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 2013/4.0 The intent of this notice is to provide clarification on the update, renewal and assenting of WaterMark Technical Specifications (WMTS) (and/or Australian Technical Spe

Notice of Direction 2013/2.0 The intent of this notice is to provide clarification on the hierarchy of referenced documents within the WMCS.

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Notice of Direction 2013/10.1 The intent of this Notice of Direction is to provide clarification on the type of chemical dispensing units which may be certified against ATS 5200.033:2004.

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Notice of Direction 2013/5.0 The intent of this Notice of Direction is to provide clarification on the requirements to maintain the List of Approved Users.

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Notice of Direction 2013/12.0 The intent of this notice is to provide clarification and instruction on the WaterMark Risk Assessment Process.

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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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Notice of Direction 2013/7.0 The intent of this notice is to provide instruction on the ABCB interim financial arrangements for the payment of fees and royalties in relation to the WaterMark Certif

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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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The 2010-11 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.

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Interested parties, however, must obtain approval from the ABCB to use NCC content, prior to any reproduction or distribution of this content.

This flowchart demonstrates the WaterMark Administrative Framework

This document describes the details and key dates associated with the transition from the old WaterMark Certification Scheme to the improved WaterMark Certification Scheme.

The Manual for the WaterMark Certification Scheme details the operating structure of the improved Scheme, and the process and procedural requirements for the certification of plumbing and drainage

This documents provides an overview of the ABCB’s Accessible Housing Project, including the project timelines.

Regulatory commentary after consultation This, December 2014, report provides a regulatory commentary following receipt of comments on a Regulation Impact Statement for consultation titled 'Op

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In November 2018, the ABCB agreed to implement separate heating and cooling load limits in the NCC for assessments subject to the Nationwide House Energy Ra

This report entitled In-building Telecommunications Pathways and Spaces: Outcomes of Analysis has been compiled with the input of the Department of Communications and the Arts and arose from an exa

This final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) analyses and evaluates the current smoke alarm provisions contained in the NCC against a number of options that improve occupant notification a

The final decision Regulation Impact Statement assess the option of interconnecting existing alarms in new houses.