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.


This report estimates the potential construction costs for an accessible adult change facility in an existing modified BCA facility or a separated facility as specified below:


This Public Report provides a progress update on delivery of the Building Confidence Report (BCR) National Framework by the ABCB's BCR Implementation Team, up to December 2020.


Evaluation of fire resistance levels: techniques, data and results.


This report presents worked examples of a draft Verification Method developed by the ABCB for the sizing of cold and heated water supply pipework.

This report contains a range of information drawn from existing material on warm water systems, including regulatory requirements, State and Territory based advisory information and NCC provisions

Report The ABCB commissioned Lucid Consulting Australia to undertake a review of sanitary plumbing and drainage standards BS EN 12056-2:200 and BS EN 752:2017.

This report is the outcome of the ABCB’s Plumbing Code Development Research Project for backflow prevention.

Report This report outlines the principles and methodology used to develop the proposed residential heating and cooling load limits for all Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS) climate z

This report shows the results of a number of building models that compare the energy, cost and greenhouse gas emission reductions of buildings built to Deemed to Satisfy provisions of Section J NCC

This paper investigates the fatigue performance of the battens using analysis methods applied in studying cladding fatigue.

This report is the outcome of the ABCB’s Plumbing Code Development Research Project for rainwater harvesting and use.