The Australian Building Codes Board
(ABCB) is a joint initiative of all levels of government in Australia; responsible for developing and managing a uniform, national approach
to building codes and building standards; responsible for
developing and managing a nationally uniform approach to technical building
requirements, currently embodied in the Building Code of Australia (BCA);
developing a simpler and more efficient building regulatory system; and
enabling the building industry to adopt new and innovative construction
technology and practices.