Working from Home – A New Frontier

1 June 2021

Employment law does not always gel with new flexible work arrangements, but it must be considered before implementing a work-from-home system. Tom Earls from Fair Work Lawyers unpacks relevant employer obligations for ACA members.

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ACIF Forecasts – May 2021

6 June 2021

The Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) has released its Construction Industry Forecast for May 2021. We have published a summary here. ACA members have free access to the full forecasts, available on the ACIF Customised Forecasts Dashboard.

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ACA Response to Victorian Framework for Reform

31 May 2021

After extensive consultation, the ACA’s VIC/TAS Committee has submitted its response to the Victorian government’s Framework for Reform building review. Our executive summary outlines the ACA’s key priorities and the full submission is also available for download for further background and discussion of the issues.

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Insurance & the NSW Design & Building Practitioners Act

6 June 2021

The NSW/ACT branch committee is delighted to present Simon Gray and Carina Bogaard from Planned Cover on Wednesday 23 June to discuss the D&BP Act and its insurance implications.

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Business of Design Lunch

5 June 2021

The WA Committee is pleased to announce the return of their Business of Design Lunch on 2 July 2021 with guest speaker Adrian Fini.

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WIL Survey: The Architecture Profession’s View

1 June 2021

Is your practice involved in Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs for university students? Share your views by taking a short 15-minute survey!

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Benchmark your Practice

31 May 2021

Part self-diagnosis, part interactive, this CPD webinar will help you answer one big question – how should you grow your architecture practice this year? Join the ACA and Deltek on 23 June for insights into industry trends and critical benchmarks to help you succeed and stand out against the competition. Free for ACA members.

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ArtMade Architects

2 June 2021

Keeping clients’ interests at the forefront is a key priority for Surry Hills–based ArtMade Architects, who have won Client’s Choice Awards two years running.

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Industrial Manslaughter Laws Webinar

9 June 2021

The next CPD webinar from ACA partner Mecca Events on 23 June will cover industrial manslaughter legislation with legal and work health and safety experts Tony Lawrence, Kate Elliott and Stephen Russell.

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That’s a RAP!

9 June 2021

On 3 June, the ACA hosted a webinar with TheFulcrum.Agency on the importance of Reconciliation Action Plans (RAPs). Emma Brain provides a recap.

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Champions of Change webinar

9 June 2021

On Wednesday 23 June, the Architects Mental Wellbeing Forum (QLD/NT) will host a special online discussion on wellbeing in the profession with Monica Edwards and Brett Hudson from the Champions of Change Coalition.

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Successful Waterproofing

10 May 2021

Ardex is running a number of one-hour CPD seminars on the Four Key Components of Successful Waterproofing in May and June. 

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ACA Pulse Check 5 – findings

20 May 2021

ACA’s first Pulse Check for the year – the fifth since the pandemic began –  gives a fairly positive account of the rebound from COVID. Here we outline the key findings, including stats on levels of work and work pipeline, the impact of JobKeeper, changes to employment and workplace arrangements, mental wellbeing, and the future outlook.

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University of Adelaide Reunion

1 June 2021

Did you graduate from the University of Adelaide’s School of Architecture and Built Environment between 1975 and 1999? If so, it’s time to celebrate at your reunion on Friday 6 August 2021.

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Best Practices in Document Management

6 May 2021

Efficient document management assists practices in being more profitable and reducing risk. Deltek’s Linda Dininger offers her tips on streamlining processes and freeing up your time for the more enjoyable aspects of practice.

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