Employment Contracts

Employment Template Kit

Are you 100% sure your practice employment and contractor contracts are compliant? 
Want to protect your staff morale? 
This free self-assessment checklist tool will help you avoid the ATO’s new expensive robo audit laws or a practice dispute. 
Take our quick and confidential Medical and Healthcare Employment Compliance Self Assessment Checklist test.
This useful tool will raise any matters or opportunities with your team, your advisers or us. 
Take the test now click here! 

Employment Templates 


Nursing, Receptionist and Practice Manager Templates


Ensuring whether your employment agreements are compliant can be difficult. Despite paying your employees above the Award  it does not mean you are compliant. Just because you are paying above Award rate does not make you compliant it must be in writing to avoid Union or Fair Work orders and fines up to $660,000 per incident.

Our article Overtime is not a badge of honour: it is a warning signal! may provide more guidance.


Take the free Medical and Health Employment Compliance Checklist if you want to know if you are on track. 


You may also found our annual end of year checklist of value. 


These template agreements that we have produced with independent law firm enable you to complete Individual Flexibility Agreements that meet the minimum Award entitlements. 


Please note we are not lawyers and you must seek an independent legal advice when using the templates. 

Warning a doctor recently reported a practice under the Fair Work Act.

The case involved a doctor who claimed they were an employee and not a contractor. 

The owner and practice staff face allegations for breaches under the Act. A practice may faces fines up to $660,000. 

The owner just one the case but not for the reasons you may first think! Here is the case


For more information on how to avoid this problem read our article Don’t Use the C Word and more from our blog

This Employee v Contractor Checklist is a free self assessment tool to see if you have a compliance problem or not.  


Who do you contact about legal questions?

If you have any legal questions in relation to the practice agreements legally prepared template documents, then you can use the legal helpline. Our preferred independent law firms we recommend are Hamilton Bailey and Maddox Lawyers (via Cleardocs). They sign-off on master documents. 

Health and Life ensures you have commercially sustainable arrangements in place before instructing your lawyers to execute your customised  template agreements. There is no point in agreeing to anything unless you can afford it!  

This saves you a significant amount  of time and money.

The first thing to do is ring us. We will arrange for you to speak with the right legal team.

If you require other legal advice in relation to your particular circumstances, then this will be charged for.

Our number is 1800 077 222.

For more insights visit our blog.

About me: David Dahm BA (Acc.), CA., FCPA, CTA, FFin, CPM, FAAPM, FAIM, FGLF.

Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Registered Tax Agent, Former AGPAL Surveyor 10 years of service

David Dahm is CEO and founder of the national medical and healthcare chartered accounting firm Health and Life and global Founder and CEO of the not for profit project the International Healthcare Standards and Ethics Board (www.ihseb.org)

After a serious work related car accident in 1989, and nine operations later I continue to be a patient and provider advocate. I enter my third decade as a national Chartered Accountant for Medical and Healthcare practices in Australia. I am a former 10-year Australian General Practice Accreditation surveyor. I come from a medico family. I have served on the AAPM national Board and was the inaugural national Chair of the Certified Practice Manager CPM post nominal. I continue to provide accounting tax and practice management advice to many practices all over Australia.

You know who you are and I thank you for this real honour and privilege to serve you and your community through you. Note, I am not a lawyer please seek appropriate legal and accounting advice. This information is for general information and discussion only.