Victorian Bushfire Emergency

The 2019/2020 Victorian Bushfire Emergency is currently affecting communities across the state. We will continue to keep you updated on our efforts to support communities affected by bushfires. To find out more and how you can support the Victorian Bushfire Appeal, visit our Victorian Bushfire Emergency page.

Smoke detectors (commercial)

Commercial smoke detectors are required to be returned to the seller for safe disposal.

Commercial smoke detectors (those containing Americium-241 in excess of 40kBq of activity or contain any other substance) are required to be returned to the seller for safe disposal. 

For further information contact the Department of Health's Radiation Safety Section on 1300 767 469.