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Western Australia Building Women Awards

HIA Building Women Awards celebrate the achievements and advancement of females in the building industry and applaud organisations who facilitate inclusion, innovation and progression.

Award entries for 2024 are now open!

Enter online

Entry fees

First entry Subsequent entry
$99 $99

Entries close Friday 14 June at 5pm

Submission Criteria

All categories are judged based on the information provided in the written submission. Your submission must address each criteria, preferably in sequential order. There is no minimum or maximum word limit for answers.

Additional Information

In addition to the written nomination, each nominee will need to supply high resolution images of themselves, uploaded online.

The HIA Western Australian Building Woman of the Year is chosen from the winners of each of the following categories.

Award categories


Achievement in Manufacturing and Supply

Building Women

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, custome...

Administration Executive

Building Women

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.

Business Development Professional

Building Women

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 ...

Executive Leadership

Building Women

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 organi...

Inclusion and Advancement of Women

Building Women

This award recognises companies that have invested in and demonstrate a commitment to creating roles for and supporting women in the workplace. Recipients will have created a healthy, inclusive and supportive work enviro...

Industry Contribution

Building Women

This award recognises a woman who has created long-lasting positive impacts for the residential building industry through her skill, passion and commitment. She will have contributed to the betterment of the industry, he...

Innovation and Change Leader

Building Women

This award recognises a female who is instrumental in encouraging and enabling women in the residential building industry to realise their full potential. They will create a tangible impact on gender diversity through th...

Professional Business Woman

Building Women

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.

Tradeswoman of the Year

Building Women

This award recognises the vital contribution and skill of women who are qualified and excelling in an industry trade.

Young Achiever / Trailblazer

Building Women

This award recognises women under the age of 30 years who show exceptional promise and dedication to the industry, and celebrates their early achievements. This is open to young women who are working in any aspect of the...

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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