The BDAA is excited to present a vital update from the ABCB. On Friday 30 April 2021, the Building Ministers agreed to mandate the Livable Housing Design Silver Level as a standard for all new housing in the National Construction Code.

The Gold Standard will also be included in the NCC as a ‘technical referral,’ meaning states and territories can upgrade to Gold voluntarily.

The Decision RIS is now available at

For further information, please find the Building Ministers Meeting Communique here: