Welcome Kieran Wong

A Message from Kieran Wong, ACA National President Elect

14 July 2017

Kieran Wong, ACA National President Elect, introduces himself and plans for the future of the ACA.

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Thanks Steve Kennedy

Thank you Steve Kennedy!

13 July 2017

Steve Kennedy led the ACA for five years as National President. We pay tribute to Steve’s work, energy, enthusiasm and commitment, while he considers all that has been achieved and work still to be done. 

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Procurement in WA

Procurement in WA: Government as ‘model client’

25 July 2017

A joint submission to the WA Commission of Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects.

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ACA Short Form Architect Client Contract

New ACA Short Form Architect Client Agreement Webinar

10 July 2017

Join Christopher Larcos for an ACA Insight webinar on the new ACA Short Form Architect Client Agreement.

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ACA Business Toolbox
KNOW YOUR AWARD
Agi Sterling

Welcome Agi Sterling

10 July 2017

Introducing Agi Sterling, the new ACA – NSW / ACT President, and her plans for the year ahead.

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Congrats John Held

Congratulations John Held!

21 June 2017

The ACA is thrilled to congratulate John Held, ACA – SA President, whose tireless work for the profession has been recognised with the 2017 Sir James Irwin President's Medal. 

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Step up!

Step Up, Don’t Step Back

13 July 2017

John Held argues that stepping up to the small stuff is also the path to improving the profession's wider role in society.

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Award pay rates 2017

Federal Industrial Awards Pay Rates from 1 July 2017

7 June 2017

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

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Five tips for successful novation

Five Tips for Successful Novation

10 July 2017

For better or worse, it seems that novation is here to stay. So, how can consultants get the best outcomes on novated projects? Wendy Poulton of informed suggested five key factors that can lead to a better novation experience.

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What do architects and mechanical contractors have in common?

Architects and Mechanical Contractors - What Do They Have in Common?

10 July 2017

What do architects and mechanical contractors have in common? A lot, it seems. Join ACA – SA at the next Round Table to find out more.

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6 Business Tips

6 Business Tips for Architects

6 June 2017

How do you increase the value of your business and put your clients front and centre? Lindy Johnson shares six helpful tips.

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Where to from here
Budget and super

Federal Budget, Superannuation and Your Business

8 June 2017

The 2017/18 Federal Budget includes a few announcements that may impact both your business and your employees. ACA corporate partner Cbus provides an update.

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New NSW Planning Code

NSW releases new simplified Housing Code

21 June 2017

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Supporting Mental Health

Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace

10 July 2017

The topic of mental health is receiving increasing attention in architecture. So, how can you ensure that your practice is safe and healthy? ACA partner Cbus works with SuperFriend to provide knowledge and resources about mental health, some of which is shared below. 

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Business development

Business Development for Architects

6 June 2017

Join Lindy Johnson for the August ACA Insight on business development for architects – the second of two webinars on business and marketing for architectural practices.

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Qld / NT update

ACA - Qld/NT update

12 July 2017

Education, procurement, contracts, government assets and non-compliant materials are on the agenda for the ACA – Qld/NT. 

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Vic Tas event

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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Informed webinars

ACA Member Offer - 25% Discount on Upcoming informed Webinars

11 July 2017

ACA members can save 25% on two great webinars from informed, as part of the ACA partnership with Planned Cover. 

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ACA SA update

News from South Australia

13 July 2017

John Held with all the news from South Australia.

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