ACA Insight 1

Professional Services Subconsultants

8 April 2015

The first ACA Insight National Webinar for 2015 looks at agreements for Professional Services Subconsultants.  

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TimeCostCalculationGuide

Architects’ Time/Cost Calculation Guide

9 February 2015

The Architects’ Time/Cost Calculation Guide is a vital tool to assist practices in assessing the time and associated costs involved in providing an appropriate level of service for a broad range of building types. 

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Authority and expertise

The Gap Between Authority and Expertise - BIM and Government Procurement

12 April 2015

John Held reflects on the importance of the educated government client and architects who have a sophisticated understanding of the client organisation.

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Negotiating

Are You Negotiating Against Yourself?

12 April 2015

Ian Motley argues that fee erosion is often the result of standard negotiation tactics. He explains how to recognise when you are ‘negotiating against yourself’  and how to avoid it. 

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PPP

Public Private Partnerships For Procurement

13 April 2015

PPP projects do not always deliver all that is claimed – and architects rarely benefit. Ann Gorey reflects on the perceived advantages, claimed benefits and actual costs of this common procurement method.  

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Professional Services Subcontract

Professional Services Subcontract

10 February 2015

A new Professional Services Subcontract is available for members to use when a back-to-back agreement is required with the Lead Consultant.

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Harper Review

Harper Review

11 April 2015

Mario Dreosti outlines the sections of the Competition Policy Review that are of immediate relevance to the profession.

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Blue Turtle Fee Workshops

Fee Proposal Workshop Series 2015

12 April 2015

Blue Turtle is offering ACA members a 10% discount on its Fee Proposal Workshops being held in five cities around Australia in May. 

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Champions of Change

Champions of Change

15 April 2015

Sydney-based representatives from top Australian architecture practices have signed up for the first Male Champions of Change program in architecture. Leone Lorrimer reports on the launch event, the initiative, and what it means for Australian architecture. 

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Kennedy's Timbers

Kennedy's Timbers site tour

14 April 2015

Join ACA – Qld/NT for a site tour at Kennedy's Timber.

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