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2024 HIA Australian Specialised Housing

HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards

Winner: M+J Builders

This specialised housing development was designed for high-dependant Indigenous occupants. The property includes onsite carers' quarters, a private onsite hospital and a central common area for occupants to come together. Designed NCC-compliant for specialised housing, accessibility and liveability, the residence includes a spacious layout, adjustable cabinetry, and seamless flooring from inside out.

Constructed with Indigenous plantation timber sourced for this project. Judges noted this project created a benchmark in the standard of care. They recognised the thorough attention to the occupants' needs, and exceptional execution and delivery. They also highlighted a notable of level technical complexity that suggests early involvement in the process. The builder's dedication to this project's design, documentation and construction is evident in the outstanding results.

About M + J Builders

A majority indigenous owned, family run business founded in 1998, M+J Builders have over 25 years of experience in the building industry. Actively seeking to engage local indigenous trades and services, M+J Builders encourage both talent and supplier diversity, underlying their commitment to closing the gap on indigenous disadvantage. 

M+J Builders
HIA Awards
Winner 2024 HIA Australian Specialised Housing

2024 HIA Australian Specialised Housing finalists:

  • Allaro Homes Cairns
  • Alroe Constructions
  • Cuzeno Builders & Developers
  • Kingston Building
  • L.V.D Group
  • Lyden Builders and Pinnacle Drafting and Design
  • Neon White Design and Prefabulous
  • St Georges Constructions
  • Velocity Building and Sana Living

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