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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 - Tas

    HIA is aware that the increase in building activity is leading to delays. Here is some information in how to deal with these delays.

  • 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.

  • NCC 2019 Energy Efficiency Requirements - What do these mean for Tasmania?

    The National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 provisions contain wide reaching changes, this included to the energy efficiency provisions. Given the scope of the changes the ABCB provided industry with additional 12 month transition period for the energy efficiency changes to familiarise themselves with the changes.

  • 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.

  • What you need to know - Tasmanian HomeBuilder and the Federal HomeBuilder Stimulus Package

    Information about the Federal Homebuilder grant and the Tasmanian HomeBuilder grant