OHS scheme review

Government Review of the OHS Accreditation Scheme

30 March 2014

A discussion paper and the terms of reference for the review of the Australian Government Building and Construction OHS Accreditation Scheme are now available.

Read More >
Kate Nason

Green Light: The Rise of the Energy Efficient Building

9 March 2020

Drawing on her research into sustainable building policy in five global cities, 2018 Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship winner Kate Nason reflects on the critical role architects can play in decarbonising our built environment. 

Read More >
Investing in Cities

Investing in Cities

21 July 2015

A new report from ASBEC – Investing in Cities – calls for action by at all levels of government “to increase the productivity, prosperity and liveability of Australia’s cities”. 

Read More >
Design and Construction for a Sustainable Industry

Design and Construction for a Sustainable Industry

13 May 2014

The new ACIF policy on Design and Construction for a Sustainable Industry was led by ACA – SA President John Held.

Read More >
National Infrastructure Plan

National Infrastructure Plan

9 December 2013

Infrastructure Australia has released the National Infrastructure Plan, a report to the Council of Australian Governments.

Read More >
Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot

Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot

2 February 2014

Consult Australia has released its 2013 Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot. 

Read More >
What makes a City

What Makes a City?

10 November 2014

The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP, NSW Minister for Finance and Services, launched the Sydney Architecture Festival with an impressive speech about the role of architects in the making of innovative cities.  

Read More >
New deal for Urban AU

A New Deal for Urban Australia

9 December 2013

The Urban Coalition report argues that significant investment is needed in Australia’s cities. 

Read More >
Infrastructure Q

Infrastructure Q

7 October 2014

The Infrastructure Q Directions Statement from the Queensland Government.

 

Read More >
Design WA

Design WA Submissions

16 February 2017

ACA – WA has submitted responses to four Design WA documents and policies.

Read More >
Design – does it need a policy?

Design - Does it need a Policy?

21 August 2014

How do we ensure the community reaps the benefits of a well-designed built environment? Peter Barda considers what types of policy might be effective. 

Read More >
ACIF Forecasts

ACIF Forecasts

4 December 2013

Where is the construction industry heading? Peter Barda outlines November ACIF Forecasts findings. 

Read More >
Productivity Commission Study of Major Project

Study of Major Project Development Assessment Processes

9 December 2013

The Productivity Commission has released the report from its study of major project development assessment processes. 

Read More >
State of Australian Cities 2013

State of Australian Cities

10 September 2013

The federal Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development has released its fourth State of Australian Cities report.

Read More >
Leanne Marshall

The Benefits of Giving Back

4 September 2019

Improving the built environment of communities in need does not have to be an all or nothing proposition, says Leeanne Marshall, who presents a variety of ways to make an impact, both big and small.

Read More >