Direct Brigade Alarm Monitoring Service Outage Notice – 17th of October, 2019 (10 minutes)

Direct Brigade Alarm Monitoring Service Outage Notice   As a result of planned maintenance by the telecommunications provider, the Direct Brigade Alarm fire alarm monitoring system in Western Australia is…[Read More…]

DBA FEES SCHEDULE 2019 – 2020 (UPDATE)

Please note that the previous fee schedule sent out was incorrect and has now been updated.  Please use the updated schedule from the website DFES advises that from 1st of…[Read More…]

DBA FEES SCHEDULE 2019 – 2020

DFES advises that from 1st of July 2019 until 30th of June 2020 the new DBA FEES SCHEDULE applies. For more enquires please contact Fire Alarm Monitoring Services on 1300 793 722 or [email protected]

APPOINTMENT OF MANAGER DIRECT BRIGADE ALARM (DBA) BRENDAN O’REGAN

14 June 2019 DFES General Circular APPOINTMENT OF MANAGER DIRECT BRIGADE ALARM (DBA) BRENDAN O’REGAN DFES General Circular – Appointment of Manager Direct Brigade Alarm (DBA…I am pleased to announce…[Read More…]

DBA FEES SCHEDULE

DFES advises that from 1st of November 2016 until 1st of July 2017 new DBA FEES SCHEDULE applies. For more enquires please contact Fire Alarm Monitoring Services on 1300 793 722…[Read More…]

DBA network restored.

Primary communications for the DBA network have been restored and the PSTN modems are clearing the backlog, monitoring for the DBA network is up and running.

State-wide Telstra outage.

DFES Announcement – Telstra Network Outage   Please be aware that an issue with the Telstra Data network service (IPWAN) is affecting DFES network connectivity.   The issue is currently…[Read More…]

AS1670.1 (2004) and AS3000 (2007) Requirements

Tech Bulletin (Jul 2014 – 3) DEPARTMENT OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES DIRECT BRIGADE ALARM (DBA) TECHNICAL BULLETIN JULY 2014 (ADVICE 3) AS1670.1 (2004) requires the electrical installation to the…[Read More…]

AS3000 Compliance

ATTN: Fire Service Agents AS1670.1 (2004) requires the electrical installation to the Fire Indicator Panel to comply with AS3000.   AS3000 (2007) requires that the supply to the FIP be specifically compliant…[Read More…]

ASE Height in FIP for DBA Connections

ATTN: Fire Service Agents DFES will no longer connect ANY fire indicator panel (FIP) to the DBA network where the Alarm Signalling Equipment (ASE) cannot be mounted between 750mm and…[Read More…]