Technical standards, guidelines and specifications

The following technical standards, guidelines and specifications provide information and processes that apply to Northern Territory (NT) Government infrastructure for building and civil assets.

When working in NT Government assets or preparing a tender, there are certain requirements and process you must follow:

  • for specifications for buildings, roads, environmental management and recycled crushed glass, site specific rules and commercial clauses - refer to technical specifications
  • to request for existing drawings, official NT Government drawing number or tender numbers - refer to technical records.

Specification disciplines

Access technical documents relating to a specific engineering discipline or subject area below.


Building design standards - includes architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, vapour barriers fire and more.

Environmental management - standard specifications for environmental management, contractor’s environmental management plan (CEMP), and other information regarding environmental management.

Last updated: 20 August 2021

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