Company & industry information

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Key to library resources

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Australian Standards

Current Australian Standards

Historical Standards (In force prior to 2000)

National Construction Code of Australia (NCC)

The National Construction Code (NCC) establishes the minimum requirements for the construction and design of buildings in Australia. The National Construction Code of Australia (NCC) was previously known as the Building Code of Australia (BCA).

Food Standards

The Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code controls the processing, ingredients, and additives in food. It also covers the composition of some foods such as dairy, meat and beverages. 

Australian Accounting Standards

Australian Accounting Standards are developed by the Australian Accounting Standards Board and outline how the financial information of public sector organisations and not-for-profit entities in the private sector are to be presented and reported for accountability purposes.

Australian Auditing Standards

The Australian Auditing Standards are developed by the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and outline the responsibilities of an auditor when engaged to undertake an audit of financial reports, statements and/or other historical financial information; as well as what form and content are to be included in an auditor’s report.

Using Australian Standards online catalogue

1. To verify the Australian Standards number and title, browse the Australian Standards online catalogue or use the search box on its website.

2. Take down the title and corresponding number and staff will check whether we hold it in our collection.

**Please note: We may not hold all the Standards listed on the Australian Standards website.