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Register of Architects

Search for architects or architectural businesses registered in South Australia.  
 

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Forms

Application forms for registering as an architect or architectural business can be downloaded (go to the Architects page).   Please complete the required form/s and post to the APBSA Office. 
 

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APBSA Videos
Exams / Enquiries

Graduates can sign in and apply to sit the Architectural Practice Exam.  Go the Graduates page.  Can't find what you need?  Give the office a call on 08 8373 2766 between 10 am or 4 pm weekdays.

Location

Offices of the Board are located at Level 1, 28 Greenhill Road, Wayville, SA 5034. Office hours are 10 am - 4 pm.

Welcome to the Architectural Practice Board of South Australia

The Architectural Practice Board of South Australia is the statutory authority responsible for administering the Architectural Practice Act 2009 (the Act).  On this website you can

  • Find out about the role of the Board in maintaining high standards of architectural services
  • Find information to help consumers to work with an architect - and what to do if something goes wrong
  • Apply to register as an architect or architectural business, sign in and renew your registration, or apply for the Architectural Practice Examination

News Items

CPD - Continuing Professional Development is to be mandated in SA.  An amendment to the Architectural Practice Act is in train.  We will keep the profession informed on when, what and how (watch the electronic newsletters).

APE Session dates for 2019: find out on the Graduates Page 

Two new pathways to registration have recently been approved.  The Overseas Architect Assessment (OAA) is conducted by the AACA, and the Local Experienced Practitioner (LEP) pathway is undertaken by the Board.  See the Architects page for details.    

The State of the Profession in South Australia was released recently.  Conducted by the ACA, it was funded through a research fellowship by the APBSA.  The full report is available on the Publications page.

 

767 Registered Architects

122 Registered Architectural Businesses

Gender

Female 17%
Male 83%

Age

20-29
2%
30-39
30%
40-49
24%
50-59
24%
60-69
16%
70+
4%

Status

Practicing 89.9% Non Practicing 4% Concessional 6% Limited 0.1%

Location

SA
80%
INT/STATE
15%
O/SEAS
5%

4 Complaints this year

  • 3 Under investigation
  • 1 Dismissed
  • 0 Upheld

23 Breaches this year

  • 11 Under Investigation
  • 12 Resolved