Let us set the scene.
Mary has decided to buy an investment property. It is a Queenslander that has been raised, it contains 3 bedrooms upstairs, one below as well as a large rumpus area. Mary has done her sums and she can get a nice return on this house if she rents it out. Mary’s building inspector takes a look at the ground level of the property and measures the distance between the floor and the ceiling. Mary wonders why the inspector does this…
A room or space must be of a height that does not unduly interfere with its intended function. The objective is to safeguard the occupants from injury or loss of amenity caused by inadequate height of a room or space.