All hirers will be asked to sign a venue hire agreement with the following hire conditions outlined:
Terms and Conditions of hire
Make a booking by contacting Wide Angle Tasmania by phone (0362 238 344) or email. Your booking will be confirmed once an invoice has been emailed to you.
Payment must be made in full before the hire date.
3. Cancellation of Booking
If you cancel the booking less than 7 days before the date of the hire, WAT will charge you a fee equal to 25% of the invoice.
If you cancel the booking less than 24 hours before the date of the hire, WAT will charge you a fee equal to 50% of the invoice.
4. Security Bond
The hirer will pay $100 security bond at least one week before the hire. This bond will be refunded provided that all the hire conditions are met.
The bond serves as security against damage to the building or contents, additional cleaning that results from the hire, security call outs and/or failure to return keys.
The hirer is responsible for any additional costs (over the bond amount) to meet the costs of any damage, security call outs and/or cleaning required.
5. Safety and Security
The hirer must attend a familiarization session at the venue to be shown how to manage the venue (opening up, closing, rubbish, storage and alarm system). The hirer is responsible for locking up at the end of the hire. If a security call out is required due to hirer error, the hirer will be charged the call out fee.
It is the responsibility of the hirer to be in attendance at the venue and ensure the safety and well-being of their guests, and maintain good order of guests in the facility.
It is the responsibility of the hirer to hold a current public liability insurance policy to cover the use of the facility and the hirer will need to provide a copy of the certificate of currency.
Wide Angle Tasmania is not liable for any loss, damage or theft sustained by the hirer – or to any third party providing equipment to the hirer.
Wide Angle Tasmania may provide public liability insurance for a hirer who does not have the capacity to take out their own public liability insurance. This will only apply if the contract includes this arrangement at Section A and Section E.
If you wish to serve alcohol at your event you will need to apply for a permit from Wide Angle Tasmania.
If you wish to serve and sell alcohol at your event you will need to apply for a liquor permit form WAT and also seek permission from the Commissioner of Licensing (Licensing Board of Tasmania)
8. Set-up, set-down and cleaning
The venue needs to be returned to how it was before the hire, including:
Cleaning – sweeping, mopping and vacuuming as required. All rubbish/recyclables to be emptied to bins at rear. Additional cleaning will be charged out at $50 per hour.
All kitchenware, tables, chairs and equipment to be returned to their storage places
Anything brought onto the premises needs to be removed at the end of the hire
No smoking within the premises
10. Right to refuse hire
WAT has the right to refuse to grant the hire of the facility.
11. Acts and regulations
The hirer shall comply with all relevant Acts and Regulations and shall be liable for any breaches.
The hirer shall use only those parts of the facility as agreed. The hirer shall only be on premises within the period of hire as agreed.
Hirers shall not assign or transfer the right to use of the facility to any other person or organization. The hirer shall not pass the keys to any other person.
14. Maximum number of people
The premises is licensed for a maximum of 70 people. The hirer shall ensure that no more than 70 people are within the facility.
15. Performing Rights
The hirer shall not reproduce any performances that are subject to copyright or performance rights. The hirer agrees to indemnify Wide Angle Tasmania against any claim for breach of copyright or any other action.