Call for nominations for the ACT Architects Board Registered Architect Member

Architects registered under the ACT Architects Act 2004 are invited to nominate to be considered for the position of the registered architect member on the ACT Architects Board (the Board).

The Board oversees registration of architects in the ACT and determines who may be registered as an architect in the Territory. It has a range of powers to investigate complaints against architects and to discipline those who are found to have acted unprofessionally or incompetently.

Members

The Board is made up of five members each appointed for no more than three years. Those members are:

Board responsibilities

The Board's functions are to:

The Board operates independently, impartially and in the public interest. However, the Minister can give a direction to the Board about its exercise of functions, if it is in the public interest to do so. A direction cannot be given about the registration of architects, including renewal, cancellation, disciplinary action and refusal to register. The Board's decisions about disciplinary action can be appealed in the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

The Board meets at least four times a year. Members are entitled to a sitting fee for attending meetings.

Nominations

Nominations must be in writing and signed by the nominee. Information required for nomination is:

You are also welcome to provide information on why you are interested in the position.

Only registered architects may nominate for this position.

Lodging your expression of interest

Please send your written nomination in a PDF or Word format via email to constructionpolicy@act.gov.au with “Nomination – Registered architect board member” in the title.

Nominations must be lodged by Friday 5 June 2020.