Architects Award 2020

The Architects Award

1 November 2020

Download the current awards here, and understand your obligations under the Architects Award and how the ACA can help.

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Pay rates 2020

2020 Rates of Pay

19 October 2020

The 2020 Industrial Awards pay rates for awards relevant to employees in architectural practices are applicable from 1 November 2020.

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2019 Award Rates

2019 Award Rates

4 May 2020

Updated Federal Industrial Awards pay rates for awards relevant to employees working in architectural practices.

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Architects Award Changes 2020

Architects Award Changes 2020

4 May 2020

The new Architects Award 2020 document came into effect on 4 May 2020. There are notable changes to six clauses. The ACA encourages all members to ensure they understand these changes and their obligations as employers in relation to them. 

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Family and Domestic Violence Leave

New Family and Domestic Violence Leave

14 December 2018

Fair Work has announced new leave entitlements, applicable from 1 August.

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2018 Award changes

2018 Updates to Architects Award

12 December 2018

As the year draws to a close, we take a brief look at the changes made to the Architects Award this year.

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Flexible work

Right to Request Flexible Work

28 November 2018

The Modern Awards include a new clause outlining the right to request flexible work. 

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Termination of Employment

Termination of Employment Clause

29 October 2018

A new award determination requires employers to pay employees within seven days of their termination of employment.

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CASUAL CONVERSION

Converting Casual Employees to Permanent

24 September 2018

The Fair Work Commission has handed down a new determination that will impact ACA members with regular casual employees.

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Architects Award FAQ

Architects Award: FAQ

19 March 2018

The Architects Award sets the minimum standards and wages for the employment of architects, architectural graduates and architecture students. FAQs to help you meet your obligations. 

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Employee or Contractor?

Employee or Contractor?

12 November 2017

Do you understand the difference between an employee and an independent contractor, and what it means for your practice?

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Vehicle allowance

Vehicle allowance

4 November 2015

A brief update on the vehicle allowance in the Architects Award.

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Award Modernisation

Award Modernisation

5 December 2013

Simon Hanger outlines the ACA’s role in the Award Modernisation Process, which led to the Architects Award. 

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