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Australian Building and Construction Commission

Published: 30 November 2011

The office of the Australian Building and Construction Commissioner (ABCC) was established on 1 October 2005 and provided with powers to enforce ...


Delays in the supply of materials

Published: 25 November 2011 | Edited: 14 January 2020

Delays in the supply of some parts or materials for building projects can cause delays to the building program with the result that completion of the ...


Time management - performance warranties

Published: 24 November 2011

Sometimes architects enter into forms of engagement that differ from standard Institute Client and Architect Agreements where conditions require the ...


Agreements for office and retail tenancy work

Published: 18 February 2016

Many building projects involve work for tenants, and there is a wide range of variables affecting the architect's approach to each individual tenancy ...


Architect–Specialist Consultant Agreement (ASCA) 2017

Published: 28 June 2017 | Edited: 3 May 2019

The Institute's Architect–Specialist Consultant Agreement (ASCA2017 ) is intended for use where the Architect is directly engaging the specialist ...


Client-generated agreements

Published: 22 November 2011

It is not unusual for a client organisation, particularly one responsible for a large building program, to produce a special set of conditions of ...



Published: 13 December 2019

An increasing number of large projects are now being delivered under novated agreements – a common method of construction procurement that, if not ...


Building contract - execution

Published: 31 August 2015 | Edited: 25 July 2018

Once the contractor has been selected the architect must prepare the contract for execution (signing). The owner and the contractor should sign the ...


New Homes (HIA) Special Conditions

Published: 24 August 2018

These Special Conditions have been prepared for use where: the Bank or financier imposes on the parties a Housing Industry Association HIA Victorian ...



Published: 25 November 2011

In the pre-design phase the architect will obtain the client's brief; arrange, attend and record meetings with the client; recommend specialist ...


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