When engaging the services of a sole trader, partnership or small company (defined as two or less directors/employees) a 'Contractor's Questionnaire and Associated Schedules' must be completed and forwarded to the Taxation Unit, Finance Division, for determination. Contact the Finance Division to obtain document.
Currently, most documents in this site are available and posted in Acrobat format (PDF). If you have a print disability, an alternative format can be made available by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Contract signing delegation
- Contract Signing Delegations (PDF.221 KB)
- Instrument of Delegation No 7 of 2013 (Biosciences Research Centre Funding
Agreements) [PDF.76.5 KB]
Shortform (under $50,000 or a higher amount at the discretion of the General Counsel) - May be signed at your end by relevant officers within the applicable contract signing delegations where no changes are made to the Terms and Conditions.
- Short Form Contractors Agreement where LTU engages a Contractor (186KB)
- Short Form Consultancy Agreement (Non-Research) where LTU acts as a Consultant (49KB)
- I&O ONLY Short Form Consultancy Agreement (123 KB)
Longform ($50,000 and over) - Please complete the following checklist and email it to email@example.com and a long form contract will be prepared for you.
NOTE: This form is not to be used for Infrastructure & Operations projects for which there is a specific Infrastructure & Operations Consultancy Agreement (contact Stephen Morris, Infrastructure and Operations).
- Proposal to enter into a Contract Cover Sheet (DOCX 88KB) (to be attached to contracts that require a signature under Common Seal, by the Vice-Chancellor, the Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), the Vice-President (Administration) or the Vice-President (Finance) and Chief Financial Officer; with a $ limit exceeding $100,000.00 (Not Applicable for Research or International Contracts)
- Excursion Indemnity form (PDF 22KB)
Policy and procedures
Guides and further reading
- Contract Due Diligence (PDF 31KB)
- General Principles and Common Traps (PDF 116KB)
- Memoranda of Understanding (PDF 33KB)
- Tenders for Consultancies (PDF 4KB)
- Traps in Contract Negotiations Estoppel (PDF 6KB)
- Standard Contract for Engagement of Freelance Photographer (PDF 4KB)
- Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts (PDF 39KB)