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Legal overview of WA’s WHS changes

9 May 2022

Tom Earls from Fair Work Lawyers provides an overview of the new WHS laws brought into effect in WA in March 2022. Practices need to be aware that there are potentially significant changes to the way that safety in design is dealt with under the new WHS legislation.

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WA Welcome to 2022 Breakfast

12 January 2022

The WA Branch is kicking off the year with a relaxed breakfast shared amongst our committee, members, and special invited guests.

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Managing Small Business Finance in a Crisis

8 April 2020

Join the ACA - WA's Business of Small Practice (BoSP) team and Line Paras from business support agency Counting Clouds on 22 April for a webinar on how to manage small business finance in a crisis.

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Marketing Gold with Rachael Bernstone

25 February 2020

PLEASE NOTE, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO SUPPORT SOCIAL DISTANCING IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19.
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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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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Future Plans, Mentoring & Prizes in WA

4 September 2019

The ACA - WA recaps recent events and future plans, and talks mentoring schemes and prizes.

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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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Congratulations Kukame McPierzie!

4 July 2019

Congratulations to Kukame McPierzie on receiving the WA Emerging Architect Prize from the Australian Institute of Architects.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Welcome Kukame McPierzie

18 August 2018

ACA - WA is pleased to welcome Kukame McPierzie, design director at Gresley Abas, to our branch committee.

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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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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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Wanted: New Committee Members for ACA - WA

7 April 2018

The WA Committee is on the hunt for new members.

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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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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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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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ACA - WA the end of a busy year

17 December 2017

ACA - WA has celebrated the end of a busy year, and there are many plans for the coming year.

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WA Xmas Drinks

12 November 2017

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

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Farewell and Thanks

16 October 2017

Peter Hodge and Greg Howlett are retiring from the ACA - WA Committee. Thanks for all the work and wisdom!

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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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Congratulations Michael Gay

20 September 2017

Congratulations to Michael Gay, ACA - WA’s newest committee member, on being awarded the WA Emerging Architect Prize from the Australian Institute of Architects.

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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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Farewell Theo Gaunt, Welcome Emma Brain

17 April 2017

ACA - WA farewells Theo Gaunt and welcomes Emma Brain as the new branch executive officer.

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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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ACA - WA Update

18 March 2017

Best practice in procurement is top of the agenda for the ACA - WA this year, with several initiatives planned.

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Design WA Submissions

16 February 2017

ACA - WA has submitted responses to four Design WA documents and policies.

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WA 2016 Update

15 December 2016

It has been another busy year for the ACA in WA. President Kieran Wong gives an overview in his speech from the 2016 President's Cocktail Party.

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ACA - WA President's Cocktail Party

8 November 2016

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ACA - WA Welcomes Changes to the DAP System

14 October 2016

ACA - WA welcomes the announcement of amendments and improvements to the Development Assessment Panel (DAP) process in Western Australia by the Hon Donna Faragher MLC, Minister for Planning; Disability Services.

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DAP and DACs in WA - survey report

28 September 2016

The ACA - WA member survey on WA Development Assessment Panel and local authority Design Advisory Committees is providing an important evidence base for advocacy with the Minister for Planning.

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ACA - WA Members Lunch

22 September 2016

The next ACA - WA luncheon is on October 21.

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ACA - WA Survey - How effective are DAP and DAC processes?

4 August 2016

What are your experiences of the WA Development Assessment Panel (DAP) and local authority Design Advisory Committees? Please tell us at a panel discussion on 29 August.

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ACA - WA Election Outcomes

14 July 2016

Welcoming the 2016 ACA - WA Committee

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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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ACA - WA Luncheon

10 March 2016

Join ACA - WA for the ACA luncheon.

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2016 - Continuity and Change at ACA - WA

7 February 2016

New ACA - WA President Greg Howlett introduces himself and ACA plans for 2016.

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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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WA President's Cocktail Party

6 November 2015

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

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Farewell Richard Young

5 November 2015

The ACA wishes Richard Young, the current ACA - WA President, well in his retirement, and welcomes Greg Howlett as the new WA President.

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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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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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Members Luncheon

13 June 2015

Join ACA - WA for the June Members Luncheon

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Succession Planning

11 April 2015

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

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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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Welcoming WA's New Architects

10 February 2015

The next ACA - WA Members’ Lunch welcomes new architects.

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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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WA Members Luncheon

4 September 2014

Join ACA - WA for the next members luncheon.

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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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ACA - WA President's Overview, 2014

7 July 2014

Richard Young, President of ACA - WA, summarises activities of the past year.

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Is Your Head in the Cloud?

13 March 2014

ACA - WA's first event for 2014 asks, What can cloud technology do for an architectural practice?

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PI Insurance & AS 4122 - 2010

29 December 2013

Does signing the AS 4122 - 2010 General Conditions of Contract put your PI insurance at risk? The ACA - WA is working to rectify this. Richard Young, ACA - WA President, outlines the issues and progress thus far.

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WA Architectural Panel - update

3 December 2013

Negotiations continue in WA over the government’s Building Management and Works contracts. Richard Young provides a further update.

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Conditions of Engagement in WA - An Update on Negotiations

11 September 2013

Richard Young reports on progress in addressing concerns about the Architectural Services Panel Conditions of Engagement.

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WA Government Contracts

13 June 2013

An update on ACA - WA's ongoing advocacy for better conditions of engagement in government contracts.

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