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Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme

A new Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme is now available.  It is funded by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services and will be managed by Deaf Services Queensland. 

Who is eligible?

The Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme is available if you:

For more information, visit the DSQ Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme Website

How much will it cost?

The Smoke Alarm Subsidy Scheme requires only $50 from 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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Last updated 5 March 2014