GLOSSARY TERM  
  Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB)  
 
  DESCRIPTION  
  A joint initiative of the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments in conjunction with the building industry established by an inter-government agreement on 1 March 1994. The initiative seeks to develop and manage a uniform approach to technical building requirements under the Building Code of Australia, develop a simplified and efficient building regulatory system, and enable the building industry to adopt new and innovative construction technologies and practices.