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Advisory notes

These notes relate to changes to building legislation, the National Construction Code and the Building Codes of Australia. 

Director's Guidance - Section 53 application 3 year period (PDF File, 232.0 KB)

Guidance Note on Section 53 of the Building Act 2016 relating to the application of 3 year period

Building Regulation Advisory Note No 1-2015 (PDF File, 191.0 KB)

BRAN No 1/2015 Transitional period for updates to Nathers Energy Assessment Tools

Building Regulation Advisory Note No. 3-2014 (PDF File, 216.9 KB)

Changes to food premises reporting requirements

Building Regulation Advisory Note 2-2014 (PDF File, 116.1 KB)

Scope of the Building Act 2000 statutory immunity (in section 251(2))

Building Regulation Advisory Note No. 01/2014 (PDF File, 414.3 KB)

Guidance for General Managers on new Dilapidated Building legislation

REVISED Building Regulation Advisory Note No 4-2013 - 2015 (PDF File, 217.4 KB)

Revised BRAN No 4/2013 - 2015: 1. Building surveyors practising as bushfire hazard assessors; 2. Energy assessment of residential additions/alterations; 3. Owner builder registration for illegal works; 4. Dilapidated buildings amendments

REVISED Building Regulation Advisory Note No. 3-2013-A (PDF File, 333.2 KB)

Installation of Solar Arrays, Exemption provisions and New requirements to apply from 6 November 2013

Building Regulation Advisory Note 2-2013 (PDF File, 137.9 KB)

Review of bushfire attack level (BAL) assessments by building surveyors

REVISED Building Regulation Advisory Note 1-2013 (PDF File, 136.7 KB)

Information on building in bushfire prone areas