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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.

  • 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.

  • Scaffolding Requirements - NSW (348KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet is aimed at reminding builders and contractors in the housing industry of the requirements for scaffolding and where you can go for further assistance.

  • WHS Codes of Practice and Guidance Material - NSW (157KB)

    A Code of Practice and guidance material should always be followed unless there is an alternative course of action that achieves the same or a better standard of health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

  • 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.