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Tasmania

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

Tasmania

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

Tasmanian Budget targets housing, skills, and infrastructure

The Treasurer recently handed down the 2023/24 Tasmanian Budget. The budget focuses on building a strong, safe, and secure future for Tasmania through strong investment in housing and infrastructure, along with health and education. 

HIA advocated in the lead-up to the budget for further spending on measures that will help deliver increased housing supply. The Government has responded positively to HIA’s representations, with $1.5 billion allocated to provide 10,000 new social and affordable homes by 2032 and funding for the continuation of existing housing incentives and programs.  

This includes funding for Homes Tasmania to support its capital program; extension of the Residential Land Rebate initiative, First Home Owners Grant, MyShare Equity Program, and Headworks Holiday incentive; continuation of stamp duty concessions for downsizers and first home buyers; and the provision of grants of up to $10,000 for new ancillary dwellings.

While the ultimate success of this funding will depend on the government addressing land supply, tax, and planning issues, the spending on new housing is welcomed.
Stuart Collins
Stuart Collins
Executive Director
Tasmania
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21 Feb
Mulch sold in ACT confirmed to contain bonded asbestos

Following on from the discovery of traces of bonded asbestos in garden mulch that has been distributed in Sydney, samples tested in Canberra by WorkSafe ACT have also proved positive for the substance.

21 Feb
Future of local government review

On 20 January 2024 HIA made a submission to the Tasmanian Government on the Future of Local Government Final Report.

20 Feb
Emission standards need more thought

“The Housing Industry Association (HIA) is concerned about the impact the Federal Government’s fuel emissions standards will have on the cost of doing business for tradies,” said Simon Croft, HIA Chief Executive – Industry & Policy.

20 Feb
Proposed amendments to the Directors Determinations on bushfire hazard areas

On 19 January 2024 HIA made a submission to the Tasmanian Government on proposed amendments to the Director's Determinations on bushfire hazard areas.

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National Construction Code 2022

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28 Feb
Engineered Stone and Waterproofing Workshop

Engaging and in-depth look at engineered stone and waterproofing with implications that impact your business.

29 Feb
HIA-Panasonic Industry Outlook Breakfast

Hear the latest economic forecasts and trends to help you make better business decisions, featuring key presenters from HIA’s Economics Team as well as guest speakers.

01 Mar
HIA-Origin Energy Industry Outlook Breakfast

Hear the latest economic forecasts and trends to help you make better business decisions, featuring key presenters from HIA’s Economics Team as well as guest speakers.

01 Mar
HIA-Australian Gas Networks Golf Day

There’s more to a round of golf at a HIA Golf Day than just a relaxing hit of the ball. 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: Delaney & Co

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Custom Built Home

Winner: Delaney & Co and Clever Design

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Display Home

Winner: Lyden Builders

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Outdoor Project

Winner: Delaney & Co and Clever Design

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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.

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22 Feb
Understanding HIA Building Contracts

This workshop provides a detailed understanding of domestic building contracts, using the relevant HIA contract for your region as an example. The contract is explained in full, describing each schedule and clause.

26 Feb
CPC40320 Certificate IV in Building Project Support (Estimator)

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of estimators and schedulers in the building and construction field who may have responsibility for the preparation of estimates and quotations for construction works.

26 Feb
Low-rise Site Supervisor QLD

This is the short course you must complete if you are based in Queensland and want to apply for a low-rise site supervisor license with QBCC.

26 Feb
CPC40120 Certificate IV in Building and Construction (Building)

This certificate course is designed for building and construction personnel who wish to gain valuable skills as a professional builder in the low rise residential sector.

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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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