Trading Conditions

REGRARIANS LTD. (Australia) 
ACN 165 750 023 ABN 89 165 750 023
(referred to herein as ‘Regrarians’)

TRADING CONDITIONS (as at January 2016)

PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY!!

Regrarians Ltd. Holistic Context

‘…To maintain creative, intergenerational family & community lives built around regenerative & profitable production, management & educational systems…’ 

Regrarians Ltd. Statement of Purpose 

The objects for which this non-profit Company is established are (extracted from Schedule 1 of the ASIC ‘Certificate of Registration of a Company’):

“…’Regrarian’, a portmanteau of ‘Regenerative Agrarian’, is a term first coined by Darren J Doherty in 2013 to describe those who are actively undertaking the serious & timely process of regenerating, restoring, rehabilitating, rekindling and rebooting production landscapes, be they urban or rural, across the world. 

The primary directive of Regrarians Limited entity is to the regenerative enhancement of the biosphere’s ecosystem processes. The secondary directive of Regrarians Limited is to internationally provide the potential for people to be informed about the regenerative economy by the delivery of extension, media, education, goods & materials, whether it involves their work in primary production, other themes of land management, extractive industries, corporate life, domestic services, manufacturing and other activities that are within the reasonable domain of humans — and to undertake and pursue all such other similar, related or compatible objects as may from time to time be considered appropriate by the Company…”

IMPORTANT POINTS — PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! SOME IMPORTANT POINTS TO SUMMARISE:

  1. Regrarians Ltd. is an Australian-registered non-profit Public Company Limited by Guarantee. It receives payments as donations and disbursements. These donations are used to further the objects of Regrarians Ltd. registered ‘Statement of Purpose’. Disbursements are solely for the purpose of expenses incidental to the convention or conference Regrarians Ltd. Directors attend. The Directors of Regrarians Ltd. are volunteers and receive no payment for their service to Regrarians Ltd.
  2. Regrarians Ltd. Directors are ATTENDEES at the scientific, educational, professional, or business convention or conferences they participate in and work with others to organise.
  3. AT OUR DESCRETION & ACCORDING TO OUR HOLISTIC CONTEXT ALL ENGAGEMENTS OVER SEVEN (7) DAYS REQUIRE THE DIRECTORS’ (DARREN J. DOHERTY, LISA HEENAN, ISAEBELLA DOHERTY) FAMILY (PEARL {16} & ZANE {14}) TRAVEL, ACCOMMODATION & FOOD DISBURSEMENTS AS THEY TRAVEL WITH TOGETHER ON ENGAGEMENTS OF OVER SEVEN (7) DAYS DURATION.
    THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY COMBINED TOURS FOR MULTIPLE CONVENTIONS AND/OR CONFERENCES WHERE WE ARE ENGAGED FOR SHORTER DURATIONS BUT AWAY FROM OUR HOME BASE FOR MORE THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS. IN MANY CASES WE ALL DO NOT TRAVEL TOGETHER, THOUGH SHOULD THEY THEN THESE ARE THE CONDITIONS OF ATTENDANCE.
  4. WE FLY WITH ONE WORLD AIRLINES WITH A PREFERENCE FOR QANTAS or OTHER ONE WORLD AIRLINES
  5. DONATION TERMS ARE ‘DONATION IS DUE UPON RECEIPT OF REQUEST
  6. FLIGHTS PAID FOR 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE, ALL OTHER CONVENTIONS AND/OR CONFERENCES AND INTERNATIONAL ATTENDANCE 50% OF DONATION 14 DAYS IN ADVANCE WITH BALANCE DUE ‘UPON RECEIPT OF INVOICE’.
  7. We BENCHMARK OUR DONATIONS PAYMENTS TO THE USD. The exception is for attendance completed within Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand
  8. TRAVEL TIME FOR FLIGHTS IS ALSO INCLUDED AS A DONATION EXPECTATION — SEE ITEM CODE ‘T’ FOR MORE DETAILS). AGAIN ON PROJECTS WHERE MULTIPLE CONVENTIONS AND/OR CONFERENCES ARE INVOLVED THIS CHARGE IS SHARED AMONGST RESPECTIVE CONVENTION OR CONFERENCES.

1.1 Regrarians Donations

The following donations are suggested for attendance (s) of conventions and/or conferences by Regrarians Ltd. Directors. (Please note invoices will incur Australian GST @ 10% of invoice total if the donation is made in Australia). Conventions and/or conferences conducted outside of Australia will have donations anticipated in USD Dollars — work within Australia and Aotearoa/NZ is charged in AUD. All donations are negotiable and final rates and details are at the discretion of Regrarians Ltd.

Item Code

Item Description

Unit (s)

Unit Donation

Notes

A

Attendance

Day

* In Australia/NZ Family-based non-corporate AUD$1500/day @$150/hour (GST inc.)

*3rd World Funded = AUD$600/day (negotiable)

International Family-based non-corporate = USD$1500/day (@USD$150/hour)

Corporate Funded = USD$2000/day (@$200/hour)

* For any attendance in countries listed with a Level 2 (or above) advisory by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade on their SmartTraveller site = USD$2500/day (@$250/hour)

Includes:

·        Attendance at Convention and/or Conference

·        Online Convention and/or Conference (RON)

·        Design Convention and/or Conference (ROD)

Flight

Air Travel

Ticket

At Cost

Provisions:

·        Economy Class Return Airfares with preference to OneWorld® Airlines (www.oneworld.com)

·        Travel Insurance

·        Visa Preparation and Postage

·        Airport & Related Charges

·        Does not include Regrarians Ltd. Director (s) family members (Except where contract/engagement is over 7 days – maximum extra 2 adults/2 dependants)

A

Accommodation

Day

At Cost

Provisions:

·        Corporate Rate Accommodation @ 1-5 Star Hotel (subject to availability)

·        All Meals, Laundry & Work-related Telephony

·        No Alcohol

·        Airport Pickup and Drop Off

·        Where available and appropriate then local billeting at venue or amongst host family is negotiable

Disbursements

Out of Pocket Expenses

Item

At Cost

Provisions:

·        Attendance Related Fees and Charges

·        Attendance Related Telephony Charges

·        Taxi & Travel Charges

·        All Meals ex Accommodation

·        Stationery, Data, Attendance Purchases

·        Per Diem rates for Lodgings/M & IE: based on current US State Dept

rates (ref.  http://aoprals.state.gov/web920/per_diem.asp)

T

Travel

Hour

$60

Travel To & From Base

Australia-Based Contracting & Development Services (ONLY)

TracFloat*

Tractor Float

Hour

$120

Travel To & From Base

Keyline Plowing

4SB Model Keyline Plowing (2m cut)

Hour

$120

Coverage of between 0.5-1.2 hectares/hour depending on conditions

GPrep_RV*

Deep Ripping, Cultivation, Bed Forming

Hectare

$500

Application for Forestry & Revegetation Projects

GPrep_TC*

Deep Ripping, Cultivation, Premium Bed Forming

Hectare

$600

Higher Quality Application for Orchards & other Tree Crop Projects

Plant_RV

Tree Planting

Tree

$0.50

Tubestock Tree Planting

Guard_RV

Tree Guarding

Tree

$0.50

Tree Guarding

Water_RV

Tree Watering

Tree

$0.50

Tree Watering

Tree_RV*

Tubestock

Tree

$0.80

Tubestock Tree Supply

Plant_TC*

Tree Planting

Tree

$38

Orchard Tree Supply, Planting

Labour

Labour Rate

Hour

$60

HD Field Labour Charge: other contractors are charged at cost

*Subject to Quotation

1.2 Regrarians Account Terms

Regrarians Affiliate Account Terms are as follows:

·        Invoice payments due upon receipt of invoice (unless prior arrangements made) —

 ·       For all other courses and overseas engagements 50% of Course Donation or Quotation (see ED or C) is required 14 days prior to course or engagement commencement with balance due at start of the course or at the submission of an invoice.

·        Any outstanding payments have donations levied at 10% of invoice total per day outstanding within 7 days of invoice receipt

·        Any outstanding payments on ongoing projects will result in no further work being completed until these payment (s) are completely cleared.

·        Regrarians Invoices are prepared and submitted to client (s) weekly by email (in .pdf format – facsimile or hardcopies posted by request)

·        International Travel Costs (see Flight) to be paid 30 days prior to departure from base and are organised by Regrarians & our Travel Agent: Mr. John Fitzpatrick of Bendigo Travel & Cruise (www.bendigotravelandcruise.com.au)

·        Any other Account arrangements are to be determined and agreed 21 days prior to engagement commencement

·        All charges are in USD$ unless otherwise specified. Amounts expended in other currencies are charged at the official converted cash rate on date of invoice production (and annotated therein).

1.3 Regrarians Ltd. Bank Direct Deposit Details

Where appropriate we prefer either Direct Deposit or PayPal® or via PayPal Here® (Visa or Mastercard) as a secure means of payment of Regrarians Ltd. donation requests . Should you wish to be invoiced through PayPal® then let us know. For all PayPal® payments please pay as cheque so as to reduce charges at both ends.

Please advise in advance if other payment means are preferred.

Regrarians Ltd. Bank Direct Deposit Details are as follows:

BANK:                                            Bendigo Bank

BANK BRANCH:                         Mitchell St., Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 3550

ACCOUNT NAME:                      Regrarians Ltd.

ACCOUNT ADDRESS:               45 Casey St, Bendigo East, Victoria, Australia, 3550.

SWIFT CODE                               BENDAU3B

BSB NUMBER:                            633 000

ACCOUNT NUMBER:                150374916

Ask your teller for a receipt as proof of deposit and to place your name/invoice number next to the deposit – this will show up on our records

Bank Phone Number if you have any questions: +61 (0) 3 5442 2799 or +61 (0) 3 5485 7911 Saturday Office Hours 0900-1700 weekdays, 0900-1200

1.4 Acceptance of Proposal and Account Terms

Convention and/or conference Convenors accepting proposal and account terms should notify Regrarians Ltd. to have a formal donation proposal, where required, drafted & subsequently, agreed & modified where necessary, and signed by both the Convenors (approved officers) and Regrarians Ltd. Any Confidentiality Agreement (s), Non Disclosure Agreements  (s) and/or Clauses, or other Proprietary Engagement Documents, where necessary, should also be completed at this time.

1.5 Insurance

Convention and/or conference Convenors must provide 14 days prior to the course commencement a Certificate of Insurance for the duration of the course, outlining the public liability insurance cover provided for all convention and/or conference participants, teachers, support staff, facilities, equipment, activities and any external pursuits entailing the same. The total or share of Regrarians Ltd. Travel Insurance is also expected to be paid 14 days ahead of any departure date.