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Get to know us

Get to know us

There is more to your business than building, and there is more to HIA than support, advice and advocating for the residential housing industry. The heart of our association is you – our members.

Our community hub is a place where our members can get to know us, get to know one another and together, get involved in safeguarding and building a bright future for the residential building industry.

Our members

Our members come from all walks of life from builders, trade contractors and developers to design professionals, kitchen and bathroom specialists. We even support the 'behind the scene' people, your business partners.

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Member network

There is more to you and your business than just building. Behind every successful builder is a team, whether it’s your spouse, business partner or manufacturer get access to specialised networks to support your business as it gro...

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Get involved

There are plenty of ways to get involved and make your mark.

You can help shape our industry

Our committees are the foundation of our association and work to bring real changes to the things that matter to you and your business. Committees give members an outlet to exchange ideas, develop policy, champion and improve the ...

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Share your knowledge and passion for the building industry

Help us find the best in building construction, design excellence, sustainability, renovation and innovation. There is no previous judging experience needed, so become an awards judge today!

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HIA is generously supported by partners and sponsors. Our partners play an essential role in enabling us to lead and advocate for the residential building industry and provide support and resources to members.

When you partner with HIA, you will build relationships and connect with a wide range of building and design professionals.

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Members benefits


Get started with a membership at HIA that will always benefit your business. 

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Business support


Supporting building professionals with custom built services and products.

  • Contracts and compliance support
  • Contracts Online
  • Host an apprentice
  • Insurance Services
  • Managing safety
  • Savings for members and much more!

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Our people

At HIA, there is nothing more important to us than you, our members. Our dedicated national team strive to promote policies and provide services that enhance our members' business practices and profitability. 

Our team of directors ensure that our members' needs and ideas are heard at the highest level of government.

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Be inspired

Apprentice Building Women People
A cut above the rest
Monique Juratovac threw convention out the window when she signed up for a bricklaying apprenticeship. Despite the naysayers, she is determined to carve out her own path in the construction industry.
Feb 21
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Awards Design Inspiration
Touch the sky
Inspired by Sydney’s streetscape of archways and textures, HIA’s 2020 Australian Apartment Complex winner, Arc by Crown Group, is a multi-level ascension to luxury living with a homage to heritage. Photo: Martin Siegner, frmez
Sep 20
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Inspiration Innovation Human Resources (HR)
Building resilience
What does it take to be resilient? HOUSING talks to HIA members who have grown from difficult circumstances and have arisen stronger with purpose and determination.
Jun 20
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Design Inspiration Awards Energy efficiency
Hats off
Inspired by the broad brim of an Akubra Hat, this sustainable property on a NSW cattle farm was designed to capture the surrounding rural vista and exist self-sufficiently within its landscape.
Oct 20
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Become a HIA member today

Join Australia’s largest residential building association to gain access to a huge range of industry products and business services. We can help you manage, operate and grow your business.