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  • COVID-19: member update

    March 23, 2020

    As the impact of COVID-19 evolves and reaches into all of our businesses, and at multiple levels, I wanted to share with you the steps that HIA is taking to ensure continuity of member support and our advocacy to governments on your behalf.

  • COVID-19: Managing your business challenges

    March 17, 2020

    HIA is acutely aware of the disruption that COVID-19 is having on not just member's business, but on your everyday life.

  • Buying Off-The Plans Contract Changes - Hunter

    March 05, 2020

    The NSW Government has introduced changes affecting off-the-plan purchases. These changes to off-the-plan contract laws came into effect from 1 December 2019.

  • Planning for Bushfire Protection 2019 and AS 3959:2018, Are Now Live - NSW

    March 05, 2020

    As of 1 March 2020, any application made for a Development Approval (DA) or Complying Development Certificate (CDC) must comply with Planning for Bushfire Protection 2019 (PBP) and AS 3959:2018.

  • Severe Weather Event What are your warranty obligations?

    March 05, 2020

    When a severe weather event happens, most homeowners contact the builder to request an inspection or even rectification of water ingress and other damage, what are your warranty obligations.

  • COVID-19: member update #4

    March 28, 2020

    Taking action to protect your staff, your subcontractors and the community is essential for every business and vital if our industry is to continue to build homes and complete renovation projects. It is our highest priority – individually and collectively.

  • Options Paper on Registration and Licensing of Carpenters Released - Vic

    March 05, 2020

    An options papers has been released providing the first insights about how the Government plans to register and license carpenters.

  • Bushfire recovery response

    February 18, 2020

    The bush fires that are still underway in many parts of the country have caused unprecedented levels of destruction and loss of life. Our thoughts go to all those affected communities.

  • Compliance code for working with engineered stone - Vic

    February 13, 2020

    The Minister for workplace safety has just approved the new ‘Managing exposure to crystalline silica: Engineered stone compliance code’. The code is effective from Tuesday 11th February 2020.

  • COVID-19: member update #3

    March 24, 2020

    As the impact of COVID-19 evolves and reaches into all of our businesses, and at multiple levels, I wanted to share with you the steps that HIA is taking to ensure continuity of member support and our advocacy to governments on your behalf.