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Become an awards judge

Help us find the next award-winning homes, builders, and professionals. Get on board and become an awards judge today!

Become an awards judge

Help us find the next award-winning homes, builders, and professionals. Get on board and become an awards judge today!

Innovation, excellence, expertise - qualities of a winning residential building project and an HIA Awards judge.

If you think you have the knowledge and the passion to be part of highlighting your industry’s best, then enquire now about being an awards judge. No previous judging experience is necessary!

HIA Awards provide home builders and designers with the opportunity to receive recognition for outstanding projects, as well as showcase their work to the broader industry. Winners and finalists not only receive extensive media promotion for their business, but they can promote themselves as an industry leader.

The awards cater for entrants ranging from small family-owned businesses right up to the biggest names in the residential building industry, in areas of building construction, quality workmanship, design excellence, sustainability, renovation and innovation, and business professionalism.

Judging panel 

Each year, HIA selects individuals with experience and knowledge in residential building practices to judge the annual entries and select the winners. This could be your opportunity to see first-hand the best the industry has to offer and lend your expertise in building techniques, design and workmanship to help us decide the best and the brightest across our industry.

Judges need to be non-biased and comfortable using online technology to view and score projects. No judging experience required, although a considerable commitment of time is necessary. The judging process will take place between July to September, and all judges must be available to attend the final judging meeting.

Once your expression of interest has been received, HIA will contact you. Please note all judges are required to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Nominate yourself today!

At HIA, there are plenty of ways to get involved, give back and make a difference to the future of the building and construction industry.

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04 Dec
2021 HIA-CSR SA Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards

Award evenings are enjoyable events, mixing great food and entertainment with recognition of the Award winners. These events give you the chance to mingle with the best in the industry.

09 Dec
HIA-Alinta Energy Central Coast Golf Day

03 Feb
HIA Townhall Meet

Hear the latest economic forecasts and trends to help you make better business decisions. Outlook Breakfasts are formal meetings, featuring key presenters from HIA’s well-respected Economics Team as well as guest speakers.

23 Feb
Industry Outlook Breakfast

Hear the latest economic forecasts and trends to help you make better business decisions. Outlook Breakfasts are formal meetings, featuring key presenters from HIA’s well-respected Economics Team as well as guest speakers.

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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