Part of the National Construction Code
The Building Code of Australia is part of the National Construction Code which sets the standards of building work in Australia. It is a uniform set of technical provisions for building work and plumbing and drainage installations which allows for variations in climate and geological or geographic conditions.
The National Construction Code comprises the Building Code of Australia, Volume One and Two; and the Plumbing Code of Australia, as Volume Three.
The Building Code of Australia is produced and maintained by the Australian Building Codes Board on behalf of the Australian government and state and territory governments.
The goals of the Building Code of Australia are to achieve and maintain acceptable standards of: