Procuring architectural services

Procuring Architectural Services - an Industry Discussion Paper

13 April 2017

The ACA Industry Discussion Paper on Procuring Architectural Services aims to provoke conversation and thought about the role procurement plays in the development of our cities and communities.

 

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What should you pay your staff?

What Should You Pay Your Staff?

3 April 2017

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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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Who take the risk?

Who Takes the Risk?

4 April 2017

Wendy Poulton reflects on the changing landscape of risk in architectural practice, and offers a check list of ten things to look for in commercial consultancy agreements. 

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Employer superannuation obligations

Employer Superannuation Obligations

6 April 2017

All Australian businesses have responsibilities when it comes to superannuation. Cbus explains employers’ obligations and how Cbus can help.

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ACA Business Toolbox
Architectural Services Panel

Have Your Say on the Future of the WA Architectural Services Panel

17 April 2017

The WA government is seeking input regarding the future of the Architectural Services Panel and new arrangements for commissioning architects for government projects.

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KNOW YOUR AWARD
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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Where to from here
Short form architect client agreement

Announcing the new Short-Form Client-Architect Agreement

11 April 2017

Join ACA – NSW/ACT at an event to launch the latest item in the ACA Toolbox – the new Short-Form Architect-Client Agreement.

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BILT ANZ

Talking Tech at BILT

12 April 2017

Co-organiser of BILT ANZ 2017, Ceilidh Higgins, gives us a rundown of the program and points out the value of all architects at all levels keeping abreast of technological change.

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ACIF Forecasts 2017

ACIF Forecasts Launch - May 2017

12 April 2017

ACIF is launching its new ten-year forecasts for building and construction at the ACIF Briefing in Sydney on Thursday 4 May.

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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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Farewell Theo Gaunt Welcome Emma Brain

Farewell Theo Gaunt, Welcome Emma Brain

17 April 2017

ACA – WA farewells Theo Gaunt and welcomes Emma Brain as the new branch executive officer. 

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SA April

SA April news

17 April 2017

An update from ACA – SA.

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Social media

Social media in practice - a case study

17 April 2017

Emma Brain outlines CODA's approach to social media, which has enabled the Fremantle-based practice to build a national profile and engage with clients and colleagues across the country. 

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