The Disability (Access to Premises - Buildings) Standards and accompanying changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) commenced on 1 May 2011.
The Premises Standards apply to all buildings with the exception of Class 1a buildings, or to a Class 10 building if it is associated with a Class 1a or a Class 4 building.
The Premises Standards also differ from the Building Code of Australia (BCA) with respect to how each applies to Class 1b and Class 2 buildings.
The main requirements of the standards are:
For all affected development
Further information in relation to disability access requirements can be obtained from: