These documents have been prepared solely for the use of not-for-profit corporations registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act). Its application in any particular case will depend upon the facts of that case. In every case, due care will need to be taken by a corporation registered under the CATSI Act in assessing the suitability of its application. The Australian Government Solicitor and ORIC cannot take any responsibility for this assessment. These documents may only be reproduced or distributed for use in the drafting of a contract for a not-for-profit corporation registered under the CATSI Act. All other rights are reserved.
The federal industrial relations system
This guide outlines terms and conditions of employment for ORIC corporation employees. It is essential reading if you want to understand why the system in Australia looks the way it does, how it applies across the different state and territory jurisdictions, and how it will apply in the future.
These guides are for corporations registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) ACT 2006 (CATSI Act) in Victoria, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory and Western Australia. They assume all corporations administered by ORIC are covered by the federal industrial relations system. The three areas covered are:
- Managing performance
- Grievance and dispute resolution
- Termination of employment—small business employers
- Termination of employment—larger employers
Template employment contracts
These template employment contracts work for corporations registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) ACT 2006 (CATSI Act). They are grouped as Victoria, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory and, separately, Western Australia.
Each template contract includes a ‘how to guide’ to help your corporation prepare a contract for:
- Business manager/Bookkeeper/Administrative assistant.
- Store manager