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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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  • 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.

  • BCA Volume One – out of cycle amendment (675KB)

    This information sheet provides an overview of the changes arising from the BCA Volume One amendment and provides some general information on the BCA Volume One fire safety provisions.

  • Electrical earthing requirements (253KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet has been developed to provide information to HIA members on the electrical earthing requirements in AS/NZS 3000

  • Energy Verification Reference Building Method (200KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet has been developed to provide information regarding applying BCA Verification Method V2.6.2.2

  • Extreme Weather – Water Ingress (146KB) This item/page is locked

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

  • Security of Workplaces - SA (93KB)

    This information sheet provides information on the new requirements under the Work Health & Safety Act 2012 for Security of Workplace which commenced operation in South Australia on 1 January 2014

  • Site facilities for residential building work - SA (89KB)

    This information sheet provides advice on the new requirements under the Work Health & Safety Act 2012, specifically Regulation 41 which outlines the requirements to provide and maintain adequate and accessible facilities.

  • Working at heights - SA (91KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet provides details on the new requirements relating to Working at Heights that have been introduced under the Work Health & Safety Act 2012 which commenced on 1 January 2014 in South Australia.

  • Working at heights and roof construction - SA (277KB) This item/page is locked

    This information sheet has been prepared to accompany the general information provided in HIA’s information sheet “Working at Heights” and sets out more detailed information about the construction of roof framing and meeting the relevant obligations for safe work under the Work Health & Safety Act 2012 that commenced on 1 January 2014.