2016-11-09

M4D

Business Conditions Survey Findings

10 November 2016

Management by Design records a positive outlook in the recent survey.

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2016-10-23

Catherine Townsend

Welcome Catherine Townsend, new president of the AACA

24 October 2016

The ACA welcomes the appointment of Catherine Townsend as President of the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia. 

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2016-06-01

Fastrack pathways to registration

Fast Track Pathways to Registration

2 June 2016

The AACA has introduced two fast track pathways to registration for experienced practitioners.

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2015-12-02

Free Trade Resources

Free Trade Resources

3 December 2015

The Federal Government has developed a set of resources to help businesses make the most of the free trade agreements signed with South Korea, Japan and China. 

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2015-12-02

Harper review – response

Australian Government Response to the Competition Policy Review

2 December 2015

An update on the Australian Government’s response to the “Harper Review” into competition policy.

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2015-08-13

ACIF July Forecasts

ACIF Forecasts - July 2015

13 August 2015

ACIF has released its latest forecasts. 

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2015-08-13

The Benefit of Design

Galaxy Poll - the Benefits of Good Design

13 August 2015

The AACA Galaxy Poll finds that the community understands the value that good design brings and the importance of involving qualified and experienced designers in public buildings.

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2015-08-13

Compulsory CPD

CPD now Compulsory in Victoria

13 August 2015

The ARBV advises that continuing professional development is now compulsory in Victoria. 

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2015-07-21

Investing in Cities

Investing in Cities

21 July 2015

A new report from ASBEC – Investing in Cities – calls for action by at all levels of government “to increase the productivity, prosperity and liveability of Australia’s cities”. 

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2015-07-21

AACA OQA

New AACA Overseas Qualification Assessment Process

21 July 2015

The Architects Accreditation Council of Australia has recently revised the Overseas Qualification Assessment, resulting in a simpler and more direct process.

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2015-07-21

AACA Comparison

Architecture in Australia - International Comparisons

21 July 2015

The Architects Accreditation Council of Australia has launched a new online matrix enabling the comparison of registration requirements in Australia and elsewhere. This is complemented by an overview of the Australian architecture industry.

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2015-06-01

Coincraft survey

What is the Biggest Problem you Face Running Your Business?

1 June 2015

Help Coincraft out by taking their short survey.

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2015-04-11

Harper Review

Harper Review

11 April 2015

Mario Dreosti outlines the sections of the Competition Policy Review that are of immediate relevance to the profession.

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2015-03-10

More for Less

More for Less

11 March 2015

A new report from Consult Australia argues that there are many opportunities for better and more efficient procurement of professional services on government projects. 

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2015-03-06

AACA Trilateral Agreement

New Trilateral Agreement between Australia, Canada and New Zealand

7 March 2015

A new agreement signed by the AACA means that experienced registered architects can be recognised in all three countries. 

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2015-02-09

Construction market report

Construction Market Report

9 February 2015

What are the economic forecasts for your state? The ACIF Construction Market Report is out now.

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2014-11-04

Building and Construction Campaign

Building and construction campaign

5 November 2014

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2014-10-07

Infrastructure Q

Infrastructure Q

7 October 2014

The Infrastructure Q Directions Statement from the Queensland Government.

 

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2014-10-06

SEPP 65 consultation

SEPP 65 Consultation

7 October 2014

Have your say on proposed changes to NSW’s SEPP 65 – Design Quality of Residential Flat Development.

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2014-07-17

Public infrastructure

Public Infrastructure Report

17 July 2014

The ACA welcomes the release of the final inquiry report of the Productivity Commission into Public Infrastructure.

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2014-07-08

VicSmart

VicSmart

9 July 2014

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2014-05-30

UNfair contracts

Unfair Contract Terms

30 May 2014

The Australian Government is investigating the use of unfair terms in contracts, with the intent of providing better proteaction for small business. Have your say in the consultation phase. 

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2014-05-13

NSW water meters

Plan ahead for new water metering requirements in NSW

6 July 2014

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2014-03-29

OHS scheme review

Government Review of the OHS Accreditation Scheme

30 March 2014

A discussion paper and the terms of reference for the review of the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme are now available.

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2014-03-25

Unions Royal Commission

Unions Royal Commission

25 March 2014

The terms of reference have been released for the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption.

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2014-03-21

NSW ARB Research Grant

NSW ARB Research Grant

14 March 2014

Do you have an 'innovative and forward-looking' proposal for research into the value of good design and the state of the profession? The NSW Architects Registration Board is calling for submissions for its 2014 Research Grant. 

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2014-02-04

Productivity Commission Study of Major Project

Study of Major Project Development Assessment Processes

9 December 2013

The Productivity Commission has released the report from its study of major project development assessment processes. 

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2014-02-03

AIA Compensation report

AIA Compensation Report

3 February 2014

The American Institute of Architects' 2013 Compensation Report.

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2014-02-02

Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot

Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot

2 February 2014

Consult Australia has released its 2013 Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot. 

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2014-02-02

IT Pricing & the  Australia Tax

A Report into IT Pricing

4 September 2013

Why are IT products more expensive in Australia and what is being done about it?

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2013-12-09

National Infrastructure Plan

National Infrastructure Plan

9 December 2013

Infrastructure Australia has released the National Infrastructure Plan, a report to the Council of Australian Governments.

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2013-12-09

RBA Chart Pack

RBA Chart Pack

9 December 2013

The RBA Chart Pack includes material of interest to architecture and construction.

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2013-12-09

New deal for Urban AU

A New Deal for Urban Australia

9 December 2013

The Urban Coalition report argues that significant investment is needed in Australia’s cities. 

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