People Region ACT And Southern NSW (24) Gold Coast (24) Hunter NSW (24) National Office (24) New South Wales (24) Northern Territory (24) North Queensland (24) Queensland (24) South Australia (24) Tasmania (24) Victoria (24) Western Australia (24) Donotshow (11) Date Range Past Month (6) Past 3 Months (11) Past 1 Year (10) Past 2 Or More Years (10) A few good men There are forces bearing down on the construction industry that are going to change the way we build, and approach training and development. Mark Hands: What makes a successful life Choosing a trade may not jump out as the first option for young people these days, but why? What are their expectations for their careers? Mark Hands will dive into these questions and more at the 2019 HIA Summit on 7 August. ISH 2019 Report Designers, buyers and trade professionals descended on Frankfurt in March for ISH 2019, the biennial international trade fair focusing on water and energy in buildings. This wrap up report takes a look at the products, innovations and themes, plus a few of the surprises to come out of the immersive five-day experience. Born to try Emerging interior designer Olivia Cirocco of GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens in Victoria is proving she’s one to watch on the competitive Australian design scene. Technically speaking Meet the industry experts you’ll be hearing from at this year’s HIA Summit in August. Meet HIA's National President Simon Norris talks about how he joined the home building industry, what keeps him going, and his plans for his two-year HIA presidency term. Common goals Architect Shannon Battisson puts sustainability at the forefront, and believes stronger collaboration is needed between designers and builders when it comes to new housing stock. Lifelong sustainability Builder Griff Morris has spent his entire career learning about energy-efficient buildings and educating others in an effort to provide Australians with more sustainable, affordable and comfortable houses to live in.