{{ propApi.closeIcon }}
Our industry
Our industry $vuetify.icons.faArrowRight
Economic research & forecasting Economics Housing outlook Tailored market research Economic reports & data Inspiring Australia's building professionals Business & digital Products & innovation Projects HOUSING Online The only place to get your industry news Media releases Member alerts Submissions See all
Business support
Business support $vuetify.icons.faArrowRight
Become an apprentice host Hire an apprentice Why host a HIA apprentice? Apprentice partner program Builder & manufacturer program Industry insurance Construction legal expenses insurance Construction works insurance Home warranty insurance Tradies & tool insurance Planning & safety solutions Building & planning services How can safety solutions help you? Independent site inspections Solutions for your business Contracts Online HIA Tradepass HIA SafeScan Advertise jobs Trusted support & guidance Contracts & compliance support Professional services Industrial relations Member savings Toyota vehicles Fuel savings Handy pay See all
Resources & advice
Resources & advice $vuetify.icons.faArrowRight
Building it right Building codes Australian standards Getting it right on site See all Building materials & products Concrete, bricks & walls Getting products approved Use the right products for the job See all Managing your business Dealing with contracts Handling disputes Managing your employees See all Managing your safety Falls from heights Safety rules Working with silica See all Building your business Growing your business Maintaining your business See all Other subjects COVID-19 Getting approval to build Sustainable homes See all
Careers & learning
Careers & learning $vuetify.icons.faArrowRight
A rewarding career Become an apprentice Apprenticeships on offer Frequently asked questions Study with us Find a course to suit you Qualification courses Learning on demand A job in the industry Get your builder's licence Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Find jobs
HIA community
HIA community $vuetify.icons.faArrowRight
Join HIA Sign me up How do I become a member? What's in it for me? Mates rates Get involved Become an award judge Join a committee Partner with us Our initiatives GreenSmart Kitchen, bathroom and design hub Get to know us Our members Our people Our partners Support for you Charitable Foundation Mental health program
Awards & events
Awards & events $vuetify.icons.faArrowRight
Awards Awards program People & Business Awards GreenSmart Australian Housing Awards Awards winners Regional Award winners Australian Housing Award winners 2023 Australian Home of the Year Enter online Industry events Events in the next month Economic outlook National Conference Events calendar
HIA products
HIA products $vuetify.icons.faArrowRight
Shop @ HIA Digital Australian Standards Contracts Online Shipping & delivery Purchasing T&Cs See all Products Purchase NCC 2022 Building codes & standards Economic reports Hard copy contracts Guides & manuals
About Contact Newsroom
$vuetify.icons.faTimes
$vuetify.icons.faMapMarker Set my location Use the field below to update your location
Address
Change location
{{propApi.title}}
{{propApi.text}} {{region}} Change location
{{propApi.title}}
{{propApi.successMessage}} {{region}} Change location

$vuetify.icons.faPhone1300 650 620

Jobs ease to below pre-pandemic levels in Tasmania

Regional news

Jobs ease to below pre-pandemic levels in Tasmania

Regional news
ABS has recently released its Weekly Payroll Jobs and Wages data. This is a high-frequency data set that has been made available since the start of the pandemic to compensate for the lag in unemployment rate figures.
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.  

Member's get unlimited access to news, content, resources and more...

Joining Australia’s largest national association for the residential building industry, gives you access to a huge range of industry products and business services to manage, operate and grow your business.
Join HIA
Breaking news
View all $vuetify.icons.faArrowRight
27 Feb
Blocking UTAS move a backward step in housing supply

“The long-discussed move of the University of Tasmania (UTAS) from the Sandy Bay campus presents a real opportunity to ease housing pressures in Greater Hobart,” said Stuart Collins, HIA Executive Director Tasmania.

27 Feb
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) on the way

The Victorian Government has announced it is proposing Regulations that will require building practitioners and plumbers to meet Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. A Regulatory Impact Statement and proposed regulations has been released for public comment.

27 Feb
EIE: Changes to create low-and mid-rise housing - NSW

HIA commented on the Explanation of Intended Effect (EIE) which outlines proposed changes to encourage more low-rise and mid-rise housing (December 2023).

23 Feb
Australia set to fall 200,000 homes short of target

“Australia is set to commence construction on little more than a million new homes over the next five years, almost 200,000 short of the Australian government’s target,” stated HIA Senior Economist Tom Devitt.

TAS Residential Building Contract (Pack of 2)

The Tasmanian Domestic Building Contract (pack of two) is tailored to meet state legislation, but is a plain language document so it's easy to understand. The contract covers new homes, domestic alterations, additions and renovati...

TAS Minor Works Contract (Pad of 25)

The Tasmania Minor Works Contract Pad is suitable for minor residential building works up to a value of $12,000. It’s available in a handy tear-off pad of 25. This is a hard copy document and will be mailed to you once it's purcha...

TAS Job Quotation Form

The Tasmanian Job Quotation Form is suitable for sub-contractors to list their conditions. It's carbonised and individually numbered and dated.

TAS Kitchen Bathroom & Laundry Supply Install under $20K

The Supply & Install Contract is tailored specifically to the kitchen, bathroom and laundry industry for work under $20,000. The contract allows for all job details to be formalised and facilitates an estimate of pricing for provi...

TAS Kitchen Bathroom & Laundry Supply Install over $20K

The Supply & Install Contract is tailored specifically to the kitchen, bathroom and laundry industry for work over $20,000. The contract allows for all job details to be formalised and facilitates an estimate of pricing for provis...

TAS Notice of Commencement - New Homes (Pad of 25)

The Notice of Commencement – New Homes (pad of 25) is used to advise the owner that the builder has started works and what's required under the provisions of the Tasmanian Domestic Building Contract. This is a hard copy version of...

TAS Final Inspection Notice (Pad of 25)

The Tasmanian Notice of Completion (pad of 25) is used to formally notify an owner when a project will be at practical completion. It's designed for use with HIA contracts. Note: This form is specific to Tasmania and shouldn't be ...

TAS Progress Claim Certificate (Pad of 25)

The Tasmanian Progress Claim Certificate (pad of 25) provides an efficient way for a builder to claim payment from a client or financial institution. This is a hard copy version of the certificate and will be mailed to you once i...

TAS Specification - General Cover

The Tasmanian General Specification document contains information relevant to the work to be performed by various trades, details of materials, procedures, regulations and Australian Standards requirements. This is a hard copy ver...