The ACA has developed a set of tools to support members to run their practices efficiently, profitably and ethically. The ACA has tools to help practices develop fee proposals, set salaries and share staff, all are available to members via the links below.


ACA Resource Sharing System

17 June 2021

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

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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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ACA Salary Calculator

3 July 2019

The ACA Salary Calculator provides architectural practices with a clear methodology for determining the appropriate award-compliant salaries.

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