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Our partners

HIA appreciates the generous and continued support from our partners and sponsors at state and national levels.

Our partners

HIA appreciates the generous and continued support from our partners and sponsors at state and national levels.

HIA is generously supported by partners and sponsors at state and national levels. 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.

 

Our partners share our mission of providing our members with the very best support, advice and industry resources. We couldn’t do what we do without each one of them.
Lucy Vicars, HIA National Partnerships Manager

 

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

Partner with us!

Take the opportunity to partner with us today. Become part of our team by partnering exclusive local and national HIA events, conferences, awards and much more.   

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National partners

ActronAir

Proudly family-owned and operated since 1984, ActronAir has been designing and building high quality, world-class air conditioners and controls right here in Australia for Australians.

 

Having grown to become Australia’s largest locally owned air conditioning manufacturer, ActronAir knows that to continue competing with the world’s biggest air conditioning brands, they have to dare to do things a little differently, which suits them just fine.

 

ActronAir knows that true comfort comes from doing what’s right, not from copying everyone else, which is why ActronAir products are so unique. They design and build their products specifically to perform better in Australia – that’s why they keep operating in hotter conditions, are designed to suit Australian homes, provide more powerful comfort in extreme heat, and are built Aussie tough to withstand our harsh and challenging climate.

 

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"To help us support our residential builders throughout Australia, it’s essential that we understand the building industry intimately. HIA’s in-depth knowledge of their members and their industry has been an invaluable resource to us in this regard, and they back it up with fantastic lines of communication and commitment to operating as a genuine partner to our business." Shaun Todd, National Domestic Channel Manager

 

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AMEX

American Express is a globally integrated payments company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

 

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"American Express is delighted to partner with the HIA to assist members with improving their cash flow and helping them access a range of risk and loyalty benefits across both their account receivables and account payables functions." Robert Tedesco, VP & GM, American Express Global Merchant Services A/NZ

 

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B&D Doors

B&D® know that behind your garage door are the things that matter to you most. The things that make your house a home. Safe and secure design is their priority, helping protect the things you hold precious. B&D®’s commitment to quality flows through everything they do. You can always rely on B&D®’s build quality and commitment to safety to stand the test of time. 

 

B&D® has a proud history of innovation; after all, they invented the Roll-A-Door®! B&D®’s range of garage doors and access control systems brings together cutting edge security solutions, beautiful design options and proven reliability that only 60 years of experience can deliver.

 

So, to keep the things in your garage safe, just get a B&D® door. Safe as can B&D®.

 

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"At the B&D® Group, we are committed to helping communities protect what they value most, which is why we have been proud supporters of the residential and construction industry for over 60 years."

 

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Beacon Lighting Commercial

For over a decade Beacon Commercial have been supporting Australian businesses with lighting and cooling solutions that are innovative, energy-efficient and cost-effective.

 

Beacon Commercial work closely with developers, architects and interior designers to create custom solutions for their projects, from large apartment complexes and aged care facilities to retail and entertainment spaces.

 

Whether you are a volume builder developing a new residential complex or a retailer updating your store designs, Beacon Commercial have you covered with Australia’s largest range of lights and fans featuring the latest technology and styles at competitive contract prices. The expert team and accredited lighting designers are well equipped with the specialised skills, in-depth industry knowledge and extensive experience needed to meet all your project requirements.

 

Hear from our partner

"As part of the Beacon Lighting Group, Australia’s leading specialist lighting retailer, supporting the building industry is a crucial part of our business. At Beacon, we understand how vital lighting is to the way you live, work and feel, which is why we’re passionate about helping our customers make the right choices. Every day, we’re driven by a single purpose – to positively impact our customer’s lives by enhancing their wellbeing and helping them love the space they’re in."

 

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BlueScope

More than ever, there has been a huge focus from BlueScope on the importance of local production and supply of COLORBOND® steel and TRUECORE® steel, as it’s paramount to ensuring they can continue to support our industry throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

 

It’s important for our industry to stand by our brands and the equity we’ve built up over time. For BlueScope, it is important to continue to show resolve and drive demand for both the industry and the use of its residential brands for both COLORBOND® steel and TRUECORE® steel.

 

BlueScope has also seen the need to have a greater focus on digital forms of support and training with relevant associations. More recently, having conducted several virtual CPD accredited courses in partnership with HIA and continue to focus on upskilling the trade industry with relevant qualifications to support the increased demand for installations of roofing made from COLORBOND® steel and frames made from TRUECORE® steel.

 

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"BlueScope and the COLORBOND® and TRUECORE® steel brands would like to thank HIA for its partnership over the years and providing us with the ability to reach builders at the forefront of driving our local housing economies. We hope that through our partnership we’ll continue to strengthen the residential building sector and support each other in our continued success in the year that lies ahead."

 

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Brickworks

Brickworks Building Products is one of the world’s largest and most diverse building material manufacturers. The company has built an enduring reputation with their customers – they are loved for their innovation, professionalism and ever-dependable products and services.

 

Brickworks products include clay bricks and pavers, concrete masonry blocks, retaining wall systems, stone, cement, precast concrete panels, concrete and terracotta roof tiles, timber battens, terracotta façades and specialised building systems. As Brickworks expands internationally, they continually foster and advance their products and brands.  With over 100 years of business success, 17 brands, and 2,500 staff worldwide, Brickworks continue to lead through design, style, innovation, sustainability and collaboration.

 

The commitment is to inspire, support, create and build better environments and places for global customers and communities. All integral to the clear vision to become the world’s best building product company.

 

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"Brickworks values our involvement and longstanding partnership with the HIA as the leading industry association for the residential construction industry. Our long term support of the HIA is based on their ongoing commitment to the development, innovation and sustainability of Australia’s building industry."

 

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Bunnings Trade

Bunnings Trade Centres are your dependable trade supplier – providing the trade quality, quantity and service you need. Regardless of your project's size, Bunnings Trade has the building and constructions materials available to help you get the job done.

 

Bunnings Trade stocks over 200 leading brands you know and trust in convenient locations across Australia. From creating a smart home to the latest power tools, building materials and time-saving products, they've got a great range of new and innovative products that will help you onsite. Saving you time and money with the widest range of products for electrical, plumbing, landscaping and building jobs.

 

Bunnings Trade is committed to ensuring all products come from legal and sustainable operations. With an important focus on timber, 99 per cent of whole timber products are sourced from low-risk plantation or other verified forest operations.

 

Bunning Trade provides a rapid estimating and quoting service from an experienced, knowledgeable local team, end-to-end export services including freight logistics services as needed and delivery to your site, on time and in full.

 

With a Bunnings PowerPass card, you can receive exclusive pricing, special offers and benefits on the widest range of trade products throughout our store network.

 

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Caroma

Caroma’s designs and innovation bring to life a guiding vision of creating sustainable luxury. Design that enables you to enjoy bathroom experiences that complement and elevate your lifestyle, from an energising morning start to an indulgent, relaxing moment of luxury, all underpinned by sustainability.

 

Designing for Australians and New Zealanders, from all walks of life, with different tastes and needs, Caroma has a wide range of classic to artisanal styles, smart designs and sustainable innovations, providing you with everything you need to create the sanctuary of your dreams.

 

For Caroma - water is its lifeblood. That’s why for over 75 years, Caroma has been passionate about protecting and conserving water to benefit all Australians. Products are designed to protect the vital water resources of our country for the next generation.

 

With over 78 years of experience, Caroma believes quality bathrooms are a balance of form, function and aesthetics.

 

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"As industry leaders in water solutions, it is embedded in Caroma's culture to be an active participant within the marketplace. Our partnership with HIA provides direct access to the residential market, connecting our Building Sales Team with the industry and providing our Teams with the opportunity to build key relationships."

 

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Companion Systems

Take control of managing your business with Companion Systems. The OnSite Companion software maps all your jobs, contacts, processes, tasks, communications, workplace compliance and resource allocation of trades and suppliers, then automates it – so you won’t miss a single thing.

 

They manage all aspects of the client engagement and construction phase of a build – from sales to warranty. Designed for builders with office and onsite based staff, the technology platform works online in real-time and offline when internet access is not available in the field.

 

Management, Supervisors and Administration staff see all tasks, progress, documents, pictures, communications, including all e-mails and WHS aspects of a job. Each functionality has a customised and detailed reporting tool so that you can determine cash flow and performance with ease. The system is designed to help you reduce build time without compromising on quality and increase your turnover.

 

OnSite Companion allows users to oversee operations by streamlining processes with an easy-to-use interface. Connect with the Companion Systems Forum and share information, tips, advice and support with other users. Best of all, the software seamlessly integrates with Databuild so you can create a dynamic tech solution for your growing business.

 

Hear from our partner

"My father is a builder. I can remember driving around with Dad as a child on a Saturday looking for a working phone box. I remember late nights not seeing Dad, and the holidays always cut short. I knew there must have been a better way. At Companion Systems, we are driven to make world-class software backed by spectacular support. OnSite Companion always remembers where the job is, what has been promised to clients and communicating to everyone in the process with ease - giving you peace of mind. Our job is to make sure our clients can spend more time living and less time worrying."

 

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CSR

CSR provides building solutions to create great spaces where people live, work and play. The scale and network that CSR provides help you to create outstanding homes. CSR works with you, the builder, to reduce construction time and deliver better energy efficiency, comfort and design.

 

CSR understands that contemporary homes need to look good, but they also need to provide enhanced comfort and liveability levels while being efficient to operate. CSR’s building solutions provide aesthetics and performance for modern living.

 

CSR brings together Australia’s leading portfolio of building products used by builders and homeowners across the country. CSR supplies an expanded range of products and systems that are sustainable through their energy-efficient properties. 

 

The CSR brands are among the most trusted and recognised building products for residential construction. Names that builders and generations of Australians have come to know and trust, like Gyprock plasterboard, Bradford insulation, Cemintel fibre cement, PGH bricks and pavers, Monier roof tiles and Hebel autoclaved aerated concrete, to name a few.

 

Hear from our partner

"CSR has a proud history as a market leader in the building industry and one of Australia’s oldest manufacturing companies. A key part of our history is that we take pride in understanding our customers and being responsive to their needs.  We are committed to developing new products, systems and services for the building industry which ultimately provide you as homebuilders, several benefits such as improving the speed of construction, reducing waste, and helping your customers save money on their energy bills."

 

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CSR brands
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Cemintel™ Systems – Cemintel offers engineered systems around prefinished solutions that enhance performance and aesthetics and traditional internal lining products. Through innovation and intelligence with cement panels and what can be done with them, Cemintel provides products, systems and services that inspire, giving you choice and real design flexibility to create striking points of difference.

Bradford – Bradford is Australia’s leading supplier of materials designed to make buildings energy-efficient, comfortable and healthy for occupants. Their highly trained and experienced team have world-class engineering knowledge, research and development, technical and customer service skills. This team supports a manufacturing and distribution network which extends across Australia.

PGH Bricks PGH is one of Australia’s largest manufacturers, innovators and marketers of clay bricks, walling systems and façade solutions for homes and commercial applications. With their lasting attributes of quality, solidity and strength, Bricks are now one of the most desirable building materials for contemporary Australian homes.

Whether you are looking for unmissable style, lasting low-key liveability or something in between, the PGH team brings practical knowledge and tools. PGH gives you confidence in the choices you make and guiding you to create beautiful homes.

Gyprock – Gyprock is Australia's leading manufacturer of gypsum-based products such as plasterboard and cornice and compounds, adhesives, specialty plasters, and associated finishing materials and accessories.

Gyprock supplies a comprehensive range of high-performance products and systems for many applications to meet fire, acoustic, and thermal requirements across all construction industry segments.

To compliment a strong retail presence in major hardware and building material retail outlets, Gyprock also operates Gyprock Trade™ centres and endorses Gyprock Specialist Distributors outlets across the country. These trade-focused outlets supply everything the plastering trade needs from boards and cornices to compounds, tapes, tools and accessories.

Hebel – Hebel is a strong, versatile, high-performance building product made from Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC).

As Australia’s only manufacturer of AAC, Hebel has over 25 years of experience, meaning you can be assured you are getting a high-quality product with the technical expertise to back it up.

Hebel is easy to handle, available in blocks and panels, quick to build with, and better to live with. Hebel panels contain anti-corrosion steel reinforcement for added strength and are available in a range of lengths for applications, including walls, floors and external cladding.

Monier – Monier has a very rich and proud history in the Australian building industry. Monier tiles have long been a trusted roofing solution from the original terracotta tile to the extensive range available today, standing up to our harsh Australian conditions.

The enduring success of Monier is underpinned by our commitment to quality Australian made roofing products, superior customer service and continued innovation. This kind of innovation has led to the Monier SOLARtile™, Australia’s first integrated, modular flat solar tile system and the Monier Composite Lightweight roofing system.

Monier has redefined traditional Terracotta by combining its crafted from the earth heritage with a twist of modern glamour to inspire future generations. Monier is all about creating strong and beautiful roofs that you can be proud of.

HIA Insurance Services

HIA Insurance Services (HIAIS) understands that your business is your livelihood. As a specialist risk solutions provider and advisor to the residential building industry, HIAIS understands the unique risks that businesses in the industry face and strive to help those businesses better understand these risks.

 

As a joint venture, HIAIS has the unique opportunity to leverage the buying power, insurance, governance and risk capability of Aon; while accessing HIA's deep knowledge of the housing industry. The combined strength of these two industry leaders has led to HIA Insurance Services' success for over three decades.

 

HIAIS provides businesses in the residential building industry with access to reliable customer service from a dedicated, trusted advisor. HIAIS act in your best interest to achieve warranty eligibility outcomes, manage your insurance claims, and fulfil all your business insurance needs.

 

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"Working with both HIA and Aon, HIA Insurance Services has a deep connection to the residential building industry. We support our clients through our ability to educate them on better risk management principles. Through this, we strive to help supply the industry with the tools required to provide the best outcome for home buyers."

 

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Holcim

Holcim is a market leader in the integrated supply and manufacture of building materials and solutions, operating in Australia since 1901. They have a network of more than 160 concrete plants, 900 mixer trucks, 55 quarries and 10 precast concrete factories. Holcim also offers an extensive range of technical and testing services plus innovative, market-leading sustainable solutions.

 

The organisation is the first Australian construction materials supplier to offer an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) in concrete products and ready-mix concrete. Holcim enables clients to go carbon neutral, another Australian first.

 

Geostone, a well-known decorative concrete brand, is fundamental to Holcim’s residential offering and provides a real point of difference for customers. The product has a national footprint balanced with locally sourced stone. Geostone products have been showcased on TV shows such as Australia by Design (Channel Ten) and The Block (Channel Nine).

 

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"HIA membership supports Holcim to build smarter and greener homes with better access to industry feedback and residential partners. Supplying materials and solutions to build the communities we live in is fundamental to who we are at Holcim. Our innovative and sustainable solutions benefit customers by enabling them to optimise their environmental footprint."

 

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The Australian Reinforcing Company (ARC)

The Australian Reinforcing Company (ARC) is the original supplier of steel reinforcement to the Australian construction industry. Supported by the largest branch network in Australia, ARC provides a localised service adapted to our communities, towns & cities. We are the preferred reinforcement supplier to the Australian Housing sector and we’ve been doing so for more than 100 years.

 

With a strong legacy in product & service Innovation, ARC continues to partner with our customers to identify cost and time efficiencies on their next job. Our expert team and comprehensive range ensure no matter what the project needs are, big or small, we’ll be there to provide the right support as a “one-stop” reinforcing shop.

 

Proudly Australian since 1920, all ARC steel products remain 100% Australian made with international quality assurance and compliance with Australian standards. We believe that the reliability of trusted partnerships reinforce the foundations of every successful project.

 

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"Supporting the industry is important to ARC to ensure we can collaboratively innovate to address our shared challenges and drive co-created value to share in our successes."

 

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James Hardie

James Hardie has designed and manufactured building products for the ever-changing Australian construction industry for over 125 years. James Hardie is the world’s number one producer of high-performance fibre cement and fibre gypsum building solutions.

 

James Hardie believes that home is a sanctuary and a canvas for self-expression without compromise. As a trusted innovator and industry leader, James Hardie empowers homeowners and building professionals alike to achieve their dream home with premium quality solutions that enable endless possibilities for design and aesthetics while also delivering trusted protection and long-lasting beauty.

 

James Hardie products are used extensively in new residential construction, manufactured housing, renovations and extensions, and a variety of commercial and industrial applications. The product range suits a wide palette of architectural styles, from classic and traditional to ultra-modern and contemporary designs. The cladding products also look great in combination with traditional building materials such as stone, wood and brick -- making design potential boundless.

 

Hear from our partner

"James Hardie is dedicated to transforming the way Australia builds. By providing innovative products that facilitate flexible design and easier building for homes, we promote better living. At James Hardie, we know that when we help our industry, everyone wins. That’s why we’re committed to providing support to large commercial construction companies and boutique residential home builders alike. "

 

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Miele

For over 120 years, Miele has continued to be family-run and live by its guiding philosophy, 'Immer Besser' (Forever Better).

 

True to this innovative and pioneering spirit, they are driven to improve their customers' lives by creating meaningful technologies that will give them more time to do things they enjoy most. 

 

Sustainability is considered at every touchpoint, right from the early product development phase, with careful consideration of the selection of materials through efficient production. Miele customers can rest assured that their appliances are built to last as they are tested to the equivalent of 20 years of average use. Should customer's need to reach out to Miele at any stage, they are, of course, met with fast and efficient after-sales service you would expect from a trusted, premium brand.

 

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"We find the industry insights and market updates from the HIA invaluable in forecasting the opportunities in the appliance industry. The experienced team and economic insights help shape many decisions we make in our commercial business."

 

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Rheem

Rheem is Australia’s favourite hot water system… and it’s been that way since 1939, when Rheem started making water heaters in Australia.  Rheem continues to be at the forefront of ingenuity and innovation and it’s the quality of our design and manufacture that underpins their promise to Australian families: water that comes on steady, hot and strong. 

 

As a world leader in sustainable water heating technology, Rheem is committed to carrying out all operations in a sustainable manner and producing products that contribute to a sustainable future. Rheem has a strong and active environmental improvement program to reduce their carbon footprint, energy use, water use and waste generation.

 

Rheem believes in going beyond the expected and striving for what’s possible. Rheem is committed to leading the way in water heating with intelligent products and sustainable solutions that make a difference for you and the planet.

 

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"Every home needs a water heater, so making sure that home builders can easily select and source the right water heater for their project is key to Rheem’s ongoing success. Rheem’s partnership with HIA allows us to understand the complexities that builders face in their water heating selection, share our perspectives on current regulations, and influence policy development through the lobbying efforts of the Association. The HIA also provides us with insight into what regulations may be coming so we can be prepared to meet the industry’s future demands."

 

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Stratco

Stratco is an Australian-owned manufacturer and retailer of building and hardware solutions. For over 68 years, Stratco has supplied a comprehensive range of quality products to the building and construction industry.

 

Today, Stratco has sophisticated manufacturing facilities throughout Australia, a growing network of award-winning retail outlets, and a team of professional trade representatives offering a superior customer service level and local know-how.

 

Stratco provides a broad range of roofing, rainwater, fencing, patio, carport, shed, garage and associated hardware products.  Stratco continues to innovate thanks to a dedicated Research and Development department, an experienced engineering team and industry-leading material and structural testing facilities. 

 

Stratco offers specific trade discounted pricing, access to design and estimating specialists to assist with projects and exclusive access to new products and trade incentive programs. Best of all, Stratco Direct allows you to see your trade pricing for all products and order online from anywhere, any time.

 

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"Stratco has partnered with the HIA Apprentice program for well over ten years because we recognise how important professional tradespeople are to the housing industry, the crucial role today’s apprentices play in its future success, and the invaluable support provided by the HIA."

 

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