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Special conditions of contract and annexure

Special Conditions of Contract and Annexure (To be read in conjunction with Australian Standard® Minor works contract conditions AS 4305 – 1996)

A lump sum or schedule of rates contract used for medium works where the contract value is less than $1 million for multiple trades or less than $2 million for a single trade. Design and documentation work may be carried out by either the principal or the contractor.

Special Conditions of Contract and Annexure (To be read in conjunction with Australian Standard® General conditions of contract AS 2124 – 1992)

A lump sum or schedule of rates contract used for major works where the design and documentation has been completed by the principal and where the contract value exceeds $1 million for multiple trades or $2 million for a single trade.

Supplementary Special Conditions - Federal Building Code 2016

The Qld Government has rescinded the Implementation Guidelines to the Qld Code of Practice for the Building and Construction Industry, effective from 20 February 2017. Contractors will not be required to comply with the Qld Guidelines on current projects. Please note that the Queensland Code of Practice still applies.

Special Conditions of Contract and Annexure (To be read in conjunction with Australian Standard® General conditions of contract for design and construct AS 4300 – 1995)

A lump sum or schedule of rates contract used for major works where the contractor is also responsible for design and documentation work, and where the contract value exceeds $1 million for multiple trades or $2 million for a single trade.

Supplementary Special Conditions - Federal Building Code 2016

The Qld Government has rescinded the Implementation Guidelines to the Qld Code of Practice for the Building and Construction Industry, effective from 20 February 2017. Contractors will not be required to comply with the Qld Guidelines on current projects. Please note that the Queensland Code of Practice still applies.

More information

For more information, please email contractservices@hpw.qld.gov.au.​​



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