2020-02-26

Michael Lewarne

Michael Lewarne

26 February 2020

Vice President of the NSW/ACT branch Michael Lewarne discusses his early career, lessons learned in practice, and the value of thinking critically, maintaining curiosity, and making space for opportunities along the way.

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2020-02-26

NSW/ACT event

Work, Practice and Parenting

26 February 2020

Please join the ACA – NSW/ACT branch for an evening of lively discussion on how to juggle home and work, practice and parenting with presenters Melonie Bayl-Smith and Michael Lewarne.

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2020-02-26

SA Welcome breakfast

SA Welcome Breakfast 2020

26 February 2020

The ACA – SA Committee kicked off the year in style with a delicious breakfast spread at the President’s Welcome Breakfast on 13 February.

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2020-02-25

Changes to the Clerks Award

Annualised Salaries - changes to the Clerks Award

25 February 2020

Changes to the Clerks Award insert new rules about annual salaries, with changes coming into effect from the first full pay period on or after 1 March 2020.

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2020-02-25

Marketing Gold

Marketing Gold with Rachael Bernstone

25 February 2020

Don’t miss the WA branch’s next Lunch and Learn event on 20 March, when communications expert Rachael Bernstone will share her tips on how to turn your awards entries into marketing gold. 

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2020-02-21

Climate Change

Climate Change Consideration in Design

21 February 2020

informed by Planned Cover Risk Manager Kathryn Budd offers advice on managing your risk and your professional obligations related to environmental standards and climate change. What is the role of construction industry professionals in making positive change?

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2020-02-21

Role of the Superintendent

Understanding the Many and Varied Roles of a Superintendent

21 February 2020

informed by Planned Cover is offering ACA members a special discounted rate for a national webinar on 19 March on the role of the superintendent on a construction project.

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2020-02-19

ArtMade Architects

Client Choice Awards Finalists 2020

19 February 2020

The ACA is delighted to congratulate ACA member ArtMade Architects for being named as Best Architecture Firm (<$30m revenue) in the Client Choice Awards.

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2020-02-10

Lee Hillam

Tips for Pro Bono Work

10 February 2020

Dunn and Hillam Director Lee Hillam shares her experiences and tips about incorporating pro bono work into practice in a sustainable way.

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2020-02-04

AACA NPrA

2020 National Program of Assessment

4 February 2020

Applications for the AACA’s 2020 National Program of Assessment (NPrA) close 28 February 2020.

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2020-02-04

Rob Stent Lesson from Black Saturday

Architects’ Potential for Community Recovery

4 February 2020

As architects discuss how best to support recovery from the current bushfires, it is helpful to reflect on previous experiences and processes. What can we learn? Rob Stent’s examination of the recovery process after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires provides cautionary insight and suggestions for the future. 

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2020-02-04

ACA Bushfire response

2020-01-31

AACA Survey

Survey on National Standard of Competency for Architects

31 January 2020

The AACA seeks feedback on the National Standard of Competency for Architects. Have your say. Take the survey now!

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2020-01-29

Five Questions - Ninotschka Titchkosky

Working Closely with Bushfire-Affected Communities

29 January 2020

BVN co-CEO Ninotschka Titchkosky revisits the rebuilding of the Narbethong Community Hall and offers some invaluable advice about bushfire recovery work.

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2020-01-26

Lunch Presentation Bronwyn Weir

The Architect’s Role in Industry Reform

26 January 2020

Join the ACA – QLD/NT committee and guest speaker Bronwyn Weir for a special lunch presentation in Brisbane on Thursday 5 March on the architect’s role in industry reform. Book now for this unmissable event.

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2020-01-19

Bushfire Response

Resources for the Bushfire Crisis

19 January 2020

Unprecedented nationwide bushfire activity in 2019–2020 has had devastating and wide-ranging impacts, not just on those who have seen their homes and properties destroyed or damaged by the bushfires, but also businesses suffering financial hardship. This Resource Roundup includes updated information, resources and other pertinent links.

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2020-01-12

After the Fire: Be Patient, Considerate and Strategic

After the Fire: Be Patient, Considerate and Strategic

12 January 2020

Kim Irons of Irons McDuff Architecture cautions patience to those keen to offer aid to those affected by the bushfires.

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2019-07-09

Pay Equity

Pay Equity: Resources & Reading

9 July 2019

The issue of pay equity has been on the agenda for Australian governments and business for decades, but pay disparities remain a persistent problem in many workplaces.

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2019-05-27

Resource Roundup

Resources for Mental Health

27 May 2019

There are a number of excellent organisations providing a range of initiatives and services to support Australians living with mental illness. 

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2019-05-08

Cloud computing

Cloud Computing

8 May 2019

Deloitte Private Principal Adam Russell explores how cloud computing and balanced strategic decision making can drive performance and growth.

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2019-03-04

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Melonie Bayl-Smith

4 March 2019

Bijl Architecture founder and director Melonie Bayl-Smith shares the key lessons she has learned in practice, the value of mentoring programs, and the many benefits she has gained from involvement with professional organisations.

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Building Quality

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ACA Business Toolbox

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2016-08-30

Employment Information

2016-06-13

ACA Business Toolbox

2016-05-18

Measuring up

Measuring Up

18 May 2016

A new report aims to explore new futures for architecture and new ways of measuring the contribition already made by the industry. 

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2015-12-03

Free Trade Agreement Resources

3 December 2015

The Federal Government has developed resources to help businesses make the most of the free trade agreements with South Korea, Japan and China. 

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2015-05-12

ATO Benchmarks

12 May 2015

The ATO has released its 2015 performance benchmarks for architecture. 

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Member logos

The ACA is pleased to provide ACA logos for members use. 

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2015-04-12

10 Principles for Procuring Better Outcomes

Ten Principles for Procuring Better Outcomes

12 April 2015

The RIBA has released guidelines to explain how client organisations can get the best possible outcomes when they procure architectural services.

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Branches

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ACA Press

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2014-05-13

Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice

13 May 2014

The Parlour Guides to Equitable Practice aim to help Australian architecture move towards a more equitable profession; one that offers opportunity for all and is better positioned to meet contemporary challenges.

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Join the ACA

2014-03-31

GUIDE TO HIRING  NEW EMPLOYEES

Guide to Hiring New Employees

31 March 2014

A new guide for small business from the Fair Work Ombudsman.

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Email Privacy

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ACA Action

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2014-02-04

ACA Branches

4 February 2014

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2014-02-02

Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot

Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot

2 February 2014

Consult Australia has released its 2013 Workforce Diversity Industry Snapshot. 

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2014-01-30

Editorial policy & submissions

30 January 2014

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2014-01-30

Pay equity

Pay equity

30 January 2014

Equal Pay Day draws attention to the pay disparity between men and women. We list some resources to help you ensure this is not an issue in your practice. 

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2014-01-30

Specialist advice

Advice for members

30 January 2014

The ACA assists members with formal and informal advice in a range of areas relating to the business of architecture.

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2014-01-29

Benefits of ACA Membership

29 January 2014

The ACA helps architectural businesses of all sizes to operate efficiently and productively. We provide timely information, promote debate and advocate for better business and employment practices. 

Join today to make the most of our resources, networks and expertise, and to help make a difference in the profession!

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2014-01-29

ACA WIRE
What do Architects do in a Financial Crisis?

The Autumn 2013 issue of Architect Victoria canvases the question.

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2014-01-29

ACA WIRE
American Institute of Architects Foresight Report

The 2014 Foresight Report aims to “highlight key trends and to outline their impact” on architectural business in the US and on current and future practice. It also includes strategies immediately related to business, marketing, operations, practice and design and firm leadership.It is available now from the American Institute of Architects. A PDF version can be purchased for $US 10 from the AIA Store.  

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2014-01-29

ACA WIRE
RIBA Future Trends Survey

The RIBA Future Trends survey “monitors business and employment trends affecting the profession” in the UK on a monthly basis.

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2014-01-25

Architects & Social Media

Architects & Social Media

25 January 2014

How can architects use social media effectively for business and professional development?

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2014-01-25

Architecture & Marketing

Architecture & Marketing

25 January 2014

A collection of articles to help you think about the role of marketing in your practice.

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2014-01-25

Practice Structures

Practice Structures

25 January 2014

A roundup of discussions elsewhere about the structure and ownership models of architectural practices.

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2014-01-25

Salaries

Salaries

25 January 2014

The international discussion of architecture salaries continues with a number of ongoing projects.

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2013-12-28

About Cbus

28 December 2013

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2013-12-13

Notice under Section 159 of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009

13 December 2013

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2013-12-13

Changes to the ACA-Australia Constitution

13 December 2013

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2013-12-12

Member notices

12 December 2013

The ACA sends out a range of notices to members in relation to legal requirements under the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Act 2009 and the ACA Constitution. 

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2013-12-11

Our Partners

11 December 2013

The ACA is generously supported by principal partners and sponsors at both national and state levels. This support enables us to lead the discussion of the business of architecture and to provide excellent resources to members.

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2013-12-11

Annual reports & financial reports

11 December 2013

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2013-12-10

Association of Consulting Architects

10 December 2013

The Association of Consulting Architects (ACA) leads the discussion on business matters in architecture in Australia and is the key body representing architectural employers in Australia.

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2013-12-10

Branches

10 December 2013

The ACA has branches in all states. Each branch brings a slightly different focus to its activities. This diversity means that the branches work together in a complementary way at a national level.

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2013-12-10

Staying up to date

10 December 2013

The ACA keeps you up to date with what matters in the business of architecture.

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2013-12-10

Copyright

10 December 2013

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2013-12-09

Join now!

9 December 2013

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2013-12-09

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. 

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2013-12-04

National Executive Committee

4 December 2013

The ACA National Executive Committee is guided by the ACA Strategic Plan. The committee meets regularly to identify opportunities and needs relating to the business of architecture. 

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2013-12-03

Disclaimer

3 December 2013

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2013-12-03

Privacy Policy

3 December 2013

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2013-11-13

Government as smart client

Government as Smart Client & Procurement Case Studies

13 November 2013

An excellent guide to procurement from the Office of the Victorian Government Architect.

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2013-07-08

Construction Industry Report

Construction Industry Report

8 July 2013

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the Private Sector Construction Industry Report for the 2011–2012 financial year. 

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