Tim Reardon joined HIA in 2004 as the Executive Director Government Relations working on the Housing Affordability summit in the lead up to the federal election. Tim then took on the role of Executive Director Tasmania until 2007. During this time a builders licensing regime was introduced including reforms to home owners warranty and HIA warded off an increase in energy efficiency standards in new homes.
After leaving HIA, Tim then represented the automotive manufacturers during the industry review of 2008 gaining $4.8 billion in industry assistance. He represented the electricity generators through the introduction and repeal of the carbon price in 2012 and also worked as a consultant for a number of other industry groups and companies on federal policy matters.
Tim re-joined HIA as Chief Economist in 2017, heading up the HIA Economics team.
Tim Reardon, the Economist for the Housing Industry Association (HIA) will provide an up-to-minute national overview (with State breakdowns) of the Australian building and construction sector data for the new build and renovation sectors. The HIA economic data is always a highly-valued takeaway reference for delegates’ business planning purposes.