What's new in Plumbing

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The ABCB has been getting more involved with the plumbing sector recently.

Here’s a snapshot of some of the materials we’ve developed and some of the other things we have been up to.

Latest resources

PCA Toolkit

Want to know what materials the ABCB has to support the PCA? The PCA Resource Toolkit is your answer. For plumbing practitioners, students, educators, trainers and those working within the plumbing industry, it’s your one-stop-shop for plumbing resources and materials from the ABCB.

Information Seminar: Plumbing Code of Australia Update

A new video about contemporary PCA developments is also available. The video covers:

  • A brief history of the PCA
  • An overview of the regulatory framework surrounding the PCA
  • How changes to the PCA happen and key dates in the development cycle
  • Important information on proposed changes to the PCA for 2019
  • Plumbing-related projects being conducted by the ABCB
  • How to register for free access to the PCA

Check it out today!

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The Skills Service Organisation for Construction, Plumbing and Services, Artibus Innovation is currently reviewing plumbing training packages. Feedback on the qualifications are due 1 June 2018, so get in quick!

WaterMark consultation

With the implementation of the improved WaterMark Product Certification Scheme, all new or amended WaterMark Technical Specifications will be released for public comment prior to acceptance for reference in the Schedule of Products. Specifications open for comment are available for download from the Resource Library and are listed on the WaterMark Product Specification Consultation webpage.


ABCB CEO, Neil Savery recently participated in a regulatory discussion at the 2018 Plumbing Supply Forum. The event covered major regulatory issues and key technical matters in the market.  Neil and Trent Bourne, Deputy CEO of the ABCB also attended the Master Plumbers Association Board meeting in May to provide an update on NCC, WaterMark and other ABCB matters.

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