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House Rules

Visitors and Guest Responsibilities

  • Residents must not interfere with the reasonable peace, comfort, privacy of other residents.
  • Residents mist keep noise to a minimum in consideration of other residents.
  • Illegal substances will not be tolerated and offenders will be reported to the Police.
  • Residents must maintain a reasonable standard of dress in consideration of other residents.
  • Residents are not permitted to affix any items to any walls such as blu-tak, sticky tape, or hooks.
  • Residents must keep their TV's & Radios at an acceptable level as not to disturb other residents or to create noise pollution.
  • Drunk/Disorderly behaviour is unacceptable & will be immediately reported to the authorities.
  • All repairs and maintenance within the common areas or your room must be reported to Brisbane Students as soon as noticed, via email or fax.
  • At NO TIME are residents permitted to become abusive, verbally or physical with any other resident in order to resolve disputes. Disputes must be reported to Brisbane Students who will attempt resolution between all residents involved before passing it on to the relevant authorities.
  • Residents are responsible for the smoke alarm in their rooms. You must not tamper with, touch or remove batteries or any other part of the smoke alarm. If your neglect results in Fire Services attending the property due to a false alarm, you will be made responsible for any fees that may be charged.
  • Bathroom must be left free of excess water on the floor or vanity areas.
  • All tenants must ensure all lights and fans are turned off when not in use or if you are not home.
  • All furniture and inclusions must remain as they are and not removed at anytime.
  • All wheelie rubbish bins must be left inside the front gate unless being collected on bin day by Council.
  • No Shopping trolleys are to be brought onto or near the property at any time (fines incurred).
  • No clothes are to be left lying around in any area of the property (including the laundry & Clothesline).

Visitors and Guest Responsibilities

  • Short stay visitors are welcome at any time however, this property is not a private home and overnight guests are not permitted. Visitors must leave the property by 10.00pm.
  • Residents must ensure their guests are aware of the house rules for these premises and they do not interfere with the reasonable peace, comfort or privacy of other residents.
  • Visitors are prohibited from entering the rooms of residents other than their host and residents are responsible for the conduct of their visitors including payment for any damage or breakage that may occur.
  • Residents must ensure their guest leave common areas clean and tidy after using them.

Animals

  • No animals to be kept on the premises AT ANY TIME!!

Keys and if you are Locked Out

  • Residents who lose their room key will be charged a replacement fee of $30.00 per key.
  • If you are locked out, you may collect a key from our office (a $50 cash deposit must be left to be Refunded if the key is returned the same day) or a staff member can attend for a fee of $100 non-negotiable call out fee. Residents must not tamper with/change any lock in the premises.
  • Residents must not make copies of keys without written permission from Brisbane Students.
  • Residents must not give their room key to visitors to use.

Smoking

  • Smoking, burning candles, oil burners, incense burners, bar/oil heaters etc are prohibited at all times. Tenants may smoke outside ONLY. SMOKING IS PROHIBITED in the building at all times. This includes your room and the internal common areas. This rule exists for the comfort and safety of all residents and is a legal requirement in QLD.
  • Smoking is prohibited within (4) four metres from any entry door, window or air conditioning unit.
  • Smoking is only permitted outside and you must ensure ALL entry doors are closed.
  • DO NOT leave cigarette butts lying around or in containers anywhere on the property.

General Cleaning

  • Residents are responsible for cleaning their room and keeping the common areas tidy.
  • All Kitchen appliances and work surfaces and benches should be cleaned after use.
  • Residents must leave common area neat, clean and tidy after using them.
  • Common areas in this property include: Kitchen, share toilets and bathrooms, hallways, outdoor areas & laundry.
  • You are responsible for maintaining the property's cleanliness.
  • If you have carpet in your bedroom you will be required to have it professionally cleaned upon vacating and provide a receipt.
  • Rooms have been professionally cleaned prior to your arrival. It must be professionally cleaned upon vacating and provide a receipt.
  • Rooms have been professionally cleaned prior to your arrival. It must be professionally cleaned when you vacate and a receipt must be supplied with you return your keys.
  • Personal Items such as suitcases and bicycles must not be left in the common areas at any time. Cleaners have been instructed to remove any items from the common areas if left by tenants.

Vacating Processes

  • Two weeks' notice is required in writing to vacate your room. YOU MUST SUBMIT A FORM R13.
  • When vacating, the following items must be attended to:
    • Return all keys to Brisbane Students and remove all personal items from your room.
    • Leave room clean and tidy. Remove all rubbish and belongings.
    • Remove unwanted food items from cupboards and fridge.
    • All furniture and fixtures must be accounted for.

Rental Payments

  • Tenants will be issued with information in regards to EZIDebit.
  • Rent must be paid via the allocated methods in his pack.
  • Tenants must use the reference given to them at the time of signing tenancy agreement.
  • If you require another payment option speak to Brisbane Students and they will give you more options.

Breaches

  • Any breach of the House Rules or special conditions in your lease agreement, will result in you receiving a Form R11 (Notice of Remedy Breach). Should you not co-operate with this notice or continue with a breach, you will be issued with a Form R12 (Notice of Leave) and you will be evicted from the property.
  • You rent must be paid well before the due date at all times. Failure to comply with this may result in you being evicted from the property. If you have money coming from overseas or elsewhere, ensure it is here well before your due date, no excuses will be accepted.