Building Quality
Where to Now?

Where to Now?

6 March 2019

John Held argues that we need to take both collective action and individual responsibility if we are to address the complex, tangled problems of procurement, quality and risk. 

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Angelina Pillai

CEO Message - First Month in Office!

27 February 2019

New CEO Angelina Pillai reviews her first month at the helm of the ACA. 

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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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ACA Business Toolbox
Lacrosse Fire

Lacrosse Fire VCAT Decision

1 March 2019

In the coming weeks, the ACA will explore the detail of the Lacrosse Fire judgement and possible implications for architects.

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Robert Peake webinar

Business Foundations for Architecture

6 March 2019

Join us on 27 March for our first ACA National Webinar for 2019, as Robert Peake shares the first of a two-part series on running a profitable and successful architecture business.

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Financial Health in Practice

Save the Date for Financial Health

6 March 2019

Learning more about how to monitor and assess the financial health of your architectural practice is always a good investment. Join the Qld/NT branch for its next lunchtime presentation on 5 April.

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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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Jennifer Crawford2

Embracing Collaboration

4 March 2019

It’s time to ditch the idea of the architectural rock star, embrace a more collaborative approach, and communicate far and wide, argues Jennifer Crawford. 

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Joint Ventures panel discussion

WA Panel Discussion on Joint Ventures

25 March 2019

Join the ACA – WA on Thursday 4 April for a panel discussion on the merits and pitfalls of joint ventures.

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Melonie Bayl-Smith

4 March 2019

Bijl Architecture founder and director Melonie Bayl-Smith shares the key lessons she has learned in practice, the value of mentoring programs, and the many benefits she has gained from involvement with professional organisations.

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Be Informed Briefing

ACA Member Discount - Be Informed Briefing (NSW)

14 March 2019

Informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a special discounted rate for a seminar on working in the construction industry post the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Stephen Pearse

Defragging Procurement

20 February 2019

Current fragmented systems for procuring and delivering complex building projects are compromising the built outcome, to the detriment of the consumer, the public and the built environment professions. Stephen Pearse argues that the building procurement process needs a complete defrag.

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Lacrosse Fire Judgment webinar

18 March 2019

On 11 April, informed by Planned Cover is running a national webinar on the Lacrosse Tower Fire Judgment and its implications for the construction industry.

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Michael Lewarne

Not Just a Matter of Good Design

26 February 2019

As architects, we should be selling our ability to realise a well-constructed, quality, safe building rather than focusing solely on design, argues Michael Lewarne.

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Angelina Pillai2

IWD Reflections

4 March 2019

As International Women's Day 2019 approaches, ACA CEO Angelina Pillai reflects on her upbringing, the importance of seeing strong women leaders in public life, and the need to push for basic human rights for all. 

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Qld/NT Update

ACA - QLD/NT March Update

6 March 2019

The Qld/NT branch talks surveys, new members, events and the chance to secure some last points for the CPD year.

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Jason Eisner

Building your Brand Seminar

7 March 2019

Join the ACA – NSW/ACT on 10 April for a two-hour workshop on how to build your brand.

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