The Architects Award
Download the current awards here, and understand your obligations under the Architects Award and how the ACA can help.
Architects' Time/Cost Calculator
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.
Roof Access Checklist
ACA – SA has developed a model checklist for roof access on site inspections.
Advice for members
The ACA assists members with formal and informal advice in a range of areas relating to the business of architecture.
ACA Salary Calculator
The ACA Salary Calculator provides architectural practices with a clear methodology for determining the appropriate award-compliant salaries. Now updated to 2019–20 rates.
ACA Employment Agreement Templates
The updated ACA Employment Agreement Templates are available for all members to download and use in their practice.
HR Policy Templates
Comprehensive and written in plain English, the HR Policy Templates can be readily tailored to suit the needs of specific practices.
ACA Resource Sharing System
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.
Force Majeure - Special Conditions for ABIC Contracts
Special conditions for the ABIC SW and ABIC MW contracts introduce the concept of Force Majeure, including pandemics.
Special Conditions for ABIC BW 2018 C
Special conditions allow the ABIC Commercial Basic Works Contract to be adapted for use on small residential projects in New South Wales.
Short Form Architect Client Agreement
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!
ACA Insight - Download!
Continue learning after the ACA Insight National Webinars – download the presentations here.
Safe Design Proformas
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.
ACA + AusSearch
‘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.
Professional Services Subcontract
A new Professional Services Subcontract is available for members to use when a back-to-back agreement is required with the Lead Consultant.
Contractors Employed in an Architect's Office
A Guide Employment Agreement for Contractors Employed in an Architect’s Office.
Internships - Legal Advice
An employer’s legal obligations, rights and responsibilities in relation to students, work experience participants and volunteers.
AS4122-2010 General Conditions of Contract
The ACA recommends members use AS4122–2010, General Conditions of Contract for consultants.