Frequently Asked Questions

A Certificate of Conformity issued under the previous CodeMark scheme rules remains valid unless expired, withdrawn or suspended. Users of CodeMark Certificates of Conformity can validate Certificates of Conformity by referring to the register of Certificates of Conformity.

Transition to the new CodeMark Australia scheme commenced on 1 August 2017.

Certificates issued under the previous scheme are easily distinguishable from those issued under the CodeMark Australia Scheme by their branding.

Certificates of Conformity issued under the previous scheme use a template which is blue in colour and will have a trademarked ‘CodeMark’ logo.

Certificates of Conformity issued under the CodeMark Australia Scheme use a template which is orange and purple in colour and will have a trademarked ‘CodeMark Australia’ logo.


Yes. The list of amendments is available at the end of each volume in both the online and PDF download formats.

Yes. The ABCB is not responsible for the sale of NCC referenced documents such as Australian Standards. Please visit the SAI Global website to purchase Australian Standards.
Yes. There are no printing restrictions on downloaded PDF files or website content for personal use. For ease of printing, the NCC has been reformatted to print in standard A4 page size. This ensures compatibility with both individual printing hardware and print-shop facilities. This new size format also reduces the number of overall pages.
The digital NCC contains the appendices in each volume, as opposed to previous arrangements for the hard copy volumes whereby they were published as a separate document.
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