Contracts and How to Survive Them
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.
ACA Insight - the National Webinar Program
ACA Insight – the National Webinar Program gives all members the opportunity to join a national discussion on the business of architecture.
The Future of Practice: The architectural firm as a design knowledge ecosystem.
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.
Announcing the ACA Insight 2017 Webinar Program
The ACA is delighted to announce the 2017 ACA Insight National Webinar Program. Put the dates in your diary now!
Save the Date - The Future
Celebrate the new year with industry colleagues and Queensland's future leaders - your recently registered architects.
ACA - WA President's Cocktail Party
QUT Creative Industries Site Tour
Join ACA – Qld / NT on the last site tour of 2016 – QUT Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct 2.
ACA - QLD/NT 2016 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award
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.
ACA - WA Members Lunch
The next ACA - WA luncheon is on October 21.
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.
ACA SA Roundtable - Local Content
Join ACA – SA for a roundtable discussion on the benefits of specifying local, featuring industry participation advocate Ian Nightingale.
Architecture and New Media
The next ACA – Vic/Tas event sees Andrew Maynard and Justine Clark offer their perspectives on architecture and contemporary media.
People @ architecture - national webinar
Laraine Sperling focuses on the people of architecture for the August 2016 webinar.
ACA - SA: DPTI Prequalification and Contract Changes Survey
South Australian architects, please take our survey about the SA government prequalification system for consultants, builders and trades.
Coomera's new Indoor Sports Centre
The August ACA – Qld/NT site visit is to one of the first buildings completed for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
2016 National Salary Survey Webinar
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.
Future Housing: the Nightingale Model
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.
Join ACA – WA for lunch on Friday June 24 to mix and mingle with fellow members.
Brand Marketing for Architects
Join Lindy Johnson at the next ACA – Qld/NT lunchtime event as she outlines the importance of brand and marketing to architectural practices.
ACA Action in SA
Event report: Queens Wharf
Queens Wharf Brisbane: Envisioning the Heart of a “New World City” – a report on ACA – Qld/NT’s February 2016 event.
ACA - WA Luncheon
Join ACA – WA for the ACA luncheon.
Switch off the Lights - Part 2
How do you shut down an architectural practice? The ACA presents the second webinar on how to close a business.
ACA - SA Roundtable: Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide
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.
Why switch off the lights?
Why run a webinar on closing down an architecural practice? Isn't that just too depressing? Well, no. Michael Neustein explains.
Switch off the Lights!
How do you shut down and architectural practice? The ACA presents two webinars on how to close the curtains and switch off the lights.
WA President's Cocktail Party - with pics!
ACA – WA's Cocktail Party farewelled Richard Young and welcomed Greg Howlett as the new President.
WA President's Cocktail Party
Richard Young invites WA members to the President’s Cocktail Party.
ACA - Qld / NT Christmas Drinks
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.
Business of Architecture - Part Three
Join Robert Peake for the last webinar in his important and engaging series on the Business of Architecture.
Building Information Modelling, Procurement & Contracts
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.
Join ACA – Qld/NT for a panel discussion about managing non-compliance.
ACA Insight - Download!
Continue learning after the ACA Insight National Webinars – download the presentations here.
The Business of Architecture - Part Two
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.
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?
Architects on Fire and Architectural Deep Knowledge Award
Come along to Architects on Fire and contest the 2015 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award.
The Challenges Facing the Professions
Join Raymond Spencer, chair of the SA Economic Development Board, at the August ACA – SA Roundtable.
Streamlining the Tender Process
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.
The Business of Architecture
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.
To Outsource or not to Outsource?
ACA – WA's August seminar looks at the complexities of outsourcing. Book now!
National Salary Survey Webinar
What are current pay rates in the industry? Gill Matthewson analyses the ACA National Salary Survey for the July ACA National Webinar.
A Dialogue with Planners
The ACA – SA June Round Table presents a conversation with Planners.
Join ACA – WA for the June Members Luncheon
Event Report - BIM Demystified
A brief report on the recent ACA – Qld/NT event, BIM Demystified.
The Devil is in the Data - BIM demystified!
Let's talk about BIM... Join ACA – Qld/NT for lunch and a presentantion on BIM and what it means for your practice.
ACA – WA invites members to the Succession Planning seminar conducted by Steve Goddard.
Professional Services Subconsultants
The first ACA Insight National Webinar for 2015 looks at agreements for Professional Services Subconsultants.
UQ Oral Health Centre - Site Visit
The UQ Oral Health Centre explores new boundaries in teaching, research and clinical practice – Ben Doolan reports on the ACA – Qld/NT visit.
Information, advocacy and new architects
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.
The Changing World of Architecture
Leigh Robinson reports on the ACA – WA discussion event.
The Changing World of Architecture
The way we deliver projects is changing at an ever-increasing rate. Are we keeping up?
Fee Structures and Productivity Output
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.
Social Media Strategy and Your Business
Architecture and Healing
A report on the ACA – Qld/NT site tour to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.
Architects & Quantity Surveyors Event Report
Social Media Strategies That Get Results
Join ACA – Qld / NT to learn how to reach clients on social media in a strategic, time effective way.
Architects on Fire
A report on the ACA – Qld/NT event.
Intellectual Property for Architects
The first ACA Insight National Webinar addresses the complexities of Intellectual Property for Architects.
Congratulations to Queensland's new architects
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Site Tour
Save the date for the ACA – Qld/NT's next site visit to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.
Architectural Quiz and Riverfire Event
Join ACA – Qld/NT for the inaugural Architectural Quiz and Riverfire event.
Architects & Quantity Surveyors
The next ACA – SA Roundtable brings together architects and quantity surveyors.
Builder and Architects - Event Report
Architects and Builders, the July ACA – SA Round Table, canvassed a broad range of matters. Ian Hore outlines the key discussion points.
What are We Doing to Ourselves?
Nic MacCormac reports on a vibrant discussion in Perth on architectural business issues, changes in the industry and how we can adapt to them.
ACA – QLD/NT’s July lunch forum in Brisbane, titled ‘Risky Business – a claims overview’, focused on claims trends and recent observations.
Negotiating the Risk in Disability Standards
What are the risks involved with disability standards? An event report on ACA – Qld’s lunchtime forum.
Architects and Builders Round Table
The next ACA – SA Roundtable brings together architects and builders to discuss changes and developments in the industry.
What are We Doing to Ourselves?
ACA – WA's next discussion event asks the tough questions!
Improving Productivity in Construction
ABC Site Tour - Report
A report on ACA – Qld's site visit to the ABC Headquarters
Negotiating the Risk in the Disability Standards
ACA – Qld's next lunch forum sees guest speaker Bryce Tolliday address the issue of risk in disability standards.
Lawyers, Financiers, Architects
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.
Head in the Cloud
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.
White Card Training
White Card training for staff of ACA – SA member practices.
CPD Webinars - Insurance
Two webinars from ACA – NSW/ACT on PI insurance.
Lawyers, Financiers & Architects
Save the date for another ACA – SA Roundtable.
Tour, lunch & talk
ACA – SA has a bumper member event planned for May 5. Save the date now.
Is Cloud the Answer?
ACA Qld's April lunchtime forum offers members an opportunity to understand the main drivers behind cloud migration.
Building a Successful Architectural Business
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.
Brisbane Supreme & District Courts
ACA – Qld's first event for 2014 is a site tour of the new Brisbane Supreme and District Courts by Architectus and Guymer Bailey.
Queensland Calendar of Events
ACA – Qld has a full program of site tours and discussion events planned for 2015.
Event Report: NCSA Review
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.
Event Report: HR Policies
Your human resources policies and procedures are in place, but are they implemented and consistently followed?
Event Report: Succession Planning
What will your legacy be? Succession planning was the hot topic at ACA – Qld’s last event for 2013.
Event Report: Client Risk Management
What potential risks might clients present? What are the warning signs? What strategies and structures can architects use to reduce risk?
Architects & Engineers: Venus & Mars?
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.