It is the responsibility of the Hirer to read all terms and conditions set out in this Agreement prior to signing this document.
Please review the guidelines here prior to completing the Mudgeeraba Show Venue Hire Form.
Terms & Conditions
A booking is not considered to be accepted nor confirmed until this document has been successfully completed and the general bond and key bond are paid. Failure to supply a signed agreement or failure to pay the required bonds could see the booking terminated, without notice, and the dates reassigned at the absolute discretion of the Mudgeeraba Show Society Management Committee or its nominee.
The Hirer is required to give one month’s notice in writing to the Mudgeeraba Show Society to cancel this Agreement.
As the Mudgeeraba Showgrounds are controlled by a membership-based Society, prices quoted only remain current up until the Society’s Annual General Meeting in October each year and may be subject to change.
Public Liability Insurance cover is required: A Certificate of Currency in the name of the Hirer must be attached to this application. (See Clause 4 below.)
The Hirer understands that there will be times during the year that their hire period will pause. These periods include but are not limited to; four weeks of the year for Show preparation, two weeks of the year for Pony Club events and other events requiring use of the Showgrounds and Pavilions. The Hirer will not be charged for this cease in hire.
The Hirer will agree to abide by directives from the Chief Health Officer and supply a Covid safe plan if required.
Hire Agreement and Conditions of Venue Hire
AGREEMENT TO HIRE
The Society permits the Hirer use of the Property for the Permitted Use subject
the terms expressly set out in this agreement; and
all applicable rules, by-laws and regulations of the Society.
HIRE FEE & BOND
The Hirer must pay the fees to the Society in the following manner:
a bond of $300; and
the Agreed Hire Fee as per monthly invoices.
The bonds are refundable upon return of keys and the Hirer fulfilling their obligations as set out in this Agreement.
All payments made by the Hirer to the Society must be made without set-off, deduction or counterclaim.
The Hirer may be denied access to the Property if Hire Fees are not paid up to date.
THE HIRER’S OBLIGATIONS
The Hirer shall not remove any items such as fixtures, fittings or structures from the Property.
The Hirer shall keep the Property in good repair, order and clean condition at all times during the Hire Period to the satisfaction of the Society.
The Hirer must not cause or contribute to any damage to the showgrounds or the Property. Such damage must immediately be made good, to the satisfaction of the Society at the Hirer’s own cost.
The Hirer shall not allow disconnection of or disruption to any utility or other services or alteration of or disruption to existing improvements with respect to the Property, without the Society’s prior approval.
The Hirer must use any property, goods, materials, services or information provided by the Society:
at its own risk
using reasonable care; and
in accordance with the Society’s instructions, if provided.
The Hirer is responsible for the safety and security of all people who attend the Property during the Hire Period.
The Hirer will advise the Society if it believes it is necessary to engage security personnel and will provide details of the security personnel to be engaged. The Hirer is solely responsible for the engagement of any security personnel or implementation of any security measures. The Society will have no responsibility for security, including but not limited to, the engagement and implementation of security personnel or the actions of any security personnel during the Hire Period.
The Society may at any time enter the Property during the Hire Period and observe the use of the Property and any activities conducted at the Property. The Society takes no responsibility for the safety, approval or supervision of any activity by doing so.
The Hirer must not engage in any activity at the Site during the Hire Period which may bring the reputation of the Society into disrepute.
The Hirer must not permit any activity at the Site during the Hire Period which may be or become offensive, dangerous give rise to undue noise or smell or which in the opinion of the Society may cause annoyance, offence or cause danger to the public.
The Hirer must vacate the Property by the hire end time. Otherwise, penalties may apply. If the Hirer fails to do so, the Society may seek costs against the Hirer or impose any other penalties it sees fit. l) If the Hirer does not comply with the above clauses the Society may immediately and without notice:
take possession of the Property
remove any goods from the Property. Any goods removed in this way which remain in the Society’s possession after a period of seven days will be treated as abandoned and such goods will become the property of the Society.
INSURANCE AND INDEMNITY
At all times during the Hire Period the Hirer must have in place with a reputable insurer on terms and conditions acceptable to the Society the following insurances:
Public Liability insurance with a sum insured of at least $10,000,000 in the name of the Hirer. The Hirer must arrange for the Mudgeeraba Show Society to be named as an interested party on the policy; and
Third party motor vehicle insurance; and
Workers’ Compensation insurance as required by law.
The Hirer must provide prior to the Hire Period a Certificate of Currency as specified in Clause 4 (a)(i) above.
The Hirer indemnifies the Society (including its members, agents and employees) against all claims, demands, actions, costs (including legal costs), charges, expenses, damages, loss or other liability arising out of or in connection with the Hire Agreement and irrespective of whether such a Claim directly or indirectly arises out of, or is in connection with or is caused by any negligent, wilful, unlawful or wrongful act or omission of the Society or any of its officers and employees.
The Hirer must immediately notify the Society of any accident or other incident related to the hire of the Property.
The Hirer acknowledges and understands that the Mudgeeraba Showgrounds lies within the Gurrangumbah flood plain and that the grounds may be subject to inundation from time to time during inclement weather. The Hirer understands that extra precautions may be necessary to avoid loss of persons and property.
The Hirer shall not assign this Hire Agreement or any right under this Hire Agreement.
The Society may cancel this Hire Agreement if it determines in its absolute discretion that the Property is no longer suitable for the Permitted Use.
The Society may for any reason whatsoever immediately terminate or suspend the operation of this Hire Agreement by notice to the Hirer at any time.
In the event of such termination the Hirer will cease occupation of the Property immediately upon being so directed by the Society