VICTORIA / TASMANIA

The Victoria / Tasmania Branch leads the ACA’s work on industrial relations and Award-related activities. 

ACA – Vic/Tas also focuses on developing resources to assist architects to run their businesses effectively and efficiently.

The branch runs quarterly events on key business practice matters and represents the profession on various committees and advisory boards. 

 

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Vic / Tas update

December Update from Vic/Tas

10 December 2018

The ACA – Vic/Tas branch has had a busy year, with a range of insightful events, continuing development of ACA tools, and important input to the Fair Work Commission.

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Long Service Leave

Long Service Leave Changes

17 October 2018

The Victorian Government has expanded the rights of employees regarding long service leave, effective from 1 November. 

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Presentations on State School Projects available

10 October 2018

The recent ACA – Vic/Tas presentation on State School Projects was a great success, with excellent attendance and enlightening presentations on the VSBA process. Now you can download them! 

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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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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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2018 Award pay rates

2018 Award Rates

4 June 2018

Updated Federal Industrial Awards pay rates for the Architects Award – effective from 1 July. 

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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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Vic Tas update

The latest from ACA - Vic/Tas

12 April 2018

The ACA – Vic/Tas committee is focusing on updates to key ACA business tools.

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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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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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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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A Year of Projects for ACA - Vic/TAS

17 December 2017

This year has been a fruitful one for ACA – Vic/Tas. The branch has developed and revised resources for the ACA Business Toolbox, negotiated the review of the Architects Award and established a new event series to increase opportunities for discussion and networking. 

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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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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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Business Systems survey results

Business Systems Survey Results

14 October 2017

Do you know where to start when choosing a new business management system for your practice? 

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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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ACA VIC/TAS UPDATE

ACA - Vic/Tas update

11 July 2017

ACA – Vic/Tas continues to work hard behind the scenes, and announces a new quarterly event program. 

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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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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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Do unto others

Do Unto Others

15 December 2016

ACA National President Steve Kennedy wishes all well, and urges architectural practices to look forward to 2017 with 'optimism for ourselves but also with optimism and generosity towards our staff'. 

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Vic Tas 2016 Update

Vic/Tas 2016 Update

15 December 2016

President Paul Viney outlines the achievements of ACA – Vic/Tas for 2016.

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ACA Financial Training

ACA Financial Training

15 December 2016

Greg Isaac provides an overview of the recent financial training program undertaken by all ACA elected members.

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ACIF Nov 2016 forecasts

ACIF Forecasts - November 2016

10 November 2016

ACIF has released is Construction Industry Forecast for November 2016.

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2016 AGM

ACA 2016 Annual General Meeting

10 November 2016

2016 ACA Annual General Meeting – Monday 12 December.

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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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Vic Tas Election outcomes

ACA - VIC/TAS Election Results

17 October 2016

Welcoming the 2016 ACA – VIC/TAS Treasurer.

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EUreka

The Future of the Industry - Architecture and Engineering

17 July 2014

What is the future for architecture and engineering? Management for Design's next event canvasses the issues. 

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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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ACA Vic Tas Election

ACA - Vic/Tas Election Notice

29 August 2016

Nominations are now open for the ACA – VIC/TAS election for Branch Treasurer.

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Architects in Australia

Architects in Australia

18 May 2016

Insightful reports by Gill Matthewson chart the professional profile of architects and the industry’s growth and development in recent years through the 2001, 2006 and 2011 Censuses. 

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ACA Vic Tas Presidents Report

ACA - Vic/Tas President's Report, 2014

8 July 2014

Simon Hanger, ACA – Vic/Tas President, outlines the branches achievements and activities over the past year, along with initiatives for the coming year.

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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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Simon Hanger

Thank you Simon Hanger!

2 December 2015

Enthusiastic, committed and generous, Simon Hanger is retiring from the ACA after sixteen years of service.

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Compulsory CPD

CPD now Compulsory in Victoria

13 August 2015

The ARBV advises that continuing professional development is now compulsory in Victoria. 

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VBA

Non-compliant materials

6 June 2015

The Victorian Building Authority is contacting building practitioners – including architects – to identify the possible use of non-compliant building material in the construction of buildings in Victoria. 

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New Architects Regulations

Architects Regulations 2015

12 May 2015

New Architects Regulations in Victoria come into effect 19 May.

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Construction market report

Construction Market Report

9 February 2015

What are the economic forecasts for your state? The ACIF Construction Market Report is out now.

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Vic Tas 2015

Welcome to 2015

3 February 2015

Simon Hanger welcomes ACA – Vic/Tas members to the year ahead. 

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Presenting to Govt

Presenting to Government

15 October 2014

How architects present in government contexts can have a large impact on their chances of getting the job, or gaining support for a project. Jill Garner, Victorian Associate Government Architect, offers some tips. 

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Vale James Earle

Vale Jim Earle

5 October 2014

Farewell to Jim Earle from ACA – Vic/Tas. 

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Fixed fee scale

New Fixed Fee Scale from Victoria's Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

2 September 2014

Good news on architects fees from Victoria.

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Welcome new members

Welcome new ACA members

4 August 2014

The ACA is delighted to welcome new members across Australia. 

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Farewell

Farewell from the ACA - Vic / Tas

4 August 2014

Thanks to John Castles, Jim Earle and Struan Gilfillan for their long commitment to the ACA and the profession.

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VicSmart

VicSmart

9 July 2014

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Building a business

10 Principles for Building an Architectural Business

31 May 2014

How do you build an architectural business? Charles Justin offers 10 principles to guide a practice.  

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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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Design Island

19 February 2014

Jack Birrell reports on the TADA Awards, a new program firmly establishing Tasmania's creative presence.

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Fee proposal workshop

Fee Proposal Workshops

4 November 2015

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops being held around the county in November.

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National Salary Survey

National Salary Survey

3 April 2018

The ACA National Salary Survey provides important data on architectural salaries across Australia. 

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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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ARBV Update

ARBV Update

2 February 2014

An update from Simon Hanger on the integration of the ARBV into the new Victorian Building Authority.

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The State of Play in Tasmania

The State of Play in Tasmania

8 January 2014

Jack Birrell provides an update on things Tasmanian.

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SAFE DESIGN PROFORMA

Safe Design Proformas

30 August 2016

The ACA's Safe Design Proformas help architects to meet their obligations under the Model Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and state-specific regulations.

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Vale Ross Langdon

6 December 2013

Jack Birrell pays tribute to Ross Langdon on behalf of the ACA. 

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