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National Listing of Architects in Australia

A new portal, Architects in Australia,  has been launched to provide a range of information relating to registration as an Architect in the states and territories of Australia. It includes a list of individual Architects practising in those jurisdictions.

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Review of the National Competency Standards in Architecture (NCSA)

The AACA conducts a review of all its processes at five yearly intervals to ensure their continuing relevance.  As part of that process a review of the National Competency Standards in Architecture (NCSA) is underway. A series of Fora will shortly be conducted around Australia.  Details are contained in the attached invitation. A copy of the […]

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Review of the AACA Architectural Practice Examination (APE)

The AACA conducts a review of all its processes at five yearly intervals to ensure their continuing relevance.  A review of the Architctural Practice Examination (APE) was completed recently, as a result of which the AACA APE documentation has been updated (documentation is available on the Publications page).

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What’s happening

Australia has now signed Bi-lateral Agreements under the APEC Architect framework with Chinese Taipei and Japan, and a Tri-lateral Agreement with Singapore and New Zealand.

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Review of Graduate Equivalence (RGE)

AACA has developed a new process, as part of the  assessment of overseas academic qualifications in architecture for the purpose of meeting the academic requirements leading to the process of registration as an architect in Australia.   People with overseas qualifications in architecture who no longer have their student portfolio, but who meet certain other criteria, […]

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