The protection of the community through the maintenance and administration of a suite of appraisal and listing schemes is one the important roles within the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, (CSIRO Verification Services).
CSIRO Verification Services, is responsible for the maintenance and administration of the ActivFire® Scheme and maintaining the Register of Fire Protection Equipment.
As a Registered Testing Authority, defined in the Building Code of Australia, CSIRO Verification Services operates well-equipped laboratories throughout Australia, including the services provided by Fire Systems Group at the Clayton, Victoria site. Specific facilities include:
Within the structure of CSIRO Verification Services, the ActivFire® Scheme operates independently, but
is backed by the expertise the laboratory has in the testing and evaluation of fire