2020 Queensland Architecture Awards | Mon Repos Turtle Centre | KIRK | Photographer: Scott Burrows

Queensland CHAPTER

The Queensland Chapter identifies and responds to issues that stand to impact the profession and our members.

We deliver a variety of activities aligned with the Institute’s strategic plan, including mentorship programs for student members and a program of Chapter awards and prizes. We liaise with local and state bodies as well as authorities to promote and represent the interests of our members and the community.

The Queensland Chapter acknowledges the Yuggera and Turrbal peoples as the traditional owners of the site on which our office stands. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging.

Programs and Activities

Casuarina House | Vokes and Peters | Photographer: Christopher Frederick Jones

The Institute is committed to developing and promoting a strong architectural profession and advocating for safer, more sustainable communities. Learn about local and national advocacy initiatives.

QUT Peter Coaldrake Education Precinct | Wilson Architects and Henning Larsen Architects, Architects in Association | Photographer: Christopher Frederick Jones

Our Chapter and National Awards programs are an opportunity for public and peer recognition of the valuable contribution architecture makes to our communities locally, nationally and internationally.


Park Road House | LineburgWang | Photographer: Christopher Frederick Jones

Continuing Professional Development is an important avenue to improve professional knowledge and competence. CPD is compulsory for registration in Queensland.

View our range of online and face-to-face professional development opportunities.

Spinnaker House | Sparks Architects | Photographer: Christopher Frederick Jones

Meet our Chapter Councillors and discover our local committees helping shape our work and the built environment.

Black Mountain Residence | Morriarchi Architecture | Photographer: Andy MacPherson Studio

Our Chapter hosts a range of local events celebrating architecture and catering to the profession and the broader community. Discover upcoming events now.

Looking for a room to hire or the latest architectural jobs in Queensland? Check out our notice board for information.

2020 QLD Architecture Awards

Holy Family Church, Indooroopilly | Douglas and Barnes | Photographer: Christopher Frederick Jones

Queensland Architecture Awards Winners

The Australian Institute of Architects Awards program offers an opportunity for public and peer recognition of the innovative work of our Queensland architects. The program also provides the Institute with a valuable mechanism to promote architects and architecture within Queensland, across Australia and internationally.

regional architecture awards winners

For the first time in the Queensland awards’ 81-year history, the Regional Architecture Awards ceremonies were streamed online via Instagram and YouTube and acknowledged exemplar projects located in Brisbane, Central Queensland, Darling Downs and West Moreton, Far North Queensland, Gold Coast and Northern Rivers, North Queensland and the Sunshine Coast.

Mon Repos Turtle Centre | KIRK | Photographer: Scott Burrows


The Australian Institute of Architects Awards program offers an opportunity for public and peer recognition of the innovative work of our Queensland architects.

We’ve received 121 entries across the 10 categories, throughout all 7 regions.

our queensland chapter program


The Queensland Chapter offers a wide range of professional development activities for members across the state. Our initiatives include workshops with industry professionals, practice forums and webinars.


With over 2,000 members spread across Queensland, we offer and support a range of networking activities and initiatives. Our very active groups and committees work with the Chapter team to schedule enjoyable opportunities for peer-to-peer engagement. 

Notice Board


Looking for a new career opportunity in Queensland? View architectural and built environment job openings below.

Join our Queensland Chapter Team! We’re on the hunt for two great candidates to join our Queensland Chapter team.

Are you passionate about architecture and design, and want to support and promote Queensland’s incredible architecture sector? The two roles are:

  • Member Services Officer with a focus on events and marketing (particularly digital marketing and media liaison). This is a full-time, ongoing role. For this role, you’ll need stellar events and marketing qualifications, know-how, and experience.
  • Member Services Specialist with a focus on advocacy research, content development/curation, and sector support. This role is full-time, fixed-term until November 2021 We’re looking for a graduate or practicing architect for this role as you’ll need to understand the industry make-up and functioning. You’ll also need great research, writing and collaboration skills.

To apply, please visit Seek

Bligh Graham Architects is looking to fill two positions.

We are after a year out student, an experienced graduate or registered architect with a passion to use their high level design skills to contribute to creating meaningful & sustainable buildings and places.  

We are after a team player with good communication skills to work on a range of projects, from our mainstay residential work through to boutique commercial, community and health projects.  

As a small, dedicated team we are seeking allrounders who are keen to gain a broad range skills and commit to the position for a minimum of two years – but preferably longer (except of course in the case of a student applicant).  

Both hand drawing skills and Archicad proficiency would be ideal but not essential.

Please send application to mail@blighgraham.com.au




Due to a potential increase in workload, BW architects are seeking an architectural graduate (3+ years post graduation) or an architectural technician to join our friendly and flexible studio environment on a full time or contract basis.

Advanced Archicad knowledge is essential for the position.

For more information on this role, or to apply please click here.

POWE Architects is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated registered Architect with 5-10 years post graduate experience in the design and documentation of large-scale mixed use, retail, residential and commercial projects in Australia.

This position requires proficient knowledge in either ArchiCAD or Revit and an eagerness to be involved in the many aspects of the practice of architecture, including business development.  Good client and management skills and the ability to lead a team from project inception to completion are essential.

You will be part of a busy and creative studio environment in our modern premises in Wickham Street in Fortitude Valley – a vibrant location that supports our ever-increasing project and client commitments and is easily accessible via public transport.

The continued success of our practice is achieved by the dedication of our team, a personal and friendly service and a commitment to high professional and design standards.

Our clients benefit from our use of the best technology available to the industry, including the latest 3D virtual computer model software and our commitment to BIM.

Applicants should submit a covering letter and CV to enquiries@powearchitects.com

We will be interviewing after our return from the holiday break on Monday 11 January 2021.


CA Architects is a national award-winning architecture practice with a supportive and vibrant office culture and opportunities for professional growth and development.

We currently have the following position available:

  • Senior Architect with 10+ years post-registration Australian Practice experience to be project lead on $10M+ projects.  Will need to have a good eye for detail, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills

The successful applicant will work closely with the management team and have the opportunity to further develop our brand in Townsville.

Please email your application to reception@caarchitects.com.au

CA Architects is a national award-winning architecture practice with a supportive and vibrant office culture and opportunities for professional growth and development.

We currently have the following positions available:

  • Architectural Graduate with 2+ years’ Practice experience
  • Interior Designer ideally with 3+ years of professional Practice experience

The successful applicants will have advanced Revit skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Please email your application to reception@caarchitects.com.au

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Chapter Staff

Ana Blake

Member Services Officer

National staff located in Queensland

National Membership Programs Officer

Stacey Rodda

National Partnerships Manager


National Partnerships Coordinator

Bonnie Stein

Strategic Innovation and Enterprise Coordinator

Casey Dann

National Marketing, Communications & Media Coordinator

Contact us

Queensland Chapter
Australian Institute of Architects

2/270 Montague Road
West End, QLD, 4101

P: +61 7 3828 4100
E: qld@architecture.com.au

Office hours: 9.00am – 5.00pm


Chapter Partners

Major State Partners