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To prevent children falling from windows, all strata buildings in NSW must be fitted with devices that enable the maximum window openings to be less than 12.5cm. Owners corporations must have devices installed on all common property windows above the ground floor by 13 March 2018. The safety devices must be robust and childproof. Residents will still be able to open their windows. However, they will have the security of knowing that when the devices are engaged, children will be protected.