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Marketing Gold

Marketing Gold with Rachael Bernstone

25 February 2020

Don’t miss the WA branch’s next Lunch and Learn event on 20 March, when communications expert Rachael Bernstone will share her tips on how to turn your awards entries into marketing gold. 

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Lee Hillam

Tips for Pro Bono Work

10 February 2020

Dunn and Hillam Director Lee Hillam shares her experiences and tips about incorporating pro bono work into practice in a sustainable way.

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Changes to the Clerks Award

Annualised Salaries - changes to the Clerks Award

25 February 2020

Changes to the Clerks Award insert new rules about annual salaries, with changes coming into effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 March 2020.

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5 questions Peter Johns

Housing Displaced Residents

27 February 2020

Peter Johns recalls the project to provide temporary housing at Kinglake following the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires, and reflects on lessons learned and how the profession might be effectively involved in the current recovery. 

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SA Welcome breakfast

SA Welcome Breakfast 2020

26 February 2020

The ACA – SA Committee kicked off the year in style with a delicious breakfast spread at the President’s Welcome Breakfast on 13 February.

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Rob Stent Lesson from Black Saturday

Architects’ Potential for Community Recovery

4 February 2020

As architects discuss how best to support recovery from the current bushfires, it is helpful to reflect on previous experiences and processes. What can we learn? Rob Stent’s examination of the recovery process after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires provides cautionary insight and suggestions for the future. 

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ArtMade Architects

Client Choice Awards Finalists 2020

19 February 2020

The ACA is delighted to congratulate ACA member ArtMade Architects for being named as Best Architecture Firm (<$30m revenue) in the Client Choice Awards.

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Climate Change

Climate Change Consideration in Design

21 February 2020

informed by Planned Cover Risk Manager Kathryn Budd offers advice on managing your risk and your professional obligations related to environmental standards and climate change. What is the role of construction industry professionals in making positive change?

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Michael Lewarne

Michael Lewarne

26 February 2020

Vice President of the NSW/ACT branch Michael Lewarne discusses his early career, lessons learned in practice, and the value of thinking critically, maintaining curiosity, and making space for opportunities along the way.

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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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Five Questions - Ninotschka Titchkosky

Working Closely with Bushfire-Affected Communities

29 January 2020

BVN co-CEO Ninotschka Titchkosky revisits the rebuilding of the Narbethong Community Hall and offers some invaluable advice about bushfire recovery work.

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After the Fire: Be Patient, Considerate and Strategic

After the Fire: Be Patient, Considerate and Strategic

12 January 2020

Kim Irons of Irons McDuff Architecture cautions patience to those keen to offer aid to those affected by the bushfires.

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Role of the Superintendent

Understanding the Many and Varied Roles of a Superintendent

21 February 2020

informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a special discounted rate for a national webinar on 19 March on the role of the superintendent on a construction project.

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Bushfire Response

Resources for the Bushfire Crisis

19 January 2020

Unprecedented nationwide bushfire activity in 2019–2020 has had devastating and wide-ranging impacts, not just on those who have seen their homes and properties destroyed or damaged by the bushfires, but also businesses suffering financial hardship. This Resource Roundup includes updated information, resources and other pertinent links.

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Lunch Presentation Bronwyn Weir

The Architect’s Role in Industry Reform

26 January 2020

Join the ACA – QLD/NT committee and guest speaker Bronwyn Weir for a special lunch presentation in Brisbane on Thursday 5 March on the architect’s role in industry reform. Book now for this unmissable event.

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AACA NPrA

2020 National Program of Assessment

4 February 2020

Applications for the AACA’s 2020 National Program of Assessment (NPrA) close 28 February 2020.

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