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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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.

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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.

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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

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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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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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