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NCC Primary Referenced Standards

These are the NCC Primary Referenced Standards

The Australian Standards listed below are referenced in the 2019 and 2022 editions of the National Construction Code (NCC). This interim set contains standards referenced in both editions of the NCC. The 2022 NCC was adopted on the 1st May 2023.

These standards are available in the following sets:
NCC Primary References Set 
NCC Primary References Plus Set
NCC Primary References Large Business Set

The sets above also include the Timber Framing Span Tables - Wind Classification Supplements.

Name Publisher
AS 4055:2021 Wind loads for housing
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies site wind speed classes for determining design wind speeds and wind loads for NCC Class 1 and 10 buildings within the geometric limits given in Clause 1.2; the classes are for use in the design of housing and for design, manufacturing and specifying of building products and systems used for housing.
AS/NZS 1170.2:2021 Structural design actions, Part 2: Wind actions
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out procedures for determining wind speeds and resulting wind actions to be used in the structural design of structures subjected to wind actions other than those caused by tornadoes. To be read in conjunction with AS/NZS 1170.0.
AS 1684.2:2021 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for building practice and the selection, placement and fixing of the various structural elements used in the construction of timber-framed Class 1 and Class 10 buildings as defined by the National Construction Code. The provisions of this Standard also apply to alterations and additions to such buildings. This Standard is to be used in conjunction with the Supplements to this Standard.
AS 1684.2:2021 Amd 1:2024 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas
Current
Standards Australia
This Amendment applies to the following elements: Clauses 1.2, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.11, 1.12, 4.2.2.3, 6.2.1.3, 8.3.6.5, Figure 6.3, Tables 8.18, 9.19 and 9.20, Bibliography.
AS 1684.3:2021 Amd 1:2024 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 3: Cyclonic areas
Current
Standards Australia
This Amendment applies to the following elements: Clauses 1.2, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.11, 1.12, 4.2.2.3, 6.2.1.3 and 8.3.6.5, Figure 6.3, Table 8.18, 9.19 and 9.20, Bibliography.
AS 1684.3:2021 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 3: Cyclonic areas
Current
Standards Australia
This Standard specifies requirements for building practice and the selection, placement and fixing of the various structural elements used in the construction of timber-framed Class 1 and Class 10 buildings as defined by the National Construction Code. The provisions of this Standard also apply to alterations and additions to such buildings. This Standard is to be used in conjunction with the Supplements to this Standard.
AS 2312.1:2014 Guide to the protection of structural steel against atmospheric corrosion by the use of protective coatings, Part 1: Paint coatings
Current
Standards Australia
Provides guidelines for the selection and specification of paint coating systems for the protection of structural steel work against atmospheric corrosion.
AS 1530.8.1:2018 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures, Part 8.1: Tests on elements of construction for buildings exposed to simulated bushfire attack - Radiant heat and small flaming sources
Current
Standards Australia
Provides methods for determining the performance of external construction elements when exposed to radiant heat, burning embers and burning debris.
AS 4055:2021 Amd 1:2024 Wind loads for housing
Current
Standards Australia
AS 4055:2021 is amended as follows. The amendments should be inserted in the locations as instructed.
AS/NZS 1260:2017 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent applications
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for PVC-U pipes and fittings for sewer, drain, waste and vent applications above ground or below ground and is intended to be used where the pipeline is operating under gravity flow and the operating pressure is low; includes requirements for both plain and structured wall pipes and fittings.
AS 2118.1:2017 VERSION 1-1 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 1: General systems
Current
Standards Australia
This version of AS 2118.1:2017 VERSION 1-1 is the version published incorporating changes from Amendment No. 1, as published on 21 December 2017. This version of the Standard is referenced in the National Construction Code 2019. The Standard was subsequently amendeded by Amendment No. 2, published on 17 July 2020. Users should refer to the National Construction Code 2019 edition before using this version of this Standard. Otherwise use AS 2118.1:2017. Standard specifies general requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of automatic fire sprinkler systems in buildings.
AS 2118.1:2017 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 1: General systems
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies general requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of automatic fire sprinkler systems in buildings.
AS/NZS 1170.2:2011 Structural design actions, Part 2: Wind actions
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides requirements for determining wind actions for use in structural design; includes revised sections on combination factors and cantilevered roofs and new provisions for torsion and windborne debris testing; provides for the treatment of doors as openings, and increased local pressure factors; wind speeds and direction factors are given for regions in Australia and New Zealand; factors are provided to cover the environment around the structure, the geometry of the structure and the dynamic interaction of the structure with the wind.
AS 3660.1:2014 Termite management, Part 1: New building work
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the design and construction of subterranean termite management systems for new buildings and new building work.
AS 1428.4-1992 Design for access and mobility, Part 4: Tactile ground surface indicators for the orientation of people with vision impairment
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the design and installation of tactile ground surface indicators to assist people with vision impairment. Specific types of ground surface indicators that warn of hazards and denote direction are provided.
AS/NZS 1170.2:2021 Amd 1:2023 Structural design actions, Part 2: Wind actions
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS 2699.1:2020 Built-in components for masonry construction, Part 1: Wall ties
Current
Standards Australia
This Standard specifies requirements for wall ties for use in tying together the leaves of cavity masonry walls, masonry veneer walls and loadbearing frames, and masonry veneer walls against a strong backing wall.
AS 2699.3:2020 Built-in components for masonry construction, Part 3: Lintels and shelf angles (durability requirements)
Current
Standards Australia
This Standard specifies requirements for testing the durability performance of steel lintels and shelf angles to be built into masonry.
AS 1397:2021 Continuous hot-dip metallic coated steel sheet and strip - Coatings of zinc and zinc alloyed with aluminium and magnesium
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for continuously hot-dip metallic coated sheet steel and strip supplied in thicknesses up to and including 5.0 mm.
AS/NZS 5601.1:2022 Gas installations, Part 1: General installations
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out requirements and means of conformance for the design, installation and commissioning of gas installations that are associated with the use or intended use of fuel gases such as natural gas, LP Gas, or biogas.
AS/NZS 5601.1:2022 Amd 1:2023 Gas installations, Part 1: General installations
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS 2118.3-2010 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 3: Deluge systems
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out the requirements for the design and installation of deluge fire sprinkler systems to protect hazardous installations in buildings.
AS 2118.2:2021 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 2: Wall wetting sprinkler systems
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of wall wetting sprinkler systems where the exposure protection requirements of AS 2118.1 do not apply; intended to provide automatic external and/or internal protection to the unprotected infills of a building.
AS 4118.1.8-1999 Fire sprinkler systems, Part 1.8: Components - Pressure-reducing valves
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the construction, performance and testing requirements for pressure-reducing valves used in automatic fire sprinkler systems.
AS 1271-2003 Safety valves, other valves, liquid level gauges and other fittings for boilers and unfired pressure vessels
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the design, construction and testing of safety valves, other valves, liquid relief valves, liquid level gauges, blowdown valves and other fittings for use on boilers and unfired pressure vessels and their associated piping.
AS 2902-2005 Medical gas systems - Low pressure flexible hose assemblies
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for low-pressure flexible hose assemblies for use with medical gases; design, performance, identification and testing of low pressure flexible connecting assemblies used for conveying the medical gases at positive pressures up to 1400 kPa, and negative pressures not exceeding -95 kPa, are specified; flexible hoses used in fixed secondary equipment are not dealt with in this Standard; does not apply to manufacturer specific hoses provided by manufacturers of surgical tools as an integral part for use in the sterile operating area.
AS/NZS 5149.3:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements, Part 3: Installation site (ISO 5149-3:2014, MOD)
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies a simple means of referring to common refrigerants instead of using the chemical name, formula, or trade name. It also establishes a uniform system to be used in assigning the proper reference number and classification to refrigerants; the system for refrigerant classification is defined and physical data of common refrigerants listed.
AS 1851-2012 Routine service of fire protection systems and equipment
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for inspection, testing, preventive maintenance and survey of fire protection systems and equipment.
AS 4118.1.2-1996 Fire sprinkler systems, Part 1.2: Components - Alarm valves (wet)
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the requirements for the construction and performance of alarm valves (wet), for use in fire sprinkler systems.
AS 2118.10-1995 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 10: Approval documentation
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the information to be provided for the approval of fire sprinkler systems in accordance with AS 2118.1 and wall wetting sprinkler systems in accordance with AS 2118.2.
AS 4508-1999 Thermal resistance of insulation for ductwork used in building airconditioning
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements relating to the optimum thermal resistance of insulation for rigid and flexible ductwork and associated fittings used in heating, airconditioning and evaporative cooling systems of buildings and dwellings.
AS 4041-2006 Pressure piping
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies minimum requirements for the materials, design, fabrication, testing, inspection, reports and pre-commissioning of piping subject to internal or external pressure.
AS/NZS 1200:2015 Pressure equipment
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out basic requirements and good practice for the design, materials, manufacture, examination, testing, installation, conformity assessment, commissioning, operation, inspection, maintenance, repair, alteration and disposal of pressure equipment (boilers, pressure vessels and pressure piping) but excluding gas cylinders; includes detailed requirements for various pressure equipment by direct reference to a range of Australian, New Zealand and other Standards.
AS/NZS 5141:2018 Residential heating and cooling systems - Minimum applications and requirements for energy efficiency, performance and comfort criteria
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
This Standard specifies the requirements for design, selection, installation, commissioning and maintenance of residential heating and cooling climate control systems.
SA HB 39:2015 Installation code for metal roof and wall cladding
Current
Standards Australia
Provides information and guidelines on the selection, performance and installation of metal roofing and wall cladding.
HB 276-2004 A Guide to Good Practice for Energy Efficient Installation of Residential Heating, Cooling and Air Conditioning Plant and Equipment
Current
Standards Australia
Applies to heating, cooling and air conditioning systems installed in all Class 1a, 1b, 2, 3 and 4 buildings as defined in the Building Code of Australia; classifications include single dwellings and multi-storey residential buildings; this is for all work associated with the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of all heating, cooling and air conditioning plant and systems associated with the above residential buildings.
AS 2941-2013 Fixed fire protection installations - Pumpset systems
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for totally independent pumpset systems for use with fixed fire protection installations, such as sprinkler, hydrant, water spray, and hose reel systems.
AS/NZS 5149.4:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements, Part 4: Operation, maintenance, repair and recovery (ISO 5149-4:2014, MOD)
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for safety and environmental aspects in relation to operation, maintenance and repair of refrigerating systems and the recovery, reuse and disposal of all types of refrigerant, refrigerant oil, heat transfer fluid, refrigerating system and part thereof.
AS 4118.1.4-1994 Fire sprinkler systems, Part 1.4: Components - Valve monitors
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the requirements for establishing compliance with limits of design, performance, security and durability for sprinkler and hydrant valve monitors.
AS/NZS ISO 817:2016 Refrigerants - Designation and safety classification
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
This Standard provides an unambiguous system for assigning designations to refrigerants. It also establishes a system for assigning a safety classification to refrigerants based on toxicity and flammability data, and provides a means of determining the refrigerant concentration limit.
AS/NZS 5149.2:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements, Part 2: Design, construction, testing, marking and documentation (ISO 5149-2:2014, MOD)
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Applicable to the design, construction, and installation of refrigerating systems, including piping, components, materials, and ancillary equipment directly associated with such systems.
AS 1345-1995 Identification of the contents of pipes, conduits and ducts
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies means of identifying the contents of pipes, conduits, ducts and sheathing used to contain fluids, or for the distribution of electrical or communications services in land installations and on board ships by the use of colours, words and symbols.
AS 2473.3-2007 Valves for compressed gas cylinders, Part 3: Outlet connections for medical gases (including pin-indexed yoke connections)
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies outlet connections for gas cylinders containing medical gases, and specifies certain related design and manufacturing features of the valve.
AS/NZS 3666.2:2011 Air-handling and water systems of buildings - Microbial control, Part 2: Operation and maintenance
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies minimum requirements for the operation and maintenance of air-handling and water systems of buildings for the purposes of microbial control. It does not include requirements for refrigerated room airconditioners and non-ducted split systems.
AS 4118.1.5-1996 Fire sprinkler systems, Part 1.5: Components - Deluge and pre-action valves
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the construction, performance and testing requirements for valves used in deluge and pre-action sprinkler systems.
AS 1358-2004 Bursting discs and bursting disc devices - Application, selection and installation
Current
Standards Australia
Provides requirements and guidance on the application, selection and installation of bursting discs and bursting disc devices.
AS 4032.3:2022 Water supply - Valves for the control of heated water supply temperatures, Part 3: Requirements for field-testing, maintenance or replacement of valves, taps and devices
Current
Standards Australia
AS 4023.3 specifies the minimum requirements for field-testing, maintenance and replacement of thermostatic mixing valves, tempering valves, thermostatically controlled taps and end-of-line temperature-actuated devices
AS 2896:2021 Medical gas systems - Installation and testing of non-flammable medical gas pipeline systems
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the safety aspects, construction, testing and certification, operation and maintenance of non-flammable medical gas pipeline systems used for patient care, operating surgical tools, and therapeutic and diagnostic purposes; the supply of oxygen from pressure swing absorption, oxygen concentrators and similar techniques is not covered in this Standard; the supply of synthetic air from proportioning units is not covered in the Standard.
AS 4426-1997 Thermal insulation of pipework, ductwork and equipment - Selection, installation and finish
Current
Standards Australia
Deals with the selection, installation and finish of thermal insulation for pipework, ductwork, tanks, vessels, and equipment in the temperature range -75 degrees Celsius to +800 degrees Celsius, but excludes manufactured pre-insulated equipment, structural insulation of buildings and cold stores, fireproofing structures, refractory linings of plant, airborne installations and all external underground mains.
AS 4118.1.6-1995 Fire sprinkler systems, Part 1.6: Components - Stop valves and non-return valves
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the construction and performance of stop valves and non-return valves for fire sprinkler systems.
AS 4118.1.1-1996 Fire sprinkler systems, Part 1.1: Components - Sprinklers and sprayers
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the performance and testing of metallic element and frangible glass bulb sprinklers and sprayers.
AS 4118.1.7-1996 Fire sprinkler systems, Part 1.7: Components - Alarm valves (dry)
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the requirements for the construction of dry alarm valves for use in fire sprinkler systems.
AS 1324.1-2001 Air filters for use in general ventilation and airconditioning, Part 1: Application, performance and construction
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the performance and construction of air filters for use in general ventilation and airconditioning systems. It classifies air filters on the basis of design, construction performance and application and establishes minimum criteria for acceptance of an air filter into a particular category. It does not apply to HEPA filters.
AS 2118.8-1997 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 8: Minor modifications
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements covering minor modifications to existing sprinkler systems of light or ordinary hazard classification, such as the removal, alteration or addition of sprinklers, or the modification or addition of ranges and distribution pipes of limited size.
AS 4118.1.3-1995 Fire sprinkler systems, Part 1.3: Components - Water motor alarms
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the construction and performance for water motor alarms for fire sprinkler systems.
AS/NZS 5149.1:2016 Refrigerating systems and heat pumps - Safety and environmental requirements, Part 1: Definitions, classification and selection criteria (ISO 5149-1:2014, MOD)
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies the requirements for the safety of persons and property, provides guidance for the protection of the environment, and establishes procedures for the operation, maintenance, and repair of refrigerating systems and the recovery of refrigerants.
AS 1571:2020 Copper - Seamless tubes for air-conditioning and refrigeration
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the requirements for round, seamless copper tubes, manufactured from phosphorus-deoxidized copper containing high residual phosphorus and intended for use in air-conditioning and refrigeration.
AS 2568:2019 Purity of medical air produced from on-site compressor systems
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies minimum purity requirements for medical air delivered to the terminal units of a medical gas pipeline system from medical compressed air plants installed on-site. Requirements for gas analysis are given.
AS/NZS 1680.2.2:2008 Interior and workplace lighting, Part 2.2: Specific applications - Office and screen-based tasks
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out recommendations for the lighting of offices and similar tasks, including screen-based tasks. While the tasks may be commonly performed in interiors called offices’, they may also be performed in other interiors; for example, reading, writing and screen-based tasks frequently occur in most types of interior workplaces.
AS/NZS 1680.2.4:2017 Interior and workplace lighting, Part 2.4: Industrial tasks and processes
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out recommendations for the lighting of industrial tasks and processes that are carried out within buildings.
AS/NZS 3002:2008 Electrical installations - Shows and carnivals
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out requirements for the supply of electricity at low-voltage by wiring distribution systems to power consuming devices used for accommodation, entertainment or display purposes within concessions, tents, living quarters and other structures, associated with events with a maximum duration of four weeks.
AS/NZS 1680.2.5:2018 Interior and workplace lighting, Part 2.5: Hospital and medical tasks
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out lighting recommendations for a variety of tasks carried out within hospitals and medical premises, particularly tasks associated with clinical observation, treatment and care; recommendations also apply to related tasks, such as the visual examination of biological solutions and pathology specimens, in medical laboratories.
AS 5010-2001 Hygienic production of ratite (emu/ostrich) meat for human consumption
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the hygienic production of ratite (emu/ostrich) meat for human consumption.
AS 4465-2006 Construction of premises and hygienic production of poultry meat for human consumption
Current
Standards Australia
Written in compliance and consistency with Codex Alimentarius Volume 10.
AS 4696-2007 Hygienic production and transportation of meat and meat products for human consumption
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for hygienic production and transportation of meat and meat products for human consumption that are derived from animals of the bovine, bubaline, camelidae, caprine, cervidae, ovine, porcine and soliped species slaughtered other than in wild state.
AS 1603.3:2018 Automatic fire detection and alarm systems, Part 3: Heat alarms
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements, test methods and functional criteria for heat alarms that operate using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization, intended for household or similar residential applications.
AS 2001.5.4-2005 Methods of test for textiles, Method 5.4: Dimensional change - Domestic washing and drying procedures for textile testing (ISO 6330:2000, MOD)
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies domestic washing and drying procedures for textile testing; procedures are applicable to textile fabrics, garments or other textile articles which are subjected to appropriate combinations of domestic washing and drying procedures.
AS/NZS 1680.2.3:2008 Interior and workplace lighting, Part 2.3: Specific applications - Educational and training facilities
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out recommendations for the creation of good seeing conditions in educational and training facilities by means of appropriate lighting and interior colour treatment.
AS 4464-2007 Hygienic production of wild game meat for human consumption
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for hygienic production and transportation of wild game meat for human consumption. This Standard was developed by the Meat Standards Committee (MSC) of the Food Regulation Standing Committee (FRSC) under the Australian and New Zealand Food Regulation Ministerial Council (ANZFRMC). It is also known as FRSC Technical Report No. 2 which was published as AS 4464-2007 by CSIRO PUBLISHING.
AS 5008-2007 Hygienic rendering of animal products
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Provides minimum requirements for construction, equipment and rendering operations prescribed in this Standard.
AS 4674-2004 Design, construction and fit-out of food premises
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Provides criteria for architects, the construction industry and health and building regulators to cooperatively ensure that buildings used by food businesses are designed, constructed and fitted out in compliance with the requirements of the Australian Food Standards Code, Standard 3.2.3, Food Premises and Equipment, which will assist food businesses to produce safe food.
AS 2746-2008 Working areas for gas-fuelled vehicles
Withdrawn
Standards Australia
Sets out workshop safety requirements for dealing with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuelled engines and LNG fuel unloading methods, and requirements for CNG and LP Gas fuelled vehicles.
AS/NZS 1891.4:2000 Industrial fall-arrest systems and devices, Part 4: Selection, use and maintenance
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements and sets out recommendations for the selection, safe use and maintenance of industrial fall-arrest systems and devices based on the use of safety harnesses (including belts), horizontal life lines and rails, fall-arrest devices, and associated lanyards, connectors, anchorages and fittings.
AS/NZS 1680.2.1:2008 Interior and workplace lighting, Part 2.1: Specific applications - Circulation spaces and other general areas
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out recommendations for the lighting of circulation spaces and other areas which commonly occur in buildings of various types; contains material that adds to or amends the recommendations in AS/NZS 1680.1:2006 and is intended to be read in conjunction with that Standard and with any applicable specific recommendations in other Standards in the AS/NZS 1680 series.
AS 2658-2008 LP Gas - Portable and mobile appliances
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies minimum construction and safety requirements for LP Gas portable and mobile appliances supplied with gas at vapour pressure, performance test methods, and requirements for markings and information to be provided in instructions.
AS/NZS 1596:2014 The storage and handling of LP Gas
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
​Sets out requirements and recommendations for the safe storage and handling of LP Gas, in cylinders and bulk tanks.
AS/NZS 1680.1:2006 Interior and workplace lighting, Part 1: General principles and recommendations
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides general principles and recommendations for the lighting of building interiors to enhance the performance and comfort of those performing visual tasks; deals with illuminating essential task details, using both artificial light and daylight, while controlling or excluding factors that might cause visual discomfort.
AS 5011-2001 Hygienic production of natural casings for human consumption
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the hygienic production of natural casings for human consumption. This Standard was developed by a technical subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resource Management (SCARM) under the Agriculture and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand (ARMCANZ).
AS 4466-1998 Hygienic production of rabbit meat for human consumption
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the production and hygiene quality control of meat from Rabbits processed for human consumption at all registered establishments in Australia. This Standard was developed by a technical subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Resource Management (SCARM) under the Agriculture and Resource Council of Australia and New Zealand (ARMCANZ); also known as SCARM Report 59.
AS/NZS 1546.2:2008 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units, Part 2: Waterless composting toilets
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS/NZS 1546.2 aims to: 1. Provide a set of performance statements that form a base against which any waterless composting toilet, conventional or innovative, may be assessed. 2. Provide manufacturers of waterless composting toilets with a performance evaluation test that will confirm the conditions under which it will function best (this will enable certification bodies to check that a product conforms to the Standard). 3. Ensure that the operation and maintenance of a waterless composting toilet is done in a safe manner that meets basic health requirements given that it involves the removal of composted or partially composted material.
AS/NZS 2327:2017 Composite structures - Composite steel-concrete construction in buildings
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out minimum requirements for the design, detailing and construction of simply supported composite beams composed of a steel beam interconnected to a concrete slab by shear connectors, including applications in which the slab incorporates profiled steel sheeting.
AS/NZS 3500.2:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 2: Sanitary plumbing and drainage
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for the design and installation of sanitary plumbing and drainage from fixtures to a sewer, common effluent system or an on-site wastewater management system, as appropriate. It applies to new installations as well as alterations, additions or repairs to existing installations.
AS/NZS 3500.4:2018 Plumbing and drainage, Part 4: Heated water services
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of heated water services using drinking water, rainwater or a combination thereof. It applies to new installations as well as alterations, additions and repairs to existing installations.
AS/NZS 3500.1:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 1: Water services
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of cold water services from a point of connection to the points of discharge, and for non-drinking water from a point of connection to the points of discharge.
AS/NZS 4858:2004 Wet area membranes
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out to classify membranes based on elastic properties, which can then be used to give guidance on the type of detailing for a specific membrane referred to in AS 3740.
AS 4254.1:2021 Ductwork for air-handling systems in buildings, Part 1: Flexible duct
Current
Standards Australia
Provides standardized requirements for the performance testing, manufacture and installation of flexible ducts.
AS 3959:2018 Amd 1:2019 Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas
Current
Standards Australia
The 2018 edition of AS 3959 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate places.
AS 3600:2018 Amd 1:2018 Concrete Structures
Current
Standards Australia
The 2018 edition of AS 3600 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate places.
AS/NZS 3500.4:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 4: Heated water services
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out the requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of heated water services using drinking water or rainwater or a combination thereof; includes aspects of the installation from, and including, the valve(s) on the cold water inlet to any cold water storage tank or water heater and the downstream fixtures and fittings; applies to new installations as well as alterations, additions and repairs to existing installations.
AS/NZS 3500.3:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 3: Stormwater drainage
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out the requirements for materials, design, installation and testing of roof drainage systems, surface drainage systems and subsoil drainage systems to a point of connection.
AS/NZS 3500.2:2021 Amd 1:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 2: Sanitary plumbing and drainage
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS/NZS 3500.2:2021 is amended as follows.
AS 2118.5-2008 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 5: Home fire sprinkler systems
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of automatic fire sprinkler systems for one and two family homes.
AS 1562.3-2006 Design and installation of sheet roof and wall cladding, Part 3: Plastic
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies procedures for the design and installation of plastic roof and wall cladding materials for walls and roofs.
AS 1288:2021 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out procedures for the selection and installation of glass in buildings, subject to wind loading, human impact, and special applications. Glass strength is specified, based on the tensile stresses on the surface of the glass.
AS/NZS 3500.0:2021 Plumbing and drainage, Part 0: Glossary of terms
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies common plumbing and drainage terms and associated definitions used in areas of the plumbing and drainage sector including product manufacturing specifications, design and installation standards (such as the AS/NZS 3500 series) and regulatory documents.
AS 3740:2021 Waterproofing of domestic wet areas
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out minimum requirements for the materials, design and installation of waterproofing for domestic wet areas in Class 1, Class 2 and Class 4 buildings as defined in the NCC. It also applies to wet areas within Class 3 to 9 buildings as if it were a Class 2 or 4 part of a building.
AS/NZS 1664.2:1997 Aluminium structures, Part 2: Allowable stress design
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for the design of aluminium alloy load-carrying members using the allowable stress design criteria (ASD).
AS/NZS 2293.1:2018 Amd 1:2021 Emergency lighting and exit signs for buildings, Part 1: System design, installation and operation
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
The 2018 edition of AS/NZS 2293.1:2018 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate place.
AS 3600:2018 Amd 2:2021 Concrete structures
Current
Standards Australia
The 2018 edition of AS 3600 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate places.
AS 1670.4:2018 Amd 1:2021 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning, Part 4: Emergency warning and intercom systems
Current
Standards Australia
AS 1670.4:2018 is amended as follows. The amendments should be inserted in the locations as instructed.
AS 2118.1:2017 Amd 2:2020 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 1: General systems
Current
Standards Australia
The 2017 edition of AS 2118.1 is amended as follows; the amendment(s) should be inserted in the appropriate place(s).
AS 4200.2:2017 Amd 1:2018 Pliable building membranes and underlays, Part 2: Installation
Current
Standards Australia
The 2017 edition of AS 4200.2 is amended as follows; the amendment should be inserted in the appropriate place.
AS 1670.3:2018 Amd 1:2021 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems, Part 3: System design, installation and commissioning
Current
Standards Australia
AS 1670.3:2018 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the locations as instructed.
AS/NZS 2327:2017 Amd 1:2020 Composite structures - Composite steel-concrete construction in buildings
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
The 2017 edition of AS/NZS 2327 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate places.
AS 4200.2:2017 Amd 2:2021 Pliable building membranes and underlays, Part 2: Materials
Current
Standards Australia
The 2017 edition of AS 4200.2 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate place.
AS 3959:2018 Amd 2:2020 Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas
Current
Standards Australia
The 2018 edition of AS 3959 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate places.
AS 4200.1:2017 Amd 1:2021 Pliable building membranes and underlays, Part 1: Materials
Current
Standards Australia
The 2017 edition of AS 4200.1 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate places.
AS 1546.3:2017 Amd 1:2018 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units, Part 3: Secondary treatment systems
Current
Standards Australia
Amends the 2017 edition of AS 1546.3.
AS 1720.5:2015 Amd 1:2019 Timber structures, Part 5: Nailplated timber roof trusses
Current
Standards Australia
The 2015 edition of AS 1720.5 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate places.
AS/NZS 1547:2012 On-site domestic wastewater management
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS/NZS 1547:2012 provides the requirements for treatment units and their respective land application systems to achieve sustainable and effective on-site domestic wastewater management, to protect public health and the environment. This Standard identifies the performance statements that cover the overall design and sustainable management of on-site domestic wastewater systems.
AS/NZS 2312.2:2014 Guide to the protection of structural steel against atmospheric corrosion by the use of protective coatings, Part 2: Hot dip galvanizing
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides guidelines and recommendations regarding general principles of design, appropriate for articles to be hot dip galvanized for corrosion protection.
AS 5216:2021 Design of post-installed and cast-in fastenings in concrete
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies minimum requirements for the design of fastenings used to transmit loads to concrete for safety-critical applications.
AS/NZS 4234:2021 Heated water systems - Calculation of energy consumption
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out a method for evaluating the annual energy performance of water heaters using a combination of test results for component performance and mathematical models to determine the standardized annual supplementary energy use.
AS 1546.4:2016 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units, Part 4: Domestic greywater treatment systems
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the performance, design, installation and testing of domestic greywater treatment systems (DGTS) and associated fittings for single domestic dwellings where adequate backflow protection is provided in accordance with AS/NZS3500.1.
AS/NZS 1546.1:2008 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units, Part 1: Septic tanks
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS/NZS 1546.1 specifies performance requirements and performance criteria for septic tanks, technical means of compliance and provides test specifications that enable septic tanks to be manufactured to comply with the performance requirements and performance criteria.
AS/NZS 1720.4:2019 Timber structures, Part 4: Fire resistance of timber elements
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
The objective of this Standard is to provide a method for determining the fire resistance for structural adequacy and insulation of sawn timber, timber in pole form, plywood, laminated veneer lumber (LVL), and glued-laminated structural timber elements as an alternative to the test method specified in AS 1530.4.
AS 1546.3:2017 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units, Part 3: Secondary treatment systems
Current
Standards Australia
This Standard sets out requirements for the design, commissioning, performance and compliance testing of secondary treatment systems (STS) and advanced secondary treatment systems designed to treat domestic wastewater. The design hydraulic treatment capacities that may be tested in accordance with this Standard range from a minimum of 1200L/d to a maximum of 5000L/d. Guidance on installation, operation and maintenance is also provided.
AS/NZS 5601.1:2013 Gas installations, Part 1: General installations
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS NZS 5601.1 2013 gas standards, that specifies requirements and means of compliance for the design, installation and commissioning of gas installations that are associated with use or intended use of fuel gases such as natural gas, LP Gas, biogas or manufactured gas.
AS 5146.3:2018 Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, Part 3: Construction
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for construction using Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (Reinforced AAC) members conforming with AS 5146.1 and AS 5146.2, including associated fixings, flashings and control joints; does not cover the construction of structures consisting of unreinforced autoclaved aerated concrete blocks.
AS/NZS 1546.2:2001 On-site domestic wastewater treatment units - Waterless composting toilets
Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specfies performance requirements for the assessment of conventional and innovative water composting toilets, and includes a performance evaluation test. Also includes guidelines for the safe conduct of operation and maintenance of waterless composting toilets.
AS 2419.1:2021 Fire hydrant installations, Part 1: System design, installation and commissioning
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the design, installation and commissioning and testing of fire hydrant installations that are used for the protection of buildings, structures, storage yards, marinas and associated moored vessels, wharves, and plant.
AS/NZS ISO 717.1:2004 Acoustics - Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements, Part 1: Airborne sound insulation
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides a method whereby the frequency dependent values of airborne sound insulation of building elements and in building can be converted into a single number characterizing the acoustical performance; this Standard is identical with and reproduced from ISO 717-1:1996.
AS ISO 717.2-2004 Acoustics - Rating of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements, Part 2: Impact sound insulation
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Defines and provides methods for determining single number quantities for the impact sound insulation in buildings; this Standard is identical with and reproduced from ISO 717-2:1996.
AS 1056.1-1991 Storage water heaters, Part 1: General requirements
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies general construction and performance requirements for electric storage water heaters of 25 L to 630 L rated hot water delivery.
AS/NZS 1170.0:2002 Structural design actions, Part 0: General principles
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides the procedure for structural design; includes design procedures, reference to design actions (other parts of the series), combinations of actions, detailing for robustness, methods of analysis and methods for confirmation of a limit states design; also covers the use of special studies and experimental testing and, for New Zealand, criteria for selection of annual probability of exceedance.
AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions, Part 1: Permanent, imposed and other actions
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides design values of permanent, imposed and other actions to be used in the limit state design of structures and members; intended to be used in conjunction with AS/NZS 1170.0.
AS/NZS 1170.3:2003 Structural design actions, Part 3: Snow and ice actions
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides design values of snow and ice actions for use in structural design; it is intended to be used in conjunction with AS/NZS 1170.0, which gives the procedure for structural design; snow regions are defined and ground snow loads are provided for a range of annual probabilities of exceedance; other factors cover the environment around the structure, the geometry of the structure and the effect of winds on snow distribution.
AS 1170.4-2007 Structural design actions, Part 4: Earthquake actions in Australia
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out data and procedures for determining earthquake loads on structures and their components, and also minimum detailing requirements for structures; domestic structures are covered in an Appendix.
AS 1191-2002 Acoustics - Method for laboratory measurement of airborne sound transmission insulation of building elements
Current
Standards Australia
Provides a method for the measurement of airborne sound reduction index to building partitions such as walls, floor/ceiling assemblies, doors, windows and other space dividing elements.
AS 1273-1991 Unplasticized PVC (UPVC) downpipe and fittings for rainwater
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for rectangular and circular UPVC downpipes and fittings used for rainwater disposal.
AS 1288-2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies procedures for the design, selection and installation of glass in buildings; includes guidance for installation practice, based on proven techniques.
AS 1289.6.3.3-1997 Methods of testing soils for engineering purposes, Method 6.3.3: Soil strength and consolidation tests - Determination of the penetration resistance of a soil - Perth sand penetrometer test
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out the procedure for determining the resistance of a soil to penetration by a flat ended rod of 16 ±0.2 mm diameter driven with a 9 kg mass, dropping 600 mm; use of the method is limited to granular soils with a maximum particle size not exceeding 2 mm, and a layer thickness of at least of 450 mm.
AS 1397-2011 Continuous hot-dip metallic coated steel sheet and strip - Coatings of zinc and zinc alloyed with aluminium and magnesium
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for continuously hot-dip metallic coated sheet steel and strip supplied in thicknesses up to and including 5.0 mm.
AS 1428.1 SUPP 1-1993 Design for access and mobility, Part 1: General requirements for access - Buildings - Commentary (Supplement to AS 1428.1-1993)
Withdrawn
Standards Australia
Provides additional information and background on AS 1428, Design for access and mobility, Part 1-1993, General requirements for access - Buildings. This edition varies from the 1990 edition only in that the paragraph numbers have been amended to reflect the clause numbers in the 1993 edition of AS 1428.1.
AS 1428.1-2001 Design for access and mobility, Part 1: General requirements for access - New building work
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies design requirements applicable to new building work, including public and commercial, to provide access for people with disabilities.
AS 1428.1-2009 Design for access and mobility, Part 1: General requirements for access - New building work
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
AS 1428.1 2009 Sets out minimum design requirements for new building work, as required by the Building Code of Australia (BCA), to enable access for people with disabilities.
AS 1428.2-1992 Design for access and mobility, Part 2: Enhanced and additional requirements - Buildings and facilities
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the design of buildings and facilities for access for people with disabilities; where appropriate, these requirements are additional to the minimum requirements of AS 1428.1.
AS/NZS 1428.4.1:2009 Design for access and mobility, Part 4.1: Means to assist the orientation of people with vision impairment - Tactile ground surface indicators
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out requirements for the design and application of tactile ground surface indicators for new buildings to ensure safe and dignified mobility of people who are blind or vision impaired.
AS 1530.1-1994 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures, Part 1: Combustibility test for materials
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out a test method for determining the combustibility of building materials and is one of a series of test methods for evaluating the potential fire hazard of building products.
AS 1530.2-1993 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures, Part 2: Test for flammability of materials
Current
Standards Australia
AS 1530.4:2014 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures, Part 4: Fire-resistance tests for elements of construction
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out test procedures and criteria for the determination of fire-resistance of elements of building construction.
AS 1562.1:2018 Design and installation of metal roof and wall cladding, Part 1: Metal
Current
Standards Australia
This Standard sets out requirements for the design and installation of self-supporting metal roof and wall cladding, subjected to out-of-plane external actions and in-plane thermally induced actions, permanent actions on walls and steep roofs and frictional drag of wind and snow actions.
AS/NZS 1562.2:1999 Design and installation of sheet roof and wall cladding, Part 2: Corrugated fibre-reinforced cement
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out requirements for the materials, design and installation of corrugated fibre-reinforced cement roof and wall cladding; provides test procedures for the determination of resistance to wind force; appendix gives advice on the provision of roof ventilation.
AS/NZS 1562.3:1996 Design and installation of sheet roof and wall cladding, Part 3: Plastic
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies the procedures for the design and installation of plastic roof and wall cladding materials.
AS 1657:2018 Fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders - Design, construction and installation
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the design, selection, construction and installation of fixed platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders that are intended to provide safe access to places used by operating, inspection, maintenance and servicing personnel.
AS/NZS 1664.1:1997 Aluminium structures, Part 1: Limit state design
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for the design of aluminium building type structural load-carrying members and elements using the limit state design criteria (LSD).
AS 1668.1:2015 The use of ventilation and air conditioning in buildings, Part 1: Fire and smoke control in buildings
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out minimum requirements for the design, construction, installation and commissioning of mechanical smoke control systems in buildings; specific methods of smoke control are defined and the appropriate requirements specified for each.
AS 1668.4-2012 The use of ventilation and airconditioning in buildings, Part 4: Natural ventilation of buildings
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out minimum design requirements for natural ventilation systems that ventilate enclosures and requirements for the ventilation of car parks.
AS 1668.2-2012 The use of ventilation and airconditioning in buildings, Part 2: Mechanical ventilation in buildings
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
AS 1668.2 2012 sets out requirements for mechanical air-handling systems that ventilate buildings and car parks, and for ventilation based on the need to control odours, particulates and specific gases. Also known as AS 1668 part 2.
AS/NZS 1680.0:2009 Interior lighting, Part 0: Safe movement
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out the minimum requirements for electric lighting systems within publicly accessible areas of buildings to provide visual conditions that facilitate the safe movement of people in the normal use of the building.
AS 1720.1-2010 Timber structures, Part 1: Design methods
Current
Standards Australia
Provides a code of practice for the design and acceptance of timber structures and elements, and includes design methods and design data appropriate for commonly encountered structural elements and materials and requirements to be met for specification of the design, installation and maintenance of timber structures.
AS 1720.4-2006 Timber structures, Part 4: Fire resistance for structural adequacy of timber members
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Provides a computational method for determining the fire resistance of solid and glued-laminated structural timber members (for the purpose of structural adequacy) as an alternative to the test method specified in AS 1530.4.
AS 1720.5:2015 Timber structures, Part 5: Nailplated timber roof trusses
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the design of nailplated timber roof trusses for residential and similar building applications in accordance with AS1720.1, AS4055 and the AS(/NZS)1170 series.
AS 1735.11-1986 SAA Lift Code, Part 11: Fire-rated landing doors
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for fire-rated landing doors for retarding the passage of fire through openings in fire-rated liftwells; it applies where doors are required to have a fire-rating certificate.
AS 1735.12-1999 Lifts, escalators and moving walks, Part 12: Facilities for persons with disabilities
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for passenger lifts which are specifically designed to assist persons with disabilities.
AS/NZS 1859.4:2018 Reconstituted wood-based panels - Specifications, Part 4: Wet process fibreboard
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies product requirements for wet process fibreboard, including hardboard, medium board and softboard.
AS 1860.2-2006 Particleboard flooring, Part 2: Installation
Current
Standards Australia
Proposes procedures for the selection, placement and fixing of Class 1 particleboard flooring complying with AS/NZS 1860.1.
AS 1905.1:2015 Components for the protection of openings in fire-resistant walls, Part 1: Fire-resistant doorsets
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the construction and installation of fire-resistant doorsets that are used to protect openings in walls, and for partitions that are required to resist the passage of fire.
AS 1905.2-2005 Components for the protection of openings in fire-resistant walls, Part 2: Fire-resistant roller shutters
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for design, construction and installation of vertically operating roller shutters intended to protect trafficable openings in fire-rated walls; compliance is based on prototype testing in accordance with AS 1530.4; labelling requirements are included.
AS 1926.1-2012 Swimming pool safety, Part 1: Safety barriers for swimming pools
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the design, construction and performance of barriers that will restrict the access of young children to swimming pools.
AS 1926.2-2007 Swimming pool safety, Part 2: Location of safety barriers for swimming pools
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out options for the location of safety barriers intended to restrict the access of young children to swimming pools.
AS 1926.3-2010 Swimming pool safety, Part 3: Water recirculation systems
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for skimmer boxes and other permanent water outlets in swimming pools and spas.
AS 2047-2014 Windows and external glazed doors in buildings
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for materials, construction, installation and glazing for external windows, sliding and swinging glazed doors, including French and bi-fold doors, adjustable louvres, shopfronts and window walls with one-piece framing elements.
AS 2049-2002 Roof tiles
Current
Standards Australia
Provides manufacturers of roof tiles with design specifications and performance requirements for non-metallic interlocking roof tiles for use in domestic, commercial or light industrial applications.
AS 2050:2018 Installation of Roof Tiles
Current
Standards Australia
This Standard sets out requirements for the placement and installing of roof tiles of the types specified in AS 2049.
AS 2118.6-2012 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 6: Combined sprinkler and hydrant systems in multistorey buildings
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Sets out minimum criteria for the design, installation and commissioning of combined sprinkler and hydrant systems (including fire hose reels where appropriate) in multistorey buildings greater than two storeys in height.
AS 2118.4-2012 Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 4: Sprinkler protection for accommodation buildings not exceeding four storeys in height
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the design, installation and acceptance testing (commissioning) of automatic fire sprinkler systems in accommodation buildings not more than four storeys.
AS 2159-2009 Piling - Design and installation
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Sets out minimum requirements for the design, construction and testing of piled footings for civil engineering and building structures on land or immediate inshore locations.
AS/NZS 2179.1:2014 Specifications for rainwater goods, accessories and fasteners, Part 1: Metal shape or sheet rainwater goods, and metal accessories and fasteners
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides manufacturers with requirements for determining the fitness for purpose of metal shape or sheet rainwater goods, and metal accessories and fasteners.
AS/NZS 2269.0:2012 Plywood - Structural, Part 0: Specifications
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies minimum performance requirements and specifications for the manufacture and application of structural plywood, acceptable to users, specifiers, manufacturers, and building authorities in Australia and New Zealand.
AS/NZS 2293.1:2018 Emergency lighting and exit signs for buildings, Part 1: System design, installation and operation
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for the design and installation of emergency lighting and illuminated emergency exit signage systems for buildings. Central battery, single point and self-contained systems are included.
AS 2441-2005 Installation of fire hose reels
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for distribution, location and installation of fire hose reels.
AS 2444-2001 Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets - Selection and location
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the criteria for the selection of portable fire extinguishers and the requirements for their application, location and distribution.
AS 2665-2001 Smoke/heat venting systems - Design, installation and commissioning
Current
Standards Australia
AS/NZS 2699.1:2000 Built-in components for masonry construction, Part 1: Wall ties
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for wall ties for masonry and masonry-veneer walls of Type A and Type B, including cavity, veneer and remedial.
AS/NZS 2699.3:2002 Built-in components for masonry construction, Part 3: Lintels and shelf angles (durability requirements)
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out the requirements for methods of testing the durability performance of steel lintel and shelf angles that are built into masonry.
AS 2870-2011 Residential slabs and footings
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the classification of a site and the design and construction of a footing system for a single dwelling house, town house or the like which may be detached or separated by a party wall or common wall but not situated vertically above or below another dwelling.
AS/NZS 2890.6:2009 Parking facilities, Part 6: Off-street parking for people with disabilities
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies minimum requirements for the provision of off-street parking facilities for people with disabilities.
AS/NZS 2904:1995 Damp-proof courses and flashings
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies the requirements for damp-proof course and flashing materials of the sheet membrane, strip and collar type for use in building construction.
AS/NZS 2908.1:2000 Cellulose-cement products, Part 1: Corrugated sheets
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out requirements for corrugated cellulose-cement sheets for use primarily as roofing and wall cladding, as applied to auto-claved sheets in which the cement is partially replaced by ground silica.
AS/NZS 2908.2:2000 Cellulose-cement products, Part 2: Flat sheets
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies the characteristics, methods of control and test, and acceptance for fibre-cement flat sheets; covers sheets intended for external applications such as cladding facades, curtain walls, soffits, lost casing, and the like, and sheets intended for internal use such as partitions, floors, ceilings, and the like, with a wide range of properties appropriate to the type of application.
AS/NZS 2918:2018 Domestic solid fuel burning appliances - Installation
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for the installation of domestic solid fuel burning appliances that can be fully assembled prior to being transported to the installation site; does not cover the installation of appliances that have to be assembled in situ, or appliances with electrically driven fuel stoker systems.
AS/NZS 3013:2005 Electrical installations - Classification of the fire and mechanical performance of wiring system elements
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out a classification scheme for wiring systems according to their resistance to the hazards of fire and mechanical damage.
AS/NZS 3500.0:2003 Plumbing and drainage, Part 0: Glossary of terms
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Intended for the general water industry and for use in the interpretation of terminology used in the various parts of the Plumbing and drainage series of Standards and covers water supply from the reticulation main into the premises, including hot water service systems, sanitary fixtures, drainage and their associated water and waste fittings, pipe systems and associated components.
AS/NZS 3500.1:2018 Plumbing and drainage, Part 1: Water Services
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS NZS 3500.1 2018 sets out requirements for the installation of water services from the point of connection to the network utility’s water supply or from an alternative drinking water supply to the points of discharge. Applies to new installations as well as alterations, additions and repairs to existing installations.
AS/NZS 3500.2:2018 Plumbing and drainage, Part 2: Sanitary plumbing and drainage
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS NZS 3500.2 2018 specifies requirements for the design and installation of sanitary plumbing and drainage from fixtures to a sewer, common effluent system or an on-site wastewater management system, applies to new installations, additions or repairs to existing installations.
AS/NZS 3500.3:2018 Plumbing and drainage, Part 3: Stormwater drainage
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS NZS 3500.3 2018 sets out requirements for materials, design, installation and testing of roof drainage systems, surface drainage systems and subsoil drainage systems to a point of connection.
AS 3600:2018 Concrete structures
Current
Standards Australia
The AS 3600 Concrete code; AS 3600 2009 specifies minimum requirements for the design and construction of concrete building structures and members that contain reinforcing steel or tendons, or both; sets out requirements for plain concrete and pedestal footings.
AS 3660.3:2014 Termite management, Part 3: Assessment criteria for termite management systems
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies the criteria for assessing the effectiveness of termite management systems intended for use in buildings and structures as required by AS 3660.1 or AS 3660.2; also outlines procedures to assess the ability of a system and its components to manage termite activity in and around buildings and structures.
AS/NZS 3666.1:2011 Air-handling and water systems of buildings - Microbial control, Part 1: Design, installation and commissioning
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies minimum requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of air-handling and water systems of buildings for the purposes of microbial control. It does not include requirements for refrigerated room airconditioners and non-ducted split systems.
AS 3700:2018 Masonry Structures
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies minimum requirements for the design and construction of unreinforced, reinforced and prestressed masonry, including built-in components.
AS 3740-2010 Waterproofing of domestic wet areas
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out minimum requirements for the materials, design and installation of waterproofing for domestic wet areas.
AS 3786:2014 Smoke alarms using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements, test methods and functional criteria for smoke alarms that operate using scattered light, transmitted light or ionization, intended for household or similar residential applications.
AS/NZS 3823.1.2:2012 Performance of electrical appliances - Airconditioners and heat pumps, Part 1.2: Ducted airconditioners and air-to-air heat pumps - Testing and rating for performance (ISO 13253:2011, MOD)
Pending Revision
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Adopts ISO 13253:2011 to establish test methods for determining the capacity and efficiency ratings of ducted, air-cooled airconditioners and ducted air-to-air heat pumps; residential, commercial and industrial single-package and split-system airconditioners and heat pumps are included.
AS 3959:2018 Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas in order to improve their resistance to bushfire attack from burning embers, radiant heat, flame contact and combinations of the three attack forms.
AS/NZS 4020:2018 Testing of products for use in contact with drinking water
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for the suitability of products for use in contact with drinking water, with regard to their effect on the quality of water.
AS 4055-2012 Wind loads for housing
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies site wind speed classifications for determining design wind speeds and wind loads for housing that is within specified geometric limits.
AS 4072.1-2005 Components for the protection of openings in fire-resistant separating elements, Part 1: Service penetrations and control joints
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the testing, interpretation of test results, and installation of penetration sealing systems and control joints sealing systems in fire-resistant elements of construction.
AS 4100:2020 Steel structures
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies minimum requirements for the design and the engineering aspects of fabrication and erection, and modification of steelwork in structures in accordance with the limit states design method.
AS 4200.2:2017 Pliable building membranes and underlays, Part 2: Installation
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the installation of pliable building membranes (also known as ‘sarking’ or ‘underlay’), when used either independently or as a facing to other materials, such as insulation materials, for water control, thermal control, vapour control or air control, or a combination of these control functions.
AS 4200.1:2017 Pliable building membranes and underlays, Part 1: Materials
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for materials for use as pliable building membranes (also known as sarking or underlay), when used either independently or as a facing to other materials, such as insulation materials, and as control functions for water, thermal vapour or air control.
AS/NZS 4234:2008 Heated water systems - Calculation of energy consumption
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out a method of evaluating the annual energy performance of water heaters using a combination of test results for component performance and a mathematical model to determine the standardized annual purchased energy use.
AS 4254.1-2012 Ductwork for air-handling systems in buildings, Part 1: Flexible duct
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for materials, construction and installation, including some aspects of performance, for flexible duct for air-handling systems in buildings and facilities.
AS 4254.2-2012 Ductwork for air-handling systems in buildings, Part 2: Rigid duct
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for materials, construction, and installation, including some aspects of performance, for ductwork for air-handling systems in buildings and facilities, including systems designed in accordance with requirements of AS/NZS 1668.1 and AS 1668.2.
AS/NZS 4256.2:1994 Plastic roof and wall cladding materials, Part 2: Unplasticized polyvinyl chloride (uPVC) building sheets
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for transparent, translucent and opaque, uncoated and coated uPVC sheets that are formed into profiles and are primarily intended for use as a roof cladding sheet. In certain circumstances, the same material may be used as a wall cladding sheet.
AS/NZS 4256.1:1994 Plastic roof and wall cladding materials, Part 1: General requirements
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies general requirements for general purpose coated and uncoated, transparent, translucent and opaque sheets of flat, corrugated and other geometrical configurations intended for roof and wall cladding applications.
AS/NZS 4256.3:1994 Plastic roof and wall cladding materials, Part 3: Glass fibre reinforced polyester (GRP)
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for general purpose translucent and opaque glass fibre reinforced polyester sheets of flat, corrugated and other geometrical configurations intended for roof and wall cladding materials.
AS/NZS 4256.5:1996 Plastic roof and wall cladding materials, Part 5: Polycarbonate
Available Superseded
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for transparent, translucent and opaque polycarbonate sheeting intended for use as roof or wall cladding.
AS/NZS 4284:2008 Testing of building facades
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out methods of testing building facades for environmental loading including water penetration and air infiltration as well as structural tests.
AS/NZS 4505:2012 Garage doors and other large access doors
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies requirements for the design, construction, and installation of garage doors and other large access doors in external walls of buildings.
AS 4552-2005 Gas fired water heaters for hot water supply and/or central heating
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Provides manufacturers, designers, regulatory authorities, testing laboratories and similar organizations with uniform minimum requirements for the safety, performance and use of gas fired water heaters and central heating boilers for hot water supply and/or central heating.
AS 4586-2013 Slip resistance classification of new pedestrian surface materials
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out means of classifying pedestrian surface materials according to their frictional characteristics.
AS 4597-1999 Installation of roof slates and shingles (Non-interlocking type)
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for the placement and fixing of terracotta, fibre cement and timber shingles and slates only to roofs of buildings intended for domestic, commercial and light industrial purposes.
AS/NZS 4600:2018 Cold-formed steel structures
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Sets out minimum requirements for the design of structural members cold-formed to shape from carbon or low-alloy steel sheet, strip, plate or bar not more than 25mm in thickness and used for load-carrying purposes in buildings.
AS 4654.2-2012 Waterproofing membranes for external above-ground use, Part 2: Design and installation
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Sets out a consistent and reliable approach to the design and installation of external waterproofing membrane systems.
AS 4654.1-2012 Waterproofing membranes for external above-ground use, Part 1: Materials
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Sets out requirements for waterproofing membranes for external above-ground use, installed in accordance with AS 4654.2.
AS 4678-2002 Earth-retaining structures
Pending Revision
Standards Australia
Specifies the design criteria and sets out guidance for use in the design of earth-retaining structures, for use by engineers and designers.
AS 4773.1:2015 Masonry in small buildings, Part 1: Design
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the design and specification of masonry in buildings of Class 1 and Class 10a, as defined in the National Construction Code (NCC), and constructed from clay, concrete, or calcium silicate masonry units.
AS 4773.2:2015 Masonry in small buildings, Part 2: Construction
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for construction practices for masonry in buildings of Class 1 and Class 10a, as defined in the National Construction Code (NCC), designed in accordance with AS 4773.1 and to be constructed from clay, concrete, or calcium silicate masonry units.
AS/NZS 4859.2:2018 Thermal insulation materials for buildings, Part 2: Design
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies the assumptions to be used in calculating the system and total R-values of building constructions, which include IR reflective or IR non-reflective airspaces, for the purposes of designing building components to be used in thermal insulation systems.
AS/NZS 4859.1:2018 Thermal insulation materials for buildings, Part 1: General criteria and technical provisions
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Provides requirements and test methods for materials that are used for thermal insulation within buildings, including thermal insulation of ductwork and pipework, by moderating the flow of heat through these elements.
AS 5113:2016 Classification of external walls of buildings based on reaction-to-fire performance
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out the procedures for the assessment and classification of external walls of buildings according to their tendency to spread fire via the building façade.
AS 5146.1:2015 Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete, Part 1: Structures
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out minimum requirements for the design and construction of structures incorporating Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (Reinforced AAC) members.
AS 5216:2018 Design of post-installed and cast-in fastenings in concrete
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
This Standard specifies minimum design requirements for fasteners used to transmit loads to concrete for safety-critical applications.
AS 5637.1:2015 Determination of fire hazard properties, Part 1: Wall and ceiling linings
Current
Standards Australia
Sets out procedures for the assessment of internal wall and ceiling linings according to their tendency to ignite; their tendency to release heat once ignition has occurred; their tendency to cause flashover; their tendency to release smoke; and their contribution to fire growth.
AS ISO 9239.1-2003 Reaction to fire tests for floor coverings, Part 1: Determination of the burning behaviour using a radiant heat source
Current
Standards Australia
Specifies a method for assessing the wind-opposed burning behaviour and spread of flame of horizontally mounted floorings exposed to a heat flux radiant gradient in a test chamber, when ignited with pilot flames for all types of flooring.
AS/NZS ISO 9972:2015 Thermal performance of buildings - Determination of air permeability of buildings - Fan pressurization method
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Specifies the use of mechanical pressurization or depressurization of a building or part of a building.
SA TS 5344:2019 Permanent labelling for Aluminium Composite Panel (ACP) products
Current
Standards Australia
This Technical Specification sets out requirements for the permanent marking of Aluminium Composite Panels (ACPs).
AS/NZS 1530.3:1999 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures, Part 3: Simultaneous determination of ignitability, flame propagation, heat release and smoke release
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
Describes a single test method for grading building materials on the basis of ignition tendency, flame spread, heat development and tendency to produce smoke.
AS 1670.4:2018 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning, Part 4: Emergency warning and intercom systems
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies the design, installation and commissioning requirements for emergency warning systems and emergency intercom systems used in buildings for the evacuation of building occupants in the event of a fire or other type of emergency.
AS 1670.3:2018 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning, Part 3: Fire alarm monitoring
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies the requirements for fire alarm monitoring systems between the monitored fire detection and alarm system and the fire dispatch centre and includes requirements for the monitoring equipment.
AS 1670.1:2018 Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning, Part 1: Fire
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out requirement for the design, installation and commissioning of fire detection and alarm systems comprising components conforming to the requirements of the appropriate component Standards.
AS 2419.1-2005 Fire hydrant installations, Part 1: System design, installation and commissioning
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of fire hydrants.
AS 4100-1998 Steel structures
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Sets out minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, erection, and modification of steelwork in structures in accordance with the limit states design method
AS 1684.2-2010 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
AS 1684.2 2010 specifies requirements for the building industry with procedures that can be used to determine building practice, to design or check construction details, and to determine member sizes, and bracing and fixing requirements for timber-framed construction in non-cyclonic areas.
AS 1684.3-2010 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 3: Cyclonic areas
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Provides the building industry with procedures that can be used to determine building practice, to design or check construction details, and to determine member sizes, and bracing and fixing requirements for timber-framed construction in cyclonic areas.
AS 1684.4-2010 Residential timber-framed construction, Part 4: Simplified - Non-Cyclonic Areas
Available Superseded
Standards Australia
Specifies requirements for the building industry with procedures that can be used to determine building practice, to design or check construction details, and to determine member sizes, and bracing and fixing requirements for timber-framed construction in non-cyclonic wind classifications N1 and N2. Also referred to as the timber framing code.
AS/NZS 3000:2018 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS NZS 3000 2018 (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules) specifies requirements for the design, construction and verification of electrical installations, including the selection and installation of electrical equipment forming part of such electrical installations; part 1 provides provisions that constitute the minimum regulatory requirements for a safe electrical installation; part 2 provides work methods and installation practices that are ‘deemed to comply’ with the requirements of Part 1.
AS/NZS 3000:2018 Amd 3:2023 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS/NZS 3000:2018 is amended as follows.
AS/NZS 3000:2018 Amd 2:2021 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000 is amended as follows.
AS/NZS 3000:2018 Amd 1:2020 Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
2018 edition of AS/NZS 3000 is amended as follows.
AS/NZS 1260:2017 Amd 1:2024 PVC-U pipes and fittings for drain, waste and vent applications
Current
Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand
AS 1530.8.1:2018 Amd 1:2024 Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures, Part 8.1: Tests on elements of construction for buildings exposed to simulated bushfire attack - Radiant heat and small flaming sources
Current
Standards Australia
The 2018 edition of AS 1530.8.1 is amended as follows; the amendments should be inserted in the appropriate places.