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Safety Hub WH&S videos

SafetyCare Montie "Safetyhubis the entire Safetycare OHS video library.

Click HERE to access online videos on ergonomics, fire awareness, forklift safety, manual handling, personal protective equipment plus many more Work Health and Safety topics.

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Australian Standards

To access standards online, CLICK HERE. This will redirect you to the SAI Global database.

Once in the database you can search for standards applicable to your studies.

Next, click on the link that appears under search results:

Access the standard by clicking on view document:      Then click open document:  

Once you have opened the standard you can:

  • print it (be aware standards are many 100s of pages so it will be expensive) - you may like to print it out in sections over time.
  • Right click and save it (be aware the file will be erased after 5 days).
  • Read online (the subscription only allows two people to access "Australian Standards" at a time so please remember to log out as soon as you are finished).

If you are having any problems please contact the library - we're always happy to help :)

National Construction Codes - Available free online

Free - Australian Building Codes Board Publications online

Just register!

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For access, go to the ABCB website: , then click here:   and select "Register". Follow the prompts to register for free access. 

For further details, please contact the Library on 03 9279 2424 or email us on 


Highly recommended by the Horticulture Department, is choc full of fantastic resources.  


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Coverage of all aspects 

This site from the UK and Ireland is held in high regard by experts in the field both overseas and in Australia.