Construct NSW Update Report: 2020 highlights

The Construct NSW Update Report highlights our key achievements in 2020 and key goals for 2021. 

Statistics and charts relating to the Occupation Certificate Audit program

In 2020, Construct NSW:

  • Implemented a new inspection program in residential high-rise construction under the RAB Act 
  • Introduced the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 and began consultation on regulations
  • Published NSW’s first Certifier Practice Standard 
  • Created a digital tool that consolidates regulatory information from multiple sources to enable risk-based decision-making 
  • Launched a new digital learning platform with TAFE NSW 
  • Published model term sheets and held industry briefings to help the building and construction industry prepare for the DBP Act
  • Partnered with NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to transform the NSW Planning Portal to capture regulatory information across multiple laws
  • Partnered with Strata Community Association (NSW) to collect data on serious defects in Class 2 buildings
  • Published examples of defects being observed in audit inspections to educate the industry

Download the report

Read the full report to learn more about the OBC activities in 2020 and what's to come in 2021. 



Update report on Construct NSW program - February 2021 (PDF 130.48KB)


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