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US/Australia/New Zealand MRA now in force

Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRA) between the architectural licensing authorities of the United States, Australia, and New Zealand enables Australian architects to gain registration in 29 US jurisdictions that have agreed thus far to these arrangements. Alabama Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, […]

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Pathways to Registration as an Architect in Australia

The National Standard of Competency for Architects (NSCA) underpins all programs that lead registration as an Architect  in Australia.The Standard identifies the primary activities that are fundamental to the practice of architecture and in relation to which an architect is expected to demonstrate competence in the delivery of professional services. Architects in AustraliaIn each state […]

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Excellent results in the 2015/16 National Program of Assessment (NPrA) Results

67% of candidates who completed the NPrA Program for 2015/16 were successful. The NPrA is a competency based assessment for practitioners who have substantial skills and experience in the architectural profession, but do not have a recognised qualification. Successful completion of the NPrA provides entry to the Architectural Practice Examination. Submissions are accepted from candidates […]

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AACA – New location, New Look

In August 2016, the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia (AACA) moved its head office from Canberra to Sydney. The move is part of a renewal process that started in 2014 with the appointment of Kate Doyle as CEO.

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AASA Project to practice – Last chance to register

Last chance to register The AASA Project to Practice commences this Friday with Indy Johar / Architecture OO and Laura Lee / Architect, FAIA, Hon. FRAI. Friday September 30th & Saturday October 1st 2016 The Call to Action The need for innovation in Australia has never been more urgent. As our economy adjusts to a […]

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AACA Director Catherine Townsend appointed as ACT Government Architect

New Government Architect brings valuable local knowledge to position Media Release: 31 August 2016 The ACT has a new Government Architect following the appointment of Catherine Townsend, Minister for Planning and Land Management Mick Gentleman said today. “I am delighted to announce the appointment of Catherine Townsend of Townsend + Associates Architects (T+AA) to the […]

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AACA is Moving to Sydney

AACA’s office is moving from Canberra to Sydney.

Our new postal address is:
PO Box A2575
SYDNEY SOUTH NSW 1235

Courier deliveries to:
Regis, Level 4
95 Pitt Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000

Rebuilding the Team
Interested in working for the AACA? Check vacancies here

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