The Before You Dig referral service can play an essential part when carrying out home renovations. Any digging or excavation, irrespective of size, can damage underground assets located around your project site, leading to service interruptions, costly repairs, and in a worst-case scenario, injury. Therefore, it is important to always use the referral service before carrying out any project that involves digging or excavating.

Lodging an enquiry is free and simple; it is always best to lodge your enquiry a day or two before your project starts. Once you lodge a free enquiry, you will receive plans and safety information from asset owners with infrastructure in your project area. It’s important to follow these guidelines and contact the asset owner directly if you need assistance or clarification before starting any digging or excavation.

Please remember that safe excavation practices involves following the 5Ps of Safe Excavation: Plan, Prepare, Pothole, Protect, Proceed. Stay safe and start by lodging a free enquiry online, anytime at