ACA members have access to a suite of guide employment agreements, HR policy templates and other model documents and templates. All have been carefully developed for use in architectural practices, and can be adapted to a member practice’s specific needs. Follow the links below to download the documents you need.
Employment Agreement Templates – User Guide
This User Guide is a companion to the new ACA Employment Agreement Templates, offering advice on how to best use these templates within practice. Topics include pay rates, allowances, amending Schedule A, amending the contract, adding a position description and re-issuing contracts to existing employees.
Updated Employment Agreement Templates
The ACA is delighted to release an updated version of the Employment Agreement templates to support members. This follows a plain language review of our template employment contracts with Fair Work Lawyers to ensure they are user friendly as well as legally compliant. Download today!
COVID-19 Management Guidelines
Comprehensive and written in plain English, the COVID-19 Management Guidelines can be readily tailored to suit the needs of specific practices.
ACA Exit Meeting Template
The ACA has produced an Exit Meeting Template to assist employers in collecting pertinent information from employees who are leaving 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.
Guide Agreements – Individual Flexible Arrangements
The ACA Guide IFA Agreement provides member practices with a guide document to review and adjust to suit their particular practice.
Guide Agreements – time off in lieu and cashing out leave
The ACA provides new Guide Agreements to assist members meet their obligations under recent changes to the Architects Award.
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.
Roof Access Checklist
ACA - SA has developed a model checklist for roof access on site inspections.
Contractors Employed in an Architect's Office
A Guide Employment Agreement for Contractors Employed in an Architect’s Office.