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Construction Law Guide

Standard Forms

Australian Building Industry Contracts (ABIC) 

  • Available on the Acumen database, ABIC are jointly published by the Australian Institute of Architects and Master Builders Australia.  

ABCB Codes & Standards 

  • This service provides access to the National Construction Code (NCC), which consists of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) + the Plumbing code of Australia (PCA) and the Australian Standards referenced by the codes.

Lexis PSL Construction 

  • Includes practice notes, checklists, precedents, cases, and access to certain FIDIC, JCT and other internationally-used forms. 

NEC 4 Contracts 

  • A suite of contracts covering various aspects of the project management life cycle, such as planning, defining legal relationships and procurement of works, project management, and project completion. For further information about NEC 4 and descriptions of each of the contracts see the NEC 4 website

Standards Online 

  • Australian and international building, construction and general standards (including Australian Standards contract forms AS4000, AS4902 etc)