TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1 General – Definitions
Additional Charges means:
(a) Any charges quoted by Mediation Central to the Hirer specified in the Reference Schedule;
(b) Any costs reasonably incurred by Mediation Central due to any failure by the Hirer to:
(1) Vacate Mediation Central Premises by the end of the Function Time(s);
(2) Promptly remove any goods or materials brought into Mediation Central Premises by or on behalf of the Hirer; or
(3) Leave Mediation Central Premises in a clean and tidy condition;
Confirmed Booking means a booking confirmed by Mediation Central under clause 3.1(b);
Deposit means 30% of the Hiring Fee unless expressly varied in writing;
Function means the function to be held by the Hirer at Mediation Central on the Function Date(s) and Function Time(s) specified in the Reference Schedule;
Function Area means the part of Mediation Central Premises that is specified in the Reference Schedule;
Function Date(s) means the date(s) specified in the Reference Schedule;
Function Time(s) means the period(s) specified in the Reference Schedule;
Mediation Central Premises means part of the Ground Floor at 162 Goulburn Street, Sydney (East), NSW 2010.
Hiring Fee means the amount specified in the Reference Schedule.
2 Venue Hire and Usage
(a) Once there is a Confirmed Booking, Mediation Central agrees to hire the rooms specified in the Reference Schedule during the Function Time(s) on the terms of this agreement in consideration for the payment by
the Hirer to Mediation Central of the Hiring Fee.
(b) The Hirer will have exclusive use of the rooms specified in the Reference Schedule and the non-exclusive use of common areas.
(c) The Hirer will have complementary use of internet throughout the duration of the Function.
(d) Smoking is permitted in the courtyard only and not in the building
3 Hiring Fee
(a) The Hirer must pay the Deposit to Mediation Central 72 hours prior to the Function Date.
(b) Upon receipt of the deposit by Mediation Central, the Hirer’s booking will be deemed to be confirmed.
3.2 Balance of Hiring Fee
The Hirer must pay the balance of the Hiring Fee to Mediation Central at the beginning of the Function Date but any additional charges will be billed for payment within seven (7) days.
For cancellation of bookings the following fees will be applicable:
(a) 0 – 24 hours prior to Function Date: 100% of the Hiring Fee
(b) 24 – 48 hours prior to Function Date: 50% of the Hiring Fee
(c) more than 48 hours prior to Function Date: 0% of Hiring Fee except expenses already incurred by Mediation Central will be deducted from the Deposit
5 State of Mediation Central Premises
The Hirer must:
(a) vacate the Mediation Central Premises within 30 minutes of the end of the Function Time(s);
(b) promptly remove any goods or materials brought into the Mediation Central Premises by or on behalf of the
(c) leave the Mediation Central Premises in a reasonably clean and tidy condition having regard to the nature of Hirer; and the Function.
6 Indemnity and insurance
6.1 Hirer’s indemnity
The Hirer is liable for and indemnifies Mediation Central from and against all actions, claims, demands, losses, damages and expenses for which Mediation Central shall or may be or become liable or suffer in respect of:
(a) damage to Mediation Central’s audio visual equipment, artworks or other property arising out of or in the course of the Function except to the extent it arises from the negligence or default of Mediation Central;
(b) injury to or death of any persons arising out of or in the course of the Function except to the extent that it arises from the negligence or default of Mediation Central; and
(c) any breach of this agreement by the Hirer.
6.2 Exclusion of liability
Mediation Central accepts no responsibility for any loss, damage or theft of the property of the Hirer or of any third party.