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  • Regional update

    June 03, 2019

    The best of Perth has been on show recently as HIA members from across the country collected in WA to partake in the 3 day HIA National Conference and celebrate the Australian Housing Awards.

  • Alcohol and other drugs

    February 20, 2019

    Drugs, alcohol and other substance abuse in the workplace is, as with any health and safety risk, everyone’s responsibility.

  • ATO taxpayer alert GST

    February 20, 2019

    The Australian Taxation Office has released a Taxpayer Alert in response to concerns it has about developers potentially underreporting the value of taxable supplies and possibly underpaying GST

  • Changes Proposed to the Central Coast Council Development Servicing Plans

    August 28, 2019

    The Central Coast Council is undertaking the five-yearly review of its Water Supply and Sewerage Development Servicing Plans.

    A Development Servicing Plan (DSP) is a document which details the water supply and sewerage charges to be levied on developers towards the provision of existing and future water supply and sewerage infrastructure.

  • Confined spaces

    February 19, 2019

    Confined spaces pose dangers because they are usually not designed to be areas where people work

  • End of Transitional Housing Code

    February 14, 2019

    In June 2017 the Department of Planning and Environment released the new simplified Housing Code. The changes started on Friday July 2017

  • Extended working hours are continuing in 2021

    January 19, 2021

    Extended working hours are continuing throughout 2021 and work can be carried out on weekends and public holidays.

  • Regional Update

    September 04, 2019

    Did you know HIA now offer Traineeships under our GTO banner. What are the benefits of employing an office admin trainee in your business?

  • Hunter Urban Development Program

    May 06, 2019

    The Urban Development Program (UDP) is the NSW Governments program for monitoring the supply and servicing of land for residential development.

  • NCC 2019

    February 14, 2019

    The new edition of the National Construction Code (NCC) 2019 has been released on the ABCB website