1970-01-01

Pulse Check 4

12 October 2020

Please take the ACA Pulse Check, the last checkup of 2020. DEADLINE EXTENDED UNTIL COB MONDAY 19 OCTOBER.

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1970-01-01

South Australia’s post-COVID economy

30 September 2020

Join the ACA SA Committee for their upcoming roundtable discussion with a panel of experts across industry and business leadership.

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1970-01-01

The View from the Client Side

30 September 2020

informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a special discounted rate for an upcoming webinar on what clients need from their consultants.

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1970-01-01

Sustainability & Building Materials

26 August 2020

Armstrong Flooring’s Sustainability Manager Amy Costello will join speakers from Weathertex, Dulux and Global GreenTag International to discuss the benefits of healthier building materials and products at a webinar on 27 August.

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1970-01-01

How to Leverage Technology

25 August 2020

Join Deltek and DesignInc Sydney for a lunchtime webinar on how to leverage technology to achieve compliance and security.

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1970-01-01

The Client Experience in the Built Environment

24 August 2020

Join the ACA and beaton on 9 September for exclusive insights on the client experience within the built environment sector.

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1970-01-01

Technology & Innovation Panel Discussion

30 June 2020

Join the ACA and Deltek on 22 July for a special panel discussion on how to gain a competitive edge by using innovation and technology effectively in your practice.

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1970-01-01

New Archibiz Course Available for ACA Members

29 June 2020

Archibiz and the ACA Business of Small Practice (BoSP) are offering another “Designing Architectural Practice Success” course to ACA members, starting on Tuesday 28 July.

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1970-01-01

Update on the Federal Industrial Awards 2020 Pay Rates Review

17 June 2020

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has delayed handing down its decision on the minimum wage rates this year due to COVID-19.

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1970-01-01

Navigating Debt and Credit Through Recovery

9 June 2020

Join the SA Committee on Thursday 18 June for an afternoon virtual roundtable on navigating debt and credit through recovery.

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1970-01-01

Preparing your Practice for Recovery

7 May 2020

Join the ACA on 18 May for a special online event on how to best position and prepare your practice for the recovery after Covid-19. Not-to-be-missed presentations. Book now!

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1970-01-01

AACA Support for OQA and EPA Assessments

4 May 2020

On 11 May and 15 May, the AACA will run free interactive online sessions on the Overseas Qualifications Assessment and Experienced Practitioner Assessment.

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1970-01-01

Know your Award and Legislative Changes

16 April 2020

Join the ACA and Michael Corrigan for our Know Your Award 2020 formal CPD webinar on Thursday 23 April at 1pm. Learn about 2020 Award updates, COVID-19 measures and personal leave changes. Book now to reserve your place.

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1970-01-01

Culture in Architectural Practice

2 March 2020

What does culture really mean and how do we ensure it is front and centre in our practices? Watch HR experts Rhonda Brighton-Hall and James Hancock discuss the importance of culture in architectural practice.

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1970-01-01

Technology Trends & Design Innovation

2 March 2020

Join the ACA - SA and IT industry specialists on 11 March for a special presentation on future trends in technology and design innovation.

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1970-01-01

Marketing Gold with Rachael Bernstone

25 February 2020

PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SUPPORT SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19.
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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1970-01-01

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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1970-01-01

2020 Welcome Breakfast in Adelaide

26 January 2020

Join SA Branch and National President John Held and the ACA - SA Committee for a welcome breakfast on 13 February.

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1970-01-01

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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1970-01-01

Technology Strategies & Managing Change in Your Practice

8 November 2019

The ACA’s last webinar of the year on 26 November will cover digital transformation and managing change in your practice. Book now to secure your place.

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1970-01-01

Don’t Miss Xmas Drinks in WA

7 November 2019

Raise a glass with us and celebrate another great year in the business of architecture in Perth on Thursday 5 December.

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1970-01-01

The Benefits of Client Feedback

7 November 2019

Did you know that doing regular research on your clients can reap rewards when it comes to the growth of your practice? Enter the Client Choice Awards 2020 for Best Architecture Firm and receive a special report of invaluable client feedback. It's not too late to enter.

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1970-01-01

SA Practice Managers Lunch

24 October 2019

Are your employees feeling valued? Join the ACA - SA Committee and Anna Roussos for a Practice Managers Lunch on 13 November.

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1970-01-01

People, Planet & Profit: The Triple Bottom Line

5 October 2019

Join the ACA at the Business of Architecture and Design conference in Sydney on Monday, 11 November for a special panel discussion, People, Planet and Profit - What are you doing in your practice to measure the triple bottom line?

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1970-01-01

President’s Christmas Drinks in SA

3 October 2019

Raise a glass with us at Christmas Drinks in Adelaide on Friday 22 November.

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1970-01-01

The Business of Small Practice in SA

25 September 2019

Join the ACA and keynote speaker Kate Fitzgerald for the first BoSP event in South Australia on 17 October in a new series curated specifically for small business.

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1970-01-01

October Webinar - Managing Flexible Work in Your Practice

24 September 2019

What are the benefits and challenges of incorporating flexible working arrangements into your practice? Join HR expert Merilyn Speiser on Wednesday 16 October for a webinar on flexible work.

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1970-01-01

Salary Survey Open Now!

5 September 2019

Join us in developing knowledge about Australian architectural businesses by completing the 2019 ACA National Salary Survey!

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1970-01-01

September Webinar - NCC 2019

5 September 2019

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.

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1970-01-01

Future Plans, Mentoring & Prizes in WA

4 September 2019

The ACA - WA recaps recent events and future plans, and talks mentoring schemes and prizes.

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1970-01-01

Financial Management for your Practice

3 September 2019

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.

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1970-01-01

SA Small Business Roundtable

7 August 2019

The SA branch's latest roundtable covered the successes and pressures of running a small business. Mario Dreosti recaps the main points.

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1970-01-01

SA Annual Business of Design Lunch

26 July 2019

Join the ACA - SA Committee on 27 August for their annual Business of Design presentation and lunch, with special guest speaker Kerstin Thompson.

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1970-01-01

Non-conforming Building Products in the Built Environment

17 July 2019

Join the Institute of Architects WA Chapter and the ACA - WA on 5 August for a presentation on Non-Conforming Products in the Built Environment.

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1970-01-01

ACA - QLD/NT Education Survey - Part 2

10 July 2019

The ACA - QLD/NT Committee seeks practice owners and managers to take a short education survey on 'The Practice Experience'.

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1970-01-01

August Webinar - Insurance & PI Claims

9 July 2019

Join the ACA and Planned Cover on 14 August for a special update on the state of the Australian insurance industry.

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1970-01-01

Event Recap: BIM Seminar

7 July 2019

On 26 June, the ACA and the Institute co-hosted an important seminar on delivering great projects in Queensland’s new procurement environment with speakers from the Queensland government, AECOM and Fulton Trotter Architects.

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1970-01-01

Brisbane Site Tour

5 July 2019

The ACA's site visits in Queensland are always a crowd pleaser, and the recent exclusive tour of 1 William Street was no exception.

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1970-01-01

Congratulations Kukame McPierzie!

4 July 2019

Congratulations to Kukame McPierzie on receiving the WA Emerging Architect Prize from the Australian Institute of Architects.

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1970-01-01

Book Now for BoSP 4

4 July 2019

ACA - WA is delighted to present BoSP 4, an in-depth session with Sydney-based HR expert Merilyn Speiser on 2 August.

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1970-01-01

The Pressures of Small Business

4 July 2019

What’s required to run a successful small business? What are the pressures? Join the ACA - SA on 19 July for a special roundtable discussion.

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1970-01-01

Don't Miss the WA Members Lunch

2 July 2019

Clear the diary on 25 July for the ACA - WA's annual Members Lunch to celebrate the start of a new financial year.

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1970-01-01

PI Claims & Other Contractual Risks

26 June 2019

Join the QLD/NT branch on 26 July for the latest in the Risky Business Lunch Series.

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1970-01-01

Qld Seminar - Prepare for the Future

14 June 2019

Join the ACA and the Institute of Architects on 26 June for an important seminar on delivering great projects in Queensland’s new procurement environment.

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1970-01-01

Qld/NT Events

10 June 2019

The Qld/NT Committee has been busy this month, with events in Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Darwin.

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1970-01-01

Exclusive Tour in Brisbane

10 June 2019

The QLD/NT Committee's upcoming site visit of 1 William Street in Brisbane has sold out!

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1970-01-01

Join the Chat and Get Involved

5 June 2019

Chat Forum creator and ACA - NSW/ACT Vice President Michael Lewarne encourages all to get online and join the Chat.

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1970-01-01

Digital Twins for the Built World

4 June 2019

The ACA - WA Committee, in partnership with Hassell and Consult Australia, is proud to present a discussion about innovative new technology with keynote speaker Joshua Ridley on 4 July. Book now!

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1970-01-01

Will a Robot Take My Job?

3 June 2019

How will technology shape the future of architectural practice? Save the date for our upcoming webinar on 24 July with Ceilidh Higgins. It’s not to be missed.

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1970-01-01

Financial Health of Small Practice

3 June 2019

WA's Business of Small Practice forum is proving a popular staple on the event calendar, with the recent instalment focusing on the delicate balance of financial health, personal values and enjoyment of the work.

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1970-01-01

ACA Discounted Rate for Informed Seminars

27 May 2019

informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a discounted rate for Melbourne and Sydney half-day seminars, which take an in-depth look at consultancy agreements.

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1970-01-01

Building Healthy Communities in Queensland

9 May 2019

Don't miss the Qld/NT branch's next luncheon presentation with speaker Brook Monahan of Mosaic Property Group on Friday 17 May.

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1970-01-01

SA Roundtable - 15 May

9 May 2019

Join the ACA and builders for an open discussion to unpack the risks and rewards in the novated D&C environment.

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1970-01-01

Sydney Launch of Updated Agreement

8 May 2019

Join the ACA - NSW/ACT Committee and Christopher Larcos on 5 June for the launch of the second edition of the Short Form Architect Client Agreement.

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1970-01-01

Communication Strategy Webinar

6 May 2019

How do you communicate the value of your work to clients, consultants and the general public? Book now for our webinar on 29 May, when Rachael Bernstone will share tips and techniques for effective strategic communication.

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1970-01-01

Money Matters

18 April 2019

How do you improve your bottom line without letting go of your values or your daily enjoyment of the work? On 10 May, Warwick Mihaly will share his insights for BoSP3 in WA.

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1970-01-01

NSW Land and Environment Court: Special Presentation

16 April 2019

Learn more about the NSW Land and Environment Court and its relevance to architects when the ACA - NSW/ACT presents Tim Horton and Chris Shaw at Club Rose Bay on 1 May.

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1970-01-01

Improving the Salary Survey

1 April 2019

The ACA is reviewing the operation of the National Salary Survey as part of the ongoing development of the resources offered to members, and we need your help. Please take our quick survey!

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1970-01-01

Villa Maria Site Tour

1 April 2019

On 19 March, the ACA - QLD/NT Committee organised a site visit to the Villa Maria Complex, a state heritage building that has recently undergone a significant redevelopment. Kevin Gerrard reports on the project.

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1970-01-01

ACA Fair Work Submission

28 March 2019

Help the ACA to understand how architectural practices recompense employees for overtime.

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1970-01-01

Business Foundations Webinar - Part 2

25 March 2019

Don't miss Part 2 of our webinar series on how to build a successful and sustainable architecture practice on 1 May with Robert Peake.

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1970-01-01

Building Skills in Practice

21 March 2019

Informal learning, partnered with formal training and development, are of enormous benefit to practices as well as individuals. ACA partner Cbus identifies some of the ways you can amplify learning in your practice.

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1970-01-01

The ACA Chat Forum

7 March 2019

ACA - NSW/ACT Vice-President and mastermind of the national ACA Chat Forum, Michael Lewarne tells us a little about the ACA’s exciting new project.

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1970-01-01

Building your Brand Seminar

7 March 2019

Join the ACA - NSW/ACT on 10 April for a two-hour workshop on how to build your brand.

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1970-01-01

Business Foundations for Architecture - Part 1

6 March 2019

Join us on 27 March for our first ACA National Webinar for 2019, as Robert Peake shares the first of a two-part series on running a profitable and successful architecture business.

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1970-01-01

ACA - QLD/NT March Update

6 March 2019

The Qld/NT branch talks surveys, new members, events and the chance to secure some last points for the CPD year.

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1970-01-01

Book Now for Financial Health

6 March 2019

Learning more about how to monitor and assess the financial health of your architectural practice is always a good investment. Join the Qld/NT branch for its next lunchtime presentation on 5 April.

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1970-01-01

Roundtable Discussion in Adelaide

2 March 2019

Join us on 21 March for an extremely topical roundtable discussion with building certifiers.

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1970-01-01

Parlour Census Report Event in WA

1 March 2019

Please join the ACA, the Institute and Parlour on 21 March for a presentation on the Parlour Census Report, followed by a panel discussion about future action and advocacy.

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1970-01-01

Lacrosse Fire VCAT Decision

1 March 2019

In the coming weeks, the ACA will explore the detail of the Lacrosse Fire judgement and possible implications for architects.

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1970-01-01

Villa Maria

23 February 2019

Join the ACA - Qld/NT on 19 March for a site tour of the Villa Maria aged-care facility.

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1970-01-01

Single Touch Payroll Event

20 February 2019

Join the ACA - SA Committee and Cbus to learn all about Single Touch Payroll at our next event in Adelaide on 13 March.

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1970-01-01

AIA / ACA Digital Capability Survey

12 February 2019

The ACA and the Institute have joined forces to run a National Digital Capability Survey.

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1970-01-01

Data at Work in WA

7 February 2019

Please join the ACA and Parlour at Notre Dame University on 21 March for a presentation on the Parlour Census Report, and a discussion about future action and advocacy.

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1970-01-01

SA February Update

6 February 2019

Issues raised at the ACA - SA's recent Welcome Breakfast will help to inform this year's calendar of roundtables, lobbying and major events.

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1970-01-01

Futures Forum in the Works

6 February 2019

The NSW/ACT branch is planning a three-week online forum with the mission to reconsider the culture of the architectural profession and the culture of building more widely, reports Michael Lewarne.

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1970-01-01

ACA - QLD/NT February Update

5 February 2019

As we head into another busy year, David Brian offers a summary of news and events from the QLD/NT Branch Committee.

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1970-01-01

Howard Smith Wharves

5 February 2019

Join the ACA - QLD/NT on 19 February for a site tour and presentation at the new Howard Smith Wharves development.

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1970-01-01

QLD/NT Calendar of Events

2 February 2019

The QLD/NT Committee has a full program of events for 2019. Update your diaries and keep an eye on your inboxes for individual invites.

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1970-01-01

Join us for Breakfast in Adelaide

24 January 2019

The ACA - SA Committee invites members and sponsors to an informal catch-up breakfast on 5 February.

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1970-01-01

2019 Welcome Breakfast in WA

17 January 2019

The ACA - WA Committee welcomes in the new year with breakfast for members and sponsors at one of Perth's best cafes.

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1970-01-01

QLD/NT Update

17 December 2018

ACA - QLD/NT has had a huge year of events, activity and advocacy - and there are two surveys to complete. The new year promises more action!

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1970-01-01

Extensive Event Program for 2019

12 December 2018

The ACA - WA Committee is delighted to announce its calendar of events for 2019. More details will be provided in the new year.

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1970-01-01

Reflections from the ACA President

12 December 2018

ACA National President and SA branch President John Held reflects on the year's achievements and the challenges ahead.

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1970-01-01

SA Christmas Drinks

10 December 2018

The ACA - SA Committee hosted our President's Christmas Drinks on the rooftop of the Darling Building on Friday, 23 November.

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1970-01-01

Christmas Celebration in WA

10 December 2018

There was a healthy turnout for the ACA - WA's annual President’s Cocktail Party on the rooftop of the Alex Hotel.

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1970-01-01

December Update from Vic/Tas

10 December 2018

The ACA - Vic/Tas branch has had a busy year, with a range of insightful events, continuing development of ACA tools, and important input to the Fair Work Commission.

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA Calendar of Events 2019

10 December 2018

Welcome to the ACA - SA event calendar for 2019. We look forward to seeing you over the year!

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1970-01-01

Building Personal Resilience Webinar

15 November 2018

Paul Clifford will outline key strategies for supporting mental health within small and medium practice. Book now for our final webinar of 2018 on 5 December.

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1970-01-01

Canberra Catch-up & Christmas Drinks

9 November 2018

On 22 November, join the NSW/ACT branch for our end-of-year catch-up, discussion and Christmas drinks.

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1970-01-01

ACA Seeks New CEO

8 November 2018

Looking for a new opportunity? The Association of Consulting Architects seeks a new Chief Executive Officer to work part-time with its fantastic national team.

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1970-01-01

Business of Small Practice 2: Organisational Structure

7 November 2018

Join the ACA - WA on 23 November to talk shares, trusts, asset protection and employee ownership at a breakfast BoSP event.

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1970-01-01

President's Drinks in WA

5 November 2018

Come along to our annual President's end-of-year drinks on the rooftop of The Alex Hotel!

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1970-01-01

2018 President's Christmas Drinks in South Australia

31 October 2018

ACA - SA invites members and their staff to the rooftop of the Darling Building for the 2018 President's Christmas drinks.

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1970-01-01

Safety in Design Integration Lunch Forum

22 October 2018

Join the ACA - QLD/NT and Jennekin Dicks for a Safety in Design lunch forum on Friday, 23 November.

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1970-01-01

Business Systems Survey 2018

10 October 2018

How effective are your Practice Management Systems? Take our five-minute survey to help us uncover the best systems available, and to share our results.

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1970-01-01

Presentations on State School Projects available

10 October 2018

The recent ACA - Vic/Tas presentation on State School Projects was a great success, with excellent attendance and enlightening presentations on the VSBA process. Now you can download them!

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1970-01-01

Welcome David Brian and Kevin Gerrard

10 October 2018

The Qld/NT branch has two new Committee members. Welcome David Brian and Kevin Gerrard.

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1970-01-01

ACA Member Offer - Fee Proposal Workshops

8 October 2018

Blue Turtle Consulting is offering ACA members a 15% discounted rate for its Fee Proposal workshops in November 2018.

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1970-01-01

Cladding and the Changing Insurance Market

22 September 2018

Do you know how to tackle the practical challenges posed by flammable cladding in past and present projects? Are you familiar with future developments in the insurance industry? Join us on 17 October for the ACA Insight Webinar to learn more.

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1970-01-01

Performance Management

17 September 2018

How do you ensure your teams are motivated and productive? Join the ACA - Qld/NT and Michael Corrigan for breakfast on 9 October to explore the issues.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld/NT Events Recap

17 September 2018

The ACA - Qld/NT branch has been busy, with events on contract negotiations, joint ventures and alliances, and a Brisbane Broncos site tour.

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1970-01-01

WA Calendar Update

17 September 2018

Western Australia is gearing up for a busy end to 2018! The following events have been scheduled, with dates to be announced shortly.

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1970-01-01

Don't Miss the ACA - Qld/NT Trivia Night

13 September 2018

Join the ACA - Qld/NT for its annual, fun-filled night of trivia on Saturday, 13 October.

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1970-01-01

ACA - VIC/TAS: State School Projects

12 September 2018

Are you interested in securing state educational work or simply understanding more about the process and what is required? Then join the ACA - Vic/Tas on Wednesday 26 September to learn all there is to know about the VSBA process for capital works.

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA Roundtable: Architects and Cost Planners

29 August 2018

How can architects and cost planners work together to deliver the best project value? Join the ACA - SA to discuss the issues at its next roundtable discussion on 20 September.

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1970-01-01

Exclusive Tour of Brisbane Broncos Facility

29 August 2018

Join the ACA - Qld/NT on 4 September for an exclusive tour of the Brisbane Broncos' new training, administration and community facility at Red Hill.

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1970-01-01

Welcome Kukame McPierzie

18 August 2018

ACA - WA is pleased to welcome Kukame McPierzie, design director at Gresley Abas, to our branch committee.

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1970-01-01

Talent Management and Succession Planning

2 August 2018

Do you have plans in place for the future of your practice and the key people who are so crucial to its success? Book NOW for the August ACA Insight webinar.

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1970-01-01

Safety in Design Liberation

2 August 2018

Would your practice benefit from a simpler, more streamlined process when it comes to Safety in Design? Book NOW for the September ACA Insight webinar to learn more.

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1970-01-01

The Business of Small Practice Forum

16 July 2018

The ACA - WA is excited to announce the first event in a new series curated specifically for small business.

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1970-01-01

The Tools You Need!

16 July 2018

ACA - Vic/Tas invites you to come along to learn how the ACA Business Toolbox can help you run your business. Book now for this free event on 1 August!

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1970-01-01

Contract Negotiations

16 July 2018

ACA - Qld / NT invites members to participate in a lunchtime presentation with a panel addressing contract negotiations.

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1970-01-01

Australia's Adoption of BIM - Getting up to Speed

16 July 2018

Are you up to date with international BIM mandates and how they are being addressed around Australia? Do you understand what BIM mandates and policies might mean for you?

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1970-01-01

Banking survey

21 June 2018

Have you have been involved in a project that has been impacted by the banks’ resistance to loan against ABIC or AS contracts? Tell us all about it!

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1970-01-01

2018 National Salary Survey webinar

10 June 2018

What are current pay rates in the industry? How does your practice compare? What are the trends for 2018 and how have salaries changed? BOOK NOW for our national webinar on 27 June.

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1970-01-01

President's Report - Key Initiatives and Future Plans

7 June 2018

ACA National President Kieran Wong looks back at the year's key achievements, and lays out some plans for the future.

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1970-01-01

2018 Award Rates

4 June 2018

Updated Federal Industrial Awards pay rates for the Architects Award - effective from 1 July.

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1970-01-01

How Do You Performance Review?

15 May 2018

ACA - SA is developing advice for all members about the effective use of performance reviews. To get going we want to hear from you.

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1970-01-01

How to Make Fee Agreements Work for You

10 May 2018

Have you found yourself overlooking the fee agreement so you can get started on design? Book now for our May webinar to learn more about fees and how to keep your business in the black.

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1970-01-01

Troubling Times for the WA Construction Industry

10 May 2018

Join the ACA - WA to discuss risk allocation, insolvency and the local precarious state of the construction industry at their next event on 17 May.

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1970-01-01

The latest from ACA - Vic/Tas

12 April 2018

The ACA - Vic/Tas committee is focusing on updates to key ACA business tools.

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1970-01-01

ACA - NSW/ACT Event: Sustainability Presentation

11 April 2018

Join the ACA - NSW/ACT for a discussion on the 'third wave' of sustainability by architect and educator Tone Wheeler.

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1970-01-01

Transformation of the National Construction Code

11 April 2018

Find out about the outcomes-focused National Construction Code and what it means for you. Book NOW for the May ACA Insight webinar!

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1970-01-01

Wanted: New Committee Members for ACA - WA

7 April 2018

The WA Committee is on the hunt for new members.

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1970-01-01

We’re on Instagram!

7 April 2018

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve joined Instagram!

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1970-01-01

WA Event: Breakfast at the West End Deli

7 April 2018

Join us for breakfast in Perth and learn more about our new Strategic Plan!

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1970-01-01

ACA Strategic Plan

15 March 2018

The ACA is delighted to announce the release of its new Strategic Plan.

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1970-01-01

ACA Member Offer - Fee Proposal Workshops

15 March 2018

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a 10% discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops around Australia in April

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1970-01-01

Building Resilience

15 March 2018

Join the ACA - Qld for a discussion on building resilience, staying relevant and achieving business longevity.

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1970-01-01

Welcome to ACA Tasmania

15 March 2018

Come along to the first ACA event in Tasmania to find out more about the ACA Toolbox and how we can help you run your business!

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1970-01-01

BIM Survey Qld

15 March 2018

ACA - Qld/NT and the Australian Institute of Architects Qld have joined forces to investigate the use of BIM in Queensland.

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1970-01-01

Managing a Competitive Practice

12 March 2018

Business Management can be challenging. But it's essential to the success of your practice - and the profession.

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1970-01-01

Are architects vulnerable to cyber crime?

7 March 2018

Join the ACA - SA for a roundtable on keeping your business safe online.

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1970-01-01

Welcome to ACA - WA

6 March 2018

Come along to our first event of 2018 to find out more about the ACA Toolbox and how we can help you improve your business.

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1970-01-01

Social Media for Architects

5 March 2018

Join Martyna Kulczyk for the March ACA Insight on the many benefits of social media.

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1970-01-01

News from the NEC

20 February 2018

ACA National President Kieran Wong reports on the outcomes of a packed two days of discussion at the ACA's National Execultive Committee meeting.

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1970-01-01

2018 National Webinar Program

19 February 2018

The ACA is delighted to announce the 2018 ACA Insight National Webinar Program. Put the dates in your diary now!

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA Calendar of Events

19 February 2018

The ACA - SA Committee is delighted to announce its calendar of events for 2018. Put the dates in your diaries!

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1970-01-01

Final reminder for Qld event!

19 February 2018

Join the ACA - Qld/NT to celebrate great local architecture and the industry’s future leaders.

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA Practice Managers Group Lunch

19 February 2018

Join the ACA - SA for the next Practice Managers Lunch on 28 February. Newcomers welcome!

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1970-01-01

What’s on in WA?

16 February 2018

The ACA - WA Committee has a host of interesting events planned for 2018. Here’s a rundown.

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1970-01-01

Profitability and Growth Strategies for Architects

9 February 2018

Review Robert Peake's presentation on how to learn how to position your practice for future growth and profitability.

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1970-01-01

Where is the ACA Heading in 2018?

30 January 2018

Join ACA National President Kieran Wong for an informal breakfast meeting in Adelaide.

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1970-01-01

2017 Highlights from ACA - NSW/ACT

18 December 2017

New ACA - NSW/ACT President Agi Sterling takes a closer look at the highlights of 2017.

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1970-01-01

Fees, Agreements and Running a Studio

17 December 2017

Download the presentations from Fees, Agreements and Running Your Studio.

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1970-01-01

A Year of Projects for ACA - Vic/TAS

17 December 2017

This year has been a fruitful one for ACA - Vic/Tas. The branch has developed and revised resources for the ACA Business Toolbox, negotiated the review of the Architects Award and established a new event series to increase opportunities for discussion and networking.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA the end of a busy year

17 December 2017

ACA - WA has celebrated the end of a busy year, and there are many plans for the coming year.

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1970-01-01

Kieran Wong reviews 2017

11 December 2017

ACA National President Kieran Wong reviews the ACA’s 30th year and outlines his plans for the future.

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1970-01-01

Learning Environment Opportunity Studies - an update

14 November 2017

Are you prepared for the Building Better School program? Join ACA - SA at a roundtable discussion on the Learning Environment Opportunity Study (LEOS) to learn from those who have already used the process.

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1970-01-01

WA Xmas Drinks

12 November 2017

Join ACA - WA for Christmas Drinks, 23 November at the Alex Hotel.

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1970-01-01

Farewell and Thanks

16 October 2017

Peter Hodge and Greg Howlett are retiring from the ACA - WA Committee. Thanks for all the work and wisdom!

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1970-01-01

Breakfast with Adrian Hughes QC

14 October 2017

ACA - WA invites members to meet with pre-eminent barrister, Adrian Hughes QC, at an event held in conjunction with Consult Australia and the Society of Construction Law.

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1970-01-01

The New Workplace

13 October 2017

Join the ACA - Qld/NT for a lunch presentation by professional company director Josephine Sukkar AM, who will share her experiences of building a successful flexible workforce.

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1970-01-01

Congratulations Michael Gay

20 September 2017

Congratulations to Michael Gay, ACA - WA’s newest committee member, on being awarded the WA Emerging Architect Prize from the Australian Institute of Architects.

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1970-01-01

What's New from ACA - Qld/NT

19 September 2017

ACA - Qld/NT has had a busy month, with new members, a successful site tour and plans for the annual members’ dinner and trivia night.

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1970-01-01

Save the Date for the Annual QLD/NT Trivia Night

19 September 2017

ACA - Qld/NT invites you to its annual Members’ Dinner and Trivia Night, an evening of architecture, knowledge, competition, camaraderie and fun.

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1970-01-01

SA Roundtable - Non-conforming Building Products

19 September 2017

How should architects respond to the use of non-conforming building products? Join ACA - SA and Planned Cover at a roundtable exploring the issues.

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1970-01-01

Changes to the Architects Award

19 September 2017

Changes to the Architects Award - how do they affect your practice? Find out from Michael Corrigan at the October ACA Insight national webinar.

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1970-01-01

Help Test the New ACA Member Forum

20 August 2017

The ACA is developing a new online forum for members - help test the beta version.

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1970-01-01

Ensuring your business is free from bullying discrimination and harassment

20 August 2017

Do you know how to ensure your business is free from bullying discrimination and harassment? Join Merilyn Speiser for the September ACA Insight and find out all you need to know.

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1970-01-01

Margaret Cribb Child Care Centre Site Visit

15 August 2017

Join ACA - Qld/NT on a site tour of a new UQ child care centre, which is founded upon the principles of Reggio Emilia.

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1970-01-01

Thank you Steve Kennedy!

13 July 2017

Steve Kennedy led the ACA for five years as National President. We pay tribute to Steve’s work, energy, enthusiasm and commitment, while he considers all that has been achieved and work still to be done.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld/NT update

12 July 2017

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1970-01-01

Architecture and Technology

12 July 2017

Save the date for the ACA - Vic/Tas discussion of the impacts of new technologies on architectural practice.

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1970-01-01

Changes to Your HR Obligations for the New Financial Year 2017–18

11 July 2017

The new financial year will bring a number of changes to laws and regulations affecting HR, including new obligations for employers.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Vic/Tas update

11 July 2017

ACA - Vic/Tas continues to work hard behind the scenes, and announces a new quarterly event program.

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1970-01-01

Architects and Mechanical Contractors - What Do They Have in Common?

10 July 2017

What do architects and mechanical contractors have in common? A lot, it seems. Join ACA - SA at the next Round Table to find out more.

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1970-01-01

Welcome Agi Sterling

10 July 2017

Introducing Agi Sterling, the new ACA - NSW / ACT President, and her plans for the year ahead.

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1970-01-01

New ACA Short Form Architect Client Agreement Webinar

10 July 2017

Join Christopher Larcos for an ACA Insight webinar on the new ACA Short Form Architect Client Agreement.

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1970-01-01

ACA - QLD /NT June Update

9 June 2017

Recent activity from ACA - Qld/NT.

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1970-01-01

ACA Canberra Lunch

9 June 2017

Canberra architects - join ACA - NSW/ACT and President Steve Kennedy at an informal round table lunch on Monday 25 June.

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1970-01-01

Federal Budget, Superannuation and Your Business

8 June 2017

The 2017/18 Federal Budget includes a few announcements that may impact both your business and your employees. ACA corporate partner Cbus provides an update.

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1970-01-01

Project Partnering - the Builder and the Architect

8 June 2017

Join ACA - Qld/NT for a discussion of the benefits of 'project partnering' procurement.

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1970-01-01

Brand Marketing for Architects

6 June 2017

Join Lindy Johnson for the June ACA Insight on brand marketing - the first in a series of two webinars on business and marketing for architectural practices.

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1970-01-01

WA EOFY Lunch

6 June 2017

The ACA - WA Committee is delighted to invite you to our next lunch, held in celebration of the end of financial year.

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1970-01-01

Business Development for Architects

6 June 2017

Join Lindy Johnson for the August ACA Insight on business development for architects.

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1970-01-01

May News from SA

11 May 2017

ACA - SA is forging ahead with advocacy around the procrement of STEM works and proposed changes to government contracts.

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1970-01-01

Know Your Awards? They have changed!

9 May 2017

Join ACA - SA lunch for a special presentation on the Architects Award and other awards relevant to practice.

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1970-01-01

2017 Federal Budget Impact Survey

4 May 2017

The One-Minute Federal Budget Impact Survey is here again - tell us what the 2017 budget will mean for your business and the profession.

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1970-01-01

National Salary Survey Webinar

25 April 2017

What are current pay rates in the industry? What are the trends for 2017 and how have salaries changed? Gill Matthewson analyses the ACA National Salary Survey for the May 2017 ACA National Webinar.

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1970-01-01

Farewell Theo Gaunt, Welcome Emma Brain

17 April 2017

ACA - WA farewells Theo Gaunt and welcomes Emma Brain as the new branch executive officer.

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1970-01-01

Announcing the new Short-Form Client-Architect Agreement

11 April 2017

Join ACA - NSW/ACT at an event to launch the latest item in the ACA Toolbox - the new Short-Form Architect-Client Agreement.

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1970-01-01

What Should You Pay Your Staff?

3 April 2017

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1970-01-01

Procuring Architectural Services: An Industry Discussion Paper

28 March 2017

Join the ACA - WA for a discussion event to launch our Industry Discussion Paper on Procuring Architectural Services on April 12.

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1970-01-01

Queensland Calendar of Events

20 March 2017

ACA - Qld has a full program of site tours and discussion events planned for 2017.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld/NT Update

20 March 2017

The ACA - Qld/NT has already hosted two of its monthly events for the year, with a series of site visits, roundtables and lunch forums still to come.

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1970-01-01

Contracts and How to Survive Them

19 March 2017

Making contracts work for you. In the April ACA Insight national webinar Wendy Poulton and Natalie Sullivan outline key issues in contracts, and provide some tips on how to negotiate them.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA Update

18 March 2017

Best practice in procurement is top of the agenda for the ACA - WA this year, with several initiatives planned.

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1970-01-01

ACA - NSW/ACT Update

18 March 2017

A series of roundtable discussions and the launch of two important business tools will be the focus of the ACA - NSW/ACT in coming months.

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1970-01-01

White Card Training

2 March 2017

White Card training for staff of ACA - SA member practices.

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1970-01-01

An update from the ACA National Executive Committee

17 February 2017

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1970-01-01

The Future of Practice

17 February 2017

What is the future of architectural practice? In the first ACA Insight national webinar for 2017, Dr Peter Raisbeck argues that practices need a major rethink and a new focus on design knowledge ecosystems.

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1970-01-01

Announcing the ACA Insight 2017 Webinar Program

17 February 2017

The ACA is delighted to announce the 2017 ACA Insight National Webinar Program. Put the dates in your diary now!

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1970-01-01

President's report 2016

15 December 2016

ACA National President Steve Kennedy wishes all well, and urges architectural practices to look forward to 2017 with 'optimism for ourselves but also with optimism and generosity towards our staff'.

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1970-01-01

WA 2016 Update

15 December 2016

It has been another busy year for the ACA in WA. President Kieran Wong gives an overview in his speech from the 2016 President's Cocktail Party.

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1970-01-01

Vic/Tas 2016 Update

15 December 2016

President Paul Viney outlines the achievements of ACA - Vic/Tas for 2016.

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1970-01-01

NSW/ACT 2016 Update

15 December 2016

Agi Sterling, ACA - NSW / ACT Vice President, reflects on a successful year.

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1970-01-01

Save the Date - The Future

15 December 2016

Celebrate the new year with industry colleagues and Queensland's future leaders - your recently registered architects.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld/NT Roundup

15 December 2016

It's been busy at ACA - Qld / NT lately! We present a roundup of activity and introduce two committee members.

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1970-01-01

Seasons Greetings from Qld/NT

15 December 2016

President Mark Williams reflects on a successful and busy year for ACA - QLd/NT.

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1970-01-01

Managing Mental Health

15 December 2016

David Springett reports on the recent NSW ARB workshop looking at mental health in architecture.

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1970-01-01

Introducing Katherine Ygosse

10 November 2016

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1970-01-01

ACA 2016 Annual General Meeting

10 November 2016

2016 ACA Annual General Meeting - Monday 12 December.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA President's Cocktail Party

8 November 2016

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1970-01-01

QUT Creative Industries Site Tour

8 November 2016

Join ACA - Qld / NT on the last site tour of 2016 - QUT Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct 2.

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1970-01-01

SuperStream

23 October 2016

Are you using SuperStream yet? The extended deadline for businesses with less than 20 employees to start using this ATO system is 28 October. Cbus provides a guide to help you get started.

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1970-01-01

ACA - QLD/NT 2016 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award

18 October 2016

Ignite your team's competitive spirit at the ACA - QLD/NT Trivia Night on Friday, 4 November 2016 on the Rooftop of Wesley House, Brisbane.

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1970-01-01

ACA - NSW/ACT Election Outcomes

18 October 2016

Welcoming the 2016 ACA - NSW/ACT Committee

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1970-01-01

ACA - VIC/TAS Election Results

17 October 2016

Welcoming the 2016 ACA - VIC/TAS Treasurer.

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1970-01-01

ACA - QLD/NT Election Outcome

17 October 2016

Welcoming the 2016 ACA - Qld/NT Committee.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA Welcomes Changes to the DAP System

14 October 2016

ACA - WA welcomes the announcement of amendments and improvements to the Development Assessment Panel (DAP) process in Western Australia by the Hon Donna Faragher MLC, Minister for Planning; Disability Services.

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1970-01-01

Give SA graduates a chance!

6 October 2016

South Australia produces some great architecture graduates. ACA - SA argues that they should also have the chance to design buildings for their universities as they proceed with their careers.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA Members Lunch

22 September 2016

The next ACA - WA luncheon is on October 21.

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1970-01-01

Local Content

22 September 2016

Specifying local content is important to South Australia's economy. A recent ACA - SA Round Table explored the issue with Industry Participation Advocate Ian Nightingale.

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1970-01-01

ACA SA Roundtable - Local Content

12 September 2016

Join ACA - SA for a roundtable discussion on the benefits of specifying local, featuring industry participation advocate Ian Nightingale.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Vic/Tas Election Notice

29 August 2016

Nominations are now open for the ACA - VIC/TAS election for Branch Treasurer.

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1970-01-01

People @ architecture - national webinar

16 August 2016

Laraine Sperling focuses on the people of architecture for the August 2016 webinar.

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1970-01-01

ACA - NSW/ACT Election Notice

13 August 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 ACA - NSW/ACT elections.

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA: DPTI Prequalification and Contract Changes Survey

5 August 2016

South Australian architects, please take our survey about the SA government prequalification system for consultants, builders and trades.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA Survey - How effective are DAP and DAC processes?

4 August 2016

What are your experiences of the WA Development Assessment Panel (DAP) and local authority Design Advisory Committees? Please tell us at a panel discussion on 29 August.

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1970-01-01

Coomera's new Indoor Sports Centre

4 August 2016

The August ACA - Qld/NT site visit is to one of the first buildings completed for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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1970-01-01

Vale Steve Ashton, 1954 - 2016.

27 July 2016

The Association of Consulting Architects pays tribute to Stephen Ashton, who passed away on Monday 25 July, 2016.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld/NT Election

19 July 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2016 ACA - Qld/NT elections.

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1970-01-01

ACA - NSW/ACT Election

19 July 2016

An update on the ACA - NSW / ACT election.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld/NT July Update

19 July 2016

Two events coming up this month from ACA - Qld/NT.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA Election Outcomes

14 July 2016

Welcoming the 2016 ACA - WA Committee

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1970-01-01

2016 National Salary Survey Webinar

14 July 2016

What are current pay rates in the industry? Gill Matthewson presents analysis of the 2016 ACA National Salary Survey results for the July National Webinar.

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1970-01-01

Future Housing: the Nightingale Model

12 July 2016

Come along to a discussion of the Nightingale Model and the future of housing by James Legge of Six Degrees, presented by ACA - SA and the SA Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects.

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1970-01-01

WA Lunch

19 June 2016

Join ACA - WA for lunch on Friday June 24 to mix and mingle with fellow members.

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA 2016 President's Report

19 June 2016

It’s been another busy year for the SA branch of the ACA. Membership has increased and feedback is positive.

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1970-01-01

Federal Industrial Awards Pay Rates from 1 July 2016

6 June 2016

Updated Federal Industrial Awards pay rates for awards relevant to employees working in architectural practices.

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1970-01-01

Built Environment Meets Parliament Forum

29 May 2016

Interested in the delivery of quality urban living in NSW? Join the Built Environment Meets Parliament NSW forum on 11 August.

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1970-01-01

Award Review

19 May 2016

The ACA is seeking members’ input into the upcoming review of the Architects Award.

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1970-01-01

2016 Federal Budget Impact Survey

4 May 2016

The One-Minute Federal Budget Impact Survey is here again - tell us what the budegt will mean for your business.

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1970-01-01

Measuring Productivity

11 March 2016

What is productivity and how should we measure it? Robert Peake reports on recent survey findings and suggests strategies for architectural practices.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA Luncheon

10 March 2016

Join ACA - WA for the ACA luncheon.

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1970-01-01

Employment Update 2016

10 March 2016

Michael Corrigan provides his annual update on employment matters at the next ACA -Qld/NT event.

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1970-01-01

Event report: Queens Wharf

10 March 2016

Queens Wharf Brisbane: Envisioning the Heart of a “New World City” - a report on ACA - Qld/NT’s February 2016 event.

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1970-01-01

Switch off the Lights - Part 2

10 March 2016

How do you shut down an architectural practice? The ACA presents the second webinar on how to close a business.

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1970-01-01

2016 with ACA - Queensland / NT

7 February 2016

Warmest wishes for 2016 from ACA QLD/NT!

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1970-01-01

2016 - Continuity and Change at ACA - WA

7 February 2016

New ACA - WA President Greg Howlett introduces himself and ACA plans for 2016.

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1970-01-01

2016 - A Year of Optimism & Promise

5 February 2016

ACA National President, Steve Kennedy, welcomes members to an optimistic 2016.

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA Roundtable: Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide

5 February 2016

Have you used ACA's Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide? Come to the ACA - SA Round Table, hear all about it and give us your feedback.

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1970-01-01

Why switch off the lights?

4 February 2016

Why run a webinar on closing down an architecural practice? Isn't that just too depressing? Well, no. Michael Neustein explains.

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1970-01-01

Vale Paul Pholeros, 1953-2016

2 February 2016

The ACA notes with great sadness the loss of Paul Pholeros.

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1970-01-01

Switch off the Lights!

21 January 2016

How do you shut down and architectural practice? The ACA presents two webinars on how to close the curtains and switch off the lights.

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1970-01-01

Christmas Drinks

3 December 2015

ACA - Qld/NT's Christmas drinks celebrated the states' new architects, as well as kicking off the festive season.

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1970-01-01

WA President's Cocktail Party - with pics!

3 December 2015

ACA - WA's Cocktail Party farewelled Richard Young and welcomed Greg Howlett as the new President.

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1970-01-01

Thank you Simon Hanger!

2 December 2015

Enthusiastic, committed and generous, Simon Hanger is retiring from the ACA after sixteen years of service.

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA State of the Profession Survey

17 November 2015

The ACA - SA State of the Profession survey seeks to understand the state of the profession and its potential futures. The survey is now closed and the results are being analysed.

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1970-01-01

Congratulations Jill Garner

6 November 2015

The ACA congratulates Jill Garner on her appointment as Victorian Government Architect.

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1970-01-01

WA President's Cocktail Party

6 November 2015

Richard Young invites WA members to the President’s Cocktail Party.

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1970-01-01

ACA + AusSearch

5 November 2015

‘AusSearch for ACA Members’ is an online service that enables fast and efficient searching for the documents you need for site analysis and property services.

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1970-01-01

Farewell Richard Young

5 November 2015

The ACA wishes Richard Young, the current ACA - WA President, well in his retirement, and welcomes Greg Howlett as the new WA President.

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1970-01-01

Farewell Peter Barda

4 November 2015

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld / NT Christmas Drinks

4 November 2015

You deserve an early finish! Come along to the ACA - Qld / NT Christmas Drinks to celebrate a successful year and the promise of an even better year in 2016.

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1970-01-01

What Are We Going to Do with All the Architects?

4 November 2015

Steve Kennedy contemplates the future and the coming challenges to the architectural industry in Australia.

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1970-01-01

Business of Architecture - Part Three

27 October 2015

Join Robert Peake for the last webinar in his important and engaging series on the Business of Architecture.

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1970-01-01

Building Information Modelling, Procurement & Contracts

22 October 2015

Does BIM require or benefit from new contract provisions and new procurement models? Find out at a breakfast talk by Professor David Mosey in Perth on 13 November.

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1970-01-01

Managing Non-Compliance

14 October 2015

Join ACA - Qld/NT for a panel discussion about managing non-compliance.

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1970-01-01

Architects on Fire and Architectural Deep Knowledge Award

17 September 2015

Come along to Architects on Fire and contest the 2015 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award.

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1970-01-01

ACA Malaysia

17 September 2015

Our colleagues in Malaysia have established the Association of Consulting Architects Malaysia!

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1970-01-01

The Business of Architecture - Part Two

16 September 2015

Join Robert Peake for part 2 of his important series on the Business of Architecture, where he will discuss financial control, profitability and team you need around you.

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1970-01-01

NSW Government Advocacy

13 August 2015

An update on ACA - NSW / ACT advocacy with the NSW state government.

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1970-01-01

The Challenges Facing the Professions

12 August 2015

Join Raymond Spencer, chair of the SA Economic Development Board, at the August ACA - SA Roundtable.

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1970-01-01

Streamlining the Tender Process

11 August 2015

Join ACA - Qld/NT for a lunchtime presentation by Damien Stokes and John Wheeler from Stokes Wheeler about ensuring your tender processes are efficient and effective.

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1970-01-01

The Business of Architecture

10 August 2015

The business of running an architectural practice requires ongoing focus from leaders. For the September National Webinar, Robert Peake runs through the main elements of running a business.

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1970-01-01

To Outsource or not to Outsource?

7 August 2015

ACA - WA's August seminar looks at the complexities of outsourcing. Book now!

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1970-01-01

A Dialogue with Planners

13 June 2015

The ACA - SA June Round Table presents a conversation with Planners.

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1970-01-01

Members Luncheon

13 June 2015

Join ACA - WA for the June Members Luncheon

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1970-01-01

NSW end-of-financial-year dinner

29 May 2015

Join ACA - NSW / ACT at their end-of-financial year dinner.

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1970-01-01

Event Report - BIM Demystified

12 May 2015

A brief report on the recent ACA - Qld/NT event, BIM Demystified.

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1970-01-01

Kennedy's Timbers site tour

14 April 2015

Join ACA - Qld/NT for a site tour at Kennedy's Timber.

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1970-01-01

SA Round Table - the State of the Profession

12 April 2015

Join ACA - SA at the first round table for 2015 and help develop the research project on the State of the Profession.

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1970-01-01

The Devil is in the Data - BIM demystified!

11 April 2015

Let's talk about BIM... Join ACA - Qld/NT for lunch and a presentantion on BIM and what it means for your practice.

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1970-01-01

Succession Planning

11 April 2015

ACA - WA invites members to the Succession Planning seminar conducted by Steve Goddard.

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1970-01-01

Professional Services Subconsultants

8 April 2015

The first ACA Insight National Webinar for 2015 looks at agreements for Professional Services Subconsultants.

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1970-01-01

UQ Oral Health Centre - Site Visit

7 March 2015

The UQ Oral Health Centre explores new boundaries in teaching, research and clinical practice - Ben Doolan reports on the ACA - Qld/NT visit.

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1970-01-01

Annual Employment & HR Policy Update

7 March 2015

Michael Corrigan provides an employment update and counters myths and misconceptions around HR policies.

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1970-01-01

Information, advocacy and new architects

7 March 2015

ACA - WA welcomed new members at a lunch event that saw Steve Kennedy reflect on the role of the ACA in addressing issues facing the profession through information and advocacy.

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1970-01-01

The State of the Profession

19 February 2015

ACA wins Architectural Practice Board of SA Research Fellowship to research the state of the profession

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1970-01-01

News and events from ACA - Qld / NT

10 February 2015

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1970-01-01

Welcoming WA's New Architects

10 February 2015

The next ACA - WA Members’ Lunch welcomes new architects.

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1970-01-01

Launching the ACA Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide

9 February 2015

The ACA is delighted to announce the launch of the Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide.

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1970-01-01

Welcome to 2015

3 February 2015

Simon Hanger welcomes ACA - Vic/Tas members to the year ahead.

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1970-01-01

2015 - The Year of Procurement

3 February 2015

Steve Kennedy announces the ACA Year of Procurement, and argues for the value of enjoying what we do.

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1970-01-01

The Anganwadi Project

13 November 2014

The ACA is pleased to announce its support of The Anganwadi Project.

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1970-01-01

2014 Annual General Meeting

10 November 2014

The Annual General Meeting of the Association of Consulting Architects will be held on Monday 24 November 2014 in Launceston.

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1970-01-01

The Changing World of Architecture

7 November 2014

The way we deliver projects is changing at an ever-increasing rate. Are we keeping up?

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1970-01-01

Welcome David Bridgman

3 November 2014

ACA - Qld/NT welcomes David Bridgman.

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1970-01-01

Message from Mark Williams

3 November 2014

Mark Williams, the new ACA - Qld/NT President, provides an update in activities and plans.

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1970-01-01

Fee Structures and Productivity Output

3 November 2014

The next ACA - Qld / NT event is a panel discussion on fees and productivity.

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1970-01-01

Professions and Business Study

8 October 2014

The ACA is delighted to be the first architecture industry association to participate in the Annual Professions and Business Study conducted by Beaton Research + Consulting.

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1970-01-01

Architects on Fire

7 October 2014

A report on the ACA - Qld/NT event.

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1970-01-01

Social Media Strategies That Get Results

7 October 2014

Join ACA - Qld / NT to learn how to reach clients on social media in a strategic, time effective way.

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1970-01-01

Architecture and Healing

7 October 2014

A report on the ACA - Qld/NT site tour to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

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1970-01-01

Vale Jim Earle

5 October 2014

Farewell to Jim Earle from ACA - Vic/Tas.

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1970-01-01

Intellectual Property for Architects

10 September 2014

The first ACA Insight National Webinar addresses the complexities of Intellectual Property for Architects.

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1970-01-01

Congratulations to Queensland's new architects

4 September 2014

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1970-01-01

WA Members Luncheon

4 September 2014

Join ACA - WA for the next members luncheon.

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1970-01-01

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Site Tour

4 September 2014

Save the date for the ACA - Qld/NT's next site visit to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

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1970-01-01

Architectural Quiz and Riverfire Event

4 September 2014

Join ACA - Qld/NT for the inaugural Architectural Quiz and Riverfire event.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld/NT Election Notice

4 September 2014

Welcome to the new committee for ACA - Qld/NT.

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1970-01-01

Strengthening our voice

4 September 2014

The ACA website six months on.

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1970-01-01

Thank you Mark Trotter

3 September 2014

Mark Trotter has made a remarkable contribution to the ACA and the wider profession.

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1970-01-01

Architects & Quantity Surveyors

2 September 2014

The next ACA - SA Roundtable brings together architects and quantity surveyors.

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1970-01-01

New Fixed Fee Scale from Victoria's Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

2 September 2014

Good news on architects fees from Victoria.

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1970-01-01

Farewell from the ACA - Vic / Tas

4 August 2014

Thanks to John Castles, Jim Earle and Struan Gilfillan for their long commitment to the ACA and the profession.

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1970-01-01

Welcome new ACA members

4 August 2014

The ACA is delighted to welcome new members across Australia.

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1970-01-01

Architecture and New Media

4 August 2014

The next ACA - Vic/Tas event sees Andrew Maynard and Justine Clark offer their perspectives on architecture and contemporary media.

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1970-01-01

Save the Date to Welcome Queensland’s Newest Architects

2 August 2014

Celebrate our profession and share experiences with industry peers.

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1970-01-01

What are We Doing to Ourselves?

31 July 2014

Nic MacCormac reports on a vibrant discussion in Perth on architectural business issues, changes in the industry and how we can adapt to them.

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1970-01-01

Public Infrastructure Report

17 July 2014

The ACA welcomes the release of the final inquiry report of the Productivity Commission into Public Infrastructure.

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1970-01-01

ACA Qld and NT unite

8 July 2014

Welcoming ACA - Qld / NT!

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1970-01-01

Negotiating the Risk in Disability Standards

8 July 2014

What are the risks involved with disability standards? An event report on ACA - Qld’s lunchtime forum.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Vic/Tas President's Report, 2014

8 July 2014

Simon Hanger, ACA - Vic/Tas President, outlines the branches achievements and activities over the past year, along with initiatives for the coming year.

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1970-01-01

ACA - Qld / NT Branch Committee Elections

8 July 2014

Nominations for the ACA - Qld / NT Branch Committe are now open.

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1970-01-01

ACA - WA President's Overview, 2014

7 July 2014

Richard Young, President of ACA - WA, summarises activities of the past year.

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1970-01-01

Plan ahead for new water metering requirements in NSW

6 July 2014

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1970-01-01

Architects and Builders Round Table

6 July 2014

The next ACA - SA Roundtable brings together architects and builders to discuss changes and developments in the industry.

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1970-01-01

SA Construction Professionals Forum

6 July 2014

Advocacy in South Australia continues apace through the Construction Professionals Forum.

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1970-01-01

2013-14, a Year of Achievement for ACA - Queensland

6 July 2014

ACA - Qld President Geoff Street reports on activities, events and initiatives of 2013 - 14.

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1970-01-01

The ACA in 2014

6 July 2014

Steve Kennedy, ACA National President and ACA - NSW/ACT President, gives an overview of the year.

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1970-01-01

Congratulations Steve Kennedy!

26 June 2014

Steve Kennedy, ACA National President, has been recognised by the Australian Institute of Architects for his sustained, long-term work for the good of the profession.

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1970-01-01

John Pastorelli workshops

10 June 2014

Step into the creative sandpit - two workshops in Tasmania with John Pastorelli.

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1970-01-01

ABC Site Tour - Report

31 May 2014

A report on ACA - Qld's site visit to the ABC Headquarters

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1970-01-01

Negotiating the Risk in the Disability Standards

30 May 2014

ACA - Qld's next lunch forum sees guest speaker Bryce Tolliday address the issue of risk in disability standards.

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1970-01-01

2014 Federal Budget Impact Survey

19 May 2014

Take the ACA's one-minute survey on the impact of the Federal budget

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1970-01-01

Design and Construction for a Sustainable Industry

13 May 2014

The new ACIF policy on Design and Construction for a Sustainable Industry was led by ACA - SA President John Held.

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1970-01-01

Report from ACA National Executive

13 May 2014

The National Executive met in Adelaide at the beginning of May to review the past year and plan for the future.

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1970-01-01

CPD Webinars - Insurance

1 April 2014

Two webinars from ACA - NSW/ACT on PI insurance.

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1970-01-01

Health & Safety in the Workplace - Get Involved!

30 March 2014

Anna Piatkowska invites members to help develop a set of guidelines on architects’ duties as employers under health and safety legislation.

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1970-01-01

Lawyers, Financiers & Architects

28 March 2014

Save the date for another ACA - SA Roundtable.

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1970-01-01

Tour, lunch & talk

28 March 2014

ACA - SA has a bumper member event planned for May 5. Save the date now.

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1970-01-01

New ACA Partner - Building on Air

27 March 2014

The ACA's new partnership with Building on Air provides further opportunity to develop the discussion about business and architecture.

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1970-01-01

New Membership Offer

25 March 2014

Join now and we will extend your membership until June 2015.

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1970-01-01

Is Cloud the Answer?

24 March 2014

ACA Qld's April lunchtime forum offers members an opportunity to understand the main drivers behind cloud migration.

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1970-01-01

Is Your Head in the Cloud?

13 March 2014

ACA - WA's first event for 2014 asks, What can cloud technology do for an architectural practice?

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1970-01-01

Employment Update

4 March 2014

Michael Corrigan provide an update on changes to the Fair Work Act and what they mean for architectural practices.

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1970-01-01

Celebrating 50 years of ACA - SA

26 February 2014

ACA - SA celebrates 50 years with an event at the SA Architecture Museum.

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1970-01-01

ACA - SA Advocacy - February update

26 February 2014

ACA - SA has kicked off 2014 with energy and enthusiasm. John Held provides an update on recent advocacy and initiatives.

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1970-01-01

National Competency Standards in Architecture Forum - a precis

25 February 2014

David Wagner reports on the National Competency Standards in Architecture Review Forum.

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1970-01-01

Building a Successful Architectural Business

21 February 2014

In the first ACA - Vic/Tas event for 2014 Charles Justin will discuss building a successful architectural business, including reflections on his own career and businesses.

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1970-01-01

Design Island

19 February 2014

Jack Birrell reports on the TADA Awards, a new program firmly establishing Tasmania's creative presence.

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1970-01-01

Insurance - an overview

12 February 2014

What is the current situation for insurance? Damian Harrison overviews the PI insurance landscape as it pertains to architecture.

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1970-01-01

Brisbane Supreme & District Courts

10 February 2014

ACA - Qld's first event for 2014 is a site tour of the new Brisbane Supreme and District Courts by Architectus and Guymer Bailey.

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1970-01-01

Australia's Second Most Overrated Degree?

6 February 2014

A response to recent mainstream media reportage claiming that architecture as Australia's second most overrated degree.

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1970-01-01

ARBV Update

2 February 2014

An update from Simon Hanger on the integration of the ARBV into the new Victorian Building Authority.

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1970-01-01

Event Report: NCSA Review

2 February 2014

A roundtable in South Australia canvassed knowledge of and responses to the National Competency Standards in Architecture in the lead-up to the AACA review.

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1970-01-01

ACA Finance

2 February 2014

Jack Birrell provides an update on ACA’s financial activities over 2013.

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1970-01-01

Event Report: HR Policies

2 February 2014

Your human resources policies and procedures are in place, but are they implemented and consistently followed?

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1970-01-01

Salaries

25 January 2014

The international discussion of architecture salaries continues with a number of ongoing projects.

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1970-01-01

Welcoming Queensland's newest architects

12 January 2014

ACA - Qld celebrated the achievements of newly registered architects at its 2013 Annual Members Lunch.

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1970-01-01

The State of Play in Tasmania

8 January 2014

Jack Birrell provides an update on things Tasmanian.

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1970-01-01

PI Insurance & AS 4122 - 2010

29 December 2013

Does signing the AS 4122 - 2010 General Conditions of Contract put your PI insurance at risk? The ACA - WA is working to rectify this. Richard Young, ACA - WA President, outlines the issues and progress thus far.

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1970-01-01

Fair Work Changes from January 2014

28 December 2013

Is your practice prepared for the changes to the Fair Work Act from 1 January 2014?

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1970-01-01

NSW/ACT 2014 Webinar Series

15 December 2013

ACA - NSW/ACT has arranged a program of ongoing lunchtime webinar events addressing core business issues for 2014.

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1970-01-01

SA Workplace Health & Safety Working Group

12 December 2013

A new working group in South Australia aims to rationalise the work health and safety material presented to architects.

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1970-01-01

Graduate Gender Pay Gap

12 December 2013

The graduate gender pay gap in architecture is a complicated matter. John Held and ACA - SA aimed to clarify recent poor reporting.

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1970-01-01

Architects & Engineers: Venus & Mars?

10 December 2013

An ACA - SA Roundtable between architects and engineers canvassed a range of topics - the current marketplace, the working relationship between architects and engineers, and education.

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1970-01-01

Thank You Graham Hobbs

9 December 2013

Mark Trotter recalls the longstanding contribution that Graham Hobbs has made to the ACA and the profession.

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1970-01-01

RBA Chart Pack

9 December 2013

The RBA Chart Pack includes material of interest to architecture and construction.

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1970-01-01

Vale Ross Langdon

6 December 2013

Jack Birrell pays tribute to Ross Langdon on behalf of the ACA.

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1970-01-01

Award Modernisation

5 December 2013

Simon Hanger outlines the ACA’s role in the Award Modernisation Process, which led to the Architects Award.

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1970-01-01

WA Architectural Panel - update

3 December 2013

Negotiations continue in WA over the government’s Building Management and Works contracts. Richard Young provides a further update.

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1970-01-01

New Queensland Committee Members

14 October 2013

Welcome to Bruce Forrester and Robert Wesener.

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1970-01-01

Australian Standards General Conditions of Contract Review

11 October 2013

David Slinn updates members on the Australian Standards General Conditions of Contract Review.

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1970-01-01

Australian Construction Industry Forum Update

9 October 2013

John Held provides an update on recent ACIF activities.

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1970-01-01

Conditions of Engagement in WA - An Update on Negotiations

11 September 2013

Richard Young reports on progress in addressing concerns about the Architectural Services Panel Conditions of Engagement.

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1970-01-01

Architectural Practice Board of SA Code of Conduct

9 September 2013

The new Code of Conduct released by the Architectural Practice Board of South Australia requires extra material to be added to standard architect client agreements.

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1970-01-01

Event Report: Succession Planning

16 July 2013

What will your legacy be? Succession planning was the hot topic at ACA - Qld’s last event for 2013.

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1970-01-01

Construction Industry Report

8 July 2013

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the Private Sector Construction Industry Report for the 2011-2012 financial year.

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1970-01-01

WA Government Contracts

13 June 2013

An update on ACA - WA's ongoing advocacy for better conditions of engagement in government contracts.

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1970-01-01

Safe Design in South Australia

26 February 2013

ACA Safe Design documents are being been adapted for South Australia.

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The ACA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and waters of Australia.