People Region ACT And Southern NSW (48) Hunter NSW (48) National Office (48) New South Wales (48) Northern Territory (48) North Queensland (48) Queensland (48) South Australia (48) Tasmania (48) Victoria (48) Western Australia (48) Date Range Past Week (5) Past 3 Months (3) Past 1 Year (22) Past 2 Or More Years (32) Insulating the future Robert Vis of SIPs Industries is seeing growing interest in the use of structurally insulated panels to produce sustainable housing in Australia, with more people conscious of the benefits to be gained by using prefabricated building products. Game changer Penelope Haley, owner of the award-winning company Valley Workshop, shares her ideas on incorporating sustainability in industry through prefabrication. Pursuing change Sustainability expert Dr Shaila Divakarla is passionate about effecting positive change in the built environment, and shares her thoughts on how and when we incorporate sustainable principles in housing. 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. 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. Struggle strength and survival Sharing the harrowing details of two major breakdowns and a lifetime of managing anxiety can’t be easy, but Brett Saunders tells his story so others will speak up about their own. 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. 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.