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HIA Building Women Awards identify and recognise the prominent achievements of talented women working in a range of professions in the residential building industry. Women who make a significant contribution to the industry, encourage and mentor others and excel in their profession are celebrated for their success.
HIA is proud to recognise the significant contribution that women make to the residential and construction industry, and to raise the profile of professional women within the industry, as well as promote and encourage excellence.
There are two ways you can submit your nomination. HIA members can upload their submission online.
Non-members in Queensland need to complete a hard copy nomination form, submitted to your local HIA office along with copies of the documents in the checklist.
Entries in South Australia and Northern Territory are limited to HIA members only.
Qld, Tasmanian and Northern Territory submissions must be received by 5pm Monday 20 June 2022.
South Australian submissions must be received by 5pm Friday 15 July 2022.
Women who are currently in a profession or role in the building and construction industry or related industry including but not limited to trades, design, professional services, business owners, manufacturer & supplier, senior management and executives.
An individual may nominate themselves, or may be nominated by a third party, subject to nominee’s approval. Past nominees and award winners are permitted to submit nominations for 2022 Awards.
All categories are judged based on the information provided in the written submission. Your submission must address each criteria where applicable, preferably in sequential order. There is no minimum or maximum word limit for answers.
Strategy and Development
Sales and Marketing
Upskilling / Continuing Professional Development
This award recognises women who demonstrate excellence within the manufacturing/supply sector of the building industry. Applicants must demonstrate their contribution to the industry by way of product innovation, customer service initiatives, manufacturing and distribution distinction.
This award recognises women who thrive in business administration and office management roles. Applicants must demonstrate efficient performance, innovation and significant contribution to the business.
This award recognises women who have a proven track record of exceptional customer service, business development skills and product knowledge to achieve successful outcomes for clients and the business. Open to, but not limited to, business development, account management, sales and marketing roles.
This award recognises women under the age of 30 years who show exceptional promise and dedication to the industry. This is open to young women who are working in any aspect of the building and construction industry including apprentices and trainees.
This award recognises women who demonstrate excellence in leadership, mentoring, business planning and governance and use innovation to create change in the industry. Women at the highest level of management in an organisation/company are the ideal candidates.
This award recognises business owners who have demonstrated excellence in leadership which has resulted in business growth, profitability and expansion in business size and/or customer base.
This award recognises women within a profession who work collaboratively to support businesses in the building industry including but not limited to, lawyers, engineers, interior designers, certifiers, architects and consultants.
This award recognises women who manage the entire day-to-day administration of a small business in the residential building industry which has been operating for five years or less. The ideal applicant is an office all-rounder involved in business marketing, finance management, customer service, business strategy and system development.
This award recognises the vital contribution and skill of women who are qualified and excelling in an industry trade.
Chosen from the winners of each of the categories.
Winner: Erin Oxley
Winner: Aleisha MacKenzie
Winner: Aletha Walters
Winner: Rachel Winter
Celebrate the highest level of achievement for the "best of the best" in the residential building industry for award winning designs and builds from across Australia.
Highly-prized recognition within the industry for extensive business and financial management practices.
Celebrating sustainably-built homes, new products and GreenSmart Professionals. Gain recognition for your sustainability building practices.
Recognising the vital work done by those behind-the-scenes in small businesses in the building industry.
HIA host the Annual Apprentice Awards to recognise and inspire the next generation of apprentices for the construction industry.
Putting the spotlight on apprentice hosts and the important contribution they make for Australian apprentices.