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Information sheets

HIA information sheets cover a wide range of industry topics. Prepared by HIA information specialists, they are designed to help HIA members answer questions about a variety of complex areas. You can search by category. Members can also talk to HIA for additional help and support.

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  • Dealing with delays - Qld

    As HIA is aware that the increase in activity due to HomeBuilder is causing delays, we have layed out some options to consider.

  • Leaving frames exposed to the weather

    Guidance on temporarily bracing of structure to ensure it remains unaffected in the event that you may need to pause the construction of a house for an extended period of time.

  • Modern awards - flexible working arrangements

    Employees have a lawful right to request flexible working arrangements under the Fair Work Act 2009 (the Act), and modern awards.

  • Professional services list

    The HIA is often asked by members and consumers alike to recommend a solicitor who practises in the area of building and construction and related areas. Unfortunately, the HIA cannot do this, as it is not in a position to warrant the skills of a particular legal firm or lawyer. However, what the HIA can do is to set out a list of solicitors or professionals who are sufficiently interested in the area of building and construction to go to the trouble of becoming a member of the HIA.

  • Section J Changes - Are you Prepared?

    This information sheet provides a breakdown of the key NCC 2019 Volume One Section J energy Efficiency changes.

  • Water ingress from extreme weather

    This information sheet provides guidance on processes to follow where building damage occurs as a result of an extreme weather event.