The NSW Government is committed to enhancing the public availability, dissemination and exchange of information. To this end, this website has been established by the Department of Planning & Environment so as to enable you to quickly and easily access information in relation to the NSW State Environmental Planning Policy (Building Sustainability Index – BASIX®) 2004 and the BASIX® Assessment Tool available through the BASIX® website.

The information provided on the BASIX® site is provided on the basis that all persons accessing the site undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance, completeness and accuracy of its content. The Department cannot warrant and does not represent that the material which appears on the BASIX® site or any linked sites is complete, current, reliable and/or free from error. The Department also cannot accept any responsibility or liability for any loss, damage, cost or expense you might incur as a result of the use of or reliance upon the materials which appear at this or any linked sites.

The Department takes no responsibility for the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information included in data provided by third parties, nor for the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of links to third party information sources (including Internet sites), for the purpose of, but not limited to developing land or buying land.

The BASIX® site is not intended to be, and should not be relied upon as, the ultimate and complete source of information on any particular topic.

Links have been provided on this site in line with the Department's desire to promote a free exchange of information. The Department does not necessarily endorse or support the views, opinions, standards or information that appear at the linked sites or in material authored by third parties and published on this site. You should be aware that the providers of linked sites will often have their own protocols and standards in relation to their sites and the information which appears on them. We urge you to familiarise yourself with any such protocols and standards. Similarly, you should also not interpret the absence of a link from the BASIX® site to any other site as a criticism or comment by the Department on the provider of content of that other site.

You should bear in mind that some of the material that appears on the linked sites and on the BASIX® site may possibly cause offence or upset to some people. The Department regrets, but cannot take responsibility for, any such offence or upset caused.

In the event that you are offended or upset by the material which appears on the BASIX® site and/or any linked site, you are entitled to lodge a complaint with the Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") who will then investigate the complaint an take such action as it thinks fit. If you would like to know more about the ACMA's role in regulating Australian Internet content, you can visit its website at http://www.acma.gov.au.