Membership Overview

Rules & Conditions of FPANZ Membership

The rules governing membership of FPA are set out in Clause 7.0 of the Constitution. The FPA Board decides whether to admit an applicant as a Member and the applicable class of membership. The Board’s decision is final and it is not obliged to give a reason for its decision.

Classes of Membership

There is a multi-tier membership structure, these tiers cater for business, institutional and individual members. Detailed information on these tiers can be found found here

Personal Membership

  • Individual

Corporate Membership

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

Organisation Membership

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

The board may also from time to time admit members under special Classes of Membership, e.g. Life Membership.

Criteria for Membership

To be a Corporate or Organisation member the applicant must:

  • Be a formally constituted business entity
  • Be solvent
  • Be reputable
  • Have been active (or at least one of its senior management must have been actively involved) in providing goods and/or services related to fire protection or fire safety, for a minimum of 24 months prior to the date of application
  • Hold current valid Public Liability insurance to a minimum value of $2,000,000

Code of Ethical Conduct

By applying to become a member of FPANZ you agree to be bound to the FPANZ Code of Ethical Conduct and the FPANZ Complaints and Disciplinary Procedure.

This Code protects the integrity of the FPANZ brand by setting standards of behaviour expected of all Members in relation to their work and their dealings with customers, stakeholders, regulators, other members and the public, and provides for a transparent policy and process to consider any complaints against any Member, consistent with current expectations of a professional body.


All FPANZ members who wish to use and access the FPANZ trademarked logo on business stationery, marketing collateral and their website agree to be bound by the FPANZ terms of use clause. Use of the FPANZ Logo is permitted on Individual, Corporate or Organisation members’ vehicles. The use is subject to the FPANZ conditions and is only granted as part of the annual membership structure for Individual, Corporate & Organisation based memberships.

Full details and application forms can be found here