Queensland / Northern Territory

The Queensland / Northern Territory Branch of the ACA led the development of the ACA Salary Survey and the ACA HR Templates, and has a vibrant event calendar across the year. 

ACA National Salary Survey.

Conducted bi-annually, the National Salary Survey provides vital industry intelligence and is complemented by analysis and industry commentary.

HR Policy Templates

The HR Policy Templates are an ACA – Qld / NT initiative and are available to all members nationally. The templates consists of the following:

  • Recruitment and Selection Policy
  • Employee Management Policy
  • Code of Conduct Policy
  • Leave Policy

These templates can be easily integrated into practices or adapted to suit specific needs.

Professional Development

ACA – Qld / NT  conducts monthly professional development activities including lunch forums on practice-related issues and site tours of exemplar projects. These events also provide attendees with formal and informal CPD points.

Other key activities include the following:

  • Working in conjunction with education providers in response to the trend away from workplace learning in our universities. A curriculum is being prepared to ensure that graduates enter the workforce with appropriate practical skills. Representation on the Australian Construction Industry Forum.  
  • Representing members at, and contributing to, construction industry conferences.  
  • Appointing working parties to address and resolve special ongoing issues.
  • Regular liaison with Practice Managers’ Group and invitation to attend numerous events to further develop a cohesive relationship.
  • Monthly Branch Committee meetings.

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Queensland / NT Partners 2017

ACA – Qld / NT enjoys the support of a range of corporate partners, who enable the branch to present a great program of CPD events and site visits. 

ACA – Qld / NT corporate partners for 2017 are: James HardieGWA Bathrooms and KitchensStokes Wheeler, Kennedy’s Classic Aged TimbersAshburner FrancisEnware Australia, InterfaceStiebel Eltron and Armstrong Commercial Flooring

ACA – Qld / NT's education program is supported by Ardex.  

Qld / NT Corporate Partners



ACA – Qld / NT President

Mark Williams

Executive officer
Louise Street

GPO Box 737 
Brisbane, Qld 4001

1300 653 026 

ABN 80 790 409 794

ACA - Qld / NT Committee

2017 Committee

Mark Williams (Mark Williams Architects)

David Porgand (Peddle Thorp)

Secretary & education
Denis Waring (PW Architecture)

Events & ACA – Qld Representative on ACIF 
Robert Wesener (Fulton Trotter Architects)

Carl Brooks (AB+M Architects)

Bruce Forrester (Bickerton Masters Architecture)

Industrial relations
David Frost (Thomson Adsett)

Gilda Donegan (Daryl Jackson)

NT representative
Steven Huntingford (Jackman Gooden Architects (NT) 

Committee members
Charmaine Kai (8i Architects)
Don Marshall (Thomson Adsett)