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WA Chapter President’s Message

12 Oct 2020

Peter Hobbs, WA Chapter President The time we shake off the cold months and bask in the glorious Perth weather: a time for optimism and re-growth. We are all feeling unbelievably lucky as we view the rest of the world from our splendid isolation. Colleagues tell me that work is picking up; they are employing. […]

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Under-resourced Government Architect’s office set to cost Queenslanders

The Queensland Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects is urgently calling upon both the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and the Liberal National Party (LNP), if elected, to increase the resources and authority of The Office of the Queensland Government Architect. The Office oversees the implementation of good design across the state. According to Michael […]

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From the International Chapter Executive Director

On behalf of the members of the Institute, I would like to pass on congratulations to Julie Eizenberg and Hank Koning, who have recently been elevated to Life Fellows of the Australian Institute of Architects. This is in honour of their long-term significant and distinguished contributions to the profession with eminent careers in practice, design, […]

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Farewell from Queensland’s Practice Committee Chair of 18 years

I was introduced to the Institute about 20 years ago and thrust into the Practice Committee straight away as a final year student by my boss at the time, and President of the Institute, Wayne Petrie. It wasn’t really an option nor a ‘would you like to join’, it was a ‘come along lad’, sort […]

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From the Tasmanian Executive Director

As many of you will have read in the media over the last few days, there has been an investigation by the Ombudsman into delays and poor communication in relation to a complaint made to the Board of Architects of Tasmania. The Ombudsman has made a number of recommendations to the Board of Architects, and […]

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From the SA Chapter President – October 2020

As a first E-news statement as SA Chapter President I am keen to set a tone for the following months; one of considered ambition – that underpins the recent work and looks to clarify clear trajectories. I am lucky enough to be in a position to take on the role; I have the support of […]

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Victorian Architects Assist Outdoor Dining

9 Oct 2020

There is an opportunity for architects to play a critical role in re-opening outdoor dining in the City of Melbourne in the next two weeks. We are seeking expressions of interest from your practice in undertaking some set price work for the City of Melbourne to assist hospitality venues, in various precincts including the CBD, […]

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Q & A with Belinda Allwood, People Oriented Design

8 Oct 2020

Co-chair of EmAGN QLD Genevieve Vella recently caught up with Belinda Allwood to talk all things architecture.  GV: You mention that ‘hardship is fertile ground for opportunity’, can you tell us about some of the opportunity that has occurred in during the previous downturns you have lived through? BA: Through times of economic hardship, I […]

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Federal Budget 2020: Budget Highlights pertinent to the Architecture Profession

7 Oct 2020

As expected, the budget contained measures to deal with assisting the business community during the pandemic and stimulating the economy.  Highlights for the architectural professions include: JobKeeper The JobKeeper Payment will provide continued support until 28 March 2021. The level of payment is being tapered to enable businesses to transition towards their longer‑term plans and a two‑tiered […]

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Construction cliff still a concern in wake of big-spending budget

The Australian Institute of Architects has warned that the 2020 Federal Budget may not be enough to stop the pipeline of new construction projects drying up thereby hampering efforts to create jobs in one of the economy’s biggest employing sectors. Institute CEO Julia Cambage said architects were the canary in the coal mine for the […]

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SONA & EmAGN Lean In | Working with Diversity

Following on from the How to Practice Inclusively Lean In prior our session ‘Working with Diversity’ continued the conversation and expanded the discussion. The session heard from Dr Remi Ahyoko from the UQ Business School and from the Diversity Council Australia, Fiona Austin-Webber and Zach Ghirardello.. Fiona and Zach opened the discussion by providing some […]

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SONA & EmAGN Lean In | How to practice inclusivity

At this session we heard from Catherine Fox – a leading commentator on women and the workforce, an award-winning journalist, author and presenter; Cathleen Fetokai – an emerging Pasifika researcher and the Pasifika Outreach and Retention Officer at Queensland University of Technology; and Daniel Santengelli – the Artistic Director and Co-CEO of Footscray Community Arts Centre, […]

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