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President's insight - Resilience in recovery

Regional News

President's insight - Resilience in recovery

Regional News
You would be hard pressed to find a builder, trade or manufacturer at the moment in WA who isn't carrying a heavy workload.
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22 Feb
Inquiry into the Help to Buy Bill and Help to Buy Consequential Provisions Bill 2023

HIA provided a submission into the Help to Buy Bill 2023 and the Help to Buy (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2023, herein referred to as the Help to Buy Bills.

22 Feb
Addressing skilled trades shortages key for NT Budget and upcoming election

“The upcoming Northern Territory budget presents a key opportunity for the Government to focus attention on measures to support increased housing supply and the delivery of much-needed homes in the Territory,” HIA Executive Director, Luis Espinoza said today.

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.

WA Addenda to Specification - Form 12

This addenda is sold separately from the WA Specification for Brick or Framed Construction document. These two items make up a set, although some builders have the HIA specification only and add their own addenda. The standard spe...

WA Cost Plus Contract - Form 13D (Pack of 2)

This contract is used for residential constructions works on a cost plus basis, not a lump sum ‘fixed price’. Costs are totalled and a percentage or fixed sum added for administration, supervision and profit. It allows for project...

WA Claim for Extension of Time - Form 5 (Pad of 30)

Builders wanting an extension of time for completing work will need this WA Claim for Extension of Time pad, which includes 30 sheets. This product complies with Western Australian legislation as the builder must advise the client...

WA HBCA Lump Sum Contract - Form 16K (Pack of 2)

The WA HBCA Lump Sum Contract – Form 16J contract (pack of two) is suitable for work over $7500 and less than $500,000, which requires a written, signed contract to comply with provisions of the Home Building Contracts Act 1991. A...

WA Practical Completion Certificate - Form 14 (Pad of 30)

The Western Australian Certificate of Practical Completion (pad of 30) enables builders to list work that may be required following a joint pre-handover inspection by the owner and builder. This is a hard copy version of the docum...

WA Job Quotation - Form 9 (Pad of 25)

The Western Australian Job Quotation Form (pad of 25) is suitable for sub-contractors to list their conditions. It's carbonised and individually numbered and dated. It's suitable as a contract for works under $7500.

WA Alterations & Additions Contract - Form 38E (Pack of 2)

The WA Alterations & Additions Contract – Form 38E (pack of two) is designed specifically for use on alterations, additions and renovations over $7500 and less than $500,000 and complies with the Home Building Contracts Act (HBCA)...

WA Pre-Fabricated Homes Contract - Form 45C (Pack of 2)

The WA Pre-fabricated Homes Contract – Form 45C (pack of two) has been designed specifically for use with modular or transportable homes.

WA Specification Brick & Framed Construction - Form 7 (Pack of 2)

The WA Specification for Brick or Framed Construction document (pack of two) provides a detailed description of quality of materials or workmanship, working drawings, details and other contract documents, to achieve an accurate co...

WA Variation to Contract - Form 1 (Pad of 30)

The WA Variation to Contract – Form 1 details changes or variations to works requiring an update to the contract between builder and owner. It can also be used for variations between builder and sub-contractor. This is a hard cop...

WA Small Works Contract - Form 10A (Pad of 25)

The WA Small Works contract (pad of 25 and in duplicate) has been designed specifically for projects $7500 in value or less (where the Home Building Contracts Act 1991 does not apply). This contract is simple to use, carbonated an...