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South West Awards

South West Awards

South West Housing 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.

Award entries for 2024 are now open!

Enter online

Entry fees

  First entry Subsequent entry
Housing $341 $275
Excellence in Service $440  
Photography $418  

Entries close Friday 3 May at 5pm

Award categories

Type

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...

Apartment Complex

Multi dwelling

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

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.

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.

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...

Excellence in Service

Service

This award measures all areas of customer satisfaction and provides winners with a great opportunity to showcase their outstanding customer service.

Excellence in Showroom Display

Supplier

This award recognises outstanding achievement in the presentation and sales of products and materials used in the construction of new homes and renovations to the home-buying public. Showrooms should showcase a comprehen...

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...

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.

Lightweight Housing

Innovation

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

Liveable Home

Housing

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a home or housing development which incorporates universal access and design features to support people of all ages and abilities to live-in or visit the...

Modular and Prefabricated Housing

Housing

This award recognises excellence in the construction and design of a modular or prefabricated dwelling.

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.

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 ...

Residential Design

Design

This award recognises excellence in the design of a residential building (single or multi dwelling).

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.

Small Lot Housing

Affordable

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

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.

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.

Townhouse / Villa Development

Multi dwelling

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

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.

Judging

Judging of entries will take place on-site from July to September. 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: Residential Design, Residential Interior Design, Customer Service, Excellence in Service, Product Innovation and Work Health & Safety.

Award winners 2023

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Home of the year

Winner : Tallwood Constructions

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Custom Built Home

Winner : Tallwood Constructions

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Display Home

Winner : The Rural Building Company

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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 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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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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People & Business Awards

Recognise businesses and stand-out individuals in the residential building industry who are pushing the boundaries with workmanship, aspirations, and superior business and customer management.

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