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.
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Australia’s ageing housing stock offers a multitude of benefits that will supercharge the emissions reduction.
Timely implementation of the updated National Construction Code standards will further improve the consistency of accessibility standards for residential developments.
The draft National Construction Code (NCC) includes new minimum accessibility provisions for dwellings based on the Livable Housing Design Guidelines silver standard.
The report considers opportunities for architectural design practice and research to complement and improve current approaches to the modification and adaptation of existing housing stock for people with disability.
It is disappointing that the WA Minister, along with the Ministers from, NSW and SA did not support this change.
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.