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Standards - risk management

Published: 11 October 2017

The risk to architects of specifying standards needs to be managed. Proprietary specification systems such as NATSPEC regularly review all standards ...

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Liability for negligence

Published: 15 November 2016

The High Court clarified whether a professional who gives advice on construction or design of a building owes a duty of care, and is therefore liable ...

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Requests for issuing certificates

Published: 27 March 2019

Increasingly, owners, project managers and developers are asking architects to issue certificates to financial institutions and other regulatory ...

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Directors insurance

Published: 15 November 2016

Directors and officers insurance This type of insurance is only applicable to practices organised as a company. It covers the personal liability of ...

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Sole practitioners

Published: 23 October 2015 | Edited: 16 January 2020

As the term 'sole practitioner' (or 'sole trader') suggests, this is a type of architectural practice with only one individual. A sole practitioner ...

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Conduct toward other architects

Published: 27 July 2017

There are times when architects and architectural firms come together to collaborate or form joint ventures. There are also times when the paths of ...

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Transfer of business – industrial relations implications

Published: 4 September 2017

The purchase or sale of any business can be complicated. Not only must negotiations take place around purchase price and other such matters, but ...

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Architects acts

Published: 2 October 2017 | Edited: 18 October 2019

Legislation has been enacted in each state and territory to protect the title 'architect' and to provide a framework for practicing architects. To ...

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Copyright

Published: 24 April 2018

The following advice was prepared with reference to the Architecture, Building Design and Copyright (2016) publication by the Australian Copyright ...

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DDA - Disability Discrimination Act

Published: 23 November 2017

The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 is Commonwealth legislation which, in its simplest terms, makes it unlawful to treat a person with a ...

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