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Our members

It’s you, our members that make HIA.

Our members

It’s you, our members that make HIA.

Our members come from all walks of life within the residential building industry - from builders, trade contractors and developers to design professionals, kitchen and bathroom specialists, manufacturers and suppliers. We even support those special people offsite – business partners.

It’s our members that make HIA such a powerful association.

Our large membership base gives us political strength and the ability to develop and advocate policy recognising the housing industry's importance to all Australians. Our members are responsible for over 80% of new homes and renovations in Australia.

Members network

We know that 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, designer, assistant or manufacturer we give your team access to specialised HIA networks that have been set up to support your business as it grows.

Our Business Partner and Design Professional Member Networks give your team access to specialised HIA tools and resources designed to support them as your business grows.

Find out more

The heart of our association is you – our members. Our community hub is a place where we can learn and support each other.

Members benefits


 

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

See what HIA can offer you

What our members are saying:

Don’t just take our word for it. Hear straight from our members who love being a part of HIA.

Learn how membership has transformed their day-to-day experience working in the residential building industry.

Ben Meader Meader Constructions “Staff always make time for you and even call back after work hours. I have always felt valued as a member, like I really matter” Ben Meader Meader Constructions “Staff always make time for you and even call back after work hours. I have always felt valued as a member, like I really matter” David Castle Learning Partners “I have been really impressed by how HIA touches base on a regular basis. I look forward to hearing from them and how they can help grow my business.” David Castle Learning Partners “I have been really impressed by how HIA touches base on a regular basis. I look forward to hearing from them and how they can help grow my business.”

Our community

Residential
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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Inspiration
Framing a future
Motivated, bright and hardworking, former HIA SA Apprentice of the Year Ashley Badcock, now booming business owner, is proof that diversity and opportunity lead to a bright future.
Feb 21
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Construction Inspiration
Family ties
By sharing their passion, dedication and skills with the next generation of housing professionals, the owners of this family-run business, Chris and Melissa Snel, are helping to strengthen the future of our industry.
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Inspiration
Be the change
HOUSING sits down with newly awarded HIA Life Member Colleen May to talk about her passion for the industry she has tirelessly served for 20 years.
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Award winners

Awards Innovation Inspiration
Bringing self-belief home
Multiskilled 2020 HIA Australian Business Partner winner Rebecca Bishop works with purpose and passion, but it’s the strength she has learnt through being authentic that makes her truly special.
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Awards Apprentice
One big adventure
Jake Blokker capped off his unique apprenticeship by being named the 2020 HIA Jim Brookes Australian Apprentice, but he’s determined it’s just the beginning of a rewarding building career.
May 20
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Awards Inspiration Workmanship
Victorious vision
Radiating raw, robust elegance, the 2020 HIA–CSR Australian Home of the Year sprung from an inspiringly collaborative effort between the homeowner, architect, and builder – BJ Millar Constructions. Photos courtesy Andy MacPherson ...
Jul 20
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Design Inspiration
A design for all time
This Canberra home was designed to accommodate its homeowners through life’s different stages. And the results? Eclectic functionality. Photos courtesy Ben Wrigley
Jul 20
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Change makers

Construction Inspiration
Daring to be different
HIA member Adam Ritson may typically prefer to work on remote projects in the quiet of Tasmania’s wilderness, but his focus on quality speaks volumes for the type of builder he is.
May 20
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Sustainability Environment
Game changer
Penelope Haley, owner of the award-winning company Valley Workshop, shares her ideas on incorporating sustainability in industry through prefabrication.
Sep 20
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Sustainability Environment
Sustainable by design
Natural Lifestyle Homes helped put sustainable housing into the spotlight back in the early 2000s. The company’s owner talks about how industry and consumer attitudes to sustainability have changed since then.
Jun 21
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Residential Construction Marketing
Road to growth
When HIA member David Maiolo started RODA Developments in 2006, he didn’t intend for it to be just another residential building company – he wanted to change the industry.
Aug 20
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It’s easy to join. We’ll take you through a few quick questions about you and your business. Then it’s pay and you’re on your way to being part of HIA.

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