VICTORIA / TASMANIA
The Victoria / Tasmania Branch leads the ACA’s work on industrial relations and Award-related activities.
ACA – Vic/Tas also focuses on developing resources to assist architects to run their businesses effectively and efficiently.
The branch runs quarterly events on key business practice matters and represents the profession on various committees and advisory boards.
Read more about ACA – Vic/Tas.
Architecture and Technology
Save the date for the ACA – Vic/Tas discussion of the impacts of new technologies on architectural practice.
ACA - Vic/Tas update
ACA – Vic/Tas continues to work hard behind the scenes, and announces a new quarterly event program.
New ACA Short Form Architect Client Agreement Webinar
Join Christopher Larcos for an ACA Insight webinar on the new ACA Short Form Architect Client Agreement.
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!
Do Unto Others
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'.
Vic/Tas 2016 Update
President Paul Viney outlines the achievements of ACA – Vic/Tas for 2016.
ACA Financial Training
Greg Isaac provides an overview of the recent financial training program undertaken by all ACA elected members.
ACIF Forecasts - November 2016
ACIF has released is Construction Industry Forecast for November 2016.
ACA 2016 Annual General Meeting
2016 ACA Annual General Meeting – Monday 12 December.
ACA Member Offer - Fee Proposal Workshops
Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a 10% discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops around Australia in May and June.
Know Your Employment Contract
Join Michael Corrigan and Paul Viney in conversation on 19 October about the ins and outs of employment contracts.
The Future of the Industry - Architecture and Engineering
What is the future for architecture and engineering? Management for Design's next event canvasses the issues.
Architecture and New Media
The next ACA – Vic/Tas event sees Andrew Maynard and Justine Clark offer their perspectives on architecture and contemporary media.
ACA - Vic/Tas Election Notice
Nominations are now open for the ACA – VIC/TAS election for Branch Treasurer.
2016 Salary Survey Report and Analysis
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!
People @ architecture - national webinar
Laraine Sperling focuses on the people of architecture for the August 2016 webinar.
Architects in Australia
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.
ACA - Vic/Tas President's Report, 2014
Simon Hanger, ACA – Vic/Tas President, outlines the branches achievements and activities over the past year, along with initiatives for the coming year.
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.
Thank you Simon Hanger!
Enthusiastic, committed and generous, Simon Hanger is retiring from the ACA after sixteen years of service.
CPD now Compulsory in Victoria
The ARBV advises that continuing professional development is now compulsory in Victoria.
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.
National Salary Survey Webinar
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.
Architects Regulations 2015
New Architects Regulations in Victoria come into effect 19 May.
Construction Market Report
What are the economic forecasts for your state? The ACIF Construction Market Report is out now.
Presenting to Government
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.
New Fixed Fee Scale from Victoria's Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
Good news on architects fees from Victoria.
Welcome new ACA members
The ACA is delighted to welcome new members across Australia.
Farewell from the ACA - Vic / Tas
Thanks to John Castles, Jim Earle and Struan Gilfillan for their long commitment to the ACA and the profession.
10 Principles for Building an Architectural Business
How do you build an architectural business? Charles Justin offers 10 principles to guide a practice.
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.
Jack Birrell reports on the TADA Awards, a new program firmly establishing Tasmania's creative presence.
Fee Proposal Workshops
Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops being held around the county in November.
Guide Employment Agreements
The ACA Employment Agreements provide member practices with guide that they can review and adjust to suit their particular practice.
Government as Smart Client & Procurement Case Studies
An excellent guide to procurement from the Office of the Victorian Government Architect.
An update from Simon Hanger on the integration of the ARBV into the new Victorian Building Authority.
The State of Play in Tasmania
Jack Birrell provides an update on things Tasmanian.
Safe Design Proformas
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.