NCC 2019 Amendment 1 is now active!

The NCC Amendment 1 version of the BCA is now in effect from 1 July 2020. The transition period set out by the ABCB states that the process for documenting Performance Solutions as per A2.2 of the amendment will come into effect from 1 July 2021 to allow for adoption of the processes laid out […]

NCC Announces Bushfire Standard Free to Access

The ABCB has published an article on their website stating that Standards Australia is making AS 3959:2018 ‘Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas’ free to the public until June 2021. The fee-free access to this AS title will be highly beneficial to those rebuilding in those areas suffering still from the 2020 bushfires which ravaged […]

NCC 2019 Amendment 1 is coming

The ABCB has announced that the NCC 2019 Amendment 1 will come into effect from 1 July 2020. Two of the proposed changes are yet to be confirmed, those being as listed below; a new defined term, building complexity, that may be used in the future to identify buildings for which additional oversight is appropriate; […]