The Architects Award
Download the current awards here, and understand your obligations under the Architects Award and how the ACA can help.
2020 Rates of Pay
The 2020 Industrial Awards pay rates for awards relevant to employees in architectural practices are applicable from 1 November 2020.
2019 Award Rates
Updated Federal Industrial Awards pay rates for awards relevant to employees working in architectural practices.
Architects Award Changes 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.
New Family and Domestic Violence Leave
Fair Work has announced new leave entitlements, applicable from 1 August.
2018 Updates to Architects Award
As the year draws to a close, we take a brief look at the changes made to the Architects Award this year.
Right to Request Flexible Work
The Modern Awards include a new clause outlining the right to request flexible work.
Termination of Employment Clause
A new award determination requires employers to pay employees within seven days of their termination of employment.
Converting Casual Employees to Permanent
The Fair Work Commission has handed down a new determination that will impact ACA members with regular casual employees.
Architects Award: FAQ
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.
Employee or Contractor?
Do you understand the difference between an employee and an independent contractor, and what it means for your practice?
A brief update on the vehicle allowance in the Architects Award.
Simon Hanger outlines the ACA’s role in the Award Modernisation Process, which led to the Architects Award.