Current consultations

Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) documents that have a public or regulatory impact will be made available for public consultation for a period of not less than 28 days. FRNSW will endeavour to notify all key primary stakeholders of the opportunity to submit comments during this formal consultation period. Public comment is currently open on the following documents:

Document name Date published Submissions close

Technical information sheet – Large-scale external lithium-ion battery energy storage systems - Fire safety study considerations (PDF)

 06/12/2022  20/01/2023


All submissions must be received by the submission period closing date. To make a submission please download the submission template. Complete all relevant details and return your submission to

Submissions received may be made publicly available. If you do not want your personal details released, please indicate this clearly in your submission. Any specific information that you do not wish to be made available to the public should be clearly marked ‘In confidence'. Submissions are subject to all relevant laws such as the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.

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Closed consultations

Public consultation has been conducted and the submission period now closed on the following:

Document name Date closed Submissions
Technical information sheet - Fire safety in early childhood centres 16/09/2020 Submissions received - under review by FRNSW
Fire safety during construction work (second consultation period) 30/06/2020 Submissions received - under review by FRNSW
 safety during construction work 16/12/2019 Submissions received - under review by FRNSW
Access for fire brigade vehicles and firefighters 21/06/2019 View submissions and FRNSW response
Technical information sheet - Fire brigade booster connection with inlet insert 29/04/2019 No submissions received
Fire safety in waste facilities 01/03/2019 View submissions and FRNSW response
Technical information sheet - FRNSW compatible Storz hose connections 7/12/2018 View submissions and FRNSW response
Brochure - Hose connections on fire hydrant systems and fire sprinkler systems - A guide for owners and managers, fire system installers and maintainers, certifying and regulatory authorities 7/12/2018 No submissions received