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Are your contractors really contractors?

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Are your contractors really contractors?

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Ensure your contractors are genuine independent contractors or run the risk of entering into sham arrangements. Never heard of sham contracting? It is against the law, so it pays to know your obligations.
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22 Feb
Land Development Pre-DCR Clearance Process

New fast-tracked process to access land titles earlier for eligible developments.

22 Feb
2024-2025 Northern Territory Pre-Budget Submission

HIA submitted the Northern Territory pre-budget submission to the NT Chief Minister.

21 Feb
Mulch sold in ACT confirmed to contain bonded asbestos

Following on from the discovery of traces of bonded asbestos in garden mulch that has been distributed in Sydney, samples tested in Canberra by WorkSafe ACT have also proved positive for the substance.

21 Feb
Future of local government review

On 20 January 2024 HIA made a submission to the Tasmanian Government on the Future of Local Government Final Report.

2022 National Construction Code - Volume One

Product comes in an A4 binder and will be mailed to you once it's purchased online. Volume One of the National Construction Code (NCC) relates to commercial buildings – Class 2 to Class 9. The code details technical provisions for...

2022 National Construction Code - Volume Two

Product comes in an A4 binder and will be mailed to you once it's purchased online. Volume Two of the National Construction Code (NCC) relates to residential buildings – Class 1 and Class 10. The code details technical provisions ...

2022 National Construction Code - Volumes One and Two

Product comes in an A4 binder and will be mailed to you once it's purchased online. This pack contains Volume One (commercial buildings – Class 2 to Class 9) and Volume Two (residential buildings – Class 1 and Class 10) of the Nat...

HIA Guide to NCC Livable Housing Provisions

Guidance provided by HIA on how to meet the new requirements for house and apartment designs.

HIA Guide to Wet Area Waterproofing

Guidance provided by HIA on the changes to waterproofing of wet areas requirements and what they mean for common solutions and compliance.