Architects Award 2020

The Architects Award

1 November 2020

Download the current awards here, and understand your obligations under the Architects Award and how the ACA can help.

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TimeCostCalculator

Architects' Time/Cost Calculator

13 May 2020

The ACA Architects’ Time/Cost Calculator Version 3 helps practices assess the time and costs involved in providing an appropriate level of service for a broad range of building types. 

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Roof access checklist

Roof Access Checklist

13 August 2016

ACA – SA has developed a model checklist for roof access on site inspections.

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Specialist advice

Advice for members

30 January 2014

The ACA assists members with formal and informal advice in a range of areas relating to the business of architecture.

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Salary Calculator

ACA Salary Calculator

23 November 2020

The ACA Salary Calculator provides architectural practices with a clear methodology for determining the appropriate award-compliant salaries. Now updated to 2019–20 rates. 

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Employment Agreement Templates

ACA Employment Agreement Templates

28 July 2020

The updated ACA Employment Agreement Templates are available for all members to download and use in their practice.

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HR Policy Templates

HR Policy Templates

29 May 2020

Comprehensive and written in plain English, the HR Policy Templates can be readily tailored to suit the needs of specific practices.

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ACA Resource Sharing System

ACA Resource Sharing System

27 May 2020

The ACA Resource Sharing System (RSS) is a very timely employment initiative designed to assist members in retaining valuable staff by entering into short-term secondment agreements.


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Force Majeure - Special conditions for ABIC SW & MW

Force Majeure - Special Conditions for ABIC Contracts

26 March 2020

Special conditions for the ABIC SW and ABIC MW contracts introduce the concept of Force Majeure, including pandemics.

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ABIC Special Conditions

Special Conditions for ABIC BW 2018 C

6 May 2019

Special conditions allow the ABIC Commercial Basic Works Contract to be adapted for use on small residential projects in New South Wales.

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Short form architect client agreement

Short Form Architect Client Agreement

11 March 2019

Just three pages and a cover letter, the ACA Short Form Architect Client Agreement is a fair and balanced model contract for use on small to medium sized projects. Edition 3 out now!

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ACA Insight Download

ACA Insight - Download!

24 August 2018

Continue learning after the ACA Insight National Webinars – download the presentations here. 

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SAFE DESIGN PROFORMA

Safe Design Proformas

30 August 2016

The ACA's Safe Design Proformas help architects to meet their obligations under the Model Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and state-specific regulations.

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AusSearch ACA

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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Professional Services Subcontract

Professional Services Subcontract

10 February 2015

A new Professional Services Subcontract is available for members to use when a back-to-back agreement is required with the Lead Consultant.

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Employment agreements_contractors

Contractors Employed in an Architect's Office

3 February 2014

A Guide Employment Agreement for Contractors Employed in an Architect’s Office.

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Internships legal advice

Internships - Legal Advice

12 January 2014

An employer’s legal obligations, rights and responsibilities in relation to students, work experience participants and volunteers.

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ACA RESOURCE_GENERAL CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT

AS4122-2010 General Conditions of Contract

6 December 2013

The ACA recommends members use AS4122–2010, General Conditions of Contract for consultants.

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