NCC Licensed Products

The ABCB maintains a number of commercial licensing arrangements with third party publishers, who have developed a varied range of products utilising the National Construction Code (NCC).

 

The NCC licensed products include:

 

Hendry Group -  BCA Illustrated

BCA Illustrated provides embedded links from BCA clauses to over 3000 illustrated explanations. Each explanation describes an issue, an interpretation and features resizable illustrations.

 

LexisNexis - Building Regulation Australia (BRA)

Volume 1 of the BRA contains the full text of the BCA with State and Territory variations reproduced directly beneath the relevant BCA clause. In addition to the commentary on the BCA provisions, the authors have included appropriate explanatory comments on the NSW variations and many of the QLD variations. The helpful and logical commentary, written in plain English, includes flow-charts and illustrations. Volumes 2 and 3 of the BRA contain State and Territory Acts and Regulations vital to those concerned with designing, constructing or certifying buildings. Volume 4 is available online only, and contains the full text of the Plumbing Code of Australia.  The authors are highly experienced in the formulation, drafting and interpretation of building regulations.

 

SAI Global - NCC + Standards

Online access to the latest NCC and over 200 referenced building Standards. The subscription includes unlimited 24 hour access from any laptop or computer in the world.

 

Thomson Reuters -  Building Service NSW, Queensland Building Service and National Building Service

National Building Service (2 volumes) - The full text of the BCA annotated with practical, detailed commentary by Colin MacLeman.
Building Service NSW (3 volumes) - The full text of the BCA annotated with practical, detailed commentary by  Colin MacLeman.  This service also includes selected NSW legislation covering local government, environmental planning and assessment and regulation of building professionals.

Building Service NSW (4 volumes) - The content of the 3 volume service and in addition NSW-specific legislation covering swimming pools, work health and safety, licensed premises and registered clubs, private hospitals, encroachment of buildings and electricity supply.
Queensland Building Service (3 volumes) - The full text of the BCA annotated with practical, detailed commentary by Colin MacLeman, and in addition the annotated Queensland Development Code. This service also includes the Queensland Building Act, relevant regulations, annotated legislation covering contracts, security of payment, dispute resolution and licensing authored by Stephen Pyman.

Updated: 28 April 2014