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Guides and manuals

HIA Kitchens, Bathrooms and Renovations regularly publishes useful industry guides, information sheets and publications that can reviewed or bought online.

Contract and compliance information sheets

Kitchen, bathroom and renovation specialists can download HIA information sheets as a guide to understanding your compliance and contractual obligations and keep you across any changes to regulations in your state or territory.

Kitchen and bathroom contracts information

Download contract information for your state or territory. Covers questions such as required insurances, deposits and payments.

Industry reference guides

  • Guide to Bathroom Planning

    Guide to Bathroom Planning & Design

    300 pages packed with images and expert tips for both the experienced and those new to bathroom. Preview contents (1.7MB). Buy online

  • Guide to kitchen planning and design

    HIA Guide to kitchen planning and design

    This industry reference book for Australian kitchen designers, planners and manufacturers presents a comprehensive gallery of kitchen designs and covers all aspects from the initial design brief through to completion of the project. Includes layouts, space planning, materials, finishes, contracts and documentation and more. To preview contents
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  • Guide to kitchen and bathroom construction - Edition 2

    Guide to kitchen and bathroom construction - Edition two

    A valuable industry resource to clarify areas of quality and workmanship standards and tolerances in the construction and installation of kitchens and bathrooms. The guide is most useful where such standards and tolerances are not articulated in contract documents, relevant legislation or the BCA. Preview content (pdf, 42KB)
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  • Outdoor kitchen checklist

    Outdoor Kitchens Industry Reference Checklist

    If outdoor kitchens aren’t designed and installed correctly, issues will arise – most often sooner rather than later. And, if you’ve kitted the space out using products that aren’t ‘fit for purpose’ or failed to follow the manufacturer’s specified methods for outdoor installation, you won’t be protected by warranties.

    Forward planning and exhaustive research is essential to the delivery of a beautiful, functional and safe outdoor cooking space that will last the distance. 

    HIA members can download this 16-page HIA Outdoor Kitchens Industry Reference Checklist free of charge.