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Our industry

With over 70 years as Australia’s national home building association, we understand the residential building industry better than anyone.

Our industry

With over 70 years as Australia’s national home building association, we understand the residential building industry better than anyone.

Building houses is not just about bricks and mortar. At HIA we are a leader when it comes to understanding what drives the Australian economy and what influences can affect the housing industry.

Stay up to date with the latest industry news, developments, housing forecasts and trends to keep you ahead of the competition.

Economics

Get the latest economic data and forecasting to provide you with all the right information for informed decision making.

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Keep your finger on the pulse with up-to-the minute media releases, member alerts and policy updates.

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26 Nov
Averna Homes replicate recent success at WA Housing Awards

The spectacular Applecross project that saw Averna Homes awarded Perth Home of the Year has now been formally recognised as the 2021 HIA CSR Western Australian Home of the Year.

26 Nov
2021 HIA-CSR NSW Housing and Kitchen and Bathroom Awards winners

The HIA-CSR NSW Housing and Kitchen and Bathroom Awards showcase the achievements of HIA members in the NSW housing industry.

22 Nov
SA responding to a positive case of COVID-19

Throughout the pandemic rules regarding how a business should respond to a positive case of COVID-19 have been in place. These rules generally involve either notification by SA Health to the individual potentially affected or notification by the business to SA Health if they become aware that their workplace may have been impacted by a positive case of COVID-19.

22 Nov
Further changes for Territory COVID-19 restrictions

The Chief Minister has confirmed that the current lockdown restrictions for Robinson River and surrounding regions will move to a ‘lockout’ arrangement immediately and until 1 December.

19 Nov
VIC update - Windfall Gains Tax and COVID-19 restrictions

This week has seen the release of important information regarding measures that will significantly impact the residential building industry.

19 Nov
New activity remains strong in WA heading into 2022

HIA WA Executive Director Cath Hart says the current boom in home building in WA will be sustained throughout 2022, with consumer appetite for new homes continuing despite the end of the building grants.

Building Australia’s economy

Across the country the residential housing industry has continued to grow and thrive with the support of HIA and its members during an extremely tough and challenging year. Our industry has provided much needed support for employment and housing for thousands of Australian families.

Housing outlook

HIA leads the way in accurate and decisive forecasting for the residential building industry. Let us help guide you in the right direction.

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Tailored market research

Think of us as your own team of economists. We can provide you with detailed and insightful market research tailored to suit your needs.

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Economic reports

Gain insight into what drives the Australian economy and how it affects your day-to-day and long term business decisions.

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Industry insiders

HOUSING spoke with our insiders about the issues that may affect the residential building industry as we move into 2021, and how they are navigating the impact of the pandemic.

Made of steel

In business for 50 years, HIA member Neumann Steel has weathered its share of the industry’s ups and downs. However, a few key strategies has seen it through.

Your business blueprint

2020 created unexpected complications, so where to now in 2021? HOUSING has collated some products that may help you secure your game plan to ensure future control and success.

Game changer

Penelope Haley, owner of the award-winning company Valley Workshop, shares her ideas on incorporating sustainability in industry through prefabrication.

Bushfire protection

Building in bushfire prone areas comes with additional considerations. HOUSING talks to a HIA member who has achieved Passive House certification to BAL-FZ, plus looks at several products that will help you to meet BAL standards o...