International Head Contract templates

The Head contract (International) (HCI) is a version of Head Contract tailored for use on projects delivered overseas, with pricing on a lump sum basis, a schedule of rates basis, or a combination.

This template can be used for construct only, design and construct or document and construct delivery, depending on the extent of the design completed prior to engagement of the contractor.

Contract and tender documents

Invitation to register interest (DOCX, 134.4 KB)

Tender documents (DOCX, 237.02 KB)

Conditions of contract (DOCX, 415.87 KB)

Disclaimer and confidentiality agreement (DOCX, 85.83 KB)


Update summary June 2023 (DOCX, 56.49 KB)

Schedule of collateral documents

Approved Security unconditional undertaking (DOCX, 38.79 KB)

Collateral Warranty (DOCX, 38.77 KB)

Deed of Covenant - Consultant (DOCX, 47.3 KB)

Deed of Covenant – Subcontractor (DOCX, 48 KB)

Deed of guarantee, undertaking and substitution (DOCX, 44.88 KB)

Deed of Novation - Consultant (DOCX, 45.18 KB)

Design certificate – Consultant (DOCX, 38.01 KB)

Design certificate – Contractor (DOCX, 37.92 KB)

Design certificate - Subcontractor (DOCX, 38.72 KB)

Moral rights consent single author (DOCX, 40.09 KB)

Moral rights consent multiple authors (DOCX, 40.29 KB)

HC-International-Payment-Claim (DOCX, 40.06 KB)

Payment statement (DOCX, 44.08 KB)

Expert Determination Agreement (DOCX, 44.92 KB)

Proforma notices and addenda

Tender documents – Tax Residency (DOCX, 55.29 KB)

Proforma notices (DOCX, 61.86 KB)