Buildings

The infrastructure master specifications cover the construction and maintenance of major building works such as schools and hospitals through to smaller works such as housing and office fitouts. 

The documents are copyright and the use of the specification masters on projects other than for the Northern Territory Government is prohibited without express permission.

Each master specification contains a commentary section which gives the latest update information and general information on the production of project specifications.

Disclaimer

These buildings master specifications are prepared and maintained by the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, for use on Northern Territory Government infrastructure projects and are made available as a service to the public.

Users will need to evaluate the material for their suitability for use on their particular projects.

While care has been taken to ensure that information is true and correct at the time of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of this information. 

The Northern Territory of Australia gives no warranty or assurance, and makes no representation as to the accuracy of any information or advice contained, or that it is suitable for your intended use.

The Northern Territory of Australia accepts no liability for any losses or damages, including incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the use of the material.

Acknowledgement

By clicking on any of the links to documents below, you are agreeing to abide by the terms of the above disclaimer.

Access to NATSPEC documents

NATSPEC documents are copyright, and can only be used by registered subscribers.  

NATSPEC Basic and Standard Specification for Small Building Works 2015-2016 are password protected and can only be made available to subscribers.

If you are a NATSPEC subscriber and want to access these documents, email specification.services@nt.gov.au for the password.

Specifications and supplementary documents

NATSPEC Basic Small Building Works Internal Fitout
Master Specification:
Technical content available through DIPL project manager
Standard specification

Standard Specification for Small Building Works 2017 (10.7 mb)

Master Specification:
Technical content available through DIPL project manager 



Standard Specification for Small Building Works 2015-2016 (3.7 mb)

Supplementary documents: 

Supplementary documents: 

Supplementary documents: 

NATSPEC Basic Hold and Witness Points (87.0 kb)

NATSPEC Basic Hold and Witness Points (85.8 kb)

Small Building Works Hold and Witness Points (90.3 kb)

Small Building Works Hold and Witness Points (84.8 kb)


NATSPEC Basic Project Checklist (822.8 kb) Small Building Works Project Checklist (568.1 kb)
NATSPEC Basic Updates Overview (57.2 kb) Small building Works Updates Overview (84.0 kb) Internal Fitout Updates Overview (45.3 kb)

Small Building Works Project Specific Requirements (158.5 kb)

Vapour barriers

These typical details provide guidance to designers and contractors regarding what is expected by the department in respect to moisture control by use of vapour barriers. 

The details do not cover every possible arrangement of building elements, but are intended to provide guidance on how to provide effective moisture control.

The drawings are in pdf and dwg formats:

Inspection process documents for hydraulic works

Download a zip folder containing guidance documents and inspections check lists:

NTFAST fire contractors guide book - electrical

The latest version of the NTFAST Fire Contractors Guide Book - Electrical  (2.8 mb) is available. NTFAST welcome input for updating the guide. 

You can contact David Williams by email: davidm.williams@nt.gov.au for more information.

Commercial clauses

Go to the Northern Territory Government website for information on conditions of tendering and conditions of contract with the Northern Territory Government.

Last updated: 20 December 2016