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NSW Dominates Australia’s Construction Hotspots List
Business
Tuesday May 30 2017

NSW Dominates Australia’s Construction Hotspots List

New South Wales has featured strongly in the ranks of Australia’s fastest growing housing markets which have been revealed in the HIA’s latest Population & Residential...

Home Renovations: Australia’s Next Construction Boom?
Residential
Wednesday April 19 2017

Home Renovations: Australia’s Next Construction Boom?

The latest edition of the HIA Renovations Roundup was recently released.

NSW Government Ignores Good Advice on Building Reform
Residential
Thursday March 23 2017

NSW Government Ignores Good Advice on Building Reform

Amendments to the NSW Home Building Act that impact upon the way its Home Building Compensation Fund (HBCF) scheme operates were supposedly informed from submissions made...

The Never Ending Perfect Storm
Residential
Tuesday February 28 2017

The Never Ending Perfect Storm

We all know regulation of the building industry has been on a downward spiral for over a decade. Why does the Andrews Government retain a dodgy...

The Construction Productivity Crisis in Australia
Business
Wednesday January 11 2017

The Construction Productivity Crisis in Australia

Over 18 months ago, the Housing Industry Association (HIA) provided a submission to the Productivity Commission concerning the proposal to adopt a mutual recognition scheme to...

Looking Ahead to 2017 in Residential Building
Residential
Wednesday December 7 2016

Looking Ahead to 2017 in Residential Building

The end of the year and the impending Christmas break always offers a good opportunity to take stock of the past 12 months and ponder what...

Home Renovations Activity Set to Take Off
Residential
Tuesday October 18 2016

Home Renovations Activity Set to Take Off

The newly released winter 2016 edition of the Renovations Roundup report provides market-leading insights and analysis into latest developments in Australia’s home renovations market.

Builders Reap Massive Profits from Construction Boom
Business
Monday September 26 2016

Builders Reap Massive Profits from Construction Boom

Australia’s biggest home builders are cashing in on the  boom in residential construction, with the top 100 builders breaking ground on more homes than ever before...

Building: Spotlighting the System
Residential
Monday May 9 2016

Building: Spotlighting the System

For many reasons, the spotlight is firmly focused on the building industry. Apart from the non-conformance fiasco and dysfunctional ‘governance,’ the industry has distinguished itself for...

Residential
Jul 5 2018
Stamp Duty Revenue Hits New Record

“Australian homebuyers paid out over $21 billion in stamp duty to state governments during the 2017/18 financial year – and the total cost of the tax...

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Residential
Jun 15 2018
Melbourne Dominates Australia’s Housing Hotspots List

According to the HIA Population & Residential Building Hotspots Report 2018, the Mickleham-Yuroke area of Melbourne is Australia’s number one Hotspot, with population growth of 35.3...

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Business
Feb 13 2018
Australian Construction Sector Continues to Grow

The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) increased by 1.5 points to 54.3 in January, indicating industry-wide growth for a...

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