The Global Climate Strike has been called for 20 September. What does this mean for architectural employers? The ACA provides advice about how to best manage this under the Fair Work Act.
With the high cost of accessing Australian Standards, how can we expect high levels of compliance in the building industry? Easy access to clear, understandable Standards must be a priority, argues John Held.
As governments tackle systemic issues in the building industry, John Held outlines some of the ways that architects can make an impact.
Newly appointed Victorian State Building Surveyor Andrew Cialini says it’s time for the building industry to preference public safety and quality over cost, and to implement change for the good of overall outcomes rather than self-interest.
Are you across the detail of the 2019 National Construction Code (NCC)? Join the ACA and the ABCB on 25 September for an informative webinar on the latest changes.
What does best practice financial management look like in architecture and how can you apply it to strengthen your own practice? Join the ACA – Vic/Tas committee and three expert speakers on 23 September for an event not to be missed.
Join us in developing knowledge about Australian architectural businesses by completing the 2019 ACA National Salary Survey!
Due to popular demand, the ACA – QLD/NT is currently organising the 2019 Trivia Night for Friday 25 October 2019.
Our Qld/NT branch update includes recent events, advocacy initiatives, education research and a couple of Save the Dates.
Running a practice can be unrelenting, changeable and extremely demanding. How do you manage your time in such an unpredictable environment? Rena M. Klein offers some tips.
Do you have the BEC in your practice yet? Michael Smith discusses the benefits of the free streaming service and gives us an update on its recent news and initiatives.
The Vic/Tas committee talks events, ARBV nominations and the business toolbox.
The world of insurance has changed rapidly over the last 12 to 18 months. Planned Cover Victorian State Manager Laurence Gottlieb gives us an overview of a toughening market.
Robert Goodliffe recently spoke at an ACA – Vic/Tas event on the importance of social responsibility in architecture, revealing how a holistic approach can build culture internally and provide a resilient business model.
The ACA – SA provides a review of activity over the last month, with events, new members and industry updates.
Improving the built environment of communities in need does not have to be an all or nothing proposition, says Leeanne Marshall, who presents a variety of ways to make an impact, both big and small.
The ACA – WA recaps recent events and future plans, and talks mentoring schemes and prizes.
Join the ACA – NSW/ACT and Special Counsel Christopher Larcos on 16 October to learn more about the changes to ABIC Contracts.
The NSW/ACT committee offers an update on recent advocacy and outlines future events.
In the wake of the Opal Tower debacle, Michael Hegarty explores the role of the Clerk of Works, and the need to return this key project role to Australian construction sites.