Time off in lieu changes

Time off in Lieu - New Rules

19 March 2017

A surprise decision by the Fair Work Commission now requires employers to calculate time off in lieu (TOIL) at a rate of 1.5 hours for each hour of overtime worked for employees being paid at the Award rates.

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2017 Salary Survey

National Salary Survey

7 March 2017

The 2017 ACA National Salary Survey is now live! Make sure your practice completes it for the good of your practice and our profession!

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The Future of Practice: The architectural firm as a design knowledge ecosystem.

The Future of Practice: The architectural firm as a design knowledge ecosystem.

17 February 2017

What is the future of architectural practice? In the first ACA Insight national webinar for 2017, Dr Peter Raisbeck argues that practices need a major rethink and a new focus on design knowledge ecosystems. 

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ACA Business Toolbox
KNOW YOUR AWARD
Knowledge Futures

Knowledge Futures: Future Proofing the Architectural Firm.

10 November 2016

Do we want a downstream future or an upstream one? The choice is ours, and the consequences are far-reaching. Peter Raisbeck outlines two scenarios.

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Leadership

Wanted: More women at the top

8 March 2017

Women make great leaders, but a seat at the top table is often elusive. Emma Williamson explores the obstacles women face on the road to the top.

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Research in practice

Research in Practice

14 March 2017

John Held reflects on conjunctions of research and practice in a talk presented at the Australian Institute of Architects Flipped Forum, which asked ‘Can practice lead research?’

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Architects Award FAQ

Architects Award: FAQ

19 March 2017

The Architects Award sets the minimum standards and wages for the employment of architects, architectural graduates and architecture students. FAQs to help you meet your obligations. 

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Contracts and How to Survive Them

Contracts and How to Survive Them

19 March 2017

Making contracts work for you. In the April ACA Insight national webinar Wendy Poulton and Natalie Sullivan outline key issues in contracts, and provide some tips on how to negotiate them. 

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Where to from here
Catherine Baudet

Congratulations Catherine Baudet

19 March 2017

Catherine Baudet's decades of advocacy for women in architecture has been recognised with the Paula Whitman Prize for Leadership Gender Equity. 

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ACA – SA

News from ACA - SA

19 March 2017

The ACA – SA's latest update features a strong program of events and advocacy for 2017. 


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ACA WA 2017

ACA - WA Update

18 March 2017

Best practice in procurement is top of the agenda for the ACA – WA this year, with several initiatives planned.

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ACA NSW ACT 2017 update

ACA - NSW/ACT Update

18 March 2017

A series of roundtable discussions and the launch of two important business tools will be the focus of the ACA – NSW/ACT in coming months.

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ACA Qld NT

ACA - Qld/NT Update

20 March 2017

The ACA – Qld/NT has already hosted two of its monthly events for the year, with a series of site visits, roundtables and lunch forums still to come.

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LOng hours

Go Hard or Go Home!

20 March 2017

Lee Hillam reflects on the long-hours culture in architecture.

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Part of the Territory?

Part of the Territory? A response from the ACA

20 March 2017

Poor workplace cultures and conditions are bad for everyone – employee, employer and the wider profession. David Wagner responds to one recent account. 

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