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Benchmarking.com.au offers a financial benchmarking service allowing you to compare the performance of your practice with the profession.  Although available to all member practices, the benchmarking survey is included as an A+ member benefit at no additional cost.

Now in its sixth year, the annual benchmarking survey has assisted hundreds of architectural practices gain a deeper understanding of their business performance.  For valuable insights into the drivers of your business, together with tailored advice on how to improve performance, you cannot afford to miss the essential business analysis provided by expert external consultants, benchmarking.com.au.


The closure date has been extended to 1 February 2019 with results available early March 2019.

All member practices are invited to participate in the annual benchmarking questionnaire with tailored reports being made available in January 2019. For a fresh perspective on how your business is performing, register for the 2018 benchmarking project today.

To participate you must register and enter your data for the 2017-2018 financial year 
by 14 December 2018. 
The closure date has been extended to 1 February 2019 so if you haven't yet completed your data, there's still time!


Participation is free to all Institute A+ practices (value $575), other Institute members can access the survey at 50% discount. (value $287.50)

If your architectural practice hasn't yet registered for the benchmarking project, contact membership@architecture.com.au and we will provide you with the details you need to register and obtain your discounted member access. 

What your tailored benchmarking report will include:

  • New reporting updates in 2018 -  improved and expanded content to help you better understand your business, the industry and your performance.
  • The latest ABS industry statistics – updated sector overview, forecasts, employment data & demographics
  • Business benchmark comparisons for your practice – income, overheads, labour costs and charge out rates, and net profit
  • Key Performance Indicators – personnel productivity and profit, margins, major overheads as a percentage of profit
  • Industry Trends – Practice sizes, identification of sectors expected to provide opportunities for growth
  • ATO benchmarks for the architectural services industry – where your firm sits
  • Action List – strategies to increase income, control overheads and practice liquidity, review staff structure and achieve practice growth


Benchmarking Webinar: How to complete the survey and access your results

Benchmarking webinar

Registered already?

If you have already registered for the benchmarking project and want to access the survey, enter data or view your results, login below.  If you require assistance with your login details please contact enquiries@benchmarking.com.au.



For any further questions please contact the membership team at membership@architecture.com.au or phone 1800 770 617.