6 episodes

A home for home builders, creating conversation and community, where we live, work and play.

The HIA Building Australia Podcast Housing Industry Australia (HIA)

    • Business

A home for home builders, creating conversation and community, where we live, work and play.

    Sustainability: The green building revolution

    Sustainability: The green building revolution

    Jenny Edwards, scientist and the owner and director of Light House Architecture & Science, and Blue Tribe Company founder James McGregor discuss shifts in eco-conscious design, the industry's ecological responsibility, and where the future of green building is headed from here.

    • 33 min
    NCC Changes: What you need to know

    NCC Changes: What you need to know

    It's the most significant shake-up to the National Construction Code since 1988, and you'll want to take note. HIA's Building and Policy Executive Director Simon Croft explains and explores what is to come, and how to prepare for the changes afoot.

    • 33 min
    What does it take to be a winner?

    What does it take to be a winner?

    Do you love marvelling at awe-inspiring homes and award-winning projects? We meet our 2021 HIA-CSR Home of the Year award winner Steve Mallinger and HIA's Awards program manager Jenny Haling for all the insider information on what it takes to be a winner.

    • 27 min
    The human cost of mental health

    The human cost of mental health

    Residential construction workers are six times more likely to die by suicide than in a workplace accident. Beyond Blue CEO Georgie Harman and Mantle Health co-founder Dave Burroughs discuss how to foster better mental health on and off the building site.

    • 35 min
    Economics Forecast: Building and Construction

    Economics Forecast: Building and Construction

    Business is booming for builders, but are we amid a profitless boom? HIA Chief Economist Tim Reardon and National Manufacturers Council Chairman Glenn Simpkin analyse critical shortages. They forecast the future economic drivers that will impact the industry over the next 12 months.

    • 26 min
    Apprentices: our next-gen

    Apprentices: our next-gen

    They are the future of our industry, so how can we work to be better mentors and leaders? HIA's Russell Holtham and Australian Industry Trade College's Mark Hands demystify the challenges and benefits of taking on an apprentice.

    • 30 min

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