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 […]
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 […]
With the agreement of the state and territory architect registration boards around Australia the AACA has developed the Overseas Architect Assessment Program which provides a FastTrack to registration for appropriately experienced overseas architects who are not eligible to apply for registration under our existing mutual recognition arrangements.
Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull has put cities back on the agenda by declaring urban planning a matter of ‘quality of life’. One of Mr Turnbull’s first acts as Prime Minister was to create a new cabinet position of Minister for Cities and the Built Environment.
What makes a good city? Why does great architecture matter? Paul Barclay discusses this with art expert and Griffin lecturer Edmond Capon as well as a developer, an architect and an academic.
Recorded at the National Press Club Canberra. Broadcast 8pm 16 November 2015, or Listen Here.
The National Standard of Competency for Architects (NSCA) is the overarching document that establishes the Standard for architectural education and assessment of professional competency prior to registration as an Architect in Australia. The Standard describes what is reasonably expected of a person who can demonstrate the standard of skill, care and diligence widely accepted in […]
One step closer! The Productivity Commission’s Review into Mutual Recognition Schemes published on 25 September 2015 recommends that State and Territory Governments should make the legislative changes necessary to implement the proposed National Recognition of Architects’ Registration scheme. See here for the full report. http://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/mutual-recognition-schemes/report
For those with overseas qualifications to complete the first session of the Architectural Practice Examination (APE) in 2016 you must finalise your Stage 2 Overseas Qualifications Assessment by Friday 30th October 2015.
Have you got an overseas qualification and want to get registered?
See our Overseas Qualificaitons Assessment page for more information.
New research on the architectural profession in Australia
The AACA study provides a detailed benchmarking comparison of requirements in each jurisdiction, viewable through a customisable online matrix on the website. A new profile of the Australian architectural sector is also downloadable as a companion document to the study. Please view findings at: comparison.aaca.org.au