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Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Awards

Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Awards

Gold Coast/Northern Rivers Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards

HIA Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards provide home builders and designers the opportunity to receive recognition, and showcase their work to the broader industry. Winners and finalists not only receive extensive media promotion for their business, they also get the opportunity to promote themselves as an industry leader.

How to enter

Judging

Judging of entries will take place on-site from July to August. HIA staff will contact each entrant to provide a judging date and time. It is the responsibility of the entrant to provide details of the inspection time to the home owner.

The following categories are not judged onsite: Kitchen Design, Bathroom Design, Residential Building Designer and Residential Interior Design.

Gold Coast/Northern Rivers award categories

Select the relevant category from the list below to enter the 2022 Gold Coast/Northern Rivers awards:

Type

Townhouse-Villa Development

Multi dwelling

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a low-rise multiple dwelling residential project.

Specialised Housing

Housing

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a residential building or other accommodation project tailored to meet the specific housing needs of an individual or group, such as aged persons dwellin...

Townhouse-Villa of the Year

Multi dwelling

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of an individual dwelling within a low-rise multiple dwelling residential project.

Display Home

Housing

An individual house that is currently on display to the public and is intended for reproduction as displayed or with standard variations to suit the client’s needs. The price of the category entered is to represent the r...

GreenSmart Sustainable Home

Sustainable

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a housing project (single or multi dwelling) that best incorporates cost-effective environmental performance and operational principles to its design and...

Apartment of the Year

Multi dwelling

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of an individual residential dwelling within an apartment complex, residential apartment building or other mixed use building.

Apartment Complex

Multi dwelling

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a residential apartment building project.

Trade Workmanship

Trades

This award recognises excellence in workmanship by an individual trade contractor or trade contracting business within projects entered into the HIA Housing Awards. Trades include carpentry, bricklaying, tiling, painting...

Residential Building Designer

Design

This award recognises a residential building designer (person or company) responsible for the preparation of plans for a residential building that best demonstrates design excellence.

Bathroom Design

Bathroom

This award recognises excellence in the design of a renovated or new bathroom in a residential building.

Spec Home

Housing

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of an individual home which is not built to a client’s brief nor is it on display to the public as a repeatable housing design.

Outdoor Project

Outdoor

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of an outdoor project (building or structure) built in association with an individual residential building or a multiple-dwelling residential project.

Kitchen Design

Kitchen

This award recognises excellence in the design of a renovated or new kitchen in a residential building.

Project Home

Housing

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of an individual home based on a specific display home design, whether marketed via a display home, a sales brochure or similar material (e.g. websites, dig...

Renovation-Addition Project

Renovation

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of an extension, addition or renovation of an existing house or residential building(s), or the conversion of a non-residential building into a residential ...

Bathroom of the Year

Bathroom

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a bathroom in a residential building.

Innovation in Lightweight Housing

Innovation

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of an individual home using lightweight framing, cladding and linings.

Innovation in Housing

Innovation

This award recognises builders who demonstrate an innovative approach to housing construction and design and are particularly brave in pushing the boundaries and exploring new approaches. The home should demonstrate inno...

Small Lot Housing

Affordable

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design for a single detached dwelling built on a small allotment.

Innovation in Materials and Products

Innovation

This award recognises innovation in the use of building materials to deliver a unique outcome in a residential building. Projects may use building materials and products in unusual ways, use materials not commonly seen i...

Residential Interior Design

Design

This award recognises excellence in the interior design of a residential building to create functional space(s) through the use of innovative and creative interiors, space creation, furnishings and technology.

Affordable Housing

Affordable

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a single home or a housing development incorporating cost effective design features to deliver a high quality housing product at an affordable market pri...

Custom Built Home

Housing

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of an individual house which has been uniquely designed and built on contract specifically for the site according to the requirements and brief of a client.

Kitchen of the Year

Kitchen

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a kitchen in a residential building.

Small Commercial Project

Commercial

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a non-residential building project such as a shop, school, factory, office, hotel, warehouse, municipal facility or the like.

2021 winners

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Home of the Year

Winner: Heanesbuilt

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Custom Built Home

Winner: Heanesbuilt

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Display Home

Winner: Metricon Homes Queensland

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Project Home

Winner: Ingenious Homes

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Renovation / Addition Project

Winner: Romark Design Constructions

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HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards

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.

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Professional Builder/Renovator Awards

Highly-prized recognition within the industry for extensive business and financial management practices.

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Greensmart Awards

Celebrating sustainably-built homes, new products and GreenSmart Professionals. Gain recognition for your sustainability building practices.

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Business Partner Awards

Recognising the vital work done by those behind-the-scenes in small to medium-sized businesses in the building industry.

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Apprentice Awards

HIA host the Annual Apprentice Awards to recognise and inspire the next generation of apprentices for the construction industry.

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HIA Apprentice Host Trainer Award

Putting the spotlight on apprentice hosts and the important contribution they make for Australian apprentices.

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