Ideas for Your New Home

Ideas for Your New Home

Resources for the design of your new home:

Display Centres

HIA Home Ideas Centre

28 Collie Street
Fyshwick ACT 2609

Phone: (02) 6285 7300 (+61 International)

Features a Building and Renovation display including building products, windows and doors, flooring products, electrical and architectural hardware, as well as showcasing builders and designers.  The Kitchen and Bathroom showcase includes a large range of kitchen, bathroom and appliances displays.  Kitchen and bathroom designers are also on site at the centre.


Master Builders Information Centre

1 Iron Knob Street
Fyshwick ACT 2609

Phone: (02) 6175 5997 (+61 International)

Open: 5 days a week from 9am-5pm.

A permanent showcase with displays of the latest building products and services. Free advisory services, personalised advice and open days are provided to give you the information and ideas you need to build or renovate your home.
The Centre includes the latest innovations for kitchens, bathrooms, solar heating, solar energy, recycled timber, windows, window finishings, roofs, flooring, curtains, shutters, etc. It also provides information on security services, architects, builders, interior designers, water harvesting and more.


Find a builder, architect or designer

Building, home design, compliance, building contracts and other helpful information.

Housing Industry Association

Represents more than 2,000 home builders, designers and contractors in the ACT/Southern NSW region.

Phone (02) 6285 7300 (+61 International)


Master Builders Association of the ACT

Represents all sectors of the local housing and construction industry.

Phone (02) 6247 2099 (+61 International)


Australian Institute of Architects

Represents more than 10, 000 members across Australia and overseas.  The Institute aims to promote, maintain, advance, and encourage excellence in architectural practice to improve the quality of our built environment.

Phone (02) 6208 2100 (+61 International)


ACT Planning and Land Authority

Provides a list of licensed builders and registered architects, and information on planning requirements and contractual issues.

Phone (02) 6207 1923 (+61 International)

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