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Building System Circulars

The Department issues Building System Circulars regarding matters and issues that relate to building codes and regulations.

 

We provide this information for our stakeholders including local councils, certifiers and building industry practitioners.

 

If you require any Circulars which are not listed below, please contact our Information Centre.

 

No. Subject Date issued
BS 17-002 Building fire safety regulation new and changed requirements 28 August 2017
BS 17-001 Safety of awnings over public lands 10 May 2017
BS 15-002 Building Code of Australia 2015 Key Changes  15 December 2015
BS 15-001 External walls and cladding 3 August 2015
BS 14-002 Building Code of Australia - 2014 changes 29 May 2014
BS 14-001 ABCB Handbook for Community Bushfire Refuges 29 May 2014
BS 13-004 The NSW Planning System and the Building Code of Australia 2013: Construction of Buildings in Flood Hazard Areas 16 July 2013
BS 13-003 Building Code of Australia 2013-key changes 16 July 2013
BS 13-002 The Guide to the Building Code of Australia clarifies ‘sole-occupancy unit’ 22 April 2013
BS 13-001 Safety of awnings over public lands 8 March 2013
BS 12_001 Building Code of Australia 2012 - key changes 27 July 2012
BS 11-002 Building Code of Australia 2011 - key changes 29 April 2011
BS 11-001 New Smoke Alarm Requirements for Moveable Dwellings 25 February 2011
BS 10-009 Thermal insulation – Building Code of Australia compliance issues 15 July 2010
BS 10-008 Performance standard for private bushfire shelters 14 July 2010
BS 10-007 Building Code of Australia 2010 – key changes 8 July 2010
BS 10-005 BCA 2010 Volume Two – Application of swimming pool barrier provisions 30 June 2010
BS 10-003 BCA 2010 - Correction of NSW Appendix 23 April 2010
BS 09-005 Regulatory impact statements for energy efficiency proposals for BCA 2010 - opportunity to comment 1 October 2009
BS 09-004 Draft Building Code of Australia 2010 - invitation to comment 17 July 2009
BS 09-003 Safety barriers in aboveground car parks 10 June 2009

BS 09-002

Commencement of the Building Code of Australia 2009; and Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment (Building Code of Australia) Regulation 2009

1 May 2009

BS 09-001
Draft proposals relating to the BCA - invitation to comment 18 February 2009
BS 08-003 BCA 2009 information seminars 18 November 2008
BS 08-002 Building Code of Australia 2008 amendment 13 May 2008
BS 08-001 High front gutters 10 April 2008
BS 07-005 Building Code of Australia 2007 amendment 14 May 2007
BS 07-003 New scheme for accrediting certifiers in NSW 30 March 2007
BS 07-002 Building Professionals Regulation 2007 30 March 2007
BS 07-001 BCA 2007 seminars 23 January 2007
BS 06-006 CodeMark - new certification scheme for building products and systems 23 June 2006
BS 06-005 Implementation of the EP&A Amendment (Smoke Alarms) Regulation 2006 23 May 2006
BS 06-003 Changes to the Building Code of Australia 2006, which take effect on 1 May 2006 13 April 2006
BS 06-002 Implementation of the Building Professionals Act 2005
Building Professionals Act 2005: a guide
16 March 2006
BS 06-001
BCA 2006 information seminars  3 February 2006
BS 05-002 Structural steel bolts 19 December 2005
BS 05-001 Building Legislation Amendment (Smoke Alarms) Act 2005 - update 28 September 2005
239 Building Code of Australia 2005 amendment (BCA 2005)

1 March 2005

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