Australian Standard AS 2601-1991 The Demolition of Structures - Australian Government


Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in AS 2601-2001: Demolition of Structures.

You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to undertake demolition work at an airport site.

The standard sets out guidance on a range of controlled demolition methods for use by planners, owners, engineers, contractors and other interested parties for the planning and execution of demolition of structures.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Airports Act 1996 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Airports (Building Control) Regulations 1996 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Aviation and Airports

Aviation Environment

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Aviation Environment

Aviation and Airports

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Toll Free: 1800 075 001
Phone: 02 6274 7111