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Bathroom of the Year

2021 HIA-CSR Victorian Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards

Winner: Fortem Projects

The judges were awed by this Malvern East project and gave it near-perfect scores across the board, for craftsmanship, finish, design, innovation, and even the drawings. The highlight is undoubtedly the curved shower with retractable screen - a difficult undertaking that has been executed to perfection. And with the rest of the space being of equally high quality, this is a very deserving Bathroom of the Year winner.

HIA Awards
Winner 2021 Victorian Bathroom of the Year
Finalist 2022 HIA Australian Bathroom of the Year


  • Ancorp Building Group
  • Fairhaven Homes
  • Grollo Industries
  • First Avenue Homes
  • Mint Kitchens Moonee Ponds
  • smarterBATHROOMS+
  • smarterBATHROOMS+


Bathroom in a Display Home up to $500,000
Winner: Ancorp Building Group 
Finalist: Ancorp Building Group
Bathroom in a Display Home over $500,001
Winner: Fairhaven Homes
Finalists: Varcon Constructions (Aust)
Virtue Homes
New Bathroom up to $30,000
Winner: Grollo Industries
Finalists: Bluestar Living
Head Homes
New Bathroom over $30,000
Winner: First Avenue Homes
Finalists: GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens
Pearl Homes
Renovated Bathroom up to $30,000
Winner: Mint Kitchens Moonee Ponds
Finalist: smarterBATHROOMS+
Renovated Bathroom $30,001 to $50,000
Winner: Fortem Projects
Finalists: Mode Group
Mint Kitchens Moonee Ponds
Renovated Bathroom $50,001 to $80,000
Winner: smarterBATHROOMS+
Finalists: Mint Kitchens Moonee Ponds
First Avenue Homes
Renovated Bathroom over $80,001
Winner: smarterBATHROOMS+
Finalist: smarterBATHROOMS+

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