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Framing a future

Motivated, bright and hardworking, former HIA SA Apprentice of the Year Ashley Badcock, now booming business owner, is proof that diversity and opportunity lead to a bright future.

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Survive and thrive

Despite the complexities of working in a male-dominated building sector, two women – one working in the steel reinforcement industry and the other running a construction business – have seen a positive shift.

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An adventurous plumber from Tasmania embarked on the job opportunity of a lifetime, but despite his new and icy work location, he has managed to keep up his industry learning thanks to HIA.

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NCC 2022 energy efficiency and condensation - Changes out for comment

The proposed energy efficiency and condensation changes for the next edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) have been released for public comment and contain proposals that will have a major impact on the residential building industry.

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22 Oct
HIA – Williams Group Gold Coast Golf Day

There’s more to a round of golf at a HIA Golf Day than just a relaxing hit of the ball. Catch up with industry friends or make new ones in an enjoyable environment.

23 Oct
2021 HIA-COLORBOND® steel Perth Housing Awards

Award evenings are enjoyable events, mixing great food and entertainment with recognition of the Award winners. These events give you the chance to mingle with the best in the industry.

27 Oct
Virtual Trade Night

HIA virtual events offer members the opportunity to keep up with the latest advice and in-depth information vital to their business. HIA will host a number of different virtual events through the year.

28 Oct
2021 HIA WA Your Building Facts Crystalline Silica and Silicosis

Respirable Crystalline Silica is quickly becoming a sinister workplace hazard and could be affecting the health of your team. This seminar will help you better understand the risks when working with products that contain Silica and best practice to manage these risks on site.

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With its understated luxury, tactile finishes and flawless detailing, this Palm Beach holiday house by Bau Group is a sanctuary worth escaping to for its owners.
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This impressive family home built by SX Constructions on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast perfectly captures the laidback beachside lifestyle of its location.
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Tasmanian timber
With its honeyed golden hues, stability and versatility, it’s no wonder Tasmanian Oak is Australia’s home-grown go-to hardwood.
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Building Essentials
The residential building industry is experiencing a surge in activity, so now is a good time to look for high-performance and time-saving products that won’t compromise on style, strength and safety.
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Promoting construction industry careers to female high school students through virtual reality.
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Spotlight on landscape
Paul Leesment of Supreme Green Landscaping says an eye-catching landscape makes all the difference in the external appeal of a new home.
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