2019-12-02

Xmas Drinks

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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2019-11-25

SA Practice Managers Lunch

Recap: SA Practice Managers Lunch

25 November 2019

Anna Roussos spoke at a recent ACA Practice Managers Lunch in Adelaide about the value of employee happiness in practice. 

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2019-11-08

Gallery House

Gallery House Site Tour

8 November 2019

Join the QLD/NT Committee and Sandra Browne and Qui Lu from Cottee Parker for a site tour of Gallery House in Hamilton on 12 November.

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2019-11-08

WA Xmas Drinks

Don’t Miss Xmas Drinks in WA

7 November 2019

Raise a glass with us and celebrate another great year in the business of architecture in Perth on Thursday 5 December.

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2019-11-07

BoSP in SA

SA Committee Hosts First BoSP Event

7 November 2019

The first Business of Small Practice (BoSP) forum in Adelaide was a great success, with keynote speaker Kate Fitzgerald and an insightful panel sharing their workplace experiences and advice on small practice. Ian Hore reports. 

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2019-10-31

WA Forum

The Architecture of Emergency

31 October 2019

The ACA – WA committee is proud to support a public forum organised by the WA chapter of Architects Declare that will debate how we as a profession might tackle the climate and ecological emergency.

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2019-10-24

Xmas Drinks SA

President’s Christmas Drinks in SA

3 October 2019

Raise a glass with us at Christmas Drinks in Adelaide on Friday 22 November. 

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2019-10-24

Practice Managers Lunch

SA Practice Managers Lunch

24 October 2019

Are your employees feeling valued? Join the ACA – SA Committee and Anna Roussos for a Practice Managers Lunch on 13 November.

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2019-10-22

Xmas in Canberra

Christmas Drinks in Canberra

22 October 2019

The ACA – NSW/ACT Committee is delighted to be hosting Christmas drinks in Canberra on Monday 25 November. 

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2019-10-22

NSW LEC Part 2

Insights from the NSW Land and Environment Court

22 October 2019

Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about the NSW Land and Environment Court and its relevance to architects with Chris Shaw and Tim Horton on 27 November.

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2019-10-21

Climate change webinar

November Webinar - Climate Change Consideration in Design

21 October 2019

How can construction professionals respond to climate change? Join informed by Planned Cover for a special webinar on 7 November on how you can make positive change. Discount available for ACA members.

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2019-10-06

Trivia Night

2019 Trivia Night

8 September 2019

Join the ACA – Qld/NT Committee and Quiz Master Robert Wesener for the 2019 Dinner and Trivia Night on Friday 25 October.  

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2019-10-05

Money Matters

Money Matters Event Recap

5 October 2019

The Business of Small Practice forum series is an initiative of the WA Committee of the ACA. It brings together architects to share insights about the behind the scenes functions of practice. The third BoSP event in Perth focused on Money Matters.


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2019-10-05

Business of Architecture and Design

People, Planet & Profit: The Triple Bottom Line

5 October 2019

Join the ACA at the Business of Architecture and Design conference in Sydney on Monday, 11 November for a special panel discussion, People, Planet and Profit – What are you doing in your practice to measure the triple bottom line?

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2019-09-25

BoSP in SA

The Business of Small Practice in SA

25 September 2019

Join the ACA and keynote speaker Kate Fitzgerald for the first BoSP event in South Australia on 17 October in a new series curated specifically for small business.

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2019-09-24

Informed - Contract Negotiation

Contract Negotiation and Formation

24 September 2019

Do we have agreement on that? Join Informed by Planned Cover on 17 October for a webinar on Contract Negotiation and Formation. ACA members receive a special discounted rate.

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2019-09-06

Digital Journey

The Digital Journey

19 September 2019

Book now for the Qld/NT branch committee's next lunch presentation on 18 October, when three guest speakers will discuss their digital journeys and the benefits of keeping on top of new tech. 

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2019-09-03

Financial Management

Financial Management for your Practice

3 September 2019

What does best practice financial management look like in architecture and how can you apply it to strengthen your own practice? Join the ACA – Vic/Tas committee and three expert speakers on 23 September for an event not to be missed. 

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2019-08-26

ABIC Contracts

ABIC Contracts

26 August 2019

Join the ACA – NSW/ACT and Special Counsel Christopher Larcos on 16 October to learn more about the changes to ABIC Contracts.


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2019-08-15

Architectural Uprising

The Architects Role, Fee-cutting and the Procurement Process

15 August 2019

On 29 August, the ACA – QLD/NT Committee will conduct an important forum covering the architects' role, skills and management, fragmentation of the procurement process and fee-cutting.

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2019-08-09

Social conscience presentation

The Social Conscience of Architecture

9 August 2019

The ACA – VIC/TAS Committee is delighted to announce a special free event on 27 August in Melbourne, which will explore the benefits of instigating a culture of social responsibility into architectural practice.

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2019-08-07

ACA – SA roundtable discussion

SA Small Business Roundtable

7 August 2019

The SA branch's latest roundtable covered the successes and pressures of running a small business. Mario Dreosti recaps the main points.

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2019-08-05

Slip resistance webinar

Slip Resistance Webinar

5 August 2019

Did you know that 1 in 10 PI claims brought against architects are because of a ‘slip and fall’? Informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a special discounted rate for a Slip Resistance webinar on 12 September.

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2019-08-01

SA 2019 Calendar

ACA - SA Calendar of Events 2019

10 December 2018

Welcome to the ACA – SA event calendar for 2019. We look forward to seeing you over the year!

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2019-07-27

Kerstin Thompson

SA Annual Business of Design Lunch

26 July 2019

Join the ACA – SA Committee on 27 August for their annual Business of Design presentation and lunch, with special guest speaker Kerstin Thompson.

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2019-07-17

WA Panel Discussion

Non-conforming Building Products in the Built Environment

17 July 2019

Join the Institute of Architects WA Chapter and the ACA – WA on 5 August for a presentation on Non-Conforming Products in the Built Environment.

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2019-07-07

Qld Site Visit

Brisbane Site Tour

5 July 2019

The ACA's site visits in Queensland are always a crowd pleaser, and the recent exclusive tour of 1 William Street was no exception. 

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2019-07-07

BIM Seminar

Event Recap: BIM Seminar

7 July 2019

On 26 June, the ACA and the Institute co-hosted an important seminar on delivering great projects in Queensland’s new procurement environment with speakers from the Queensland government, AECOM and Fulton Trotter Architects. 

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2019-07-04

BoSP4 - People Matters

Book Now for BoSP 4

4 July 2019

ACA – WA is delighted to present BoSP 4, an in-depth session with Sydney-based HR expert Merilyn Speiser on 2 August.

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2019-07-04

SA Roundtable - Small Business

The Pressures of Small Business

4 July 2019

What’s required to run a successful small business? What are the pressures? Join the ACA – SA on 19 July for a special roundtable discussion.

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2019-07-02

Members Lunch

Don't Miss the WA Members Lunch

2 July 2019

Clear the diary on 25 July for the ACA – WA's annual Members Lunch to celebrate the start of a new financial year.

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2019-06-27

PI Claims & Other Contractual Risks

PI Claims & Other Contractual Risks

26 June 2019

Join the QLD/NT branch on 26 July for the latest in the Risky Business Lunch Series.

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2019-06-14

Winning Work

Qld Seminar - Prepare for the Future

14 June 2019

Join the ACA and the Institute of Architects on 26 June for an important seminar on delivering great projects in Queensland’s new procurement environment. 

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2019-06-11

Site Visit - 1 William Street

Exclusive Tour in Brisbane

10 June 2019

The QLD/NT Committee's upcoming site visit of 1 William Street in Brisbane has sold out!

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2019-06-10

Client Architect Agreement

Event Recap: Client Architect Agreement Update

10 June 2019

On 5 June, the NSW/ACT Committee ran an event to discuss Version 2 of the ACA Short Form Client Architect Agreement, with author and Legal Counsel Christopher Larcos. ACA – NSW/ACT Vice President Michael Lewarne recaps the main points of the presentation. 

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2019-06-04

Money Matters

Financial Health of Small Practice

3 June 2019

WA's Business of Small Practice forum is proving a popular staple on the event calendar, with the recent instalment focusing on the delicate balance of financial health, personal values and enjoyment of the work. 

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2019-06-04

Technology in Focus

Digital Twins for the Built World

4 June 2019

The ACA – WA Committee, in partnership with Hassell and Consult Australia, is proud to present a discussion about innovative new technology with keynote speaker Joshua Ridley on 4 July. Book now!

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2019-05-29

Roundtable Discussion - Novation

Builders and Architects Have Their Say

29 May 2019

Architects and builders talked novation at a recent roundtable discussion in South Australia, agreeing that early, meaningful collaboration and communication can only lead to better outcomes. Mario Dreosti recaps the main points of the discussion.

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2019-05-27

Informed Seminar

ACA Discounted Rate for Informed Seminars

27 May 2019

informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a discounted rate for Melbourne and Sydney half-day seminars, which take an in-depth look at consultancy agreements.

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2019-05-09

Short Form Agreement

Sydney Launch of Updated Agreement

8 May 2019

Join the ACA – NSW/ACT Committee and Christopher Larcos on 5 June for the launch of the second edition of the Short Form Architect Client Agreement.

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2019-05-09

Lunch and Learn

WA Event on Lacrosse

9 May 2019

Join the ACA – WA on 31 May for an exclusive luncheon presentation on the Lacrosse Fire ruling and its implications for architects.

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2019-05-09

SA Roundtable

SA Roundtable - 15 May

9 May 2019

Join the ACA and builders for an open discussion to unpack the risks and rewards in the novated D&C environment.

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2019-05-08

LEC Seminar

Event Report: LEC Seminar

8 May 2019

On 1 May, there was a great turnout at a Sydney seminar on the NSW Land and Environment Court. ACA – NSW/ACT Vice President Michael Lewarne offers a recap.

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2019-04-26

Financial Health#

Book Now for Financial Health

26 April 2019

Assessing the financial health of your practice is always a good investment. On Tuesday 14 May, Adam Russell of Deloitte Private will join the ACA – QLD/NT on the Gold Coast for a seminar on financial management.

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2019-04-26

Building Community

Building Healthy Communities in Queensland

9 May 2019

Don't miss the Qld/NT branch's next luncheon presentation with speaker Brook Monahan of Mosaic Property Group on Friday 17 May.

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2019-04-18

Quality and Culture

Quality Outcomes and a Culture Shift

15 April 2019

Architects and building certifiers found much common ground at a recent roundtable discussion in South Australia. Mario Dreosti reviews the main points, including the current appetite for increased speed and reduced cost over quality, and the importance of professional culture in effecting change.

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2019-04-18

BoSP3

Money Matters

18 April 2019

How do you improve your bottom line without letting go of your values or your daily enjoyment of the work? On 10 May, Warwick Mihaly will share his insights for BoSP3 in WA.

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2019-04-17

NSW Land & Environment Court presentation

NSW Land and Environment Court: Special Presentation

16 April 2019

Learn more about the NSW Land and Environment Court and its relevance to architects when the ACA – NSW/ACT presents Tim Horton and Chris Shaw at Club Rose Bay on 1 May.

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2019-04-01

Villa Maria Site Tour

Villa Maria Site Tour

1 April 2019

On 19 March, the ACA – QLD/NT Committee organised a site visit to the Villa Maria Complex, a state heritage building that has recently undergone a significant redevelopment. Kevin Gerrard reports on the project.

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2019-04-01

Financial Health in Practice

Book Now for Financial Health

6 March 2019

Learning more about how to monitor and assess the financial health of your architectural practice is always a good investment. Join the Qld/NT branch for its next lunchtime presentation on 5 April.

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2019-04-01

Data at Work

Gender Equity Discussion in WA

1 April 2019

There was standing room only at the ACA's recent Data at Work event in Fremantle, which combined a presentation of Parlour's most recent Census Report with a panel discussion about future action and advocacy. Emma Brain reports.

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2019-03-28

Be Informed Briefing

SA Event: Partial Services & Novation

28 March 2019

On 3 April in Adelaide, join informed by Planned Cover to investigate how partial services and novation affect the architect's role, liability and risk. ACA members receive a discount on these events. 

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2019-03-25

Joint Ventures panel discussion

WA Panel Discussion on Joint Ventures

25 March 2019

Join the ACA – WA on Thursday 4 April for a panel discussion on the merits and pitfalls of joint ventures.

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2019-03-18

Informed webinar2

Lacrosse Fire Judgment webinar

18 March 2019

On 11 April, informed by Planned Cover is running a national webinar on the Lacrosse Tower Fire Judgment and its implications for the construction industry.

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2019-03-14

Be Informed Briefing

ACA Member Discount - Be Informed Briefing (NSW)

14 March 2019

Informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a special discounted rate for a seminar on working in the construction industry post the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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2019-03-07

Jason Eisner

Building your Brand Seminar

7 March 2019

Join the ACA – NSW/ACT on 10 April for a two-hour workshop on how to build your brand.

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2019-03-02

ACA – SA Event

Roundtable Discussion in Adelaide

2 March 2019

Join us on 21 March for an extremely topical roundtable discussion with building certifiers.

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2019-03-01

WA Data at Work

Parlour Census Report Event in WA

1 March 2019

Please join the ACA, the Institute and Parlour on 21 March for a presentation on the Parlour Census Report, followed by a panel discussion about future action and advocacy.

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2019-02-23

Villa Maria Site Tour

Villa Maria

23 February 2019

Join the ACA – Qld/NT on 19 March for a site tour of the Villa Maria aged-care facility. 

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2019-02-15

Single Touch Payroll

Single Touch Payroll Event

20 February 2019

Join the ACA – SA Committee and Cbus to learn all about Single Touch Payroll at our next event in Adelaide on 13 March.

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2019-02-07

Data at Work

Data at Work in WA

7 February 2019

Please join the ACA and Parlour at Notre Dame University on 21 March for a presentation on the Parlour Census Report, and a discussion about future action and advocacy.

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2019-02-05

Howard Smith Wharves

Howard Smith Wharves

5 February 2019

Join the ACA – QLD/NT on 19 February for a site tour and presentation at the new Howard Smith Wharves development.

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2019-02-02

Qld/NT Calendar of Events

QLD/NT Calendar of Events

2 February 2019

The QLD/NT Committee has a full program of events for 2019. Update your diaries and keep an eye on your inboxes for individual invites.

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2019-01-24

SA Welcome Breakfast

Join us for Breakfast in Adelaide

24 January 2019

The ACA – SA Committee invites members and sponsors to an informal catch-up breakfast on 5 February.

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2019-01-17

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2019 Welcome Breakfast in WA

17 January 2019

The ACA - WA Committee welcomes in the new year with breakfast for members and sponsors at one of Perth's best cafes.

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2018-12-12

WA calendar

Extensive Event Program for 2019

12 December 2018

The ACA – WA Committee is delighted to announce its calendar of events for 2019. More details will be provided in the new year.

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2018-12-12

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BoSP2: Organisational Structure

12 December 2018

The ACA – WA recently held its second Business of Small Practice event, talking shares, trusts, asset protection and employee ownership.

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2018-12-10

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SA Christmas Drinks

10 December 2018

The ACA – SA Committee hosted our President's Christmas Drinks on the rooftop of the Darling Building on Friday, 23 November.

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2018-12-10

WA drinks thumb

Christmas Celebration in WA

10 December 2018

There was a healthy turnout for the ACA – WA's annual President’s Cocktail Party on the rooftop of the Alex Hotel. 

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2018-11-14

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Free Contract Management Webinar for ACA members

14 November 2018

Join Informed by Planned Cover to learn the seven things all consultants should know about contracts.

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2018-11-14

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Business of Small Practice 2: Organisational Structure

7 November 2018

Join the ACA – WA on 23 November to talk shares, trusts, asset protection and employee ownership at a breakfast BoSP event.

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2018-11-12

Sydney roundtable discussion

Sydney Roundtable Discussion

9 November 2018

Join the ACA – NSW/ACT branch for a roundtable discussion on 26 November about all things ACA.

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2018-11-09

Xmas Drinks thumb

2018 President's Christmas Drinks in South Australia

31 October 2018

ACA – SA invites members and their staff to the rooftop of the Darling Building for the 2018 President's Christmas drinks.

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2018-11-09

Canberra Xmas Drinks

Canberra Catch-up & Christmas Drinks

9 November 2018

On 22 November, join the NSW/ACT branch for our end-of-year catch-up, discussion and Christmas drinks.

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2018-11-05

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President's Drinks in WA

5 November 2018

Come along to our annual President's end-of-year drinks on the rooftop of The Alex Hotel!

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2018-10-22

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Safety in Design Integration Lunch Forum

22 October 2018

Join the ACA – QLD/NT and Jennekin Dicks for a Safety in Design lunch forum on Friday, 23 November.

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2018-10-10

MATES in Construction lunch

Lunch with MATES in Construction

10 October 2018

Join ACA – WA and Cbus on 2 November for a 'Lunch and Learn' about mental health on site and in practice.

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2018-09-21

Practice Managers Lunch

SA Practice Managers Lunch

21 September 2018

Are you guilty of putting your IT security needs in the too-hard basket? Come along to the ACA – SA Practice Managers Lunch on 25 October to hear the latest cybersecurity advice from the experts.

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2018-09-21

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The Business of Small Practice

21 September 2018

The ACA – WA’s first Business of Small Practice forum focused on the importance of the ‘connected economy’, with networking and relationships at its core, writes Rachael Bernstone.

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2018-09-21

Wyndham Vale Primary

ACA - VIC/TAS: State School Projects

12 September 2018

Are you interested in securing state educational work or simply understanding more about the process and what is required? Then join the ACA – Vic/Tas on Wednesday 26 September to learn all there is to know about the VSBA process for capital works.

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2018-09-20

Performance Management

Performance Management

17 September 2018

How do you ensure your teams are motivated and productive? Join the ACA – Qld/NT and Michael Corrigan for breakfast on 9 October to explore the issues.

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2018-09-17

BoSP event

WA Calendar Update

17 September 2018

Western Australia is gearing up for a busy end to 2018! The following events have been scheduled, with dates to be announced shortly.

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2018-09-17

QLD event recap

ACA - Qld/NT Events Recap

17 September 2018

The ACA – Qld/NT branch has been busy, with events on contract negotiations, joint ventures and alliances, and a Brisbane Broncos site tour.

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2018-08-27

Architects and Cost Planners

ACA - SA Roundtable: Architects and Cost Planners

29 August 2018

How can architects and cost planners work together to deliver the best project value? Join the ACA – SA to discuss the issues at its next roundtable discussion on 20 September.

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2018-07-16

The Tools you need

The Tools You Need!

16 July 2018

ACA – Vic/Tas invites you to come along to learn how the ACA Business Toolbox can help you run your business. Book now for this free event on 1 August!  

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2018-07-16

Contract negotiations

Contract Negotiations

16 July 2018

ACA – Qld / NT invites members to participate in a lunchtime presentation with a panel addressing contract negotiations.

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2018-06-05

Business of small practice

The Business of Small Practice Forum

16 July 2018

The ACA – WA is excited to announce the first event in a new series curated specifically for small business.

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2018-05-15

ACA – WA 2018 Calendar of Events

What’s on in WA?

16 February 2018

The ACA – WA Committee has a host of interesting events planned for 2018. Here’s a rundown.

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2018-05-15

WA EOFY lunch

WA EOFY Lunch

15 May 2018

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2018-05-11

WA construction industry

Troubling Times for the WA Construction Industry

10 May 2018

Join the ACA – WA to discuss risk allocation, insolvency and the local precarious state of the construction industry at their next event on 17 May.

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2018-04-17

ACIF 2018 Forecasts

ACIF Forecasts

17 April 2018

The Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) invites ACA members to the Forecasts Breakfast Briefing.

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2018-04-11

NSW event

ACA - NSW/ACT Event: Sustainability Presentation

11 April 2018

Join the ACA – NSW/ACT for a discussion on the 'third wave' of sustainability by architect and educator Tone Wheeler.

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2018-04-07

West End Deli

WA Event: Breakfast at the West End Deli

7 April 2018

Join us for breakfast in Perth and learn more about our new Strategic Plan! 

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2018-04-07

Informed Briefing: Harmonious Sub-consulting

Be Informed Briefing: Harmonious Sub-consulting

7 April 2018

Join informed by Planned Cover for a seminar on developing harmonious relationships between lead consultants and sub-consultants. ACA members receive a discount on these events. 


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2018-03-15

Building resilience

Building Resilience

15 March 2018

Join the ACA – Qld for a discussion on building resilience, staying relevant and achieving business longevity.

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2018-03-15

Welcome to ACA Tasmania

Welcome to ACA Tasmania

15 March 2018

Come along to the first ACA event in Tasmania to find out more about the ACA Toolbox and how we can help you run your business!

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2018-03-12

Managing a Competitive Practice

Managing a Competitive Practice

12 March 2018

Business Management can be challenging. But it's essential to the success of your practice - and the profession.

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2018-03-08

Cybersecurity

Are architects vulnerable to cyber crime?

7 March 2018

Join the ACA – SA for a roundtable on keeping your business safe online.

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2018-03-05

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Welcome to ACA - WA

6 March 2018

Come along to our first event of 2018 to find out more about the ACA Toolbox and how we can help you improve your business. 

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2018-03-05

Social Media for Architects

Social Media for Architects

5 March 2018

Join Martyna Kulczyk for the March ACA Insight on the many benefits of social media.

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2018-02-19

Welcome to ACA – NSW/ACT

Welcome to ACA - NSW/ACT

19 February 2018

Come along to our latest event – Welcome to the ACA – to find out more about the ACA Toolbox and how we can help you run your business!

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2018-02-18

2018 National Webinar Program 2

2018 National Webinar Program

19 February 2018

The ACA is delighted to announce the 2018 ACA Insight National Webinar Program. Put the dates in your diary now!

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2018-02-18

ACA – SA Practice Managers' Group Lunch

ACA - SA Practice Managers Group Lunch

19 February 2018

Join the ACA – SA for the next Practice Managers Lunch on 28 February. Newcomers welcome!

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2018-02-18

Final reminder for Qld event

Final reminder for Qld event!

19 February 2018

Join the ACA – Qld/NT to celebrate great local architecture and the industry’s future leaders.

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2018-02-16

ACA – SA 2018 Calendar of Events

ACA - SA Calendar of Events

19 February 2018

The ACA – SA Committee is delighted to announce its calendar of events for 2018. Put the dates in your diaries!

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2018-02-15

Partial Services and Novation

Be informed Briefing: Partial Services and Novation. The New Normal?

12 March 2018

Join informed by Planned Cover to learn about the consultant’s evolving role, and what this means for your practice.

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2017-11-14

LEOS update

Learning Environment Opportunity Studies - an update

14 November 2017

Are you prepared for the Building Better School program? Join ACA – SA at a roundtable discussion on the Learning Environment Opportunity Study (LEOS) to learn from those who have already used the process. 

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2017-11-12

ACA Xmas Drinks

WA Xmas Drinks

12 November 2017

Join ACA – WA for Christmas Drinks, 23 November at the Alex Hotel. 

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2017-10-26

Fee Proposal Workshops

Fee Proposal Workshops

26 October 2017

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a 10% discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops being held in five cities around Australia in November. 

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2017-10-18

Fees, Agreements and Running a Studio

Fees, Agreements and Running a Studio

17 December 2017

Download the presentations from Fees, Agreements and Running Your Studio.

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2017-10-14

Be informed

Be Informed Briefing: Defective Building Products Update

17 October 2017

An informed by Planned Cover seminar by Lander and Rogers Lawyers in Sydney and Brisbane on the current state of investigations into the cladding issue and the legal framework relevant to construction products.

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2017-10-14

Adrian Hughes

Breakfast with Adrian Hughes QC

14 October 2017

ACA – WA invites members to meet with pre-eminent barrister, Adrian Hughes QC, at an event held in conjunction with Consult Australia and the Society of Construction Law.  

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2017-10-12

Josephine Sukkar

The New Workplace

13 October 2017

Join the ACA – Qld/NT for a lunch presentation by professional company director Josephine Sukkar AM, who will share her experiences of building a successful flexible workforce.

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2017-09-19

ACA SA Roundtable

SA Roundtable - Non-conforming Building Products

19 September 2017

How should architects respond to the use of non-conforming building products? Join ACA – SA and Planned Cover at a roundtable exploring the issues.

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2017-09-19

Qld/NT Trivia night

Save the Date for the Annual QLD/NT Trivia Night

19 September 2017

ACA – Qld/NT invites you to its annual Members’ Dinner and Trivia Night, an evening of architecture, knowledge, competition, camaraderie and fun.

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2017-08-14

Margaret Cribb Child Care Centre Site Visit

Margaret Cribb Child Care Centre Site Visit

15 August 2017

Join ACA – Qld/NT on a site tour of a new UQ child care centre, which is founded upon the principles of Reggio Emilia.

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2017-07-12

Qld / NT update

ACA - Qld/NT update

12 July 2017

Education, procurement, contracts, government assets and non-compliant materials are on the agenda for the ACA – Qld/NT. 

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2017-07-12

Vic Tas event

Architecture and Technology

12 July 2017

Save the date for the ACA – Vic/Tas discussion of the impacts of new technologies on architectural practice.

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2017-07-12

Risky Business

Risky Business

12 July 2017

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a lunchtime discussion of architectural services contract conditions and how to negotiate 'less risky' client service agreements.

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2017-07-11

Informed webinars

ACA Member Offer - 25% Discount on Upcoming informed Webinars

11 July 2017

ACA members can save 25% on two great webinars from informed, as part of the ACA partnership with Planned Cover. 

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2017-07-10

What do architects and mechanical contractors have in common?

Architects and Mechanical Contractors - What Do They Have in Common?

10 July 2017

What do architects and mechanical contractors have in common? A lot, it seems. Join ACA – SA at the next Round Table to find out more.

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2017-06-09

Canberra Roundtable

ACA Canberra Lunch

9 June 2017

Canberra architects – join ACA – NSW/ACT and President Steve Kennedy at an informal round table lunch on Monday 25 June.

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2017-06-08

Project partnering

Project Partnering - the Builder and the Architect

8 June 2017

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a discussion of the benefits of 'project partnering' procurement.

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2017-06-06

WA EOFY lunch

WA EOFY Lunch

6 June 2017

The ACA – WA Committee is delighted to invite you to our next lunch, held in celebration of the end of financial year.

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2017-05-09

Know your award

Know Your Awards? They have changed!

9 May 2017

Join ACA – SA lunch for a special presentation on the Architects Award and other awards relevant to practice.

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2017-04-14

Short form architect client agreement

Announcing the new Short-Form Client-Architect Agreement

11 April 2017

Join ACA – NSW/ACT at an event to launch the latest item in the ACA Toolbox – the new Short-Form Architect-Client Agreement.

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2017-04-12

ACIF Forecasts 2017

ACIF Forecasts Launch - May 2017

12 April 2017

ACIF is launching its new ten-year forecasts for building and construction at the ACIF Briefing in Sydney on Thursday 4 May.

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2017-04-11

BILT ANZ

Talking Tech at BILT

12 April 2017

Co-organiser of BILT ANZ 2017, Ceilidh Higgins, gives us a rundown of the program and points out the value of all architects at all levels keeping abreast of technological change.

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2017-04-02

Procuring Architectural Services

Procuring Architectural Services: An Industry Discussion Paper

28 March 2017

Join the ACA – WA for a discussion event to launch our Industry Discussion Paper on Procuring Architectural Services on April 12.

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2017-04-02

What should you pay your staff?

What Should You Pay Your Staff?

3 April 2017

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2017-02-17

ACA Insight

ACA Insight - the National Webinar Program

20 February 2018

ACA Insight – the National Webinar Program gives all members the opportunity to join a national discussion on the business of architecture.

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2017-02-16

ACA Insight 2017 program

Announcing the ACA Insight 2017 Webinar Program

17 February 2017

The ACA is delighted to announce the 2017 ACA Insight National Webinar Program. Put the dates in your diary now!

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2016-12-14

Save the date

Save the Date - The Future

15 December 2016

Celebrate the new year with industry colleagues and Queensland's future leaders - your recently registered architects.

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2016-11-08

ACA President's Cocktail Party

ACA - WA President's Cocktail Party

8 November 2016

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2016-11-08

QUT Site Tour

QUT Creative Industries Site Tour

8 November 2016

Join ACA – Qld / NT on the last site tour of 2016 – QUT Kelvin Grove Creative Industries Precinct 2. 

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2016-10-23

Fee proposal

ACA Member Offer - Fee Proposal Workshops

15 March 2018

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a 10% discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops around Australia in April 

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2016-10-17

QLD NT Trivia

ACA - QLD/NT 2016 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award

18 October 2016

Ignite your team's competitive spirit at the ACA – QLD/NT Trivia Night on Friday, 4 November 2016 on the Rooftop of Wesley House, Brisbane.

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2016-09-23

 ACA WA Members Luncheon

ACA - WA Members Lunch

22 September 2016

The next ACA - WA luncheon is on October 21.

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2016-09-21

LOCAL CONTENT

Local Content

22 September 2016

Specifying local content is important to South Australia's economy. A recent ACA – SA Round Table explored the issue with Industry Participation Advocate Ian Nightingale.

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2016-09-11

Local Content

ACA SA Roundtable - Local Content

12 September 2016

Join ACA – SA for a roundtable discussion on the benefits of specifying local, featuring industry participation advocate Ian Nightingale.  

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2016-08-30

Architecture and New Media

Architecture and New Media

4 August 2014

The next ACA – Vic/Tas event sees Andrew Maynard and Justine Clark offer their perspectives on architecture and contemporary media. 

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2016-08-16

People @ architecture

People @ architecture - national webinar

16 August 2016

Laraine Sperling focuses on the people of architecture for the August 2016 webinar.

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2016-08-04

DPTI Prequalification survey

ACA - SA: DPTI Prequalification and Contract Changes Survey

5 August 2016

South Australian architects, please take our survey about the SA government prequalification system for consultants, builders and trades.

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2016-08-04

 Coomera Indoor Sports Centre

Coomera's new Indoor Sports Centre

4 August 2016

The August ACA – Qld/NT site visit is to one of the first buildings completed for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. 

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2016-07-13

2016 National Salary Survey

2016 National Salary Survey Webinar

14 July 2016

What are current pay rates in the industry? Gill Matthewson presents analysis of the 2016 ACA National Salary Survey results for the July National Webinar.

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2016-07-12

Nightingale

Future Housing: the Nightingale Model

12 July 2016

Come along to a discussion of the Nightingale Model and the future of housing by James Legge of Six Degrees, presented by ACA – SA and the SA Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects. 

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2016-06-18

WA lunch

WA Lunch

19 June 2016

Join ACA – WA for lunch on Friday June 24 to mix and mingle with fellow members. 

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2016-04-23

Brand and Marketing for Architects

Brand Marketing for Architects

24 April 2016

Join Lindy Johnson at the next ACA – Qld/NT lunchtime event as she outlines the importance of brand and marketing to architectural practices.  

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2016-04-19

ACA SA April

ACA Action in SA

19 April 2016

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2016-03-10

ACA WA Luncheon

ACA - WA Luncheon

10 March 2016

Join ACA – WA for the ACA luncheon.

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2016-03-10

QWB

Event report: Queens Wharf

10 March 2016

Queens Wharf Brisbane: Envisioning the Heart of a “New World City” – a report on ACA – Qld/NT’s February 2016 event.

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2016-03-10

Switch off the Lights 2

Switch off the Lights - Part 2

10 March 2016

How do you shut down an architectural practice? The ACA presents the second webinar on how to close a business.

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2016-02-05

SA Roundtable

ACA - SA Roundtable: Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide

5 February 2016

Have you used ACA's Architects' Time/Cost Calculation Guide? Come to the ACA – SA Round Table, hear all about it and give us your feedback.

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2016-02-03

Why Switch off the LIghts?

Why switch off the lights?

4 February 2016

Why run a webinar on closing down an architecural practice? Isn't that just too depressing? Well, no. Michael Neustein explains.

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2016-01-20

Switch off the lights

Switch off the Lights!

21 January 2016

How do you shut down and architectural practice? The ACA presents two webinars on how to close the curtains and switch off the lights.

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2015-12-02

WA President's Cocktail Party

WA President's Cocktail Party - with pics!

3 December 2015

ACA – WA's Cocktail Party farewelled Richard Young and welcomed Greg Howlett as the new President. 

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2015-12-02

President's Cocktail Party

WA President's Cocktail Party

6 November 2015

Richard Young invites WA members to the President’s Cocktail Party.

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2015-11-03

Drinks on the rooftop

ACA - Qld / NT Christmas Drinks

4 November 2015

You deserve an early finish! Come along to the ACA – Qld / NT Christmas Drinks to celebrate a successful year and the promise of an even better year in 2016.

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2015-10-27

Business of Architecture 3

Business of Architecture - Part Three

27 October 2015

Join Robert Peake for the last webinar in his important and engaging series on the Business of Architecture. 

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2015-10-21

Building Information Modelling, Procurement & Contracts

Building Information Modelling, Procurement & Contracts

22 October 2015

Does BIM require or benefit from new contract provisions and new procurement models? Find out at a breakfast talk by Professor David Mosey in Perth on 13 November.

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2015-10-13

Managing non-compliance

Managing Non-Compliance

14 October 2015

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a panel discussion about managing non-compliance. 

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2015-09-16

The Business of Architecture

The Business of Architecture - Part Two

16 September 2015

Join Robert Peake for part 2 of his important series on the Business of Architecture, where he will discuss financial control, profitability and team you need around you. 

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2015-09-16

Exporting architecure

Exporting architecture

27 September 2015

Please take the ACA’s quick survey on practices working internationally. Do you currently undertake work abroad? Are you interested to? What challenges do you face? How might government best support you?

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2015-09-16

Architects on fire

Architects on Fire and Architectural Deep Knowledge Award

17 September 2015

Come along to Architects on Fire and contest the 2015 Architectural Deep Knowledge Award.

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2015-08-11

Challenges Facing the Professions

The Challenges Facing the Professions

12 August 2015

Join Raymond Spencer, chair of the SA Economic Development Board, at the August ACA – SA Roundtable.

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2015-08-10

Streamlining the Tender Process

Streamlining the Tender Process

11 August 2015

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a lunchtime presentation by Damien Stokes and John Wheeler from Stokes Wheeler about ensuring your tender processes are efficient and effective. 

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2015-08-10

ACA Insight

The Business of Architecture

10 August 2015

The business of running an architectural practice requires ongoing focus from leaders. For the September National Webinar, Robert Peake runs through the main elements of running a business.

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2015-08-06

Outsourcing?

To Outsource or not to Outsource?

7 August 2015

ACA – WA's August seminar looks at the complexities of outsourcing. Book now!

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2015-06-12

Dialogue with Planners

A Dialogue with Planners

13 June 2015

The ACA – SA June Round Table presents a conversation with Planners.

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2015-06-12

Members Luncheon

Members Luncheon

13 June 2015

Join ACA – WA for the June Members Luncheon

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2015-05-12

BIM demystified

Event Report - BIM Demystified

12 May 2015

A brief report on the recent ACA – Qld/NT event, BIM Demystified.

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2015-04-11

BIM demystified

The Devil is in the Data - BIM demystified!

11 April 2015

Let's talk about BIM... Join ACA – Qld/NT for lunch and a presentantion on BIM and what it means for your practice.

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2015-04-11

Succession Planning

Succession Planning

11 April 2015

ACA – WA invites members to the Succession Planning seminar conducted by Steve Goddard.

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2015-04-08

ACA Insight 1

Professional Services Subconsultants

8 April 2015

The first ACA Insight National Webinar for 2015 looks at agreements for Professional Services Subconsultants.  

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2015-03-07

UQ Oral Health Centre

UQ Oral Health Centre - Site Visit

7 March 2015

The UQ Oral Health Centre explores new boundaries in teaching, research and clinical practice – Ben Doolan reports on the ACA – Qld/NT visit.

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2015-03-07

Information Advocacy & new architects

Information, advocacy and new architects

7 March 2015

ACA – WA welcomed new members at a lunch event that saw Steve Kennedy reflect on the role of the ACA in addressing issues facing the profession through information and advocacy.  

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2014-12-14

The Changing World of Architecture

The Changing World of Architecture

15 December 2014

Leigh Robinson reports on the ACA – WA discussion event.

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2014-11-06

The Changing World of Architecture

The Changing World of Architecture

7 November 2014

The way we deliver projects is changing at an ever-increasing rate. Are we keeping up?

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2014-11-05

Fee Structures and Productivity

Fee Structures and Productivity Output

6 November 2014

How do we improve practice profitability? Job-by-job, day-by-day. Greg Wines reports on the discussion at the ACA – Qld/NT’s November event. 

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2014-11-02

Social media strategy

Social Media Strategy and Your Business

3 November 2014

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2014-10-07

Site tour report

Architecture and Healing

7 October 2014

A report on the ACA – Qld/NT site tour to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital. 

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2014-10-07

Architects and Quantity Surveyors

Architects & Quantity Surveyors Event Report

8 October 2014

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2014-10-06

Social media strategies

Social Media Strategies That Get Results

7 October 2014

Join ACA – Qld / NT to learn how to reach clients on social media in a strategic, time effective way.

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2014-10-06

Architects on Fire

Architects on Fire

7 October 2014

A report on the ACA – Qld/NT event.

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2014-09-04

Annual Members Lunch

Congratulations to Queensland's new architects

4 September 2014

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2014-09-04

Site tour

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital Site Tour

4 September 2014

Save the date for the ACA – Qld/NT's next site visit to the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

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2014-09-04

Riverfire

Architectural Quiz and Riverfire Event

4 September 2014

Join ACA – Qld/NT for the inaugural Architectural Quiz and Riverfire event.

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2014-09-01

Architects and Quantity Surveyors

Architects & Quantity Surveyors

2 September 2014

The next ACA – SA Roundtable brings together architects and quantity surveyors. 

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2014-08-04

Architects and Builders

Builder and Architects - Event Report

4 August 2014

Architects and Builders, the July ACA – SA Round Table, canvassed a broad range of matters. Ian Hore outlines the key discussion points.

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2014-07-31

What are we doing to ourselves?

What are We Doing to Ourselves?

31 July 2014

Nic MacCormac reports on a vibrant discussion in Perth on architectural business issues, changes in the industry and how we can adapt to them.

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2014-07-31

Risky business

Risky Business

31 July 2014

ACA – QLD/NT’s July lunch forum in Brisbane, titled ‘Risky Business – a claims overview’, focused on claims trends and recent observations.

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2014-07-08

Risk and Disability Standards

Negotiating the Risk in Disability Standards

8 July 2014

What are the risks involved with disability standards? An event report on ACA – Qld’s lunchtime forum. 

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2014-07-07

Architects and Builders

Architects and Builders Round Table

6 July 2014

The next ACA – SA Roundtable brings together architects and builders to discuss changes and developments in the industry.

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2014-07-07

What are we doing to ourselves?

What are We Doing to Ourselves?

7 July 2014

ACA – WA's next discussion event asks the tough questions!

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2014-07-07

Improving Productivity

Improving Productivity in Construction

7 July 2014

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2014-05-30

ABC Site visit

ABC Site Tour - Report

31 May 2014

A report on ACA – Qld's site visit to the ABC Headquarters

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2014-05-30

ACA Qld lunchtime forum

Negotiating the Risk in the Disability Standards

30 May 2014

ACA – Qld's next lunch forum sees guest speaker Bryce Tolliday address the issue of risk in disability standards.

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2014-05-13

Lawyer, financiers, architects report

Lawyers, Financiers, Architects

13 May 2014

How can financiers, architects and lawyers find better and fairer ways of working together? Ian Hore reports on a recent ACA – SA round table discussion.

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2014-05-02

Head in the cloud

Head in the Cloud

3 May 2014

Is it reassuring or not to be told there are many definitions for ‘the Cloud’? Dean Wood reports and reflects on a recent ACA – WA event.

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2014-03-31

White Card Training

White Card Training

2 March 2017

White Card training for staff of ACA – SA member practices. 

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2014-03-31

CPD Webinars

CPD Webinars - Insurance

1 April 2014

Two webinars from ACA – NSW/ACT on PI insurance. 

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2014-03-27

Lawyers, Financiers & Architects

Lawyers, Financiers & Architects

28 March 2014

Save the date for another ACA – SA Roundtable.

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2014-03-27

SAHMRI_Architects and the new media

Tour, lunch & talk

28 March 2014

ACA – SA has a bumper member event planned for May 5. Save the date now. 

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2014-03-23

Embracing technology

Is Cloud the Answer?

24 March 2014

ACA Qld's April lunchtime forum offers members an opportunity to understand the main drivers behind cloud migration.

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2014-03-18

Building a Business

Building a Successful Architectural Business

21 February 2014

In the first ACA – Vic/Tas event for 2014 Charles Justin will discuss building a successful architectural business, including reflections on his own career and businesses.

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2014-02-09

Brisbane Supreme and District Courts Site Tour 2

Brisbane Supreme & District Courts

10 February 2014

ACA – Qld's first event for 2014 is a site tour of the new Brisbane Supreme and District Courts by Architectus and Guymer Bailey. 

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2014-02-09

ACA Qld NT Events 2017

Queensland Calendar of Events

20 March 2017

ACA – Qld has a full program of site tours and discussion events planned for 2017. 

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2014-02-05

National Competency Standards in architecture

Event Report: NCSA Review

2 February 2014

A roundtable in South Australia canvassed knowledge of and responses to the National Competency Standards in Architecture in the lead-up to the AACA review.

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2014-02-02

HR Policies Protecting your frontline intelligence

Event Report: HR Policies

2 February 2014

Your human resources policies and procedures are in place, but are they implemented and consistently followed?

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2014-02-02

Event Report: Succession Planning

Event Report: Succession Planning

16 July 2013

What will your legacy be? Succession planning was the hot topic at ACA – Qld’s last event for 2013.

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2014-02-02

Client risk management

Event Report: Client Risk Management

17 July 2014

What potential risks might clients present? What are the warning signs? What strategies and structures can architects use to reduce risk? 

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2013-12-10

Architects & Engineers: Venus & Mars?

Architects & Engineers: Venus & Mars?

10 December 2013

An ACA – SA Roundtable between architects and engineers canvassed a range of topics – the current marketplace, the working relationship between architects and engineers, and education.

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