The Board

The Board of Architects of Tasmania (the Board) is a statutory authority established to administer the Architects Act 1929*.

The Board is composed of five members:

  • Two are appointed by the Governor
    • Dale Webster
    • Frank Ederle
  • Two practising architects elected by the Tasmanian Council of the Australian Institute of Architects
    • Richard Crawford (current chair)
    • Cath Hall

The Tasmanian President of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects

  • Daniel Lane

 The Board is supported by the Registrar, Geoff Harper. The board is entirely self funding.

The Board’s Strategic Plan

The Board protects the interest of consumers

Architects Act and Regulations

Relationship with Building Acts & Links

*Please note,

The Architects Amendment Act 2020 , the amendments from the Occupational Licensing (Automatic Mutual Recognition Consequential Amendments) Bill 2022 and the new Architects Regulations 2023 commenced on 1 November 2023.

The main changes contained in the Amendment Act and new Regulations include the strengthening the Board’s complaints and disciplinary procedures, the introduction of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Professional Indemnity Insurance (PII) requirements, adoption of a Code of Practice by the Board and allowing the Board to create Classes for registration with different requirements including the registration of architectural firms.

Refer to the page Registration from 1 November 2023 for more details.