The HRIA represents the rental and hire industry in Australia through the promotion and support of the industry. This is done through the wide range of services and benefits made available to members of the HRIA.

These services and benefits focus on the areas of Education & Training, Safety and Risk Management, Business Support, Networking, Growing the Industry and Industry Representation.

HRIA offers a variety of hire and rental specific training programs for owners, managers and employees including two recent initiatives Young Professionals Network and Women in Hire.

Education and Training

One of the main aims of the Association is to continually improve safety and develop product training and instruction for end users.

Safety & Risk Management

HRIA support services include risk management advice and packages, industry advice lines on HR, workplace relations, accounting, and business advisory services as well as master agreements among others.

Business Support

The HRIA hosts seminars, workshops, yard tours and regular networking activities across Australia. We also host the annual HRIA Convention and Exhibition which all members are invited to attend.


The HRIA focuses on growing the hire industry in Australia. Our aim is to make hire the preferred choice for sourcing equipment & services.

Grow the Industry

The HRIA provides national and state representation on key industry issues and standards. The Association also flags and updates members on legislative changes impacting hire operations.

Industry Representation

Benefits of membership – Hire Companies
Benefits of membership – Supplier Companies
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