Australia: Understanding contracts: Civil construction
Last Updated: 7 March 2015

This three hour workshop presented by Holding Redlich lawyers focuses on gaining an understanding of the basic legal issues involved in construction contracts. Using examples based mainly on Standards Australia documents and from real life, it will enable participants to understand and identify how a contract is put together, the main risk issues they are likely to come across in working with construction contracts, and will offer some practical contract management tips. This course would be perfect for people who require a basic knowledge of the main contractual issues that arise on a day to day basis on construction projects.


  • Foundation contracts course: First Principles


  • Risk management basics QBCC licenses and why they
  • matter
  • Security and getting paid
  • Liability, indemnities, and insurance
  • Extensions of time
  • Variations
  • Termination


  • CCF QLD Members
$230 (including GST)
  • Non CCF QLD Members
$260 (including GST)


Half day – three hours


  • Nil


  • English reading, writing and speaking


  • Queensland Civil Industry Training Centre, Brisbane - 11 Hi-Tech Court Eight Mile Plains QLD 4113
  • Queensland Civil Industry Training Centre, Townsville - Unit 13, 547 Woolcock Street Mount Louisa QLD 4814


  • 8.30am

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