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Help, information and advice

HIA provides individual support, local knowledge, and national strength putting your interests first. Seek advice when you need it: from training and apprenticeships, to safety and planning issues, cutting through council red tape, and everything in between. 

We help:

  • Small to medium sized builders
  • Trade contractors
  • Design professionals
  • Kitchen and bathroom specialists
  • Large builders and land developers
  • Manufacturers and suppliers.

Get advice on:

  • Contracts and legal information
  • Safety, technical and planning issues
  • Business operation and development
  • Licensing and regulations
  • Economic and industry news.

Read more about HIA’s products and member services

Help developing your business

HIA provides you with valuable information and services to help develop your business. We can help you gain your continuing professional development (CPD) points (where applicable) through our various training and events programs.

Help protecting your business

As a HIA member you are never on your own. If problems occur we will fight to protect our members from third party interference.

Help running your business

Keeping a business up and running is never easy, no matter how many contracts you’re winning. HIA helps you manage the day to day, gives support to spouses and business partners behind the scenes, and gives you access to contracts, products and plain-speak explanations of complex technical requirements.

Make better decisions by staying informed

HIA gives you power through knowledge by keeping you informed about the residential building industry and what affects you. Members receive the following publications and online newsletters.

Building News  - a magazine about key industry news in your region

Housing Magazine  - Australia’s premier home building industry magazine

HIA e-news - regular kitchen and bathroom, trade renovation, business partner news, technical updates, industry news, and new products

Regional e-news - a weekly or fortnightly online publication with the latest regional information

Member alerts - emails with urgent information that impacts your business.

Australia-wide service and support

HIA helps members locally through an extensive network of offices located all over Australia. Find your nearest HIA office.