Alison Scotland
Alison Scotland
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Alison Scotland is a National Sector Manager at Standards Australia responsible for Building and Construction, and Consumer Products, Services and Safety. Over the course of her career she has worked for Sydney Water, NSW Health and the plumbing and roofing industries.

Fire protection and detection

Since the summer bushfires of 2020, industry has been working to understand how to help mitigate further disasters and protect Australian infrastructure as best as possible. Providing guidance that assists in the safe construction of our built environment is at…

Fighting on

The end of last year and beginning of this year tested the resilience of the Australian people and particularly that of our firefighters, who worked around the clock for many months to protect and save numerous communities and lives. Unfortunately,…

The resilience to rebuild

The year started for many Australians in an unimaginable and devastating way; the bushfire crisis touched every state, community and individual both directly and indirectly. However, the resilience and support of the Australian people has been both touching and inspiring.…

Continued commitment to the fire protection industry

The fire sector remains a key area of operation for Standards Australia, with the publications in this industry aimed at ensuring professionals are equipped to do their job with confidence. The work of Standards Australia and our contributors from the…

Standards hot off the press

Responding to fires is always a heated debate among industry experts, but there is little argument that early detection is vitally important. This segment of fire prevention is where Standards Australia has been most active with a number of recent…

What’s new in the world of standards?

Standards Australia develops and adopts voluntary standards for use in Australia. We do this to support the needs of industry, government and the wider community and help make Australia more efficient, productive and safe. In the fire protection and firefighting…

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