The National Program of Assessment provides an alternative entry to the Architectural Practice Examination for experienced design practitioners who have not completed an architectural qualification.
Applications for Stage 1 Eligibility close on 28 February 2020.
Please visit the National Program of Assessment website for more details and contact information.
NT Architects Board
Expression of Interest
Are you an Architect and interested in assisting with the Architectural Practice Exams?
Expression of interest is invited from Architects who would like to contribute as an Examiner for the Architectural Practice Exams held by the Northern Territory Architects Board / Architects Accreditation Council of Australia twice each year. The criteria for eligibility as an examiner are:
- registered Architect in the Northern Territory
- five years minimum continual post-registration experience
- currently working in practice or academia within Australia
- available for the examination process in April and / or October.
Please contact the Convenor via the Board email address at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register your interest.
Establishment and functions
The Northern Territory Architects Board is a statutory authority established under section 5 of the Northern Territory Architects Act 1963.
The Board’s functions include
- the establishment and maintenance of registers for registering architects, architectural companies and architectural partnerships;
- accepting applications for registration in these categories; and
- dealing with complaints under the Act in relation to registered architects.
The Board also conducts architectural practice examinations as part of a national system, as a basis for registration.
Licensing / registration applications can be lodged at the Territory Business Centre (TBC) in Darwin, Katherine, Tennant Creek or Alice Springs. TBC staff will accept your form and payment and take photographs if required.
If you wish to speak to a licensing officer please call the number given on the application form.
In addition to lodging in person at a TBC, licensing / registration applications and renewals can be scanned and emailed or sent by mail to GPO Box 9800, Darwin, NT, 0801. Full lodgement details are recorded on application forms.
As required by the Architects Act the Board publishes a list of all architects, partnerships and companies that appear in the Register as of the end of February each year. View the Gazette R2 - 28 April 2017 .
Annual statements - Architectural partnership and companies
In July each year, in order to comply with the Architects Act (section19A) and remain registered in the Northern Territory, architectural companies are required to lodge an annual statement with the Board. Annual Statements are due by 31 July each year. There is no fee involved. Download the forms below:
Annual registration fees
Annual Registration fees for all individuals and companies are payable for each year commencing 1 January to 31 December.
Please download a renewal form from the application forms page.