Before You Dig
About the Business
BYDA is dedicated to preventing injury and reducing damage to the complex underground networks that provide essential services to millions of Australians every day. Through our partnership with utilities, local councils, government agencies and private enterprises, we provide the free referral service to the Australian community. This core service facilitates the sharing of vital safety information from our registered members with those looking to dig.
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Before You Dig Australia (BYDA), formerly Dial Before you Dig (DBYD), is a not-for-profit organisation. For almost 40 years, BYDA has protected Australians and underground infrastructure from harm and damage and continues to provide the free referral service that plays an essential part in a farmer’s safe work practices. Read More...
Before You Dig is a free service that puts farmers planning to dig in contact with owners of underground pipes and cables that may run through and around rural properties. It is essential to lodge an enquiry with Before You Dig before any excavation work as the presence or location of underground assets may not be known to landowners. Read More...