National Construction Code

National Construction Code


The National Construction Code (NCC) is an initiative of the Council of Australian Governments developed to incorporate all on-site building and plumbing requirements into a single code. The NCC sets the minimum requirements for the design, construction and performance of buildings throughout Australia.


NCC 2016 and all Archived editions of the Code are available to be downloaded from the below link.

NCC 2016

For information relating to NCC amendments, please refer to the back of the relevant edition.


The NCC 2016 was adopted by the States and Territories on 1 May 2016. 

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