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At HIA, we get it. We know it can be confusing and sometimes frustrating when it comes to knowing everything about the Building Codes of Australia and Australian Standards. That's where HIA can help you stay on track with the ever changing standards and regulations.
Our vast library of resources and guides has been put together by our team of experts who understand the ins and outs of technical requirements in the building industry.
National standards provide set technical requirements for the design, construction and performance of buildings; plumbing and drainage systems. Our team of experts can help you understand what you need to know in your day-to-day building work.
All builders and contractors working in the residential building industry must follow the Australian Standards as set out in the National Construction Code (NCC).
Every time you enter any worksite it's important to understand the regulations around building near water, gas and electrical pipelines but also other factors such as trees which could cause immediate or future issues on the site.
It's vital to understand bushfire regulations to ensure homes are built to the right regulations and advice. See the latest guidance for building in bushfire prone areas.
It's not just about design and style when it comes to kitchens and bathrooms, it's also about ensuring these spaces are practical and functional for every day use.
Find out the latest Australian standards and requirements for installing stairs, balustrades and handrails for residential buildings, as well as wire barriers and temporary fencing for building sites.
No matter the size of the job, a watertight building contract is critical to protect your business, and the current climate presents a great opportunity to go digital with your contracts.
HIA TRADEPASS takes the hassle out of collecting and verifying contractor business information and registrations. Developed by HIA specifically to suit the needs of residential builders.
Put your mind at rest and speak to one of our industry experts, we’re confident that our extensive industry knowledge will cover whatever questions or issues you may have.