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Timber Buildings: Fire | Wind | Sound

Event Type: Seminar
Date: Thursday 28 March 2019
Location: Ballroom, Victoria Park Golf Club, Herston Road, Herston.

Event Description

Registrations are now closed. This half day seminar is a must for all building and design professionals considering a timber building design from mid-rise, to timber framed, and structures with exposed timber elements.

Event Program

Registrations for this event are now closed. Webinar tickets are still available, and CPD points are available for webinar attendance. 

Timber Queensland’s seminar Timber Buildings: Fire | Wind | Sound is an opportunity to hear experts discuss how targeted fire, wind load and sound performance requirements in the BCA for timber buildings are achieved.

  • Understand how to avoid water penetration through building facades in high wind
  • Hear from QBCC regarding fire, wind & sound related non-compliances & defective work
  • Discover key features that should be considered to enable a fire safe design
  • Assess the performance of timber-framed trussed roofs in high wind conditions
  • Update your understanding of design requirements for the six Bushfire Attack Levels for building in Bushfire Prone Areas
  • Examine the acoustic performance of cross-laminated timber and timber framed building systems

For the first time, this seminar will be webcast live for regional members outside of Brisbane. Timber Queensland members and other attendees who reside in Brisbane will be required to attend the event in person. Post event the webcast will be accessible via the Members Resource Centre of Timber Queensland's website. If you register for the webcast you will be sent log-in information prior to the event.


Registration.  Tea & Coffee.


Welcome and Introduction

Mick Stephens, CEO, Timber Queensland


Fire, Wind, Sound: Common Non-Compliances & Defective Work

Gary Stick, Manager Technical Standards Unit, Resolution Services, QBCC


Severe storms and wind driven rain ingress

David Henderson, Specialist – Property Resilience, Insurance Australia Group


Performance of Timber-Trussed Roofs in High Wind Conditions

David Zhang, Senior Engineer, Multinail


Afternoon Tea


Fire Engineering Exposed Timber

Carl Pettersson, Senior Fire Engineer, RED Fire Engineers


Building in Bushfire Prone Areas

Bernard Trembath, Bushfire Planning Specialist, Queensland Bushfire Planning


Timber Framed Systems for External Noise

Colin MacKenzie, Technical Consultant, Timber Queensland


Cross Laminated Timber: Acoustic Performance

Associate Professor Paul Kremer, XLam


Conclusion & Cocktail function


Registration, Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • Timber Queensland members and technical subscribers are welcome to register up to five attendees for free. Further registrations will subject to a charge.
  • Attendees residing in Brisbane are ineligible for webcast registration.
  • All registrations must be paid in prior the event. If you are unable to attend this event we will provide a 100% refund up to 5 business days prior to event and a 50% refund after that.  Notification of cancellation must be received in writing. 

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Thursday 21 March 2019

CPD Points

This event qualifies attendees for CPD Points.

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