The ACA is delighted to take the lead on the development of an Architects Mental Wellbeing Forum (AMWF) in Australia, which will build on the great work being done by AMWF in the UK. Forums have already been held in Victoria and Queensland, with plans for all states in the works.
Please take the ACA Pulse Check, the last checkup of 2020. DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL COB MONDAY 19 OCTOBER.
AMWF groups are already up and running across the ACA branches in the eastern states, with other branches following the lead shortly. Facilitators in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne offer an update on plans and how to get involved.
The 2020 Industrial Awards pay rates for awards relevant to employees in architectural practices are applicable from 1 November 2020.
The Fair Work Commission has extended the entitlement to unpaid pandemic leave and annual leave at half pay for many Awards to 29 March 2021.
This IR update relates to recent changes to two modern awards regarding payment of wages on termination, and further clarification on an Architects Award clause relating to a pay scale for the new classification of Bachelor’s Degree with a Pathway to a Master of Architecture.
Better procurement practices will support building quality, but also healthier, safer work practices for a wide range of people in the construction industry, says John Held.
Planned Cover demystifies cyber protection insurance, offering an explainer on terminology and what it all means for your business.
The temporary Schedule I in the Clerks Award, which allows for additional flexibility during the COVID-10 outbreak, has been extended to 30 November 2020.
Angelina Pillai reflects on the importance of prioritising culture and wellbeing in our workplaces and the wider profession, and reports on our recent inaugural, all-of-ACA-branch and national conference, which brought all our committees together for the first time.
The ACA, in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Architects, has responded to the ABCB’s discussion paper on the proposed national registration framework, pointing out the problematic lack of distinction made between a registered architect and building designer.
The WA Committee is excited to announce that our Christmas drinks are back on the rooftop of the Alex Hotel for another year!
Technology is an enabler for A&E firms. But how does it impact collaboration and profitability? In an interview with ACA CEO Angelina Pillai, Deltek explores the issues surrounding their recently published Clarity A&E Industry Report.
Join the ACA and our expert speakers on Wednesday 21 October for an introduction to Cost Planning and Negotiation, and the crucial role these skills can play for the success of your practice.
The ACA is delighted to announce the appointment of Fair Work Lawyers (FWL) as our Industrial Relations Consultants, with FWL Partner Tom Earls providing principal advisory services.
‘Disrupting the System: Preventing and responding to workplace sexual harassment’, a new report from the Male Champions of Change, aims to shift the way we understand and respond to sexual harassment. Justine Clark provides a summary.
The ACA is delighted to announce a new partnership with Management for Design to provide financial and business management support services to members.
informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a special discounted rate for an upcoming webinar on what clients need from their consultants.
The ACA’s new National Principal Partner, NexSys IT, is extending its support to ACA members with an exclusive offer of Autodesk licences at cost price.
Do you want to get a better sense of what your clients think of your practice and the service it provides? Enter the Client Choice Awards 2021 for Best Architecture Firm and receive a special report of invaluable client feedback.
Join the ACA SA Committee for their upcoming roundtable discussion with a panel of experts across industry and business leadership.