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.

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.

Experienced Graduate Architect/Architect

Full time (Part- time for the right person)

JMC Architects is an awarded Cairns based practice with a focus on sustainable, high quality design outcomes.  We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced architect with proven design and documentation skills as well as a strong attention to detail.  The ability to work as part of a small architectural design team on various projects of all scales is essential to assist to company growth.


  • Work closely with project teams, clients and their stakeholders.
  • Produce documentation and construction detailing in Revit (AutoCAD advantageous)
  • Specifications and schedule compilation.
  • Project programming
  • Review and coordination of consultant documentation for Principal Consultancy roles.
  • Provide construction detailing solutions.

Key Requirements:

  • Registered in QLD and/or minimum 3-5 years’ post-graduation experience.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a small architectural team delivering to deadlines on multiple projects.
  • A strong understanding of Revit modelling. (AutoCAD experience advantageous)
  • Knowledge of other programs Microsoft Word/Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Lumion.
  • Thorough understanding of the NCC and Australian Standards.
  • Exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Australian residency.
  • Driver’s license essential.

This position provides an opportunity to be an integral part of our small, creative design team and develop experience and skills in all areas required to create meaningful buildings. 

Applicants should email a cover letter, CV and sample of portfolio of work to: julianne@jmcarchitects.com.au

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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 Partners