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Accessibility in residential buildings

This policy highlights HIA’s opposition to government introducing regulations for accessible and/or adaptable housing, whether by federal, state or local governments. The policy highlights that there are practical and cost effective measures governments should take to promote housing designs for all stages of life.
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Housing Industry Association (HIA) submission to the 2024 Statutory Review of the Building and Construction Industry Training Fund and Levy Collection Act 1990. Attracting, training, and retaining skilled workers is fundamental to the ability of the residential building industry to deliver the homes Australia needs.

20 May
Statutory review of Civil Law (Sale of Residential Property) Act 2003 (ACT)

HIA took the opportunity to respond to the review of laws protecting off‐the‐plan home buyers from unfair contract cancellations.

16 May
Submission to the Strategic Review of the Australian Apprenticeships Incentive System

Many leaders within today’s housing industry began their careers in apprenticeships. Earning a trade qualification not only provides a valuable skillset, but it also opens up a wide range of career opportunities. HIA seeks to ensure workers beginning a career in the industry today have access to the wide range of opportunities on offer in our industry.

08 May
Continuing Professional Development for Building and Plumbing Practitioners

HIA takes this opportunity to respond to the Continuing Professional Development for Building and Plumbing Practitioners: Regulatory Impact Statement (the CPD RIS) and proposed Building Amendment (Continuing Professional Development) Regulations (the draft Regulations).

07 May
Draft Ministerial Building Standard MBS 007 Modifications to BCA (SA)

HIA provided the following comments regarding the Draft Ministerial Building Standard MBS 007 Modifications to the Building Code of Australia.

01 May
HIA Climate Resilience Parliamentary Inquiry

The Victorian Planning Provisions are just one part of growing regulatory system addressing climate resilience for land use planning and building.