We represent architects right across Australia.
Professional Architects Australia believes you should get the respect, recognition and reward you deserve.
We are part of the Professionals Australia network with more than 25,000 members across Australia.
We bring architects together not only to work for better wages and to ensure your rights are protected, but to help resolve the issues facing your profession.
Members please note a rule change in relation to the Association’s governance structure.Thinking about work experience
Professional work experience may be part of your undergraduate studies - should you be paid? What should you be paid?Latest developments on proportionate liability
Sara Mithen explains reasonable and unreasonable liability clauses and terms which should be revised if you find them in your contract ...Election Notice - Stage 3 Nominations Now Open
Stage 3 nominations are now open to Professionals Australia members.Governments could cut billions in waste by employing more engineers
Governments are wasting $6-7 billion each year on mismanaged infrastructure projects - simply because they don’t have enough engineers to properly scope, design and deliver large scale projects.Looking for workplace advice over Christmas?
Professionals Australia extends to all members our best wishes for the holiday season. Our offices will be closed from 20 December to 6 January 2014.RedR Australia: Philippines Appeal
Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines on 8 November, bringing death and destruction to nine regions of the country.’APESMA becomes Professionals Australia’ - What you said
Last week’s edition of Professional Edge officially launched Professionals Australia – the new name and direction for APESMA.James Tucker awarded inaugural Architects scholarship
Chris Walton talks about some of the defining issues for the Architecture and design-related fieldsAward rates, student rates and the NES
In this edition we look at the trends and outlook in the Construction sector.Nominations for our elections are open now
The contribution and involvement of members ensure that Professionals Australia is a strong voice for members in many arenas.We Are Now Professionals Australia
The association representing Australian engineers, scientists, managers, pharmacists and other technical professionals has changed its name to Professionals Australia.Why are we changing to Professionals Australia?
We are changing our identity and the way we operate to focus more directly on the issues that affect our members.Update on Victorian Building Authority
APESMA is changing the way it is structured to focus more directly on the issues that affect members and their professions.
Help with workplace issues and employment contracts
Hays market rates plus Award rates of pay, student rates and a link to the Architects Award
Career and workplace issues of interest to Architects
Our quarterly e-newsletter for Architect members
Our professional development scholarship for Architects
We can help Architecture students work towards succeeding once they graduate
If you're self-employed, we can assist you with a range of services and information including PI insurance
Media articles about Architecture and the built environment
These articles are reproduced here with kind permission from Parlour
Links to websites of organisations relevant to Architectural services
Some of the issues and policy areas we campaign around ...
Have a question about your Award rate? Need assistance with a problem at work? Contact PAA from here ...
What are some of the issues and problems in the Architecture and design services industry?