RSL Employment Program Employer Terms and Conditions

You are an employer submitting a job vacancy at your organisation (Employer, you, your) for promotion by Returned & Services League of Australia (Queensland Branch) ABN 79 902 601 713 (RSL Queensland, us, we) in its RSL Employment Program on the terms and conditions set out below (Agreement).

RSL Queensland and the Employer agree to cooperate to promote the employment and integration of ex-Defence members and the partners of current or ex-serving Defence members in the civilian workforce, on these terms and conditions.

1. Engagement

  1. RSL Queensland operates the RSL employment program, whereby RSL Queensland employment consultants create an individual plan based on the needs and experience of each client (RSL Employment Program).
  2. As part of the RSL Employment Program, RSL Queensland partners with employers that recognise the value that ex-Defence members and the partners of current or ex-serving Defence members can bring to businesses.
  3. The Employer has an available employment opportunity / opportunities relevant for exDefence members and the partners of current or ex serving Defence members (Job Opportunity or Job Opportunities), and in submitting your Job Opportunity/ies, agrees to be part of the RSL Employment Program.

2. RSL Queensland obligations

RSL Queensland will at its discretion promote the Job Opportunities to RSL Queensland’s clients that are part of the RSL Employment Program, however is not obliged to promote the Job Opportunities on any job vacancy boards that RSL Queensland manages.

3. Employer obligations

In consideration of RSL Queensland providing the RSL Queensland Obligations in paragraph 2, the Employer agrees to:

  1. provide RSL Queensland with the necessary information and documents relating to Job Opportunities to enable RSL Queensland to carry out the RSL Queensland Obligations set out in clause 5 (Employer Materials); and
  2. where a candidate has been put forward for a Job Opportunity or moves through to interview for the Job Opportunity, provide feedback on the application to the candidate and/or RSL Queensland if requested.

4. Marketing and Intellectual Property Rights

  1. RSL Queensland may use the Employer Materials to promote the Job Opportunities.
  2. Each party retains all rights, title and interest to its intellectual property rights including copyright, patents, inventions, trade marks, service marks, designs, confidential information, trade secrets, know-how, and discoveries, and all other intellectual property in existence upon agreeing to this Agreement or developed independently of this Agreement. Nothing in this Agreement gives rise to a transfer of ownership, or other grants rights, in the intellectual property of the other party, unless expressly set out in to these Terms and Conditions.
  3. Except as otherwise expressly stated in this Agreement, neither party may use the other party's name or trade marks in a manner which may be detrimental or harmful to the good name or reputation of the other party.
  4. To the extent that the Employer wants to promote its involvement in the RSL Employment Program, it will obtain prior approval from RSL Queensland on the use of the RSL Queensland name and logos.

5. Term and Termination

  1. This Agreement will commence on the date this Agreement is accepted (Commencement Date) and continue for 12 months from date of submitting the Job Opportunity with RSL Queensland to be part of the RSL Employment Program , unless terminated earlier in accordance with this Agreement.
  2. A party (the Terminating Party) can terminate this Agreement immediately upon written notice to the other party in the following circumstances:
    1. if the other party is insolvent;
    2. if the other party commits a material breach that is not capable of remedy, or is capable of remedy but is not rectified (after notice of default).
  3. Either party may terminate this Agreement without cause on reasonable notice to the other party, such notice not to be less than 14 days.
  4. This Agreement may be terminated by written mutual agreement between the parties at any time.

6. Confidentiality and publicity

  1. Subject to clauses 6.a and 6.a, each party must keep the terms of this Agreement and any other information marked as or by its nature or by the circumstances of its disclosure, is or could reasonably be expected to be regarded as confidential, confidential and must not be disclosed to any third party without the prior consent of the other party.
  2. Neither party may use the other party’s name or do or permit to be done any act or omission which may be detrimental or harmful to the good name, reputation, or interest of the other party.
  3. The obligation in this clause 6 does not apply to any disclosure which a party is required to make by law, provided that the disclosing party consults with the other party as to the information to be disclosed prior to disclosure.
  4. Each party must abide by applicable laws relating to privacy and data protection including the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), the Australian Privacy Principles under that Act and the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme.

7. General

  1. This Agreement is governed by the law in force in Queensland and each party submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of that place.
  2. The parties acknowledge and agree that there are no understandings, Agreements or representations, oral or written, not specified herein, regarding this Agreement. No amendments, consents or waivers of terms of this Agreement shall bind either party unless in writing and signed by all parties.
  3. A party may only assign this document or a right under this document with the written consent of the other party, whose consent may not be unreasonably withheld.

8. Offer and Acceptance of Agreement

This document is an offer to you to enter into an Agreement that will apply whenever we provide you with any RSL Queensland Obligations. This offer may be accepted by you by:

  1. clicking the ‘I accept’ button/tick box (if you are accepting this Agreement online) when asked if you agree through the RSL Employment Program ; or
  2. signing a physical version of this Agreement;
  3. giving us written instructions after receiving this document; or
  4. contacting us, either verbally or in writing, advising of your acceptance.

By accepting this offer in one of the ways set out above, you accept the terms of this Agreement. If you accept the terms of this Agreement, you will have entered into an Agreement with us that can be legally enforced by both parties in the same way as any other contract.