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  • 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.

  • COVID-19: member update #2

    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.

  • 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.

  • COVID-19: member update #1 - 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.

  • Safety is Critical

    February 06, 2020

    Safety on-site is critical, particularly when working from heights and HIA would like to remind members to be careful, discuss safety with your workers and look out for one another.

  • Home indemnity insurance premium changes in WA

    January 24, 2020

    Changes to the premium structure and distribution model for Home Indemnity Insurance in Western Australia took effect from 20 January 2020.

  • Silica Exposure Standard Halved - Vic

    December 12, 2019

    Australian State and Territory Work Health and Safety Ministers have now agreed to reduce the exposure standard for Respirable Crystalline Silica from the current value of 0.1mg/m3 to 0.05mg/m3