“The Victorian Design Review Panel (VDRP) has been established to provide independent and authoritative advice to government and statutory decision makers across Victoria about the design of significant development proposals.”
The place to go for instant certificates of titles, lot numbers, and deposited plans.
“The key objective of the Integrated Design Commission (IDC) South Australia is to advocate the value of design and assume a whole of government (local and state) approach in advocating for, and advising on, ways to achieve excellence in the designed environment through an intelligent investment approach.”
The Productivity Commission’s report to the Australian federal government a decade ago focussed on increasing fee competition, and deregulating parts of the Architects Act.
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The BOAQ has a searchable register.
“The Architects Board of South Australia is the statutory authority responsible to the Minister for administering the Architects Act 1939, as amended, ‘which provides for the registration of architects, to regulate the practice of architecture, and for purposes incidental thereto’. The purpose of limiting the use of the title architect to those properly qualified to use it is to protect the public from the activities of unqualified persons who may present themselves as having professional qualifications in architecture they do not possess.”
“The Planning and Environment List is part of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT), an independent tribunal, which hears and decides applications by permit applicants, objectors and others in an informal and expeditious manner and upon their merits. It permits a broad range of people whose interests are affected by a decision to participate in a hearing.”
The home of the Australian Standards, with links to SAI Global where they can be purchased as PDFs or hard copies.