Employment Agreement Fill out the template

How does it work?

1. Choose this template

Start by clicking on "Fill out the template"

1 / Choose this template

2. Complete the document

Answer a few questions and your document is created automatically.

2 / Complete the document

3. Save - Print

Your document is ready! You will receive it in Word and PDF formats. You will be able to modify it.

3 / Save - Print

Employment Agreement

Last revision Last revision 6 days ago
Formats FormatsWord and PDF
Size Size12 to 16 pages
4.6 - 104 votes
Fill out the template

Last revisionLast revision: 6 days ago

FormatsAvailable formats: Word and PDF

SizeSize: 12 to 16 pages

Rating: 4.6 - 104 votes

Fill out the template

This Employment Agreement is a contract for use when an Australian business hires a new employee.

This Agreement sets out all of the terms of employment, including job duties, salary and benefits, work hours, confidentiality, annual leave and various other key terms.

In many cases, once an employer chooses to take on a new employee, the parties want to get started without delay. The employer may therefore wish to first provide the employee with a letter which spells out some of the key terms more briefly. In these situations, employers may wish to use our Letter of Offer of Employment, and then to follow it up with this Employment Agreement.

This Employment Agreement is not suitable for use by contractors. Instead, contractors should use our Service Agreement.

This Employment Agreement also does not take into account the requirements of modern awards or enterprise agreements. If such an award or agreement applies, then that will set out some minimum standards with which the employer must comply. The employer should therefore review any relevant awards or agreements and make sure that the terms set out in this agreement meet those minimum standards. If in doubt, the employer may consider getting legal advice.

We have a number of other employment related documents available, including an Employee Handbook and a Remote Work Agreement.

This document can be used for anyone who has the legal right to work in Australia, whether an Australian citizen, or a foreign citizen with the relevant work visa.

 

How to use this document

This document can be used by employers that hire a new employee, whether on a full-time, part-time, fixed term, casual or some other basis.

Both the employer and the employee will need to sign the document, and keep a copy for their own records.

 

Applicable Law

The Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) applies the National Employment Standards (NES), which are a set of minimum employment standards in Australia. Further information is available from the Fair Work Ombudsman.

In addition, each state and territory has legislation that deals with various employment matters such as occupational health and safety or discrimination.

This Employment Agreement does not take into account the requirements of modern awards or enterprise agreements. If such an award or agreement applies, then that will set out some additional minimum standards with which the employer must comply.

General principles of contract law, as provided by the common law, may also apply.

 

How to modify the template

You fill out a form. The document is created before your eyes as you respond to the questions.

At the end, you receive it in Word and PDF formats. You can modify it and reuse it.

Fill out the template