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Queensland Code of conduct

Published: 13 July 2020 | Edited: 6 December 2023

Read time: 8 minutes The Architects Act 2002 (Qld) requires the Board of Architects of Queensland to make a code of practice to provide guidance to ...


Engagement of contract staff

Published: 3 November 2011 | Edited: 21 October 2021

Read time: 8 minutes It is not uncommon for architects to engage technical and professional staff as contractors rather than as employees. However, ...


Employee private commissions and liability

Published: 9 June 2009 | Edited: 12 May 2020

It is not unusual for practitioners to work on private commissions while they are employees in practice. This note provides some guidance and warning ...


Copyright and confidentiality - employees

Published: 8 November 2018

Employees of architectural practices often work for several firms in order to gain experience before ultimately starting up their own practice. A ...


Professional indemnity insurance basics

Published: 28 February 2017 | Edited: 30 November 2022

Read time: 13 minutes  Given the risks posed to architects, the best protection for any professional in the construction industry is still their own ...


Managing professional indemnity claims

Published: 15 November 2019 | Edited: 16 February 2023

Read time: 3 minutes Normally when a problem arises in a construction project the natural and commercially sensible approach is to try to resolve it.

All members are governed by the Institute's Articles of Association, regulations and code of conduct. Read more about the Institute's Governance here ...


NSW Code of conduct

Published: 4 March 2020 | Edited: 29 November 2023

Read time: 3 minutes Schedule 2 of the Architects Regulation 2017 under the Architects Act 2003 (New South Wales (NSW)) contains the NSW Architects ...


Victorian Code of conduct

Published: 17 February 2017

In May 2015, new regulations under the Victorian Architects Act introduced a mandatory Architects Code of Professional Conduct for all Victorian ...



Published: 23 October 2015 | Edited: 19 May 2022

Read time: 6 minutes All architectural practices should seek to make a profit each financial year. Normally, a profit is achieved if there is a ...


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