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.

Reddog Architects is an award-winning Brisbane architecture firm with professional design practice that specialises in architecture, interior design and project management. 

We have been involved in the design of purpose-built facilities for retail, commercial, residential and industrial clients in both the private and public sectors. 

We are seeking an experienced project architect to join our collaborative Fortitude Valley team. 

The successful candidate will possess a strong design aesthetic, and have excellent leadership, communication, design and documentation skills.

Please view more information about this role including position requirements and how to apply on the website.

BW Architects is a studio-based practice located in Newstead, Brisbane, delivering a diverse range of projects across a variety of scales.

Due to an increase in workload, BW architects are seeking a Registered Architect to work on, and manage a number of projects in the office. Candidates should have proven experience working with Archicad software, with the ability to create and compile construction documents as well as formulating schematic design concepts.

Construction knowledge and understanding across a variety of building types is essential, as well as a thorough understanding of the NCC BCA and AS1428.1 – Design for Access and Mobility. Candidates must be able to review consultant documentation and co-ordinate a concise and accurate final set of project documents.

Key Requirements:

  • Registered Architect
  • Proven office experience documenting a variety of commercial buildings using Archicad software.
  • Knowledge of other software such as Microsoft Word/Excel and Adobe Photoshop would be beneficial.
  • Must have good communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Full-time role.
  • Available for start mid-late February.
  • Remuneration based on experience.

To apply for this position please submit your CV and folio to brent@bwarchitects.com.au

O’Neill Architecture is embarking on the exciting next phase in the development of our practice & is looking for an outstanding Architect to join our Brisbane based team in the role of Project Leader.   

Ideally you’ll have 5+ years of experience post registration and to date have worked at top tier practices. You’re an experienced designer with a portfolio of built outcomes delivered by teams you have lead.

You are at the stage where you want to take the next step; you now know there’s a more direct way to advance your career within a nimble & collaborative environment, you want to define your career alongside passionate, driven, like-minded individuals. 

Sound like you?

Please send you CV and folio to admin@oneillarchitecture.com.au.

Applications close: 29th February 2020 

Bligh Graham Architects is on the hunt for a talented Graduate Architect to join our small dedicated practice.

The candidate needs to share our passion for creating enduring human centred work that contributes to the conversation on how to live in this part of the world in a sustainable but life enriching way.  All rounders are sort.  People must be comfortable with, and want to learn, all aspects of making buildings, engaging with clients and running a small practice.

Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain the required experience to become registered Architects. Archicad proficiency is preferred but not a must.  Hand drawing skills are also valued.

CVs and links to portfolios to be sent to mail@blighgraham.com.au by the 21st of February.

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Chapter Staff

Casey Dann

Marketing, Communications & Media Coordinator

Gemma Hayward

Member Engagement & Events Coordinator

Charlotte Barakat

Awards, Prizes & Sponsorships Coordinator

Sue-Ching Lascelles

Member Services & Administration Coordinator

Julie Beveridge

Events & Professional Development 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