources provide guidelines and information on fire safety provisions and regulations for timber construction:
Construction in bushfire-prone areas - the decision to build or rebuild in bushfire-prone areas requires a considered design approach in order to minimise risks.
Design for fire - taking into account a range of design considerations can help to protect timber buildings from fire.
Fire and sound rated systems - general information on fire and sound rated systems to assist with selection for Multi-Residential Timber Framed Construction (MRTFC) projects.
Fire prevention and minimisation - guidelines to assist in the establishment of compliance with the BCA fire safety provisions, including the design of structures and partitioning.