Smoke alarms save lives by providing homeowners with early warning about house fires. Fitting a smoke alarm in your home will help protect your family and ensure you get out safely if the worst should happen.
It is now a requirement of the Development Act 1993 that all South Australian homes are fitted with a working smoke alarm. This means that you, as a homeowner or residential landlord, are responsible for ensuring a working smoke alarm is installed in your property.
Fines of up to $750 apply if alarms are not installed – however the real penalty could be your life or the life of a loved one.
What type of smoke alarm do I need?
The type of smoke alarm you need depends on the age of your home and when you purchased it:
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