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24 May
Boosting apprentice numbers must be the key focus of review

“The number of new apprentices entering the building industry will not be sufficient to fill the labour supply gap that will prevent the industry reaching the Housing Accord’s target of building 1.2 million new homes over the next five years,” HIA Executive Director, Future Workforce, Geordan Murray said today.

24 May
Are you interested in doing Government funded building work?

You may be aware that the Federal Government has committed to building 1.2 million homes over the next 5 years. To support this commitment, the Federal Government, through Housing Australia, is funding residential building work.

24 May
Jurisdiction of the Federal Safety Commissioner

Are your interested in tendering for federally funded government building work? Use HIA’s flowchart to help you determine if you are required to comply with the Federal Work Health and Safety accreditation scheme.

23 May
Home building hotspots in North Queensland revealed

“There were five areas in North Queensland that were identified as home building and population hotspots,” stated HIA Executive Director - North Queensland, Peter Fry.

NSW Authority for Final Payment (Pad of 50)

The NSW Authority for Final Payment Pad offers an effective method of claiming final payment from your client. It’s available in a handy tear-off pad of 50. This is a hard copy document and will be mailed to you once it's purchase...

NSW Claim for Extension of Time (Pad of 50)

This form is to notify the owner of an entitlement to an extension of time when building works have been delayed due to unforeseen circumstances, an owner’s delay or requests for additional work. If you do not notify an owner abou...

NSW Authority for Variation to Contract (Pad of 25)

The Authority for Variation to Contract (pad of 25) 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...

NSW New Dwellings Contract (Pack of 2)

Ideal for building professionals about to work on a new dwelling, available as a pack of two. The fixed price contract allows for all job details to be formalised and provides schedules for progress payments, excluded items, insur...

NSW Cost Plus Contract (Pack of 2)

This contract is used for residential construction 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 ...

NSW General Housing Specifications

The NSW General Housing Specifications document forms part of the contract documents which is referred to in the building contract. It details the works to be executed and the materials to be used in carrying out those works at th...

NSW Preliminary Agreement (Pad of 50)

This Preliminary Agreement (pad of 50) is used to cover the cost of the preliminary work before and in preparation of signing the contract. This type of work may include: - preparation of plans - engineering details - obtaining a...

NSW Notice of Practical Completion (Pad of 25)

The NSW Notice of Practical Completion is used to notify an owner when a project will be at practical completion, available as a pad of 50. It sets a time and date for the owner's inspection of the works as part of the handover an...

NSW Small Works between $5K & $20K Contract (Pad of 10)

This contract is a fixed-sum contract used for non-structural, residential renovations and additions, available in a pad of 10 duplicate contracts. It’s suitable for use in the manufacture, supply and installation of: - cabinets a...

NSW Residential Contract for Renovations & Additions (Pack of 2)

NSW Residential Building Contract - Renovations/Additions

NSW Small Works over $20K Contract (Duplicate)

The NSW Small Works over $20,000 contract (in duplicate) is for residential construction work over $20,000 and complies with the NSW Home Building Act. It's suitable for smaller alteration and renovation projects. This is a hard c...