Help, Information & Advice from the HIA

HIA Industry Update for NHS
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HIA is the voice of Australia’s home building industry. With over 40,000 members, HIA has been providing business support services to make the job easy for those who operate in the residential building industry for over 60 years.

By being a member of Australia’s largest national association for the residential building industry, you can access a huge range of industry products and business services designed to help you manage, operate and grow.

From simple explanations of building and planning regulations and legal requirements you get straightforward, easy to follow advice and updates on changes to building regulations and requirements. HIA’s team of professional advisers nation wide can talk you through exactly what you need to know when you need it.

As an HIA member you get:

  • Protection for your business
  • Assistance in running your business
  • Ideas for promoting your business
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and professional development
  • Up-to-date information about building industry developments, and
  • Access to expert advisors including legal and work place safety

HIA provides the essential tools and business products you need to run your business such as contracts, building guides, first aid kits and site signs. Members receive special pricing. Members and all staff gain access to training, technical and legal advice, business contracts and great networking opportunities through national and state wide events.

Behind most successful building businesses is a busy business partner working from home or in the office. HIA’s Business Partner Network connects your support person to training, events, networking opportunities and useful information that makes their job a lot easier.

Over many years HIA Economics team has built a reputation as the pre-eminent source of analysis of residential building activity, market research and industry forecasting to assist members make insightful business decisions.

Members can obtain a comprehensive overview of building industry conditions, emerging trends and future scenarios with the HIA Economics Group’s frequent publications, one-off reports, tailored client consultancy work and regular presentations.

HIA has developed a range of member offers with partners including BUPA, Telstra, Hard Yakka, Qantas, Caltex, Toyota, Isuzu, Avis and Budget amongst many others. These are all developed to save you time and money. When combined with business advice these benefits and savings ensure that members will receive exceptional value for their membership.

Additional benefits of being an HIA member include access to cost-effective safety products, systems and audits through HIA’s team of trained safety professionals.

Assistance to manage the employment, paperwork and management of apprentices is an additional HIA speciality. Over the years HIA Apprentices has helped thousands of young people become highly skilled and successful tradespeople. HIA can assist builders and contractors in finding and managing the right apprentice.

Lastly, as the voice of Australia’s home building industry, HIA ensure your voice is heard at all levels of government. Your membership helps us represent our industry’s needs at the highest government levels through policy development and advocacy.

For many members HIA is the indispensable business partner that provides support, benefits and savings 24 hours a day 7 days a week to ensure. As a member of HIA you can be sure you’re in good hands, For further information about the benefits of HIA membership contact HIA at our Mayfield West office on (02) 4014 2000 or visit

Craig Jennion
HIA Executive Director – Hunter