VICTORIA / TASMANIA

The Victoria / Tasmania Branch leads the ACA’s work on industrial relations and Award-related activities via the industrial sub-committee. 

 ACA – Vic/Tas also led the development of the Safe Work Proforma and represents the profession on various government committees and advisory boards. The Vic/Tas Branch also funded and supported the development of the ACA website.

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2017 Budget Impact Survey

2017 Federal Budget Impact Survey

4 May 2017

The One-Minute Federal Budget Impact Survey is here again – tell us what the 2017 budget will mean for your business and the profession.

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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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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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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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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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Do unto others

Do Unto Others

15 December 2016

ACA National President Steve Kennedy wishes all well, and urges architectural practices to look forward to 2017 with 'optimism for ourselves but also with optimism and generosity towards our staff'. 

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Vic Tas 2016 Update

Vic/Tas 2016 Update

15 December 2016

President Paul Viney outlines the achievements of ACA – Vic/Tas for 2016.

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ACA Financial Training

ACA Financial Training

15 December 2016

Greg Isaac provides an overview of the recent financial training program undertaken by all ACA elected members.

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ACIF Nov 2016 forecasts

ACIF Forecasts - November 2016

10 November 2016

ACIF has released is Construction Industry Forecast for November 2016.

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2016 AGM

ACA 2016 Annual General Meeting

10 November 2016

2016 ACA Annual General Meeting – Monday 12 December.

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Fee proposal

ACA Member Offer - Fee Proposal Workshops

9 May 2017

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a 10% discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops around Australia in May and June. 

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Vic Tas Election outcomes

ACA - VIC/TAS Election Results

17 October 2016

Welcoming the 2016 ACA – VIC/TAS Treasurer.

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Know your employment contract

Know Your Employment Contract

21 September 2016

Join Michael Corrigan and Paul Viney in conversation on 19 October about the ins and outs of employment contracts.

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EUreka

The Future of the Industry - Architecture and Engineering

17 July 2014

What is the future for architecture and engineering? Management for Design's next event canvasses the issues. 

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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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ACA Vic Tas Election

ACA - Vic/Tas Election Notice

29 August 2016

Nominations are now open for the ACA – VIC/TAS election for Branch Treasurer.

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2016 Salary Survey

2016 Salary Survey Report and Analysis

19 August 2016

The ACA has released the report on findings of the 2016 National Salary Survey – salaries are up very slightly, but worrying trends continue – there is still a gender pay gap and some practices persist in paying under Award minimums!

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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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Architects in Australia

Architects in Australia

18 May 2016

Insightful reports by Gill Matthewson chart the professional profile of architects and the industry’s growth and development in recent years through the 2001, 2006 and 2011 Censuses. 

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ACA Vic Tas Presidents Report

ACA - Vic/Tas President's Report, 2014

8 July 2014

Simon Hanger, ACA – Vic/Tas President, outlines the branches achievements and activities over the past year, along with initiatives for the coming year.

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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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Simon Hanger

Thank you Simon Hanger!

2 December 2015

Enthusiastic, committed and generous, Simon Hanger is retiring from the ACA after sixteen years of service.

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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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VBA

Non-compliant materials

6 June 2015

The Victorian Building Authority is contacting building practitioners – including architects – to identify the possible use of non-compliant building material in the construction of buildings in Victoria. 

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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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New Architects Regulations

Architects Regulations 2015

12 May 2015

New Architects Regulations in Victoria come into effect 19 May.

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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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Vic Tas 2015

Welcome to 2015

3 February 2015

Simon Hanger welcomes ACA – Vic/Tas members to the year ahead. 

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Presenting to Govt

Presenting to Government

15 October 2014

How architects present in government contexts can have a large impact on their chances of getting the job, or gaining support for a project. Jill Garner, Victorian Associate Government Architect, offers some tips. 

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Vale James Earle

Vale Jim Earle

5 October 2014

Farewell to Jim Earle from ACA – Vic/Tas. 

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Fixed fee scale

New Fixed Fee Scale from Victoria's Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

2 September 2014

Good news on architects fees from Victoria.

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Welcome new members

Welcome new ACA members

4 August 2014

The ACA is delighted to welcome new members across Australia. 

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Farewell

Farewell from the ACA - Vic / Tas

4 August 2014

Thanks to John Castles, Jim Earle and Struan Gilfillan for their long commitment to the ACA and the profession.

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VicSmart

VicSmart

9 July 2014

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Building a business

10 Principles for Building an Architectural Business

31 May 2014

How do you build an architectural business? Charles Justin offers 10 principles to guide a practice.  

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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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TADA awards tile

Design Island

19 February 2014

Jack Birrell reports on the TADA Awards, a new program firmly establishing Tasmania's creative presence.

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Fee proposal workshop

Fee Proposal Workshops

4 November 2015

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops being held around the county in November.

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Guide employment agreements

Guide Employment Agreements

30 August 2016

The ACA Employment Agreements provide member practices with guide that they can review and adjust to suit their particular practice.

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Government as smart client

Government as Smart Client & Procurement Case Studies

13 November 2013

An excellent guide to procurement from the Office of the Victorian Government Architect.

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ARBV Update

ARBV Update

2 February 2014

An update from Simon Hanger on the integration of the ARBV into the new Victorian Building Authority.

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The State of Play in Tasmania

The State of Play in Tasmania

8 January 2014

Jack Birrell provides an update on things Tasmanian.

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SAFE DESIGN PROFORMA

Safe Design Proformas

30 August 2016

The ACA's Safe Design Proformas help architects to meet their obligations under the Model Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and state-specific regulations.

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Vale Ross Langdon

Vale Ross Langdon

6 December 2013

Jack Birrell pays tribute to Ross Langdon on behalf of the ACA. 

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