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Representing the Australian residential building industry

Representing the Australian residential building industry

HIA has been proudly representing the Australian residential building industry for over seventy-five years.

Our vision remains the same, to be an association that speaks with a united voice on industry issues and creating real change, provides quality services at the lowest possible cost and works with the sector to maintain high standards through self-regulated commercial conduct.

History of HIA

Discover the beginnings and unique history of HIA.

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Careers at HIA

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A powerful member association

Our large membership base gives us political strength and the ability to develop and advocate policy founded on the importance of the residential building industry and benefiting all Australians.

The HIA logo is displayed as a sign of professionalism on building sites all around the country. Our members are responsible for over 80 per cent of new homes and renovations in Australia.

Helping protect the integrity of the industry

All HIA members agree to be bound by the HIA National Code of Ethics developed to promote the highest standards of work and conduct by members within the community.

Under the National Code of Ethics, HIA members shall conduct their business to provide products and services with competence, fairness, value, honesty and integrity.

Any consumer or HIA member who believes they have a complaint against an HIA member in connection with their conduct can apply in writing to HIA asking that the matter be dealt with under the National Code of Ethics.

Although HIA has no power to make a legal determination, if a member is found by HIA to have acted contrary to the Code, HIA may caution, reprimand, suspend or expel the member.

HIA charter

Access HIA’s corporate documents including our Constitution, By-Laws, National Code of Ethics and latest Annual Report.

HIA Constitution

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HIA By-Laws

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National Code of Ethics

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2023 Annual Report

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Members benefits


Get started with a membership at HIA that will always benefit your business. 

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HIA’s commitment to its members

Everything we do is in support of our members. We’re with you whenever you need guidance, from delivering up-to-date industry information and explaining regulations and legal requirements through to advocating to governments on your behalf.

Our community

There is more to your business than building, and there is more to HIA than support, advice and advocating for the residential building industry. The heart of our association is you – our members.

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Representing members

Our committees are the foundation of our association and work to bring real changes to the things that matter to you and your business. Get to know us in our community hub.

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Policy and submissions

HIA develops and advocates policy that recognises the importance of the residential building industry to all Australians. We advocate the views of our members by contributing to enquiries and forums.

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HIA is proud to partner on various programs and initiatives in line with industry concerns and developments. We work with organisations that will support and positively impact our industry.

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Become a HIA member today

Join Australia’s largest residential building association to gain access to a huge range of industry products and business services. We can help you manage, operate and grow your business.