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Information sheets

HIA information sheets cover a wide range of industry topics. Prepared by HIA information specialists, they are designed to help HIA members answer questions about a variety of complex areas. You can search by category. Members can also talk to HIA for additional help and support.

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  • COVID-19 Update for New South Wales

    HIA shares the latest mandatory requirements to be COVID-safe

  • Leaving frames exposed to the weather

    Guidance on temporarily bracing of structure to ensure it remains unaffected in the event that you may need to pause the construction of a house for an extended period of time.

  • New Silica Regulation - NSW

    From 1 July 2020 the Work Health and Safety Amendment (Silica) Regulation 2020 (the Regulation) will come into force.

  • Planning for Bushfire Protection 2019 and AS 3959:2018 - NSW

    Overview of the updated version of Planning for Bushfire Protection 2019 and major changes to the 2018 version of AS 3959.

  • Professional services list

    The HIA is often asked by members and consumers alike to recommend a solicitor who practises in the area of building and construction and related areas. Unfortunately, the HIA cannot do this, as it is not in a position to warrant the skills of a particular legal firm or lawyer. However, what the HIA can do is to set out a list of solicitors or professionals who are sufficiently interested in the area of building and construction to go to the trouble of becoming a member of the HIA.

  • Section J Changes - Are you Prepared?

    This information sheet provides a breakdown of the key NCC 2019 Volume One Section J energy Efficiency changes.

  • Streamlining the Bushfire Rebuild Process (NSW)

    The NSW RFS has commenced a project to assist in the rebuilding efforts in NSW following the 2019/20 bushfires. This will include some BAL capping for houses at BAL-40 and BAL-FZ as part of rebuilding. This information sheet provides information on the new process.

  • The Strata Building Bond and Inspections Scheme - NSW

    HIA's updated overview of the The Strata Building Bond and Inspections Scheme

  • The new Duty of Care - NSW

    An overview of the new duty of care laws that apply to builders and any one performing construction works in NSW

  • Water ingress from extreme weather

    This information sheet provides guidance on processes to follow where building damage occurs as a result of an extreme weather event.