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We have big features

Our search takes you to the resources you need for your day-to-day work. Get insights into our features by watching our tutorial video series.

Powerful search, immediate answers

Search everywhere

Type what you want to know, we will find it.
You can search all documents or even specific pages.

Filter your search results

Select the categories or locations that are important to your search. Your results are then specific to your needs. 

See results within documents

Our search results identify specific pages in documents that address your search. Click on the page in the search results to find what you need to know.


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The Building Information Gateway library will never stop growing!

Subscribe and access the library of the building and construction industry reference resources. 

Best Practice Guides

Access the industry best practices for specifying and building in wet areas.

National Construction Code & Australian Standards

Easy online access to the National Construction Code and the Australian Standards.

Legislation and Regulations

Access copies of the latest legislation, regulations, and codes of practice. 

Supplier Information

Make use of the product datasheets, safety sheets, and WHS templates.


Stay up to date with the news section, giving you the latest information on industry issues and changes.


Your workspace, organise it your way


Your workspace holds documents you have recently viewed and saved.

You can add personalised bookmarks for future reference, as well as use the annotation features as working documents for you and your team. 

The annotation features offer a variety of options, from underlining, highlight, freehand draw through to share, print and download. 


Documents can be organised into folders by client, date, project or user. Whatever is more convenient for you.

Workspace Folders

Future roadmap of big features

We aim to release new features and functionality for subscribers at the start of each season so there is always something new and useful in BIG.

This is what we introduced in our Winter 2024 release:

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New Help

We have developed a new improved Help page with case studies, topic links and a Getting Started section, in addition to the existing tutorial videos and FAQs. Over the coming months we’ll add additional information to make navigating and using BIG even easier.


New Content

We have curated and catalogued more library content, including codes of practice, legislation, licensing, research papers, and Queensland building code extracts as well as new resources on sustainable building, building certification, energy, and safety.

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Why use BIG?

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Latest information

We will notify you when a new version is released. Read the latest version online, no need to download.
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Flexible pricing

Select a plan that suits the size of your business. You can then choose the add-ons that work for you.
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Online Workspace

Utilise the workspace by saving your resources into folders. You can also bookmark and annotate. With a variety of features available, you can share, print, and download some of the resources.

Extensive Library

Get access to our library and its range of documents. Add-ons are purchased separately. You can bookmark your favourites and retrieve them quickly when needed on site.
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Upgrade as you grow

Start with the subscription you need today and upgrade as your business grows.
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Best Practice Guides

Access industry best practice documents, including the waterproofing guides. *May require the purchase of an add-on.

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