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Certificate of Occupancy for houses suspended until 2024

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Certificate of Occupancy for houses suspended until 2024

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The Certificate of Occupancy requirements for Class 1 buildings were suspended on 16 December 2021 to run until 30 June 2022.
Housing Industry Association (HIA) is Australia's largest residential building association, committed to keeping members up to date and on the pulse of the ever changing building and business landscape.  

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18 May
Western Australian builders win four national housing awards

Four West Australian builders successful at the 2024 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards, bringing home prestigious national awards for excellence in housing.

18 May
Northern Territory builder wins national housing award

Northern Territory builder won the Specialised Housing award at the 2024 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards, the prestigious national awards for excellence in housing.

18 May
North Queensland builder wins national housing award

North Queensland builder won the Outdoor Project award at the 2024 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards, the prestigious national awards for excellence in housing.

18 May
Canberra businesses win two national housing awards

Four Canberra businesses have been named winners at the nation’s top residential building awards, taking home two awards from the 2024 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards.

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

This resource provides practical examples of applying the new requirements and explains common solutions and methods that may assist building practitioners to meet the new requirements for house and apartment designs.

HIA Guide to Waterproofing

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