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Queensland NCC stance highlights ‘patchwork’ problem

Queensland has confirmed that it will maintain the original timetable for adopting improved energy efficiency, condensation management and livable housing provisions in NCC 2022. Although industry stakeholders have applauded the decision, they have also raised concerns about delays in other jurisdictions, and the inconsistent implementation of what is intended to be a national code to […]

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New micromodules for NCC education

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has announced that NCC continuing professional development (CPD) micromodules are now available for CPD providers to deliver as part of their own activities. “Our aim is to complement existing programs and increase National Construction Code (NCC) content in education,” says the ABCB. “This will ultimately improve practitioner understanding and […]


ABCB seeking refrigeration case studies

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) has released a request for tender for case studies and analysis of energy efficiency for refrigerated spaces. This work will help determine whether such spaces will become regulated through the National Construction Code (NCC). The case studies will be site-specific, providing illustrative examples across the range of types of […]

Legislation updates

ABCB making editorial corrections to NCC 2022

The Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) will be making editorial corrections to the National Construction Code (NCC) 2022. According to the ABCB, the corrections do not change the effect of the provisions. “The relevant editorial updates will correct some minor typographical errors and hyperlinks across the national requirements and state and territory variations,” says the […]