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Building Quality
Legal Primer - Novation

Novation - A Guide for Architects

17 April 2019

Novation can create confusion for architects and builders alike. Christopher Larcos offers a legal primer to the contractual rights and obligations of a novated project.

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NSW Land & Environment Court presentation

NSW Land and Environment Court: Special Presentation

16 April 2019

Learn more about the NSW Land and Environment Court and its relevance to architects when the ACA – NSW/ACT presents Tim Horton and Chris Shaw at Club Rose Bay on 1 May.

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BoSP3

Money Matters

18 April 2019

How do you improve your bottom line without letting go of your values or your daily enjoyment of the work? On 10 May, Warwick Mihaly will share his insights for BoSP3 in WA.

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Design Risk

Forget Design Quality, it’s all about Design Risk!

17 April 2019

Thinking about design risk in strategic terms is imperative for the profession, but it is often sidelined in practice, and is barely mentioned in architecture schools. Peter Raisbeck explores the concept of design risk.

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Risk Management1

Risk Management - A Refresher

13 April 2019

Risk Manager Felicity Dixon takes us through the fundamentals of risk management, advising on how best to identify, manage and allocate risk.

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Angelina Pillai

CEO Update - April 2019

2 April 2019

CEO Angelina Pillai reports on ACA advocacy, membership and the business toolkit, and finishes with a state by state wrap for March.

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John Held

President's Report - April 2019

2 April 2019

National President John Held discusses long hours, unpaid internships and the value in getting involved.

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Quality and Culture

Quality Outcomes and a Culture Shift

15 April 2019

Architects and building certifiers found much common ground at a recent roundtable discussion in South Australia. Mario Dreosti reviews the main points, including the current appetite for increased speed and reduced cost over quality, and the importance of professional culture in effecting change.

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JGA Member Profile

Collaboration in the Top End

28 March 2019

Darwin-based practice Jackman Gooden Architects prides itself on its success in collaborative projects, aligning with other local and interstate architects, specialist consultants and design-oriented building contractors.

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Data at Work

Gender Equity Discussion in WA

1 April 2019

There was standing room only at the ACA's recent Data at Work event in Fremantle, which combined a presentation of Parlour's most recent Census Report with a panel discussion about future action and advocacy. Emma Brain reports.

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Business Foundations webinar 1

Business Foundations Webinar - Part 2

25 March 2019

Don't miss Part 2 of our webinar series on how to build a successful and sustainable architecture practice on 1 May with Robert Peake.

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Managing Risk 101

Managing Risk 101

21 March 2019

Risk management is crucial to effective practice management. Robert Peake outlines the key issues, from business structures and insurances to fee agreements and negotiation.

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Authorised witnesses

Registered Architects are on the List!

27 March 2019

No more chasing around to find a JP to witness your Stat Dec. Registered architects are now authorised witnesses.

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ACA Business Toolbox
Building Skills

Building Skills in Practice

21 March 2019

Informal learning, partnered with formal training and development, are of enormous benefit to practices as well as individuals. ACA partner Cbus identifies some of the ways you can amplify learning in your practice. 

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Villa Maria Site Tour

Villa Maria Site Tour

1 April 2019

On 19 March, the ACA – QLD/NT Committee organised a site visit to the Villa Maria Complex, a state heritage building that has recently undergone a significant redevelopment. Kevin Gerrard reports on the project.

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ACA Chat Forum

The ACA Chat Forum

7 March 2019

ACA – NSW/ACT Vice-President and mastermind of the national ACA Chat Forum, Michael Lewarne tells us a little about the ACA’s exciting new project.

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ACIF Forecasts Dashboard

ACIF Customised Forecasts Dashboard

27 March 2019

ACA members will now have free access to the ACIF Customised Forecasts Dashboard.

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KNOW YOUR AWARD
Building Community

ACA - QLD/NT Event: Save the Date

1 April 2019

Save the date for the Qld/NT branch's next luncheon presentation with speaker Brook Monahan of Mosaic Property Group on Friday 17 May.

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