Sustainability framework for practice

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.

Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Primary School by BVN (Image: Brett Boardman) | Winner 2019 Milo Dunphy Award for Sustainable Architecture This note provides summary guidance of applicable rating tools, organisations and resources for sustainable practice in the Australian context with particular reference to NSW practice.


Climate breakdown and biodiversity loss represent the twin challenges of the climate and environment emergency. Every development has an impact on the environment.