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 Architects’ Time/Cost Calculator – Version 4

14 May 2024

The new and improved Architects’ Time/Cost Calculator Guide (TCCG) helps businesses effectively manage their projects’ time and costs. The TCCG calculations provide a fundamental knowledge base for practices when developing fee proposals, based in the specifics of their practice. It assists practices of all sizes to assess the time and costs involved in providing an appropriate level of service for a wide range of building types.

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ACA Salary Calculator

30 August 2023

The ACA Salary Calculator provides architectural practices with a clear methodology for determining the appropriate award-compliant salaries. The calculator assists members to ensure they are operating legally and fairly, and helps practices to develop properly informed plans for the future of their business.

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