What the ACCC’s new rules on ‘unfair contracts’ mean for freelancers

From today, new rules come into force that are designed to protect small businesses from unfair contracts. Here Antonia Mochan from Freelance Australia sets out what the new rules say and what you should look for to make sure you are being treated fairly. New rules come into force today that apply to standard form contracts. That’s any contract where you don’t really get a say in the content. We’ve all been there: You: “I’d like to include a clause on payment milestones” Client: “Sorry, that’s our standard contract, I can’t make any changes.” You: *sigh* The rule are for […]

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