As a direct outcome of ANUHD’s advocacy, the Australian Building Codes Board is considering the possible inclusion of a minimum accessibility standard for housing in the National Construction Code (NCC).
|2018|| Accessible Housing Options Paper released for public comment
Accessible Housing National Consultation Forums (see below)
|2019||Consultation Outcomes Report
Work begins on Regulation Impact Statement (RIS)
|2020||Conclusion of RIS process
Development of content for NCC 2022 (if directed by Governments)
|2021|| Consultation on NCC 2022 public comment draft
Decision on inclusion of accessible housing provisions
ABCB Board determines NCC provisions if Governments decide to proceed
|2022||NCC takes effect in all States and Territories on 1 May|
If you have any questions regarding this project,
please email NCCawareness@abcb.gov.au.
Australian Building Codes Board’s (ABCB) National Consultation Forums for Accessible Housing
Dates and venues have now been confirmed and you can now secure your place to attend.
Forums are free to attend but booking is essential.
There are limited places, so BOOK NOW!
*Indicates forum date has changed
Canberra – Monday 15 October, National Convention Centre
*Adelaide – Tuesday 16 October, Adelaide Convention Centre
Perth – Friday 19 October, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
*Sydney – Thursday 25 October, Sydney Masonic Centre
*Hobart – Friday 26 October, Hobart Grand Chancellor
Brisbane – Tuesday 30 October, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Melbourne – Wednesday 31 October, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
*Darwin – Thursday 1 November, Darwin Convention and Exhibition Centre
The forums will focus on the ABCB’s Accessible Housing Options Paper, which will be available for download from the ABCB website shortly.
Booking is required, even if you have previously registered your interest with the ABCB.
Following the conclusion of the final forum a video recording will be available from the ABCB website.