The full list of 2018 Housing & Construction Award categories is available in our online awards entry system and also set out below. If you need help deciding which categories to enter, just contact us.

Construction

  • Health Facilities up to $20 million
  • Health Facilities over $20 million
  • Education Facilities up to $10 million
  • Education Facilities over $10 million
  • Sporting Facilities
  • Community Service Facilities
  • Retail Facilities up to $5 million
  • Retail Facilities over $5 million
  • Tourism and Leisure Facilities up to $10 million
  • Tourism and Leisure Facilities over $10 million
  • Commercial Building up to $5 million
  • Commercial Building $5 million – $50 million
  • Commercial Building over $50 million
  • Industrial Building up to $5 million
  • Industrial Building over $5 million
  • Residential Building (high-rise over 3 storeys) up to $20 million
  • Residential Building (high-rise over 3 storeys) over $20 million
  • Community Accommodation for Aged Care and Nursing Homes
  • Refurbishment/Renovation up to $750,000
  • Refurbishment/Renovation over $750,000
  • Excellence in Energy Efficiency and Environmental Management
  • Excellence in Workplace Health & Safety
  • Commercial Trade Contractor of the Year

Housing

  • Display Home up to $250,000
  • Display Home $251,000 – $350,000
  • Display Home $351,000 – $450,000
  • Display Home $451,000 – $550,000
  • Display Home over $551,000
  • Individual Home up to $250,000
  • Individual Home $251,000 – $350,000
  • Individual Home $351,000 – $450,000
  • Individual Home $451,000 – $550,000
  • Individual Home $551,000 – $650,000
  • Individual Home $651,000 – $750,000
  • Individual Home $751,000 - $950,000
  • Individual Home $951,000 – $1.25 million
  • Individual Home $1.26 million – $2 million
  • Individual Home over $2 million
  • Best Use of Sloping Sites
  • Best Use of Steel Frame Housing
  • Home Renovation/Remodelling Project up to $275,000
  • Home Renovation/Remodelling Project $276,000 – $575,000
  • Home Renovation/Remodelling Project $576,000 – $1 million
  • Home Renovation/Remodelling Project over $1 million
  • Medium Density up to 3 storeys – 2 to 5 Dwellings
  • Medium Density up to 3 storeys – over 5 Dwellings
  • Lifestyle Housing for High Care Needs, Disabled and Seniors Award
  • Excellence in Sustainable Living
  • Residential Trade Contractor of the Year

Specialty

  • Best Residential Bathroom
  • Best Residential Kitchen
  • Best Residential Swimming Pool

Individual

  • Apprentice of the Year
  • Rising Star
  • Women in Building
  • Institute of Building Consultants
  • Diversity

Major

  • President's Award
  • Project of the Year
  • House of the Year

A project/house must win its category to qualify for a major award. The House of the Year, Project of the Year and President’s Award are awarded at the judges’ discretion only.

A few extra things to note:

  • When entering into a priced category, the price is based on the final contract price of the build, inclusive of GST and all variations.
  • The cost of display homes is the actual cost of the home, including actual fixtures and fittings as displayed, but excluding furnishings, landscaping and pools. Detailed judging criteria for all award categories is available in our online awards entry system.

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