Kitchens, Bathrooms and Interiors

Averna Homes living and kitchen area

Luxe lifestyles

A focus on customised, client-centred design makes it easy for home buyers to imagine all the things life could be in an award-winning Averna Homes residence.

Heritage terrace living room

Space and light

Innovative modern design and construction breathes new life into this heritage terrace.

Charcoal tiles and timber vanity

Boundless bathrooms

Housing speaks to industry experts about their style inspiration, and the bathroom design trends and innovations to watch out for.

Wet-seal Enviro-coat

Soap holders can prevent leaks

Customers may want extra shower shelving – but they don’t want extra water leaking under their shower tiles.

Green couch living room

Drawn to life

This home, built with a focus on the aesthetic qualities of raw construction materials, effortlessly welcomes the outdoors in.


Dark timber and white kitchen renovation

Crown jewel

This elaborately renovated heritage house in Melbourne offers a cohesive mix of old and new features, but not without a unique set of challenges for the builders.

Outdoor alfresco and pool

Modernist marvel

Inspired by the mid-century space-age aesthetic, this home’s daring design called for a pragmatic, solutions-focused approach to construction.

WEINMANN machinery

Off-site optimisation

In the ebb and flow of prefabrication’s history in Australia, never before have we seen the precision and speed with which housing can be erected as today’s manufacturing processes enable.

Steel and glass home

Victorian vista

Clever use of steel and glass ensure this builder’s family home connects with, and at the same time withstands, the elements in its rural location.

Copper cladding

Burnished beauty

With its curved facade and copper cladding, this home has quickly become one of the more striking builds in the Gold Coast region.

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In Focus

Aerial of suburban housing

Focus on housing

HIA has developed a 10-point plan for the next federal government to help address the nation’s housing issues.


Big changes afoot

Significant changes are coming to the National Construction Code, effective 1 May 2019. Find out what all building professionals will need to know.

Workers on tiled roof

Safety takes centre stage

A national review of WHS laws has been underway, with HIA supporting industry as part of the consultation process.


Japanese investment builds

Construction companies from Japan investing in Australia bring experience in medium density building, lightweight materials, and working with an ageing population.


Canary in the coalmine

Opinion is split as to whether Australia’s economy will experience growth or decline in 2019. HIA Economics weighs in on implications for housing.


Icon 3d printed house

Let’s talk technology

The dynamic duo from Future Crunch will be sharing insights on the technologies changing the housing industry at HIA’s National Conference in May.

Industry Insiders

Industry insiders

We asked our insiders how the economy will shape the building industry in 2019 and about the impact on their businesses. We also discussed emerging technological trends and how our industry deals with mental health.

John Winning Junior and John Winning Senior

A winning formula

With a keen eye for trends and a knack for finding new ways to sell product, John Winning is changing the face of appliance retailing in Australia.

Susie and Aaron

Award-winning skills

Business manager Susie Martin works with husband Aaron to make a difference in people’s lives, as they build or extend their dream home.

Craig Gemmill

Ahead of the pack

Smart home technology is giving this HIA member an edge in a competitive housing market.



Software saviours

Software systems specifically designed for the needs of the building industry are a sure-fire way to ensure your business runs at optimal efficiency.

Holcim Geostone

Setting the pace & space

Holcim Geostone™ polished concrete is an elegant and practical flooring option for internal living spaces.

Abode New Homes

Software solutions

Enter the job details at the quote stage, and the building software solution can create invoices and receipts instantly.

B&D House

Stylish street appeal

Step back, survey the streetscape and step up the styling because homes with natural street appeal present with high value in a monetary sense and in terms of lifestyle.

Stegbar Alumiere windows

A burst of potential

Housing looks into a selection of innovative products offering the building industry good design, greater flexibility, quality assurance and improved environmental benefits.

HIA 2019 National Conference

To celebrate the launch of HOUSING Online, we are giving readers the opportunity to attend the HIA 2019 National Conference at a discounted rate of $1,925 inc GST a saving of $495 per pass. Use promotional code: HOUSING.

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A timber twist

A timber twist

Legno basic from Gallaria gives you the option of adding a creative use of marble to your next bathroom project.

Colourful canvas

Colourful canvas

The Nanoleaf Canvas is the latest in coloured light panels, creating more vibrant spaces for living.

New view

New view

ADesignStudio has announced the release of a new finish for its lighting range – Blackened Brass.

Textured tapware

Focus on patterns

The Gessi 316 tapware and basin mixers have been released to the Australian market.

Ring of fire

Ring of fire

The arrival of the Blade Flame gas cooktop, part of the Dolce Stil Novo luxury collection from Smeg, offers an elegant addition to your next kitchen project.


Outdoor swimming pool and deck

Aluminium all-rounder

Darley Aluminium has your next building project covered with its vast array of aluminium extrusion products, kits, and customised design and fabrication services.

Modern family home at dusk

Proud and paperless

Award-winning Logico Homes maintains its foundation of a paperless home building service with the help of new technology.


Digital flexibility

New Homes Guide has relaunched with new packages and campaign options to give small- and medium-sized builders maximum flexibility and value.

Woman and laptop

Watch & learn

Even when you’re busy onsite or at your desk you can stay connected to the residential building industry year-round with HIA Webinars.

Timber open plan kitchen

Make media work for you

Want to share your work with the world? Learn more about how to get your projects showcased in print and online media to drive big marketing results on a small budget.


Hobbiton New Zealand

Home away from home

Walk through Hobbit homes, learn about Maori culture and photograph the best New Zealand has to offer.

Rick Foster

Beyond the illusion

Looking outwards, Rick Foster uses exercise, leisure activities and volunteering to help him in his recovery from depression and anxiety.

People on their smartphones

Check your connection

Maintaining face-to-face relationships in our technologically-driven world is crucial to improving your mental health.

Health & wellbeing

A new lease on life

A few months into the new year is a good time for a lifestyle check – replacing negative habits with more positive ones.

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