Australian Fire Protection

"I have been working in shopping centres for the past 13 years and this was the best fire training I have ever received. It was extremely practical and wonderful to have a common sense approach to dealing with evacuations and fire procedures."

Simon, Q Super Centre- 2018

Patrick and Iris- Company Owners and Directors

The Company

Australian Fire Protection offer a range of Fire Safety and Compliance Solutions to help keep you and your employees trained and equipped in the case of an emergency situation. With over 30 years in the industry Australian Fire Protection have a team who are passionate about helping their clients and providing them with relevant and useful information when it comes to their selected training courses.

Based in West Burleigh, this Gold Coast business has an interstate reach when it comes to the services they provide. With everything from providing a Fire Safety Adviser for your company to Evacuation Diagram drawing, Australian Fire Protection are eager to help you keep your business compliant.


Below is a list of services Australian Fire Protection offer:

  • Fire Extinguisher Training
    First Response Instructions and Fire Extinguisher Training.
  • Fire Warden Training
    Emergency Control Organisation Training.
  • Chief Warden Training
    Evacuation Coordination Training
  • Evacuation Exercise
    Evacuation Drill Practice.
  • Evacuation Diagrams
    Fire Maps and Evacuation Routes for Your Building.
  • Fire Compliance Audits
    Fire Safety Audits to ensure compliant with respected standards.
  • Fire and Evacuation Plans
    Fire Management Plan.
  • Fire Safety Adviser Training
    Three day course available. *Limited spaces.
  • Fire Safety Adviser Refresher Training
    One day course to renew Fire Safety Adviser license. *Limited spaces.
  • PUAWER008B
    A three hour, nationally recognised course in Confine Small Workplace Emergencies.
    Operate as part of an emergency control organisation.
    Lead an Emergency Control Organisation.
  • Online Training Courses
    Online Training available for selected courses.
  • Public Courses
    In house training available on the Gold Coast and Brisbane.
  • Accredited Fire Training Courses
    Please contact us to hear our full list of accredited fire training courses.

Australian Fire Protection
1300 80 3473

Meet The Team- Ian


Role: Evacuation Diagram Design and Support Officer

Currently working as a security officer when not at Australian Fire Protection, Ian has been involved with a variety of different industries. 
"My previous work was in live events, I worked as a rigger, stage crew and in stage management."

Australian Fire Protection:
2019 - Present
“I like my current role because of the variety in working both in the office and on site. Everyone is friendly and the group dynamic is good. There is also the potential to grow and learn with the business.”

"I love music, I am always listening to it and go to see live music whenever I can. I also love the water so go to the beach on my weekends for a walk or swim. Travelling is also a favored past time, have visited over 30 countries so far, but there are still more to see.”

Ian- Evacuation Diagram Design and Support Officer

Meet The Team- Tahlia


Evacuation Diagram Design and Support Officer

Tahlia is currently studying a master’s Architecture at Griffith University.

Australian Fire Protection:
As one of the newest editions to the team Tahlia has used her studies and relative skill sets to cooperate with the diagram design team in providing compliant evacuation diagrams for various clients.

“Aside from University, in my free time I love to be outside at the beach or exploring national parks on the Gold Coast and Northern NSW.”

Evacuation Diagram Design and Support Officer

Meet The Team- Tylar


Evacuation Diagram Design and Support Officer

Australian Fire Protection:
2019 – Present

Tylar is one of the newest members to the evacuation diagram design team here at Australian Fire Protection. We are proud to have him.

“When I am not working, I enjoy playing music in my spare time.”

Where do you see yourself in 10 years:
" In 10 years I see myself researching and studying quantum mechanics at a hadron collider."

Evacuation Diagram Design and Support Officer

Meet The Team- Trevor


Role: Trainer

​"After retiring from the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service after 40 years, I wasn’t ready to sit back and do nothing. With my love and many years of experience in the fire industry I decided to continue working as a Fire Safety Trainer.”

Australian Fire Protection:
2017- Present
“I love the opportunity training gives me to be able to meet clients and share my knowledge and experience with ​them.”

“When I'm not working some of the things I love, is to spend time with my three children and seven grand-children, traveling with my wife and taking my boat out fishing, although, I seldom catch anything.”

Trevor- Trainer

"Friday's presentation was very informative and helpful. Please send our thanks to Trevor."

BL Civil- 2019

Meet The Team- Abby


Evacuation Diagram Design and Support Officer

Abby is currently studying Physiotherapy at Griffith University.

Australian Fire Protection:
2012- Present
Abby is a key member of the Evacuation Diagram Design team and has been working with Patrick and Iris since she was in high-school.
 "I love working at AFP because everyone is passionate about doing their job well, making for an awesome work environment!"

"With uni commitments, my weekends mostly consist of study but i also enjoy hanging out with friends.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: "Hopefully I will be working as a Physiotherapist (maybe in neuro or pediatrics) but will probably still get emails from Patrick about super-duper urgent evacuation diagram jobs (because I will probably never leave).

Evacuation Diagram Design and Support Officer

Meet The Team- Kirsty


Role: Digital Marketing Manager / E-Training Support Officer

Currently studying her Master of International Music Business, Kirsty has been involved with the Gold Coast’s growing music scene for the past seven years. With her artist management and digital marketing skills she has developed through her time in the industry Kirsty brings these skills to Australian Fire Protection as she manages the social media accounts, website and our recently added E-Training.

Australian Fire Protection:
2018 - Present
“I never thought about working in the fire industry. However Australian Fire Protection are a great company to work for and the staff are lovely. I really enjoy running our digital marketing platforms as well as our E-Training and helping company directors make sure that their staff are both compliant and competent with their Fire Safety Skills.”

"On the weekends you will always find me either at a music event or in the surf.”

Kirsty- Digital Marketing manager / E-Training Support Officer

Meet The Team- Lesley


Role: Business Relationship Manager

Lesley has been working in the fire industry since 1994. Prior to her career in the fire safety industry Lesley working in finance as a loan officer and in the hospitality industry in Alice Springs.

Australian Fire Protection:
“One of the highlights of working with Australian Fire Protection is being part of a positive team who are all passionate about providing excellent customer service. I enjoy working with our customers to help them to create a safe working environment and to achieve their compliance goals.”

“I enjoy spending time with my family especially my 10 grandchildren. Hobbies include walking, gardening, travelling and reading.”

Lesley- Business Relationship Manager

Meet The Team- Debra


Role: Business Relationship Officer

Originally from UK, Deb emigrated to Australia in 1999 and worked in Advertising prior to joining the team at Australian Fire Protection.

Australian Fire Protection:
"I enjoy the diversity of my working day, talking to both existing and new clients to keep them updated on our services and what we provide. I’m very proud of the high level of customer care we provide. We are very proud of what we do and how we assist our customers.”

“I have a long running passion for netball and still play masters with my girlfriends in various parts of Australia and overseas.”

Debra- Business Relationship Officer

Meet The Team- Tracey


Role: Business Relationship Manager

Australian Fire Protection:
2016 - Present
Tracey is our structure and procedures guru. She oversees the sales team and makes sure that Australian Fire Protection is running proficiently, and our clients get the quality service they deserve. With her wide range of business and procedure management experience Tracey works alongside Australian Fire Protection’s owners Patrick and Iris to provide strategies for the business to continue moving forward.

In her spare time Tracey enjoys spending time with her two grandchildren, spending time in the garden and has recently started Lawn Bowls.

Tracey- Business Relationship Manager

"I approached AFP with the enquiry to assist us and they did not hesitate. Tracey called me very quickly after sending through my email.

All through the negotiations Tracey and staff were thorough and attentive continually prompting me to bring it all together. I found all staff and associates of AFP to be professional, knowledgeable in many fields and very helpful."

Ruth Crafter, Peachey Community Garden- 2019

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