In Focus Region ACT And Southern NSW (40) Gold Coast (40) Hunter NSW (40) National Office (40) New South Wales (40) Northern Territory (40) North Queensland (40) Queensland (40) South Australia (40) Tasmania (40) Victoria (40) Western Australia (40) Donotshow (16) Date Range Current Week (5) Past 3 Months (4) Past 1 Year (18) Past 2 Or More Years (18) Same but different Who looks after granny better? When it comes to planning and building secondary dwellings there are differences between what our states and territories allow. Breaking through barriers The outlook for women in the residential building industry looks bright, and HIA is working towards their future. Supporting our future The importance of apprentices for the future of Australia’s building industry should not be undervalued. HIA mentors are playing a significant role in supporting apprentices to persevere in completing their trade. Beware the baby boomlet It pays to watch population trends so you can stay abreast of housing demands. Global goals HIA’s seat at the IHA table gives us the chance to learn from shared experiences with the wider international building community. New technology in plaster USG Boral is committed to developing products that provide the industry with a safe working environment. A constructive collaboration HIA has strengthened its collaborative relationship with its Japanese equivalent, JIBH, in what promises to be a constructive partnership to meet the housing challenges of both nations. Technology or training? The HIA Summit opened the conversation on how vocational education and training is or is not working to deliver the skills we need, at the speed we need them, to maintain a stable and proficient residential building industry, now and into the future.