Housing Industry Association (HIA)

Housing Industry Association (HIA) is the official body of Australia’s home building industry.

As the only National industry association for Australian building professionals, we represent the interests of the housing industry at regional and national levels. Our extensive membership program supports residential builders, trade contractors, developers, design professionals, kitchen and bathroom specialists, manufacturers and suppliers. We have been supporting the Australian home building industry for more than 60 years.

HIA’s large membership base gives us political strength and the ability to develop and advocate policy recognising the importance of the housing industry to all Australians.


Archie Wright - Executive Director - NT

08 8995 6303 ja.wright@hia.com.au hia.com.au

Archie’s background is mainly in training, but over the years he has owned and operated several small businesses in Darwin.  During the past 10 years Archie has worked closely with the Construction sector in the NT first as Executive Director of the Major Industries Training Advisory Council, and just lately as an Industry Engagement Officer with the Industry Skills Advisory Council NT. In these roles Archie had close contact with Northern Territory businesses from the construction, resources and electrotechnology sectors as well as with both the Australian and Northern Territory governments, schools and public and private Registered Training Organisations (RTOs).