Australian Standard AS 2601-2001 The Demolition of Structures - Victoria


You will require this standard if you intend to demolish a building. Precautions must be taken before and during the demolition according to the requirements of this standard.

This standard sets out a range of controlled demolition methods and precautions for use by planners, owners, engineers, contractors and other building practitioners and interested parties for the planning and execution of demolition of structures.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Building Act 1993 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Building Regulations 2006 VIC

Administering agency

Victorian Building Authority

Contact details

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Victorian Building Authority

Operating address: Goods Shed North
733 Bourke Street
Docklands, Victoria 3008
Mailing address: PO BOX 536
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 815 127
Fax: 03 9618 9062
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