Timber framed roof construction

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Building and Energy’s 2016 general inspection into sheet metal-clad, timber framed roof construction in Western Australia identified a low level of compliance relating to roof frame construction.

In response, several resources have been developed to assist with improving roof construction compliance.

This webpage provides a collection of useful resources.

Publications and links


A presentation by Professor Geoff Boughton on checking roof compliance on building sites in Western Australia. This information follows the 2016 release of the general inspection report into metal roof construction in Western Australia.

View the 'Checking roof compliance on site' video Click here to open in YouTube

Video running time is 1:05 hour.

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