Award pay rates 2017

Federal Industrial Awards Pay Rates from 1 July 2017

7 June 2017

Updated Federal Industrial Awards pay rates for awards relevant to employees working in architectural practices.

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Congrats John Held

Congratulations John Held!

21 June 2017

The ACA is thrilled to congratulate John Held, ACA – SA President, whose tireless work for the profession has been recognised with the 2017 Sir James Irwin President's Medal. 

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2017 Salary Survey findings

2017 Salary Survey - Findings

31 May 2017

The findings of the 2017 National Salary Survey, with analysis by Dr Gill Matthewson, are now out – salaries are up very slightly, but worrying trends continue for the third year. There is still a gender pay gap and some practices persist in paying under Award minimums!

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New NSW Planning Code

NSW releases new simplified Housing Code

21 June 2017

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Brand marketing

Brand Marketing for Architects

6 June 2017

Join Lindy Johnson for the June ACA Insight on brand marketing – the first in a series of two webinars on business and marketing for architectural practices.

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6 Business Tips

6 Business Tips for Architects

6 June 2017

How do you increase the value of your business and put your clients front and centre? Lindy Johnson shares six helpful tips.

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Short form architect client agreement

Short Form Architect Client Agreement

23 May 2017

Just three pages and a cover letter, the ACA Short Form Architect Client Agreement is a fair and balanced model contract for use on small to medium sized projects.

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WA EOFY lunch


6 June 2017

The ACA – WA Committee is delighted to invite you to our next lunch, held in celebration of the end of financial year.

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2017 Budget survey findings

2017 ACA Budget Impact Survey

30 May 2017

What does the 2017 Federal Budget mean for architectural practices and the profession?

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ACA Business Toolbox
Salary Calculator

ACA Salary Calculator

27 April 2017

The ACA Salary Calculator provides architectural practices with a clear methodology for determining the appropriate award-compliant salaries.

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Where to from here
Specialist advice

Advice for members

30 January 2014

The ACA assists members with formal and informal advice in a range of areas relating to the business of architecture.

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2017 Budget Survey analysis

What Does the 2017 Federal Budget Mean for Architects?

6 June 2017

John Held reflects on the findings of the 2017 ACA Federal Budget Impact Survey.

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Budget and super

Federal Budget, Superannuation and Your Business

8 June 2017

The 2017/18 Federal Budget includes a few announcements that may impact both your business and your employees. ACA corporate partner Cbus provides an update.

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ACA SA June 2017

ACA SA June Update

9 June 2017

An update on activity from ACA - SA.

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Canberra Roundtable

ACA Canberra Lunch

9 June 2017

Canberra architects – join ACA – NSW/ACT and President Steve Kennedy at an informal round table lunch on Monday 25 June.

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