hipages and HIA are now partners

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We’re proud to announce a new partnership with Housing Industry Association (HIA), the official body of Australia’s home building industry.

The partnership is another step forward in hipages’ efforts to bring digital innovation to the building and trade industry and introduce more trade professionals to Australian customers. As an industry sector organisation, HIA represents the views and the voice of the residential building and renovation industry. The membership builds over 85% of all new residential detached, medium density and high rise construction work and undertakes over 80% of renovations in Australia.

The new partnership will see HIA members having their membership visible on their hipages profile, indicating to customers which qualified trade and building professionals are registered with the HIA, as well as access to over 90,000 hipages’ monthly job requests.

“Joining forces with the hipages team is an extremely valuable development for us,” said Shane Goodwin, Managing Director of the HIA. “We are committed to making sure our members get the best services and opportunities. The impact of digital technology is changing the way we do business in our industry and we need to embrace it. We see hipages as a leading technology provider and the ideal partner to enable us to achieve this goal.”

Gideon Kline, Commercial Partnerships Manager at hipages explains “We are very proud to be working with the HIA and adding another fantastic partner to the hipages community.  We are 100% driven to deliver hipages tradies the best services and job opportunities in Australia.  We look forward to sharing some new services over the coming months as part of our relationship with HIA”.  HIA joins key hipages partners like News Corp Australia, IKEA and Ray White.

The HIA provides a range of services specifically for builders and trade contractors.  These services are available to HIA members as well as non members. To access services such as insurance, training, contracts online, safety services and apprenticeship programs for your business, log in to our Advertiser Centre for further information.