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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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  • BCA Energy efficiency compliance options (284KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet provides an overview of the different BCA compliance pathways for meeting the energy efficiency requirements.

  • BCA Gutter Overflow provisions (322KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet provides an overview of the BCA gutter overflow requirements that were introduced in 2016.

  • Changes to NBN in New Developments (66KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet sets out the changes to the NBN policy that introduces charges for new developments to receive NBN infrastructure.

  • Planning Approvals Now Have 2 Years to Lapse - SA

    The South Australian Government has extended the lapse of Development consent or approval timeframes to 24 months as from the 12th November 2020, replacing the current 12 month allowance.

  • Revised NBN Design Guidelines (62KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheets explains the changes made by the NBN Co to their design standards for new subdivisions and new multi dwelling projects which require NBN fibre ready pit and pipe to be installed.

  • Section J Changes - Are you Prepared?

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

  • The Planning Bill - What Does It All mean? (353KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet provides an outline of the change being proposed in the South Australian Planning, Development and Infrastructure Bill 2015 currently being considered by Parliament to replace the Development Act 1993.

  • Using saws in fire danger season - SA

    New regulations have been introduced that now allow drop saws and circular saws to be used at any time during the fire danger season. This result was achieved through consultation between the HIA and the Country Fire Service.