Employment
Artist and Gallery Agency Agreement

This sample agreement outlines what is needed when an Artist wishes to enter into a long term relationship with a Gallery where the Gallery acts as an agent.

Collaboration Agreement: Visiting Artist (Artists in the Black)

This sample Collaboration Agreement –Visiting Artist should be used when an Indigenous community art centre invites an external non-Indigenous artist to the arts centre to work collaboratively with the art centre’s artists (Local artists) to create a body of work. 

Debt recovery - Letter of Demand

If you are owed money and it hasn't been paid, the first step is to send a letter of demand. This is a template which you can adapt.

Employment Agreement for Indigenous Art Centre Manager (Artists in the Black)

This sample Indigenous Art Centre Manager Employment Agreement should be used when an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Art Centre employs a person in the role of art centre manager.

This sample agreement includes the most common terms which the art centre (or the organisation operating the art centre) [Art Centre] and the employee manager [Manager] will need to consider and agree on.

NOTE: Arts Law strongly recommends legal advice be sought on the agreement you have drafted before you sign or rely upon the agreement. If the agreement is changed this may affect its legal accuracy. All changes should be checked with a lawyer. Contact us for legal advice here

Employment Agreement for Performers

When a performer is employed on a full-time or part-time basis to perform in a dramatic or theatrical production, this sample Employment Agreement can be used.

Film Cast & Crew Agreement (with deferred fees)

This sample CAST & CREW AGREEMENT (WITH DEFERRED FEES) should be used when a producer (Producer) is engaging cast or crew members (Contractor), as independent contractors rather than employees, for the production of a very low (or no) budget film or video. It is for the situation where the producer has no means of paying cast and crew prior to a commercial release and where it is possible that there may not be a commercial release opportunity in the foreseeable future.

This sample agreement includes the most common terms which the Producer and the Contractor need to consider and agree.

This agreement can also be purchased as part of the Film/Video Sample Agreements Pack – Option B (No Budget) for a discounted price.

Film Crew Agreement (without deferred fees)

This sample CREW AGREEMENT (WITHOUT DEFERRED FEES) should be used when a producer who is not a member of Screen Producers Australia (SPA) is engaging crew members for the production of a low budget film or video.

Volunteer Consent Form

When engaging volunteers it is very important to have an agreement in writing which sets out your obligations, their obligations and creates a mutual understanding that the position will be unpaid.