10yo smoke alarms in NSW

Whilst Civil Fire strongly recommends that all 10 year old smoke alarms are replaced, it may not necessarily be required under the law – but that depends on which law we’re referring to.

Smoke Alarm FAQs

We get so many questions about smoke alarms. Where should my alarm be installed? How many alarms should I have? Should they be mains-powered or battery operated? Are they mean to be interconnected?