• Aitchison Reid

Guidance on when commercial trade terms are needed*

Updated: May 1

* This guidance was provided to TradeBox Australia by Aitchison Reid Building and Construction Lawyers. Individual liability limited by a scheme approved under professional standards legislation. Read more about Aitchison Reid.


These are contracts for all construction work and the supply of related goods and services that is not domestic building work. For example:

  • Civil contracts

  • Contracts with a builder (residential or commercial)

  • Contracts with a commercial building owner or commercial tenant

  • Domestic building contract under $3,300 (including materials, labour and GST)

  • Contracts with owner-builders

  • Contracts with federal, state, territory or local government

16 views