Queensland CHAPTER

2019 Queensland Architecture Awards | Kooroomba Chapel | Wilson Architects | Photographer: Alex Chomicz

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

Terrarium House | John Ellway | Photographer: Toby Scott

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.

Three Chimney House | KP Architects | 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.


Rockhampton Riverside Precinct | Woods Bagot | Photographer: Florian Groehn

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 CPD 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

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.


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.

Continuing Education

Qld CPD Program

The Queensland Chapter offers a wide range of CPD events for its members across the state. Our activities include workshops from renowned artists and industry professionals; practice forums; debate series tackling current issues in architecture; and webinars.


The Queensland Chapter runs a student mentoring program to support members who are at the start of their architectural careers.

Our member-exclusive mentoring program is open to registered architects or graduates with a minimum four years post-graduate experience and students enrolled in third year (or equivalent) in a recognised architectural course (or related discipline) at one of the following Queensland universities: UQ, BOND, QUT, Griffith, Torrens.


Notice Board


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

Conrad Gargett is an internationally recognised design studio that brings together the experience of more than 160 architects, interior designers, landscape architects and urban designers. Refer to our website www.conradgargett.com.au for more information.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic recent Architectural Graduate (Masters) to join our Brisbane team.  Solid Revit experience is essential.

Applications (cover letter and CV) can be emailed to careers@conradgargett.com.au using ‘Architectural Graduate, Brisbane’ as the subject line.

Aspect Architects and Project Managers is a leading professional Architectural Design and Project Management firm with offices in Toowoomba, Brisbane, and Mooloolaba. We are passionate about our industry and enjoy the complexity it presents. Servicing both the private and public sectors with involvement in residential, commercial, industrial, and government building projects you will never be pigeonholed, or lost for an opportunity. We are a growing and vibrant practice with a focus on providing excellent project outcomes for our Clients through a balanced quality/time/cost approach. We now welcome an opportunity for someone who shares our enthusiasm and passion for the construction sector to join our team.

The role of a Principal Consultant (PC) is a senior position within the group and considered vital to the efficient and effective delivery of projects across the broader team. Our business is built on relationships and the role of the PC is pivotal in assisting our valued Clients to deliver their projects within their pre-defined benchmarks and also manage and coordinate the full suite of engineering disciplines required along with onsite assistance to the construction contractor.

An employment opportunity exists within our Toowoomba based team. The key requirements for this position include:

  • Communication: Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Knowledge: Thorough understanding of Design & Construction and Traditional procurement principles, processes, and contracts.
  • Education: Successful completion of a Master of Architecture (or other design-related disciplines), BOAQ or RPEQ registration is an advantage, but not essential.
  • Attitude: we are looking for a positive team-orientated person who has the courage of their convictions to deliver required outcomes, which can sometimes present in a robust environment.
  • Skillset:Client liaison, Design, Documentation and Management of architectural project team and projects ($500k – $50M) from Concept stage through to completion of construction. Revit software competency is also an advantage.
  • Experience: The Successful candidate shall have a minimum of 5 years’ experience operating as a Principal Consultant.

If you would like to develop a career path that differs slightly from the traditional, come and talk to our highly skilled team of professionals about this diverse and rewarding this role.

Your application should address these questions:

  • Briefly describe your ability to facilitate mutually beneficial outcomes in an adversary situation.
  • How many years’ experience do you have as a Principal Consultant / Senior Designer?
  • Provide a list of projects including values and referees in which you have delivered as a Principal Consultant?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current Employer?
  • Have you completed a degree qualification in an industry-related discipline and hold a current authority body registration?

Please send your CV and cover letter addressing the above questions to reception@aspectapm.net


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Chapter Staff

Casey Dann

Marketing, Communications & Media Coordinator

Charlotte Barakat

Awards, Prizes & Sponsorships Coordinator


Events & CPD Coordinator

Sue-Ching Lascelles

Member Services & Administration Coordinator

National staff located in  Queensland

National Partnerships Manager

Bonnie Stein

National Partnerships Officer 


National Membership Programs Officer

Contact us

Queensland Chapter
Australian Institute of Architects

PO Box 3275
South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Level 1
70 Merivale Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101

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

Office hours: 8.30am – 5.00pm


Chapter Partners

Major State Partner