Final RIS Adult change facilities in public buildings

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

Final RIS Inclusion of Heating and Cooling Load limited NatHERS assessments

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

RIS Key steps

This infographic outlines the key steps to undertake regulation impact analysis that apply to preliminary impact analysis and regulation impact statements (RIS), which assess the merits of proposal

RIS Fire hose OBPR

This Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) assesses the costs and benefits of fire hose reels in new residential buildings, noting the findings of a thesis conducted in 2009 on the value of hose reels

Final RIS Energy efficiency of commercial buildings

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

Final RIS Assessment of the NCC's fire hose reel requirements for Class 5 office buildings

Final Decision RIS This final Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) assesses the costs and benefits of requiring fire hose reels in (Class 5) office buildings.

RIS Earthquake - Final Decision

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

RIS Risk of flood new residential buildings

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

Discussion paper Fixture Unit Rating Systems July 2015

The purpose of this discussion paper is to provide information regarding current plumbing design principles utilising fixture unit ratings, systems used overseas, the history of the fixture unit an

Final RIS Fire Safety in new Class 2 and 3 residential buildings

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

Outcomes report Energy efficiency NCC 2022 and beyond

Outcomes Report This report details the findings of the consultation process on a Scoping Study, Energy Efficiency: NCC 2022 and beyond.

RIS Energy efficiency hot water heater BCA 2010 - Final Decision

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

Final RIS Adult change facilities in public buildings

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

Final RIS Process for the development of Performance Solutions

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

RIS Assessment options residential smoke alarm provisions NCC

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

RIS Interconnection of smoke alarms

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

Accessible Housing project overview timeline RIS explained

This documents provides an overview of the ABCB’s Accessible Housing Project, including the project timelines.

Final RIS Energy efficiency of commercial buildings

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

Good Practice Guide for Preliminary Impact Analysis

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.

RIS Emergency egress for occupants with disability - Final Decision

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