National Construction Code changes

Last updated: 16 October 2020

The National Construction Code (NCC) has moved to a three year amendment cycle which resulted in an unprecedented level of changes that affect the residential building industry.  

From March 2019, HIA partnered with James Hardie and Independent Hardware Group to hold nationwide seminars in preparation for the key changes that came into effect on 1 May 2019.

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End uses covered
  • Building end-uses
  • Building systems
  • Space heating
  • Ventilation
  • Water heating
  • Lighting
  • Building vintage
  • Existing buildings
  • New buildings
  • Building envelope