The Gyprock Red Booksupreg

The Gyprock Red Book is the plasterboard industry’s most widely recognised and respected design guide. Now, it has been revamped to offer 442 pages of best-in-class performance detail and technical guidance for builders, architects, designers, engineers and specifiers selecting fire, acoustic and thermal wall, ceiling, column and beam systems.

The new Red Book includes the following features:

  • Over 425 new systems – showcasing the latest construction trends
  • All-new Red Book Companion application – use the Red Book wherever, whenever, however you work
  • A new thermal focus - thermal data now included in Section G
  • Breathable wrap options - to offset Australia’s climatic condensation issues
  • A widely expanded Technical Details section – with comprehensive, real-world junction details
  • Revised details for the Gyprock Silencer - an ideal solution for maintaining fire or acoustic performance in walls with penetrations
  • Multi-residential system consideration
  • Revised internal lining types and layers
  • The addition of CSR’s AFS Walling Solutions options
  • Exciting new cladding options – showcasing the CSR Cemintel suite of innovative façade solutions
  • Dedicated section for EC08 plasterboard - including high-performance products for Green Star building projects
  • A stand-alone Ceilings section - covering roof/ceiling and floor/ceiling applications

Access The Red Book:

Now, you can access the Red Book wherever, whenever and however you work thanks to the Red Book Companion. This revolutionary cloud-based digital application allows you to use the Red Book on any phone, tablet, laptop and desktop computer. The Red Book is also available as a free PDF download or for purchase at your local Gyprock Trade store.

Free PDF download:

Fill in the form below to gain access to a PDF version of the Red Book. Download the full contents of the Book or just the sections you require. Be sure to subscribe to eConcepts to receive the latest updates from Gyprock.

Note: An addendum was released November 2017 with new detail for cladding substitutions as well as corrected information. To download the addendum only, click here.

The Red Book Companion:

Gain access to the Red Book Companion across all your devices!

On desktop or tablet: Visit

To get the app directly on your mobile phone, SMS Red Book to 0400 813 813 and follow the links.​​​​​​​​