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Best Practice Bushfire Protection Design (2018): RR1905

Rod Rose
Formal CPD
2 Hours - FORMAL
Duration: 01:17:28
Rod Rose is a director of the environmental services company, Eco Logical Australia, where he specialises in bushfire protection. In his presentation, he provides an update of the current requirements for Planning for Bushfire Protection PBP 2006/2018). This update predates the pending changes to the PBP (NSW), which will commence 1 May, 2019. 
Rod outlines the main safety and design considerations when developing on bushfire-prone land. He explains the specific regulations which are relevant to each stage of a project and how these regulations impact on development approval. This presentation also clarifies which particular situations require the expertise of an accredited BPAD (Bushfire Planning and Design) consultant.        
This CPD course relates to the following AACA NCSA Elements: 2, 4, 5, 6, & 8
  • Understand which regulations apply to bushfire-prone land, and how these regulations impact on budget, development approval, the placement of the building on a site, and material selection.
  • Recognise which situations require the expertise of a Bushfire Planning and Design consultant. You will understand the specific expertise that a BPAD consultant can provide at the design concept stage and detailed design stage of a project.
  • Understand how bushfire regulations can impact on material selection, site placement, and therefore construction budget.
  • Be aware of the pending changes to the PBP in NSW, commencing 1 May, 2019.
Recognised by the NSW ARB, ARB of Victoria, BA of Qld, AB of WA, Work Stds Tas, APB of SA, PIA, AILA & BDA

    Director of Eco Logical AUSTRALIA

    Rod is a Director of Eco Logical Australia and the former Managing Director of BES (Bushfire and Environmental Services).

    He has more than 25 years of expert experience and is recognised as a leading bushfire and landscape conservation consultant. His extensive experience includes the development of bushfire management plans for more than 1 million hectares of land, preparation of evacuation and fire response plans, and undertaking fire mapping and modelling.

    Rod approaches problems scientifically to develop practical solutions and believes in using the latest research to deliver the best outcomes for clients and projects.