Australian Building Regulation Bulletin (ABRB)

The ABRB is one of the ABCB's key mechanisms for delivering and raising awareness of technically based information directly relevant to the building and construction industry and the community.

In both hard copy and electronic form, it provides a means for delivering information on code-related issues that address specific technical matters, contains information on broader technical issues and building regulations, and provides for expert opinions on significant technical and regulatory topics.


ABRB Hard Copy


The ABRB is produced as a hard copy magazine each year, as part of a primary value adding information service to subscribers of the National Construction Code. The magazine is distributed with the release of the NCC product range each year, and through the Third Party Publisher networks as well as being made available via the website.

Inside this edition you will find articles on:


  • the main changes for NCC 2014;
  • increased use of performance - JP3;
  • Building Code of Australia awareness for plumbing practitioners;
  • construction of buildings in bushfire prone areas;
  • all you need to know when pre-ordering your NCC;
  • NCC training - Online and in your own time;
  • And more...


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Previous editions can be viewed via the ‘Archived Documents’ tab above. 


The ABRB has a national circulation amongst the building and construction industry averaging around 18,000 subscribers and readership of 45,000+.

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Archived documents


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ABRB Spring 2011 (Edition 42)
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Published: 12 September 2011
ABRB Summer 2011 (Edition 41)
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Published: 12 September 2011
ABRB Spring 2010 (Edition 40)
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Published: 12 September 2011
ABRB Autumn 2010 (Edition 39)
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Published: 12 September 2011
ABRB Summer 2012 (Edition 43)
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Published: 26 March 2012
ABRB 2013
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Published: 06 February 2014

Updated: 26 February 2014