Tag Archive for: Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB)

Lift energy standards for new homes in 2022

It is time for Australian governments to catch up and do what’s best in the long-term interest of people by lifting the energy standards of new homes in the NationalConstruction Code.

Response to National Contruction Code

The draft National Construction Code (NCC) includes new minimum accessibility provisions for dwellings based on the Livable Housing Design Guidelines silver standard.

Changes to National Construction Code accessibility standards welcome news

It is disappointing that the WA Minister, along with the Ministers from, NSW and SA did not support this change.

Accessibility Standards for Housing

The Australian Building Codes Board has published the submissions to the Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement on the introduction of accessibility standards for housing in the National Construction Code.

ABCB Regulatory Impact Statement

Shelter WA made a submission to this process and recommended mandating for accessible housing at the Gold level of the Liveable Housing Design Guidelines.