In March 2022, the Board agreed to implement new bushfire provisions for certain Class 9 buildings in the NCC.

The new requirements will apply to:

The Lead in Plumbing Products final Decision RIS recommends in favour of Option 2, that all copper alloy plumbing products in contact with drinking water comply with NSF/ANSI/CAN 372 ‘Drinking Wate

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

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In November 2018, ABCB agreed to amend the Deemed-to-Satisfy (DTS) provisions of the National Construction Code to require fire sprinkler systems in new Cla

This final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) analyses the likely impact of a proposal to require certain buildings to be designed to resist more severe earthquakes than is currently the ca

This final decision Regulation Impact Statement presents an analysis of proposals to address the risk of floods to new residential buildings in Australia, for the information of stakeholders and to

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In November, the ABCB agreed to amend the NCC to require the construction of separate accessible adult change facilities (AACF) in public buildings includin

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In May 2020, the ABCB agreed to include in the Governing Requirements of NCC 2019 Amendment 1 of the NCC a process for the development and documenting Perfo

This final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) is a proposal to revise the text of BCA 2010, Volume Two to add performance requirements for water heaters installed in new houses (Class 1 bu

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 final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) analyses and evaluates the current smoke alarm provisions contained in the NCC against a number of options that improve occupant notification a

The final decision Regulation Impact Statement assess the option of interconnecting existing alarms in new houses.

Final Decision RIS This Final Decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) assesses the problem of fire occurring on balconies of residential buildings over 25 metres in effective height.

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In November 2018, the ABCB agreed to implement separate heating and cooling load limits in the NCC for assessments subject to the Nationwide House Energy Ra

This final decision Regulation Impact Statement considers a further five proposals that were developed with assistance of the Emergency Egress Forum.

Final Decision RIS This final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) analyses the likely impact of adopting the proposed BCA amendments into the BCA to reduce the risk of slips, trips and falls

Final (Decision) RIS This Final (Decision) Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) considers scalding injuries and fatalities under the current inconsistent application of the requirements for tempering

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In May 2020, the ABCB agreed to include in the Governing Requirements of NCC 2019 Amendment 1 of the NCC a process for the development and documenting Perfo

This final decision Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) assesses the costs and benefits of proposed amendments to energy efficiency requirements in the BCA for residential buildings (equivalent to Cl

Regulation Impact Statement for decision In November 2018, ABCB agreed to amend the Deemed-to-Satisfy (DTS) provisions of the National Construction Code to require fire sprinkler systems in new Cla