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 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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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

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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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.

This Advisory Note explains the intent of the concessions in Specification C1.1, Clauses 3.10(a) and 4.3 (a) of NCC Volume One.

This infographic depicts the relationships between the development of WaterMark Product Specifications (which specify product requirements) and PCA referenced documents (which specify installation

This template should be used when developing a new WaterMark Technical Specification (WMTS). The template has been designed to allow for Word processing and WMTS formatting.

This document seeks to consider the design changes necessary for additional facilities to provide occupant warning for the deaf and hearing impaired.

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In November 2018, the ABCB agreed to implement changes to the NCC to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings.

This Guide provides an explanation on the importance of early-stage analysis of proposals to change the NCC and gives detailed guidance on how to undertake a Preliminary Impact Analysis.

This report is the outcome of the ABCB’s Plumbing Code Development Research Project for backflow prevention.