Design Guidelines
Macquarie University Property
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Fire protection

The design of Fire Protection Services is to be in accordance with relevant Australian standards and the MQP Fire Design Standards.

 LINK TO FIRE SERVICE DESIGN STANDARD

The following components are to be assessed by the designer with consideration to individual space types.

Fire Detection

To Code Requirements

Fire Detection system to be provided to meet Australian Standard requirements. The design is to be compliant and fully integrate with existing site Fire Detection System.

Additional Detection above Code Requirements

Designer to refer to Fire Design Standard and consult with MUP personnel for additional requirements.

VESDA

Aspirating smoke detection system shall be considered for the space type. Designer to consult with MUP personnel and Space Type user stakeholders.

Fire Suppression

To Code Requirements

Fire Suppression system to be provided to meet Australian Standard requirements. The design is to be compliant and fully integrate with existing site Fire Suppression System.

Additional Suppression above Code Requirements

Designer to refer to Fire Design Standard and consult with MUP personnel for additional requirements.

Chemical Suppression System

Chemical Suppression system shall be considered for the space type. Designer to consult with MUP personnel and Space Type user stakeholders.

BOWS / EWIS

To Code Requirements

BOWS / EWIS system to be provided to meet Australian Standard requirements. The design is to be compliant and fully integrate with existing site Fire Warning and Communication System.

Additional Detection above Code Requirements

Designer to refer to Fire Design Standard and consult with MUP personnel for additional requirements.

Portable Fire Equipment

To Code Requirements

Portable Fire equipment to be provided to meet Australian Standard requirements. The design is to be consistent with existing site Portable Fire Equipment.

Additional Fire Equipment above Code Requirements

Designer to refer to Fire Design Standard and consult with MUP personnel for additional requirements.