ACA – VIC/TAS

ACA – Vic/Tas leads the ACA’s work on industrial relations and the development of member-only tools. A growing event program helps keep members informed and connected.

2021-12-09

VIC/TAS 2021 – Industry engagement, advocacy, IR & mental wellbeing

9 December 2021

This year, the VIC/TAS Committee concentrated on advocacy to government, industry engagement, mental wellbeing and re-energising our support for Tasmanian members.

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2021-11-11

Vic/Tas End of Year Get Together

11 November 2021

Save the date for an end of year get together with the Vic/Tas committee, ACA members and guests at The Leveson’s outdoor courtyard in North Melbourne on Tuesday 30 November.

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2021-09-15

Innovation Day & Being Prepared

15 September 2021

AMWF Vic/Tas member Kirby Roper reflects on the stresses of regular snap lockdowns and ways of maintaining wellbeing in practice, including the establishment of Innovation Day and being prepared for future disruptions.

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2021-06-25

VIC/TAS – Advocacy, Business Toolbox & AMWF

25 June 2021

The VIC/TAS Committee has prioritised government advocacy, presentations of the ACA Business Toolbox and further development of tools for members in the first half of 2021.

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2021-02-01

Kirby Architects

1 February 2021

The pandemic demanded rapid adaptation for Kirby Architects, but the experience was also empowering, revealing the possibilities of positive change and bringing the team closer and more determined to do great work.

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2021-01-31

New Victorian Ban for Combustible Materials

31 January 2021

From 1 February, Victoria will have much stricter prohibitions on ACPs containing polyethylene and expanded polystyrene, writes lawyer and risk manager Wendy Poulton.

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2020-12-07

VIC/TAS Update 2020

7 December 2020

The VIC/TAS branch looks back on a challenging but productive year, when member resources, industrial relations and advocacy were at the forefront.

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2020-09-07

VicPulse Findings

7 September 2020

The ACA – Vic/Tas has released the results of the first VicPulse survey. Top level findings reveal worrying levels of work cancelled or on hold. On the other hand, the survey responses are quite positive in terms of wellbeing and many practices have been able to keep staff on due to the support of JobKeeper.

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2020-08-25

ACA - VIC/TAS News - August 2020

25 August 2020

As Victoria hits the halfway mark of Lockdown 2.0, we provide an update of recent activity in the Vic/Tas branch, with the VicPulse survey (still open), the new Mental Wellbeing Forum and a VBA Update of COVID-19 Guidelines.

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2020-08-11

Stage 3 and 4 Restrictions in Victoria

11 August 2020

One week into Stage 4 ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions in Melbourne and Stage 3 restrictions in regional Victoria, key information and resources for individuals and business continues to be rolled out. The following is a summary of useful information and links.

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2020-07-23

COVID-19 Building Industry Guidelines for Victoria

23 July 2020

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has issued an update of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines for the Victorian building and construction industry, incorporating recent changes to restrictions and government subsidies.

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2020-07-15

Investment Needed in Civic Projects & Social Housing

15 July 2020

ACA - Vic/Tas President and FFPV Director Paul Viney reflects on his experiences with past and present economic downturns, the need for more government investment in civic projects and social housing, and the challenges of COVID-19 and remote working.

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2020-05-29

VIC/TAS Branch Update - May 2020

29 May 2020

The VIC/TAS Committee has been extremely busy this year with the Industrial Relations Committee's work and several timely new additions to the ACA Business Toolbox.

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2020-04-29

COVID-19 Guidelines for the Victorian Building and Construction Industry

29 April 2020

The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has released the latest version of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines for the building and construction industry in Victoria.

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2020-04-20

Investment in Digital Design

20 April 2020

Existing investment in new digital platforms has meant that dwp|design worldwide partnership was well placed to switch to working mode when the COVID-19 crisis arose.

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2020-04-08

New Challenges & Modes of Working

8 April 2020

Hayball has explored varied modes of working and learning over many years, but the rapid shift to remote, distributed workplaces in the era of COVID-19 is a new challenge.

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2019-12-02

ACA - Vic/Tas Christmas Drinks

2 December 2019

Raise a glass with the Vic/Tas committee and celebrate with end-of-year drinks in Melbourne on Tuesday 10 December.

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2019-12-02

Vic/Tas Update - Business Toolbox, IR & Events

2 December 2019

The ACA – Vic/Tas Committee have had a busy year of advocacy, events and business tool development, with plenty more to come in 2020.

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2019-10-01

Kosloff Architecture

1 October 2019

For Melbourne-based Kosloff Architecture, building a positive, healthy practice culture is a key priority, and achieving B Corp status an important step in the evolution of the practice.

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2019-09-02

Business Toolbox Update & Events in Vic/Tas

2 September 2019

The Vic/Tas committee talks events, ARBV nominations and the business toolbox.

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2019-08-02

Birrelli art+design+architecture

2 August 2019

As Birrelli celebrates its 25th year in business, Launceston-based architect and former ACA State President Jack Birrell reflects on the challenges and joys of practice on a remote island.

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2019-07-17

Victorian Government Leadership on Cladding

17 July 2019

The release of the Victorian Cladding Taskforce Final Report and associated program of work is welcomed by the ACA, but the Federal Government must also take action to ensure a unified national approach.

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2019-05-04

Winter Architecture

4 May 2019

For emerging practice Winter Architecture, location is no obstacle to team collaboration, with employees located around Australia. Here, Director Jean Graham describes the practice’s origins, ambitions and determination to remain flexible, agile and openminded.

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2019-02-07

VIC/TAS February Update

7 February 2019

Matthew Tence provides an update on ACA - VIC/TAS plans for the year.

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2018-08-14

ACA - Vic/Tas August Update

14 August 2018

The ACA - Vic/Tas branch has had a busy few months, with elections, a business toolbox seminar and ongoing feedback on the Victorian Schools Capital Works program.

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2018-08-13

Bryant Alsop Architects

13 August 2018

For Bryant Alsop, success comes from building strong relationships - with consultants, builders and suppliers as well as valued employees.

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