Part G5 Construction in bushfire prone areas
QLD G5P1 Bushfire resistance2019: QLD GP5.1
A building that is constructed in a designated bushfire prone area must be designed and constructed to—
- reduce the risk of ignition from a design bushfire with an annual exceedance probability not more than 1:100 years, or 1:200 years for a Class 9 building; and
- take account of the assessed duration and intensity of the fire actions of the design bushfire; and
- be designed to prevent internal ignition of the building and its contents; and
- maintain the structural integrity of the building for the duration of the design bushfire.
G5P1 applies in a designated bushfire prone area to—
- a Class 2 or 3 building; and
- a Class 9a health-care building; and
- a Class 9b—
- a Class 9c residential care building; and
- a Class 10a building or deck immediately adjacent or connected to a building of a type listed in (a) to (d)
but does not apply when the classified vegetation is Group F rainforest (excluding wet sclerophyll forest types), mangrove communities and grasslands under 300 mm high.