Explore the NCC
The National Construction Code is Australia’s primary set of technical design and construction provisions for buildings.
As a performance-based code, it sets the minimum required level for the safety, health, amenity, accessibility and sustainability of certain buildings. The Australian Building Codes Board, on behalf of the Australian Government and each State and Territory government, produces and maintains the National Construction Code.
This version of the NCC 2019 Lighting Calculator assists in understanding and applying the NCC Volume One Part J6 Artificial lighting DTS Provisions for energy efficiency.
Assists in developing a better understanding of the NCC Volume Two ABCB Housing Provision Standard Gutters and Downpipes provisions.
This corrigendum provides a correction to the preview draft of NCC 2022 Volume One.
Provides guidance to use these Verification Methods in NCC Volume One for ramps and access to and within a building.
Assists in better understanding and applying Part F2, Sanitary and other facilities DTS Provisions.
This Fire Safety Verification Method provides a process for engineering the design of fire safety Performance Solutions.
This ABCB Standard provides a set of technical provisions that if complied with will enable dwellings to better meet the needs of the community, including older people and people with mobility limi
Provides an overview of options available to demonstrate compliance with the NCC.
Provides an overview of the Assessment Methods used when determining compliance with the NCC’s mandatory Performance Requirements.
Provides information for selecting and installing gutters and downpipes, including overflow measures for housing.
Provides information about the grouping of buildings as they are referred to in the NCC. Find out about the classifications of all buildings with this useful reference.
This document outlines a process to assist practitioners with the development and approval of simple and complex Performance Solutions.
This corrigendum changes expiry dates contained in NCC 2019 and NCC 2019 Amendment 1 relevant to some NCC referenced documents.
This toolkit contains a variety of written and visual resources for stakeholders to share information about the WaterMark Certification Scheme across media and communication channels.
This report is a quantified risk assessment relating to the risk to vulnerable occupants in Class 9 Buildings associated with bushfire attacks in designated bushfire prone areas.
This report indicates the likely design and cost implications of complying with the revised Section G of NCC Volume One on a range of ‘example’ buildings.
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:
This resource has been developed to provide guidance on how plumbing regulations work in Australia.
This video provides an overview of how to use the ABCB’s Lighting Calculator for Non-residential Class 2 Common areas, Class 3, Class 5 to 7 and Class 9 buildings.
The 2020-2023 Business Plan is a reflection of the ABCB's commitment to implementing the regulatory reform agenda agreed by Governments.