Bushfires Vic

Bushfire Response: Information & Resources

8 January 2020

The national bushfire crisis is devastating, and our hearts go out to all affected. The ACA offers the following information as a starting point, and will develop further resources and publish more in-depth information over time.

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Building Quality
KYA_FAIR WORK INFO

Fair Work Information Statement

16 December 2019

A new Fair Work Information Statement was released in December 2020. This must be given to all new employees, as part of an employer’s responsibilities under the National Employment Standards.

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Welcome Breakfast

WA 2020 Welcome Breakfast

12 January 2020

The ACA – WA Committee invites all members to a casual breakfast on Thursday 6 February to celebrate the start of a new year in business. 

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Angelina Pillai

2019: A Year in Review

3 December 2019

ACA CEO Angelina Pillai reviews events, advocacy and activity in 2019 and outlines plans for the year ahead.

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Sarah Hobday-North

Internet Chat in Practice

25 November 2019

As online chat gains popularity, and boundaries between home and work become blurred, how do we take advantage of quick, easy communication without compromising our work or our mental health? Sarah Hobday-North explores the issues.

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Insurance

A Review of the 2019 Insurance Market

4 December 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, Planned Cover's Cos Cirocco and Adele Monaco take a look back, reviewing the insurance market and claims landscape of the past 12 months and advising on how best to navigate it in the immediate future.

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KNOW YOUR AWARD
ACA Business Toolbox
2019 IR update

2019 Industrial Relations Overview

4 December 2019

The ACA continues to represent architectural employers on industrial relations matters, to keep members informed about changes that impact them, and to support architects to be fair and ethical employers. As 2019 comes to a close we review the changes that have occurred this year. 

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SA 2020 Event Calendar

SA Calendar of Events 2020

10 December 2019

Welcome to the ACA – SA calendar for 2020. We look forward to seeing you at events throughout the year!

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Architectural Education and the Profession

Architectural Education and the Profession

17 December 2019

The ACA welcomes the release of the Architectural Education and the Profession in Australia and New Zealand, and looks forward to putting the knowledge to work and collaborating on future research. 

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Community Service Leave

Community Service Leave

14 January 2020

Practice owners and managers should be aware that all employees, including casuals, are entitled to community service leave to take on emergency service management activities, such as volunteering for the Country Fire Authority (CFA) or State Emergency Service (SES).  

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Personal Leave

Personal / Carer’s Leave

14 January 2020

In mid-2019, significant changes were made to the way Personal/Carer’s Leave is accrued for employees who work non-standard hours. 

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