Two-Part Contract Administration Course

22 February 2023

The ACA has developed a two-part seminar on contract administration in conjunction with Dr. Harm Hollander, Doctor of Creative Industries (QUT) and Angela Yates, Partner at Moray & Agnew Lawyers. It’s a critical skill for architectural practices.


This March seminar will include 2 x 1.5 hrs sessions, a week apart. The delivery will include interactive tasks and discussions. Topics will include building contract types, the tender management process, contract negotiation, and common and advanced contract workings. See speaker bios below.

Who should attend?

The seminar will benefit graduates and registered architects at all levels.


Session 1 – 1.5 hrs (Thursday 16 March)
Session 2 – 1.5 hrs (Thursday 23 March)

WA 8.30am / NT 10am / QLD 10.30am / SA 11am / NSW, VIC, TAS 11.30am


3 formal points

Learning outcomes
On completion of this two-part seminar, participants will:

Understand how to run a competitive tender and what options might be available, to understand the fundamentals of how to superindent a contract including all the fundamental sections such as RFI’s, Variations, Payment Claims and Defects.

Appropriate AACA competencies that will be covered: PC 52, PC 57, PC 58


Members: $350 p/p (+GST)
Non-Members $400 p/p (+GST)


Further details will be issued upon registration.


Reserve your place by 1pm Wednesday 15 March 2023.

Enquiries to Sharon Knighton (0431) 369 320 or

  • Dr Harm Hollander
  • Angela Yates


Dr Harm Hollander

Harm Hollander is a practising architect who feels at home in designing and being involved in all steps of procuring complex projects. A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects, Harm has also lectured in Construction, Professional Studies and Design at various universities. He has developed comprehensive skills in leading large projects from commencement to completion, working meticulously through brief, design and delivery challenges. As a recent graduate with a Doctorate of Creative Industries, Harm remains the student in seeking further improvement towards better design outcomes.

Angela Yates

Angela Yates is a Partner at Moray & Agnew. She is a trusted specialist insurance lawyer and commercial litigator with over 20 years experience in insurance law. She has extensive experience in professional indemnity and public liability claims with a particular interest in complex and commercially sensitive disputes.