Queensland / Northern Territory

The Queensland / Northern Territory Branch of the ACA led the development of the ACA Salary Survey and the ACA HR Templates, and has a vibrant event calendar across the year. 

ACA National Salary Survey.

Conducted bi-annually, the National Salary Survey provides vital industry intelligence and is complemented by analysis and industry commentary.

HR Policy Templates

The HR Policy Templates are an ACA – Qld / NT initiative and are available to all members nationally. The templates consists of the following:

  • Recruitment and Selection Policy
  • Employee Management Policy
  • Code of Conduct Policy
  • Leave Policy

These templates can be easily integrated into practices or adapted to suit specific needs.

Professional Development

ACA – Qld / NT  conducts monthly professional development activities including lunch forums on practice-related issues and site tours of exemplar projects. These events also provide attendees with formal and informal CPD points.

Other key activities include the following:

  • Working in conjunction with education providers in response to the trend away from workplace learning in our universities. A curriculum is being prepared to ensure that graduates enter the workforce with appropriate practical skills. Representation on the Australian Construction Industry Forum.  
  • Representing members at, and contributing to, construction industry conferences.  
  • Appointing working parties to address and resolve special ongoing issues.
  • Regular liaison with Practice Managers’ Group and invitation to attend numerous events to further develop a cohesive relationship.
  • Monthly Branch Committee meetings.

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Queensland / NT Partners 2017

ACA – Qld / NT enjoys the support of a range of corporate partners, who enable the branch to present a great program of CPD events and site visits. 

ACA – Qld / NT corporate partners for 2017 are: James HardieGWA Bathrooms and KitchensStokes Wheeler, Kennedy’s Classic Aged TimbersAshburner FrancisEnware Australia, InterfaceStiebel Eltron and Armstrong Commercial Flooring

ACA – Qld / NT's education program is supported by Ardex.  

Qld / NT Corporate Partners



ACA – Qld / NT President

Mark Williams
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Executive officer
Louise Street
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GPO Box 737 
Brisbane, Qld 4001

1300 653 026 

ABN 80 790 409 794

ACA - Qld / NT Committee

2017 Committee

Mark Williams (Mark Williams Architects)
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David Porgand (Peddle Thorp)
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Secretary & education
Denis Waring (PW Architecture)
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Events & ACA – Qld Representative on ACIF 
Robert Wesener (Fulton Trotter Architects)

Carl Brooks (AB+M Architects)

Bruce Forrester (Bickerton Masters Architecture)

Industrial relations
David Frost (Thomson Adsett)

Gilda Donegan (Daryl Jackson)

NT representative
Steven Huntingford (Jackman Gooden Architects (NT) 
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Committee members
Charmaine Kai (8i Architects)
Don Marshall (Thomson Adsett)