Australian Standard Contract

In Australia as standard suite of contract documents has been prepared by Australian Standards©.

These Standards are collaboratively developed by teams of experts and the finished product is protected by copyright. This copyright is owned by the relevant Standards body that commissioned the Standard. For instance, copyright for Australian Standards is owned by Standards Australia. SAI Global manages the copyright permissions and licensing on behalf of Standards Australia, the ISO and IEC.

These Contract Standards can help you:

  • Create professional-looking contracts
  • Protect your intellectual property and legal interests
  • Save days or weeks on contract development time
  • Improve the integrity of your contracts
  • Save on legal costs

The Contracts come in a number of formats, including:

  • Reusable PDF contracts
  • Editable Word contracts
  • Hard Copy contracts

The more familiar Australian Standard Contracts are listed below and include :

AS 2124-1992 General conditions of contract
AS 2545-1993 Subcontract conditions

AS 4000-1997 General conditions of contract
AS 4901-1998 Subcontract conditions

AS 4300-1995 General conditions of contract for design and construct
AS 4301-1995 General conditions of tendering and tender form for design and construct
AS 4303-1995 General conditions of subcontract for design and construct

AS 4902-2000 General conditions of contract for design and construct
AS 4903-2000 General conditions of subcontract for design and construct

AS 4905-2002 Minor works contract conditions (Superintendent administered)
AS 4906-2002 Minor works contract conditions (Principal administered)

The AS suite of contracts do not have a special marine orientated contract so Kinlan Consulting is well versed with producing bespoke contracts for both Employers and Contractors by adapting the AS Contract templates.

“Make the Australian Standard Contracts meet your needs”

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