8 FEBRUARY 2018
NCC 2019 Public Comment Draft | Open for feedback
The consultation period for proposed changes for NCC 2019 is now open and the ABCB is seeking your feedback.
The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 Public Comment Draft sees a number of proposed changes resulting from major project work done by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) and the Proposal for Change (PFC) process. These changes aim to deliver a contemporary code without compromising minimum standards for buildings and plumbing systems.
19 JANUARY 2018
NCC 2016 Volume One Amendment 1 Preview available for download!
In preparation for the adoption of NCC 2016 Volume One Amendment 1 by all States and Territories from 12 March 2018, the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has released a preview of the Amendment, which is available for download from the ABCB website.
11 SEPTEMBER 2017
Effective 30 August 2017, AS 4685.0:2017 has been released to supersede AS4486.1:1997 as the playground standards relating to development, installation, inspection, maintenance and operation. This standard unifies the AS4685:2014 set with the recent AS4422:2016 standard providing current and relevant standards for modern play spaces. There have been several significant changes, and new mandatory requirements are be highlighted and elaborated on to provide further understanding as to what is now required.
20 AUGUST 2017
The Australian Government has released their strategy for Protecting Crowded Places from Terrorism. Crowded places such as stadiums, shopping centres, pedestrian malls and major events will continue to be attractive targets for terrorists. This strategy includes a suite of supplementary materials that will assist owners and operators to understand and implement protective security measures.
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