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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.


  • Undertaking Alterations to a Heritage Building - NSW (146KB)

    This information sheet provides an overview of the regulations and guidelines regarding undertaking alterations to heritage buildings in NSW

  • Using power tools on total fire ban days

    Significant penalties, including jail, prohibitions and fines, apply for not adhering to prescribed restrictions and prohibitions on the external use of power tools on total fire ban days. Here are details of a state-by-state ‘guide’ to assist members in understanding their state or territories requirements.

  • Virgin Excavated Natural Materials (VENM) - NSW (347KB)

    This information sheet has been prepared to assist members who supply or generate excavated material to correctly classify that material as virgin excavated natural material (VENM).