Where to From Here

Where to From Here: It's Not Even Architecture

19 May 2016

As young practitioners and thinkers deeply invested in our profession's future, Jenna Holder and Athanasios Lazarou consider the issues and make a strong call for collective action. Part of the ACA's Where to From Here series, which invites reflections on the recent ACA SA State of the Profession research. 

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Where to from here

Where to From Here? The View From an Emerging Practice

19 May 2016

Sonia Sarangi and Michael Smith of Atelier Red and Black argue that we need to understand and 'own' the changes facing the profession, to help make them work for rather than against us. 

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Where to Next

Architecture's State of Play: Where to Next

20 May 2016

Michael Pilkington takes a close look at the ACA – SA State of the Profession research, and argues we must take a ‘let's make the cake bigger’ approach to both practice and the way serve the community, “because, simply, we can and we do live fundamentally for some kind of human-betterment”. 

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Attracting and retaining great employees

Attracting and retaining great employees

17 May 2016

Competition for good architectural staff is keen across much of Australia at the moment. Salaries matter, but as Krista Shearer from Bespoke points out, there are other things your practice can do to attract and retain good people – and people rarely move for salary alone.

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Architects in Australia

Architects in Australia

18 May 2016

Insightful reports by Gill Matthewson chart the professional profile of architects and the industry’s growth and development in recent years through the 2001, 2006 and 2011 Censuses. 

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2016 Budget Impact Survey Analysis

What Does the 2016 Federal Budget Mean For Architects?

17 May 2016

The 2016 Budget Impact Survey indicates a fairly neutral overall response to the 2016 Federal Budget by architectural practices. The good news is that a over half of respondents are busier than last year, although not all are more profitable. John Held considers the findings. 

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Budget Impact Survey findings

2016 Budget Impact Survey - Findings

16 May 2016

The results of this year's ACA Federal Budget Impact Survey.

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SAFE DESIGN PROFORMA

Safe Design Proformas

6 December 2013

The ACA's Safe Design Proformas help architects to meet their obligations under the Model Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and state-specific regulations.

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ACIF Forecasts

ACIF Forecasts - May 2016

18 May 2016

The Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) has released its building and construction industry forecasts for May 2016.

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Federal Budget Internship program

Federal Budget New Internship Program

19 May 2016

The 2016 Federal Budget includes an internship program. Details are scant, but the ACA is keeping a watching brief on the initiative and what it means in relation to the Architects Award.

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Award review

Award Review

19 May 2016

The ACA is seeking members’ input into the upcoming review of the Architects Award.

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NCC 2016

National Construction Code 2016

2 May 2016

The 2016 National Construction Code is in effect from Monday 2 May, 2016.

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Measuring up

Measuring Up

18 May 2016

A new report aims to explore new futures for architecture and new ways of measuring the contribition already made by the industry. 

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ACA Insights

ACA Insight - the National Webinar Series

4 February 2015

ACA Insight – the National Webinar Series gives all members the opportunity to join a national discussion on the business of architecture.

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AusSearch ACA

ACA + AusSearch

5 November 2015

‘AusSearch for ACA Members’ is an online service that enables fast and efficient searching for the documents you need for site analysis and property services.

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National Salary Survey

National Salary Survey

13 April 2015

The ACA National Salary Survey provides important data on architectural salaries across Australia.

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