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Balustrading general inspection now commencing

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Balustrading general inspection now commencing

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Building and Energy is carrying out a general inspection of balustrading (barriers) to assess how building standards are being applied
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23 May
Home building hotspots in North Queensland revealed

“There were five areas in North Queensland that were identified as home building and population hotspots,” stated HIA Executive Director - North Queensland, Peter Fry.

23 May
Home building hotspots in Queensland revealed

Three Queensland suburbs made this year’s National Top 20 strongest markets for home building in the latest HIA report.

23 May
Home building hotspots in the Hunter revealed

”There were eight areas in the Hunter Region that qualified as home building and population hotspots in HIA’s latest Hotspots Report,” stated HIA Executive Director - Hunter, Craig Jennion.

23 May
NSW and Victoria battle it out for the top spot in Hotspots

“Box Hill - Nelson in Sydney’s Baulkham Hills and Hawkesbury area emerged at the top of the list in HIA’s Population and Residential Building Hotspots Report 2024,” stated HIA Economist Maurice Tapang.

AS 1288:2021 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation

NCC 2022 referenced. This Standard sets out the procedures for the selection and installation of glass in buildings, subject to wind loading, human impact, and special applications such as overhead glazing, balustrades and glass a...

AS 1288-2006 Glass in buildings - Selection and installation

This Standard sets out the procedures for the selection and installation of glass in buildings, subject to wind loading, human impact, and special applications such as overhead glazing, balustrades and glass assemblies.

AS 4055:2021 Wind loads for housing

This Standard provides designers, builders and manufacturers of building products that are affected by wind loading with a range of wind speed classes that can be used to design and specify such products for use in housing that ar...

AS 4055-2012 Wind loads for housing

This Standard provides designers, builders and manufacturers of building products that are affected by wind loading with a range of wind speed classes that can be used to design and specify such products for use in housing that ar...

AS 2047:2014 Windows and external glazed doors in buildings

This Standard specifies requirements, materials, construction, installation and glazing provisions for windows, sliding and swinging glazed doors, including French and bi-fold doors, adjustable louvers, shopfronts and window walls...

AS 1926.1-2012 Swimming pool safety, Part 1: Safety barriers for swimming pools

This Standard specifies requirements for the design, construction and performance of fences, gates, retaining walls, windows, doorsets and balconies intended to form a barrier that will restrict the access of young children to swi...

AS 1926.2-2007 Swimming pool safety, Part 2: Location of safety barriers for swimming pools

This standard sets out options for the location of safety barriers intended to restrict the access of young children to swimming pools.

AS/NZS 1170.2:2021 Structural design actions, Part 2: Wind actions

This Standard sets out the procedures for determining wind speeds and resulting wind actions to be used in the structural design of structures subjected to wind actions other than those caused by tornadoes.