If you are building a new home or undertaking significant renovations you are likely to require the services of a registered architect. Architects are required by law to be registered to practice in Australia. Anyone who claims to be an architect or advertises architectural related services without being registered is breaking the law.
Registration of Architects
Architects are registered by their local state or territory body. To achieve registration they need to have the appropriate qualifications and experience. Qualifications are typically a degree course followed by a period of practical vocational experience and the Architectural Practice Examination (APE).
Architects can carry out a range of task associated with the building process, including: