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Casual or permanent employment

Published: 5 September 2018

(Previously known as Casual or permanent? – an age old issue) It is imperative that employers correctly classify their employees as either permanent ...


Employment agreements

Published: 2 September 2015

Effective employment agreements not only set out salary, employment conditions and other statutory entitlements but will also include provisions ...


Induction of staff

Published: 3 November 2011

Employers need to recognise their obligations to new staff entering a practice and make sure new staff fully understand their role and the workings ...


Student employment

Published: 16 January 2018

Employing students of architecture can be a rewarding experience for both the practice and the student. A primary pathway to registration in ...


Waivers of moral rights and indemnities

Published: 7 August 2018

It is not uncommon for a client to ask an architect or firm to sign a general ‘waiver’ of moral rights (eg, “I agree to waive all moral rights in ...


OHS and design

Published: 3 October 2017

Safe design is a process that eliminates OHS hazards, or minimises potential OHS risks, at the design stage by involving decision-makers and ...


Safety in design FAQs

Published: 30 April 2020

The model WHS laws – comprising the WHS Act, the WHS Regulations and model Codes of Practice – have been enacted in seven jurisdictions including the ...


Safety in design guide

Published: 30 April 2020

Safety in design provides a system to formally document a process demonstrating systematic risk management. This process involves a range of ...

This document has been prepared as a guide to assist architects to be familiar with, and comply with the model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Act and ...


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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