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326 Documents

The NCC Primary References Set contains the editions of the Standards as referenced in the NCC. In some instances, these are not the same as the current edition of the Standard subsequently published or updated by Standards Australia. New editions of Standards which are primary references in the NCC will only be included when the NCC is updated. From time to time, Standards may be subject to Amendments, in which case, the former content (including text, figures and equations) will be noted and the former content will be accessible within the various access types on the Standards Store. We recommend that users make their own enquiries as to which editions of Standards are referenced in the NCC or other relevant regulatory instruments at a specific point in time.
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Residential timber-framed construction, Part 3: Cyclonic areas, C2 Supplement 14: Timber framing span tables - Wind classification C2 - Unseasoned hardwood - Stress Grade F14 (Supplement to AS 1684.3-2010)
Electrical installations — Classification of the fire and mechanical performance of wiring system elements

5 Documents

Considering the acoustics of buildings is important for both the insulation of sound and for safeguarding against external noises including foot, air and road traffic. Providing guidance for acoustic-ratings and measurements of sound insulation, this set has been developed for use by acoustic engineers, architects, technicians, urban planners, inspectors and certifiers.
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Acoustics — Recommended design sound levels and reverberation times for building interiors
Acoustics — Measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements, Part 7: Field measurements of impact sound insulation of floors (ISO 140-7:1998, MOD)

260 Documents

This set contains up to 3 historical superseded editions and their Amendments of documents included in the Building Essentials set.
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Residential timber-framed construction, Part 3: Cyclonic areas
Ceramic tiles — Grouts and adhesives, Part 1: Terms, definitions and specifications for adhesives

116 Documents

Today’s builders have a wide skillset and are responsible many facets of the construction process. Our Building Essentials Set will complete your toolbox. It provides guidance around accessibility, timber framing (including the timber framing span tables Supplements), concrete, steel and masonry structures, waterproofing, wet area membranes, tiling as well as construction in bushfire areas. Also for construction managers, project managers, carpenters, engineers and technicians.
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Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas, N4 Supplement 3: Timber framing span tables — Wind classification N4 — Seasoned softwood — Stress Grade F8 (Supplement to AS 1684.2-2010)
Waterproofing of domestic wet areas

7 Documents

29 million cubic metres of premixed concrete are produced to build and support structures across Australia each year. Our Concrete Set offers key standards and related handbook to provide guidance around concrete structures, residential slabs and footings, construction, repair and protection, formwork and prefabrication. This set aims to assist the build, protection and repair of concrete structures and is suitable for concreters, builders, construction managers, architects and project managers.
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Concrete structures
Prefabricated concrete elements, Part 2: Building construction

9 Documents

The standards included in this set focus on compliance needs for the installation of ductwork and air handling systems. Airconditioning and mechanical services plumbers, HVAC engineers and duct fixing plumbers will find this set particularly helpful.
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The use of ventilation and air conditioning in buildings, Part 1: Fire and smoke control in buildings
The use of ventilation and airconditioning in buildings, Part 2: Mechanical ventilation in buildings

23 Documents

This set combines ten core electrical standards that provide safety and installation guidance for those in an electrical trade. This set includes AS 3000, commonly known as the Wiring Rules, as well as installations, inspections and lighting. The Electrical Installations Set will also be highly useful for manufacturers, engineers, safety inspectors and officers who will use these standards.
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In-service safety inspection and testing of electrical equipment
Electrical installations - Verification by inspection and testing

6 Documents

Specialist electricians working on fire protection communications and detection systems and smoke detection systems will find this set of standards helpful with installation and maintenance. Fire safety engineers, fire protection equipment technicians, specialist electricians, mechanical engineers, technicians, building certifiers and architects will also find these standards helpful.
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Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems — System design, installation and commissioning, Part 3: Fire alarm monitoring
Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems - System design, installation and commissioning, Part 1: Fire

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Designed for plumbers working on active fire protection systems such as fire sprinkler systems, extinguishers and fire hose reels, this set provides installation and maintenance guidance. Fire safety engineers, fire protection equipment technicians, plumbers, technicians, quality controllers and architects will find the information in these standards particularly helpful. This set includes the 2005 and 2017 editions of AS 2419.1. The 1995 edition is specifically referenced in the NCC 2019.
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Fire hydrant installations, Part 1: System design, installation and commissioning
Automatic fire sprinkler systems, Part 8: Minor modifications

11 Documents

The standards in this set provide gasfitters with essential information relating to gas installations, including the design, installation, and commissioning of commercial, industrial, and domestic gas appliances, as well as the servicing of Type A gas appliances. The set includes both parts of AS/NZS 5601, a key standard for gas installations in Australia and New Zealand. It also includes standards relating to the assessment of explosive atmospheres, especially where gas or vapour hazards may arise, including new information relating to hydrogen.
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Explosive atmospheres, Part 10.1: Classification of areas — Explosive gas atmospheres — Commentary (Supplement 1 to AS/NZS IEC 60079.10.1:2022)
Industrial fuel-fired appliances

5 Documents

Designed for communications cabling installers, this set includes standards relevant to the installation of Twisted pair cabling for office spaces and distributed building services spaces set, excluding optical fibre cables.
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Information technology — Implementation and operation of customer premises cabling, Part 2: Planning and installation (ISO/IEC 14763-2 (ED. 2.0) MOD)
Information technology - Generic cabling for customer premises, Part 2: Office premises (ISO/IEC 11801-2:2017, MOD)

8 Documents

Designed for communications cabling installers, this set includes standards relevant to the installation of fibre and twisted pair cabling to be installed in offices and distributed building services spaces.
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Information technology — Implementation and operation of customer premises cabling, Part 3: Testing of optical fibre cabling (ISO/IEC 14763-3:2014, MOD)
Telecommunications installations — Telecommunications pathways and spaces for commercial buildings

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Designed for communications cabling installers, this set includes standards relevant to the installation of optical fibre and twisted pair cable installation supporting all defined space types (offices, industrial premises, single-tenant homes, data centres, distributed building services). The set also includes standards for optical fibre communication cabling systems safety, Administration of communications cabling systems and Implementation and operation of customer premises cabling.
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Information technology - Generic cabling for customer premises, Part 5: Data centres (ISO/IEC 11801-5:2017, MOD)
Information technology - Generic cabling for customer premises, Part 1: General requirements (ISO/IEC 11801-1:2017, MOD)

7 Documents

Lifts, escalators and/or moving walks are integral to most high-rise buildings across Australia. Covered in this set are the safe construction and installation of lifts, escalators and moving walks as well as standards for measuring energy performance. This set is a key support for electricians, engineers, safety inspectors and officers.
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Lifts, escalators and moving walks, Part 1: General requirements
Lifts, escalators and moving walks, Part 1.1: General requirements

5 Documents

Bricklayers, stonemasons, testing technicians and engineers will find the guidance of this set extremely useful. Standards in this collection cover masonry structures, design and built-in components for masonry construction.
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Built-in components for masonry construction, Part 3: Lintels and shelf angles (durability requirements)
Built-in components for masonry construction, Part 2: Connectors and accessories

11 Documents

Roofers who work installing metal, plastic or cement fibre rooves will find value in this set. Guidance regarding damp-proofing and flashings and glass in buildings, especially for skylights are also covered in this set. Project managers, builders, carpenters, engineers and technicians are also likely to find this set helpful.
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Bulk thermal insulation — Installation
Waterproofing membranes for external above-ground use, Part 2: Design and installation

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Contains up to 3 historical editions and related amendments
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Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas
Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas — N4 Supplement 5: Timber framing span tables — Wind classification N4 — Seasoned softwood — Stress Grade MGP 12 (Supplement to AS 1684.2-2006)

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The optometry industry in Australia plays a crucial role in eye care and vision health. The Optometry Set contains standards which provide the minimum requirements and recommended practices for eye and face protection including prescription spectacles, sunglasses and fashion spectacles, and personal protective equipment. The set is ideal for optometrists and dispensers in practice – who are providing spectacles, sunglasses, and eye protection – as well as for optometry schools and students.
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Ophthalmic optics — Uncut finished spectacle lenses, Part 3: Transmittance specifications and test methods
Personal protective equipment, Part 0: Eye and face protection — Vocabulary

12 Documents

Passive fire protection systems have been developed not only to resist ignition but also to help prevent the spread of flames. This set includes guidance and testing methods for building materials, smoke doors and ventilation systems. It is ideal for those working in safety and testing of such structures.
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Components for the protection of openings in fire-resistant walls, Part 1: Fire-resistant doorsets
Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures, Part 4: Fire-resistance tests for elements of construction

12 Documents

Professionals engaged in plumbing and drainage work will find this set useful because it includes all five parts of the AS/NZS 3500 series, which are also listed in The Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA). The 3500 series is regularly updated, making the Plumbers Set a great option to purchase to allow you to stay informed with the most recent standards in this series.
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Gas installations, Part 2: LP Gas installations in caravans and boats for non-propulsive purposes
Gas installations, Part 1: General installations

5 Documents

These standards provide in-depth guidance for the most common types of work undertaken in the refrigeration and air conditioning (RAC) industry, such as specifying, designing and installing RAC equipment, also servicing and repairing and end-of-life decommissioning of this equipment. All of the Standards included in this set are referenced in Section 135 of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Regulations 1995 (Cth) and licensed refrigeration technicians are required to comply with these standards as part of the terms of their licence.
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Refrigerants — Designation and safety classification
Refrigerating systems and heat pumps — Safety and environmental requirements, Part 1: Definitions, classification and selection criteria (ISO 5149-1:2014, MOD)

6 Documents

Today’s solar and energy storage designers and installers are required to navigate a complex collection of compliance processes. This business set is a necessary tool for all electricians working on site. These standards govern the minimum requirements for the practices used in solar photovoltaic and battery energy storage system installations across Australia. All businesses that specialize in the installation of Solar systems should have a copy of these on hand.
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Stand-alone power systems, Part 2: System design
Electrical installations (known as the Australian/New Zealand Wiring Rules)

10 Documents

Supporting the day-to-day work of roofers who work on tiled or slate rooves, this set includes guidance that covers the installation of terracotta, wooden shingles or slate tiles as well as standards relevant to timber trusses and damp coursing. Project managers, builders, carpenters, engineers and technicians will also find this set very useful.
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Damp-proof courses and flashings
Installation of nailplated timber roof trusses

96 Documents

Australian buildings and infrastructure make use of timber in various ways. This standard set provides guidance for its uses in structure design, construction and installation. Specifically designed for builders and carpenters working in residential timber construction, architects, engineers, and technicians will also find the guidance they provide invaluable. This set also includes the highly practical span tables for timber framing in cyclonic and non-cyclonic areas of Australia.
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Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas N3 Supplement 5: Timber framing span tables - Wind classification N3 - Seasoned softwood - Stress Grade MGP 12 (Supplement to AS 1684.2-2010)
Residential timber-framed construction, Part 2: Non-cyclonic areas N3 Supplement 4: Timber framing span tables - Wind classification N3 - Seasoned softwood - Stress Grade MGP 10 (Supplement to AS 1684.2-2010)

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Preventing water from entering structures is an essential part of the planning and design of buildings. This set aims to provide key guidance for waterproofing external above ground structures and internal wet areas. Waterproofers, tilers and related service providers, as well as designers, engineers, manufacturers, construction workers and inspectors will find the standards included useful from the planning stage all the way through to maintenance.
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Installation of ceramic and stone tiles
Waterproofing of domestic wet areas

8 Documents

The Windows and Glazing Set provides access to standards used in the selection and installation of glass windows and doors in buildings. It also contains standards used for meeting the requirements for mobility and accessibility, bushfire-prone areas, wind-loads for housing, insulating glass units, and cut-to-size and processed glass. It is designed for glaziers, and building professionals including builders, architects and building surveyors may also find value.
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Glass in buildings — Selection and installation (Supplement to AS 1288-2006)
Insulating glass units

6 Documents

The Work at Height Set provides access to the standards used in managing the risk of falls in the workplace, including the requirements for industrial fall arrest systems and devices, working in confined spaces, and rope access systems. It also sets out requirements for the design, selection, construction and installation of fixed platforms, walkways, stairways, and ladders. This set is designed for businesses whose employees are required to work at heights, as well as building professionals.
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Confined spaces
Personal equipment for protection against falls — Rope access systems, Part 1: Fundamental principles for a system of work