1-10 of 304 results


Agreements - principles of

19 July 2013

The following five key principles provide the foundation for the establishment of balanced, equitable and insurable client–architect agreements. ...


Collateral warranties

22 November 2011

A collateral warranty is a contract which gives a third party collateral, or running side by side, rights in an existing contract entered into by two ...

Architects may from time to time offer pro-bono services to clients such as community groups, clubs or their church or in response to natural ...

Legislation As of 1 January 2011, the Trade Practices Act 1974 (TPA) was renamed the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (CCA). The Australian Consumer ...


Deed of novation

16 August 2017

This deed brings the three parties together: the owner, the consultant and the building contractor. It normally sets out the conditions of novation ...


Novation - consultant agreement

16 August 2017

The consultant agreement should cover the normal conditions of engagement and scope of work the architect is to perform, both prior to and after ...


Novation - other issues

23 November 2011

Quality reports It is common for consultants to be required to prepare monthly quality reports during the construction phase, which have to be ...


Novation process

16 August 2017

Lines of authority and accountability must be clearly understood by all parties. Consultants – in particular the architect – must understand the ...


Accommodation schedule

19 October 2016

The schedule of accommodation will list all the rooms and/or other spaces to be provided, their intended area, their specific requirements and other ...


ABIC contracts – South Australia

20 August 2018

The 2018 revised editions of the Australian Building Industry Contracts (ABIC) Major Works (MW), Simple Works (SW) commercial and domestic are ...


Note Types
State / Region