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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.


  • COVID-19 Update for New South Wales

    HIA shares the latest mandatory requirements to be COVID-safe

  • Clean up of bush fire affected areas - NSW

    The recent fires across the state have caused immense damage to property and lives. With the large amount of properties damaged, the NSW Government is providing a free clean-up service. Before you begin any work in a bushfire affected property take a few minutes to read the important information about clean-up of affected properties.

  • Complying development in bushfire areas - NSW

    This information sheet has been prepared to assist HIA members to understand the regulations and guidelines regarding use of complying development in bushfire areas in NSW.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Working safely with mobile cranes - NSW

    This information sheet provides an overview of the requirements and tips for working safely with mobile cranes.