ACA National Salary Survey CPD Webinar 2022

17 May 2022

What are current pay rates in the industry? What are the trends for 2022 and how have salaries changed? Join the ACA on Wednesday 25 May for a CPD webinar on the results of our National Salary Survey.

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President’s Comment – May 2022

11 May 2022

ACA President John Held reviews the ACA’s advocacy, activities and priorities over the last six months, covering automatic mutual recognition, flexibility, mental wellbeing and equity in practice.

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Fair Work Decision on Family & Domestic Violence Leave

17 May 2022

The Fair Work Commission has handed down a major decision supporting 10 days of paid family and domestic violence leave for modern award workers. Tom Earls from Fair Work Lawyers unpacks the detail of the decision.

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What is flexibility & why does it matter?

7 May 2022

Modern workplace culture expectations have been strong drivers for flexible working for some time, but the arrival of the pandemic in early 2020 has accelerated the transition for many. So, how does flexibility work in practice, what are the benefits and challenges, what is its impact on equity, what is the business case for change and what are some of the types of flexible working?

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How does your practice compare?

9 May 2022

Join the ACA and Deltek on 18 May for a CPD webinar examining the results of the 2022 Deltek Clarity Architecture and Engineering survey. Understand the current state of the industry in the Asia Pacific and learn about critical benchmarks to help you succeed and stand out against the competition.

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How to create an effective flex policy

7 May 2022

An open and transparent flexible work policy is critical to fostering an effective, collaborative and healthy workplace, where people feel supported if they choose to work flexibly and where meaningful and rewarding career opportunities are available. The following article includes practical advice on developing and implementing a flex policy in practice.

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Flexibility case study – BVN

3 May 2022

BVN outlines some of the initiatives that have worked for them in their transition to the All Roles Flex model and now a Hybrid Working Model.

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Specification Writing

18 May 2022

Did you miss our recent Specification seminar? The ACA has developed a two-part seminar on ‘how to write specifications’ in conjunction with Greg Blain. It’s a critical skill for architectural practices. Now available for a discounted price as CPD On Demand.

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Referrals – the unsung hero of the marketing toolbox

10 May 2022

Rachael Bernstone explores the topic of Referrals – how to collect them, how to use them, and how to monitor their effectiveness in relation to inquiries from prospective clients, lead generation and new projects.

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Sydney recap – Becoming fearless

10 May 2022

Jennifer Crawford provides a recap of the recent Sydney event, Becoming Fearless in Practice, presented by Michael Lewarne.

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Flexibility case study – COX

3 May 2022

COX Architecture identified some key takeaways from the implementation process of the All Roles Flex policy.

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The engine of growth

3 May 2022

Join the ACA SA committee and Warwick Mihaly from Mihaly Slocombe for our next Business of Small Practice event on 24 May. Book now!

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Flexibility case study – Woods Bagot

5 May 2022

Woods Bagot explains the process of committing to increased flexibility and outlines some of the benefits and challenges as they move forward into the ‘new normal’. 

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Flexibility Resources

9 May 2022

There are plenty of great resources out there with advice and information on transitioning to flexible work. Here are a few of our favourite informative and thought-provoking articles, podcasts and websites.

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COVID & Contracts with Christopher Larcos

17 March 2022

Christopher Larcos from Moray & Agnew Lawyers discusses how COVID-19 has impacted ABIC contracts and their management, particularly COVID-related delays and material cost increases. Video now available for purchase on demand.

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Listening, Learning & Leadership

22 March 2022

Watch the video recording of the first event in the Stepping Up series on Listening, Learning & Leadership. We start at the top – what are the roles and obligations of practice leaders? What does it mean to step up on equity?

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