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Hunter

Keeping you up-to-date with the latest news, insights and advice across your region.

Hunter

Keeping you up-to-date with the latest news, insights and advice across your region.

Happy New Year! I hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable break. Australia Day is soon approaching, and that seems to be when Australia re-emerges from our summer hiatus.

Locally the Hunter team is excited to be back & we look forward to a successful 2024 supporting all our members. Whether that be standing by your side whenever you need guidance and up-to-the-minute industry information, explaining changes in regulations and legal requirements, or advocating on your behalf to all levels of government on issues important to you.

In 2024 advising regulatory change will be a key element of our communications. From government announced plans to:

If there is anything your Association can do to assist:

Email us

Craig Jennion
Craig Jennion
Executive Director
Hunter
Latest news
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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.

Spotlight

President's report

Two Hunter members were recently acknowledged for their significant contribution to our industry, members...

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Apprentices

There’s no better time than now to employ an apprentice and help them build the foundation for a long and...

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Building the Hunter podcast

Hear from industry experts as they share their insights.

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National Construction Code 2022

Keep up-to-date with the evolving changes for your region. Check out the NCC 2022 hub with all the latest info, courses and seminars.

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Awards & events

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21 May
Trade Breakfast

Learn easy to understand strategies that work. Engaging and in-depth look at business and industry processes and implications that could impact your business.

22 May
Trade Night

Learn easy to understand strategies that work. Engaging and in-depth look at business and industry processes and implications that could impact your business.

24 May
Building Women Luncheon

Stay up-to-date professionally and get handy information for your business by attending our networking events.

24 May
Annual Golf Day

There’s more to a round of golf at a HIA Golf Day than just a relaxing hit of the ball. Experience the Riverina’s leading and most rewarding golf course. Catch up with industry friends or make new ones in an enjoyable environment.

HIA Awards

HIA Awards provide home builders and designers the opportunity to receive recognition, and showcase their work to the broader industry. Winners and finalists not only receive extensive media promotion for their business, they also get the opportunity to promote themselves as an industry leader.

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Home of the Year

Winner: Greenbuild Constructions

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Apartment Complex

Winner: WR Building & Property

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Custom Built Home

Winner: Greenbuild Constructions

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Display Home

Winner: McDonald Jones Homes

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Careers & learning

Learning a new skill or adding to your existing knowledge is the best way to advance your career and help reignite your passion for getting up in the morning and doing a job that you love. It's not just about what you can learn but also how you can use your new found knowledge to reach the next step in where you want your career to go.

Upcoming training
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20 May
NCC 2022: Condensation Management

Learn about the essential details of the NCC 2022 changes to condensation mitigation.

25 May
Essential Elements of Roof Framing Trusses in South Australia

This course is designed to provide knowledge on the correct use and understanding of wall and roof framing plans specifically in South Australia.

25 May
Understanding the Timber Framing Code (South Australia)

This course will assist participants in understanding the current timber framing standards and outline the building regulations and the content of AS1684.2 (non-cyclonic regions classification).

29 May
Wet Area Waterproofing in New South Wales

Enhance your existing knowledge of industry standards relating to product, installation and application in the field of wet area waterproofing.

Support for your business

Building it right

HIA’s experienced Building and planning services team can help you navigate residential building legislation and keep your project on track.

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Getting approval to build

Most new homes and renovations to existing homes require a development approval (DA) before they can be built. A DA will normally be granted by the local council.

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Managing your safety

We have been helping businesses like yours for over a decade by offering safety checks and site-specific safety systems designed to meet current workplace health and safety requirements.

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Managing your business

HIA’s expert workplace advisors can offer you bespoke support to help you navigate the maze of compliance in the building industry.

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