In recent years, there have been increasing reports of non-conforming products including structural steel bolts, combustible cladding, copper pipe tubing, fire collars and products with asbestos. This has affected the safety and construction quality of Australian buildings.

The NCPR aims to gather up-to-date product conformity information from various government and industry groups to raise a greater awareness of product conformity among designers, specifiers, contractors, manufacturers and the general public. 

Senate enquiry into non-conforming products

An inquiry into the effects of non-conforming building products on the Australian building and construction industry. (


The committee’s reporting dates are:

·         6 September 2017: Interim report – external cladding materials;

·         31 October 2017: Interim report – asbestos; and

·         30 April 2018: Final inquiry report.

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