2017-05-09

Know your award

Know Your Awards? They have changed!

9 May 2017

Join ACA – SA lunch for a special presentation on the Architects Award and other awards relevant to practice.

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2017-04-14

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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2017-04-11

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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2017-04-02

Procuring Architectural Services

Procuring Architectural Services: An Industry Discussion Paper

28 March 2017

Join the ACA – WA for a discussion event to launch our Industry Discussion Paper on Procuring Architectural Services on April 12.

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2017-04-02

What should you pay your staff?

What Should You Pay Your Staff?

3 April 2017

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2017-03-18

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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2017-02-17

ACA Insight

ACA Insight - the National Webinar Program

17 February 2017

ACA Insight – the National Webinar Program gives all members the opportunity to join a national discussion on the business of architecture.

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2017-02-17

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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2017-02-16

ACA Insight 2017 program

Announcing the ACA Insight 2017 Webinar Program

17 February 2017

The ACA is delighted to announce the 2017 ACA Insight National Webinar Program. Put the dates in your diary now!

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2016-12-14

Save the date

Save the Date - The Future

15 December 2016

Celebrate the new year with industry colleagues and Queensland's future leaders - your recently registered architects.

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2016-11-08

ACA President's Cocktail Party

ACA - WA President's Cocktail Party

8 November 2016

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2016-11-08

QUT Site Tour

QUT Creative Industries Site Tour

8 November 2016

Join ACA – Qld / NT on the last site tour of 2016 – QUT Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct 2. 

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2016-10-17

QLD NT Trivia

ACA - QLD/NT 2016 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award

18 October 2016

Ignite your team's competitive spirit at the ACA – QLD/NT Trivia Night on Friday, 4 November 2016 on the Rooftop of Wesley House, Brisbane.

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2016-09-23

 ACA WA Members Luncheon

ACA - WA Members Lunch

22 September 2016

The next ACA - WA luncheon is on October 21.

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2016-09-21

LOCAL CONTENT

Local Content

22 September 2016

Specifying local content is important to South Australia's economy. A recent ACA – SA Round Table explored the issue with Industry Participation Advocate Ian Nightingale.

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2016-09-11

Local Content

ACA SA Roundtable - Local Content

12 September 2016

Join ACA – SA for a roundtable discussion on the benefits of specifying local, featuring industry participation advocate Ian Nightingale.  

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2016-08-30

Architecture and New Media

Architecture and New Media

4 August 2014

The next ACA – Vic/Tas event sees Andrew Maynard and Justine Clark offer their perspectives on architecture and contemporary media. 

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2016-08-16

People @ architecture

People @ architecture - national webinar

16 August 2016

Laraine Sperling focuses on the people of architecture for the August 2016 webinar.

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2016-08-04

DPTI Prequalification survey

ACA - SA: DPTI Prequalification and Contract Changes Survey

5 August 2016

South Australian architects, please take our survey about the SA government prequalification system for consultants, builders and trades.

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2016-08-04

 Coomera Indoor Sports Centre

Coomera's new Indoor Sports Centre

4 August 2016

The August ACA – Qld/NT site visit is to one of the first buildings completed for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. 

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2016-07-13

2016 National Salary Survey

2016 National Salary Survey Webinar

14 July 2016

What are current pay rates in the industry? Gill Matthewson presents analysis of the 2016 ACA National Salary Survey results for the July National Webinar.

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2016-07-12

Nightingale

Future Housing: the Nightingale Model

12 July 2016

Come along to a discussion of the Nightingale Model and the future of housing by James Legge of Six Degrees, presented by ACA – SA and the SA Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects. 

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2016-06-18

WA lunch

WA Lunch

19 June 2016

Join ACA – WA for lunch on Friday June 24 to mix and mingle with fellow members. 

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2016-04-23

Brand and Marketing for Architects

Brand Marketing for Architects

24 April 2016

Join Lindy Johnson at the next ACA – Qld/NT lunchtime event as she outlines the importance of brand and marketing to architectural practices.  

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2016-04-19

ACA SA April

ACA Action in SA

19 April 2016

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2016-03-10

QWB

Event report: Queens Wharf

10 March 2016

Queens Wharf Brisbane: Envisioning the Heart of a “New World City” – a report on ACA – Qld/NT’s February 2016 event.

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2016-03-10

ACA WA Luncheon

ACA - WA Luncheon

10 March 2016

Join ACA – WA for the ACA luncheon.

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2016-03-10

Switch off the Lights 2

Switch off the Lights - Part 2

10 March 2016

How do you shut down an architectural practice? The ACA presents the second webinar on how to close a business.

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2016-02-05

SA Roundtable

ACA - SA Roundtable: Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide

5 February 2016

Have you used ACA's Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide? Come to the ACA – SA Round Table, hear all about it and give us your feedback.

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2016-02-03

Why Switch off the LIghts?

Why switch off the lights?

4 February 2016

Why run a webinar on closing down an architecural practice? Isn't that just too depressing? Well, no. Michael Neustein explains.

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2016-01-20

Switch off the lights

Switch off the Lights!

21 January 2016

How do you shut down and architectural practice? The ACA presents two webinars on how to close the curtains and switch off the lights.

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2015-12-02

WA President's Cocktail Party

WA President's Cocktail Party - with pics!

3 December 2015

ACA – WA's Cocktail Party farewelled Richard Young and welcomed Greg Howlett as the new President. 

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2015-12-02

President's Cocktail Party

WA President's Cocktail Party

6 November 2015

Richard Young invites WA members to the President’s Cocktail Party.

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2015-11-03

Drinks on the rooftop

ACA - Qld / NT Christmas Drinks

4 November 2015

You deserve an early finish! Come along to the ACA – Qld / NT Christmas Drinks to celebrate a successful year and the promise of an even better year in 2016.

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2015-10-27

Business of Architecture 3

Business of Architecture - Part Three

27 October 2015

Join Robert Peake for the last webinar in his important and engaging series on the Business of Architecture. 

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2015-10-21

Building Information Modelling, Procurement & Contracts

Building Information Modelling, Procurement & Contracts

22 October 2015

Does BIM require or benefit from new contract provisions and new procurement models? Find out at a breakfast talk by Professor David Mosey in Perth on 13 November.

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2015-10-13

Managing non-compliance

Managing Non-Compliance

14 October 2015

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a panel discussion about managing non-compliance. 

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2015-09-16

ACA Insight Download

ACA Insight - Download!

31 August 2016

Continue learning after the ACA Insight National Webinars – download the presentations here. 

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2015-09-16

The Business of Architecture

The Business of Architecture - Part Two

16 September 2015

Join Robert Peake for part 2 of his important series on the Business of Architecture, where he will discuss financial control, profitability and team you need around you. 

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2015-09-16

Exporting architecure

Exporting architecture

27 September 2015

Please take the ACA’s quick survey on practices working internationally. Do you currently undertake work abroad? Are you interested to? What challenges do you face? How might government best support you?

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2015-09-16

Architects on fire

Architects on Fire and Architectural Deep Knowledge Award

17 September 2015

Come along to Architects on Fire and contest the 2015 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award.

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2015-08-11

Challenges Facing the Professions

The Challenges Facing the Professions

12 August 2015

Join Raymond Spencer, chair of the SA Economic Development Board, at the August ACA – SA Roundtable.

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2015-08-10

Streamlining the Tender Process

Streamlining the Tender Process

11 August 2015

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a lunchtime presentation by Damien Stokes and John Wheeler from Stokes Wheeler about ensuring your tender processes are efficient and effective. 

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2015-08-10

ACA Insight

The Business of Architecture

10 August 2015

The business of running an architectural practice requires ongoing focus from leaders. For the September National Webinar, Robert Peake runs through the main elements of running a business.

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2015-08-06

Outsourcing?

To Outsource or not to Outsource?

7 August 2015

ACA – WA's August seminar looks at the complexities of outsourcing. Book now!

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2015-06-12

Gill Matthewson_National Salary Survey webinar

National Salary Survey Webinar

25 April 2017

What are current pay rates in the industry? What are the trends for 2017 and how have salaries changed? Gill Matthewson analyses the ACA National Salary Survey for the May 2017 ACA National Webinar.

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2015-06-12

Dialogue with Planners

A Dialogue with Planners

13 June 2015

The ACA – SA June Round Table presents a conversation with Planners.

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2015-06-12

Members Luncheon

Members Luncheon

13 June 2015

Join ACA – WA for the June Members Luncheon

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2015-05-12

BIM demystified

Event Report - BIM Demystified

12 May 2015

A brief report on the recent ACA – Qld/NT event, BIM Demystified.

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2015-04-11

BIM demystified

The Devil is in the Data - BIM demystified!

11 April 2015

Let's talk about BIM... Join ACA – Qld/NT for lunch and a presentantion on BIM and what it means for your practice.

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2015-04-11

Succession Planning

Succession Planning

11 April 2015

ACA – WA invites members to the Succession Planning seminar conducted by Steve Goddard.

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2015-04-08

ACA Insight 1

Professional Services Subconsultants

8 April 2015

The first ACA Insight National Webinar for 2015 looks at agreements for Professional Services Subconsultants.  

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2015-03-07

UQ Oral Health Centre

UQ Oral Health Centre - Site Visit

7 March 2015

The UQ Oral Health Centre explores new boundaries in teaching, research and clinical practice – Ben Doolan reports on the ACA – Qld/NT visit.

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2015-03-07

Information Advocacy & new architects

Information, advocacy and new architects

7 March 2015

ACA – WA welcomed new members at a lunch event that saw Steve Kennedy reflect on the role of the ACA in addressing issues facing the profession through information and advocacy.  

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2014-12-14

The Changing World of Architecture

The Changing World of Architecture

15 December 2014

Leigh Robinson reports on the ACA – WA discussion event.

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2014-11-06

The Changing World of Architecture

The Changing World of Architecture

7 November 2014

The way we deliver projects is changing at an ever-increasing rate. Are we keeping up?

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2014-11-05

Fee Structures and Productivity

Fee Structures and Productivity Output

6 November 2014

How do we improve practice profitability? Job-by-job, day-by-day. Greg Wines reports on the discussion at the ACA – Qld/NT’s November event. 

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2014-11-02

Social media strategy

Social Media Strategy and Your Business

3 November 2014

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2014-10-07

Site tour report

Architecture and Healing

7 October 2014

A report on the ACA – Qld/NT site tour to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital. 

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2014-10-07

Architects and Quantity Surveyors

Architects & Quantity Surveyors Event Report

8 October 2014

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2014-10-06

Social media strategies

Social Media Strategies That Get Results

7 October 2014

Join ACA – Qld / NT to learn how to reach clients on social media in a strategic, time effective way.

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2014-10-06

Architects on Fire

Architects on Fire

7 October 2014

A report on the ACA – Qld/NT event.

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2014-09-10

Intellectual property for architects

Intellectual Property for Architects

10 September 2014

The first ACA Insight National Webinar addresses the complexities of Intellectual Property for Architects.

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2014-09-04

Annual Members Lunch

Congratulations to Queensland's new architects

4 September 2014

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2014-09-04

Site tour

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Site Tour

4 September 2014

Save the date for the ACA – Qld/NT's next site visit to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

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2014-09-04

Riverfire

Architectural Quiz and Riverfire Event

4 September 2014

Join ACA – Qld/NT for the inaugural Architectural Quiz and Riverfire event.

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2014-09-01

Architects and Quantity Surveyors

Architects & Quantity Surveyors

2 September 2014

The next ACA – SA Roundtable brings together architects and quantity surveyors. 

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2014-08-04

Architects and Builders

Builder and Architects - Event Report

4 August 2014

Architects and Builders, the July ACA – SA Round Table, canvassed a broad range of matters. Ian Hore outlines the key discussion points.

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2014-07-31

What are we doing to ourselves?

What are We Doing to Ourselves?

31 July 2014

Nic MacCormac reports on a vibrant discussion in Perth on architectural business issues, changes in the industry and how we can adapt to them.

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2014-07-31

Risky business

Risky Business

31 July 2014

ACA – QLD/NT’s July lunch forum in Brisbane, titled ‘Risky Business – a claims overview’, focused on claims trends and recent observations.

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2014-07-08

Risk and Disability Standards

Negotiating the Risk in Disability Standards

8 July 2014

What are the risks involved with disability standards? An event report on ACA – Qld’s lunchtime forum. 

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2014-07-07

Architects and Builders

Architects and Builders Round Table

6 July 2014

The next ACA – SA Roundtable brings together architects and builders to discuss changes and developments in the industry.

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2014-07-07

What are we doing to ourselves?

What are We Doing to Ourselves?

7 July 2014

ACA – WA's next discussion event asks the tough questions!

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2014-07-07

Improving Productivity

Improving Productivity in Construction

7 July 2014

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2014-05-30

ABC Site visit

ABC Site Tour - Report

31 May 2014

A report on ACA – Qld's site visit to the ABC Headquarters

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2014-05-30

ACA Qld lunchtime forum

Negotiating the Risk in the Disability Standards

30 May 2014

ACA – Qld's next lunch forum sees guest speaker Bryce Tolliday address the issue of risk in disability standards.

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2014-05-13

Lawyer, financiers, architects report

Lawyers, Financiers, Architects

13 May 2014

How can financiers, architects and lawyers find better and fairer ways of working together? Ian Hore reports on a recent ACA – SA round table discussion.

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2014-05-02

Head in the cloud

Head in the Cloud

3 May 2014

Is it reassuring or not to be told there are many definitions for ‘the Cloud’? Dean Wood reports and reflects on a recent ACA – WA event.

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2014-03-31

White Card Training

White Card Training

2 March 2017

White Card training for staff of ACA – SA member practices. 

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2014-03-31

CPD Webinars

CPD Webinars - Insurance

1 April 2014

Two webinars from ACA – NSW/ACT on PI insurance. 

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2014-03-27

Lawyers, Financiers & Architects

Lawyers, Financiers & Architects

28 March 2014

Save the date for another ACA – SA Roundtable.

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2014-03-27

SAHMRI_Architects and the new media

Tour, lunch & talk

28 March 2014

ACA – SA has a bumper member event planned for May 5. Save the date now. 

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2014-03-23

Embracing technology

Is Cloud the Answer?

24 March 2014

ACA Qld's April lunchtime forum offers members an opportunity to understand the main drivers behind cloud migration.

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2014-03-18

Building a Business

Building a Successful Architectural Business

21 February 2014

In the first ACA – Vic/Tas event for 2014 Charles Justin will discuss building a successful architectural business, including reflections on his own career and businesses.

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2014-02-09

Brisbane Supreme and District Courts Site Tour 2

Brisbane Supreme & District Courts

10 February 2014

ACA – Qld's first event for 2014 is a site tour of the new Brisbane Supreme and District Courts by Architectus and Guymer Bailey. 

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2014-02-09

ACA Qld NT Events 2017

Queensland Calendar of Events

20 March 2017

ACA – Qld has a full program of site tours and discussion events planned for 2015. 

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2014-02-05

National Competency Standards in architecture

Event Report: NCSA Review

2 February 2014

A roundtable in South Australia canvassed knowledge of and responses to the National Competency Standards in Architecture in the lead-up to the AACA review.

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2014-02-02

HR Policies Protecting your frontline intelligence

Event Report: HR Policies

2 February 2014

Your human resources policies and procedures are in place, but are they implemented and consistently followed?

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2014-02-02

Event Report: Succession Planning

Event Report: Succession Planning

16 July 2013

What will your legacy be? Succession planning was the hot topic at ACA – Qld’s last event for 2013.

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2014-02-02

Client risk management

Event Report: Client Risk Management

17 July 2014

What potential risks might clients present? What are the warning signs? What strategies and structures can architects use to reduce risk? 

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2013-12-10

Architects & Engineers: Venus & Mars?

Architects & Engineers: Venus & Mars?

10 December 2013

An ACA – SA Roundtable between architects and engineers canvassed a range of topics – the current marketplace, the working relationship between architects and engineers, and education.

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