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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The 2020-21 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

Plan

This document outlines the structure of the ABCB Office.

This mapping document will help you decide which NCC Tutor module will help you in your education.

Guideline

Provides an overview of options available to demonstrate compliance with the NCC.

On 20 April 2021 the ABCB hosted a live webinar and Q&A session on the format and structural changes coming to NCC 2022. This FAQ document captures the audience questions and answers.

This Public Report details progress on delivery of the Building Confidence National Framework by the ABCB’s Building Confidence Report Implementation Team, up to May 2021.

Report

In 2017-18 the ABCB commenced a process to undertake a regulatory impact analysis for the possible inclusion of accessible housing requirements for new residential buildings in the National Constru

The Model Regulatory Powers were developed in response to recommendation 6 of the Building Confidence Report (BCR).

The Model Terms of Reference: Intra-jurisdictional building regulator coordination committee (the model Terms of Reference) was developed in response to recommendation 5 of the Building Confidence

Provides guidance on the process for developing NCC Performance Solutions across all NCC Volumes.

Handbook

Provides an overview of the Assessment Methods used when determining compliance with the NCC’s mandatory Performance Requirements.

Notice of Direction 2017/4.3 The intent of this notice is to provide direction on the eligibility of using two standards or specifications on one WaterMark licence.

Notice

Assists in understanding and applying Part J5.4, Fan systems energy efficiency DTS Provisions.

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The National Model Code of Conduct for Building Surveyors sets out minimum obligations for registered building surveyors undertaking statutory functions. It covers four areas:

NCC 2022 comes with important changes to its structure and format, as part of the ABCB's commitment to delivering an NCC that is user-friendly and modern.

NCC 2022 comes with important changes to its structure and format, as part of the ABCB's commitment to delivering an NCC that is user-friendly and modern.

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

Notice

This document outlines a process to assist practitioners with the development and approval of simple and complex Performance Solutions.

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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