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Deaf Services Queensland Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme

​​​​​Deaf Services Queensland Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme is now available. It is funded by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and managed by Deaf Services Queensland

Who is eligible?

The Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme is available if you:

  • are deaf or hearing impaired, and
  • have a current pensioner concession card, and
  • are a resident of Queensland, and
  • have not previously received a smoke alarm under the smoke alarm subsidy scheme

For more information, visit the Deaf Services Queensland Alarm Subsidy Scheme Website.

How much will it cost?

The Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme requires only $50 form the applicant with the rest of the cost covered by the funding supplied by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services. Specialty smoke alarms for deaf or hearing impaired people can cost more than $400.

What will be supplied?

The smoke alarm supplied under the scheme is wireless with a lithium battery, It includes a flashing light and vibrating pad.

Who do I contact for more information:

Deaf Services Queensland

Email: smokealarms@deafsq.org.au

Phone: 07 3892 8500

TTY: 07 3892 8501

Fax: 07 3392 8511

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