Who we are

Plus Passive Fire has been operating for three years and is an award winning consulting company specialising in the niche passive fire industry. We have been an AFR 100 Fast Starter in 2019, Company of the Year in the Fire Protection Industry Awards in 2017, a finalist in the Qld Regional Training Awards in 2018, and have a strong commitment to pioneering technology and innovation in the industry.

We have built a team of experts in the field of passive fire to ensure our clients understand and can remain compliant with all passive fire legislation and standards.

Our certifiers are experts in the construction industry, building on this to become experts in the field of Passive Fire, covering walls and ceilings, and penetrations and joint sealing.

Plus Passive Fire specialises in audits, certifications and advice so you can avoid costly re works and rectifications on passive fire penetrations. As well as a suite of education options that can be tailored to meet our clients specific passive fire challenges and cover general passive fire awareness.

We perform both QA and recurring inspection and certification of new and existing buildings.

Our mission is to draw on the collective experience of our certifiers to become the adviser of choice in passive fire issues.


Gina Patrick


Gina is Managing Director of Plus Passive Fire, and is passionate about raising the level of professionalism, standards and the quality of workmanship in the passive fire industry to provide significantly better outcomes for our clients and the community.

Having enjoyed a broad & successful career in various industries including manufacturing and financial services, Gina brings a varied wealth of knowledge around the business performance, systems, legislation, HR and financial performance.

In addition to being a representative to multiple industry bodies, Gina was elected to the Board of Directors of the Fire Protection Association of Australia in 2017.


Peter Blain


Peter is the technical director at Plus Passive Fire and has been in the construction industry for 30+ years. His knowledge and passion around developing solutions to the more technical passive fire issues on site ensure the standards are developed and maintained in the Plus team.

Peter’s know how comes from many aspects of the industry – working both as a carpenter and plasterer, fire and acoustic technical rep, Executive Director of AWCI and as project management for major builders. His wall and ceiling systems expertise adds to the usual suite of passive fire training and certification services.

Peter is also a current member of the 2019 AWCI Technical committee.