Rating systems

The NCC 2022 was published on 1 October 2022, via NCC online, and is now in force. States and territories adopted the NCC 2022 on 1 May 2023. Transition arrangements apply for some requirements, see here for more information.

Systems and tools for identifying, setting and reporting upon environmental design and performance objectives for buildings and projects. Rating systems provide a framework through which to communicate the environmental performance characteristics of a project to stakeholders and the community. Examples include NABERS, Green Star, BREEAM, LEED, Living Building Challenge, One Planet Living, PassivHaus, WELL Building Standard, eTool and NCC Section J.