Changes made to bracing wall bottom plate fixings in Amendment 4 of AS 1684 removed anomalies between Parts 2 & 3 and Part 4. Prior to the amendments, Part 4 permitted lesser bottom plate fixings for some bracing walls.
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User Guide 9: Fixing of bottom of hardboard bracing walls - this corrects an anomaly in AS 1684 regarding tie-down of hardboard bracing walls. For hardboard bracing walls rated at 3.4 kN/m, tie-down required is nominal fixing only.
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