The CodeMark Certification Scheme is a voluntary third-party building product certification scheme, administered by the Australian Building Codes Board.

It supports the use of new or innovative building products in specified circumstances in Australia, by providing a nationally accepted process for demonstrating compliance with the National Construction Code.

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Notice of direction 2016/4.0 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the requirements for off-site prefabricated plumbing modules, such as ‘bathroom pods’, including the content of Wat

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Assists in understanding and applying Part 3.12.2, External glazing energy efficiency DTS Provisions.

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The 2019-20 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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ABCB Protocol This protocol describes the essential elements of structural software that can be used for designing in compliance with the NCC Deemed-to-Satisfy Provisions as well as general require

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Notice of Direction 2018/4.0 The purpose of this notice is to provide clarification on the certification of sanitary pumps and lifting stations.

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The Accessible Housing Options Paper ('Options Paper') has been developed by the ABCB to provide a preliminary menu of options and costings on the possible inclusion of a minimum accessib

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The 2018-19 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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Notice of Direction 2018/1.0 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the evolution requirements for tank types that are not listed on the WaterMark Schedule of Products, i.e.

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Notice of Direction 2017/3.1 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the transition arrangements following implementation of the improved WaterMark Certification Scheme on 1 August 201

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The 2017-18 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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The intent of this Notice of Direction is to advise of changes to the fees and charges contained in the Approved Certifier Agreements in relation to the WaterMark Certification Scheme.

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The 2016-17 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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This Standard provides technical design criteria requirements for temporary structures, covering structural safety (particularly determining appropriate wind actions), fire safety (including fire r

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The 2015-16 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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The 2014-15 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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Provides guidance on the design and construction of community bushfire shelters for building designers and approval authorities.

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This document ensures that a private bushfire shelter built in accordance with the standard provides a measured degree of protection to people with nowhere else to go, such as occupants of dwelling

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The 2013-14 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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The 2012-13 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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The 2011-12 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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