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Sample legal agreements

The Arts Law Centre of NSW in association with Arts NSW and Renew Newcastle has produced these documents and agreements to assist community groups who wish to activivate empty spaces. Some of these documents are based on the agreements originally developed by Renew Newcastle.

Note: These agreements were designed for use in the state of NSW, Australia. Please seek further advice before attempting to apply them in other jurisdictions.

Information sheets

Employment issues (for employers)

This information sheet explains what obligations any organisation or individual has to any employee, contractor or volunteer involved in a creative enterprise hub.

Download employers information sheet

Liability + insurance

This information sheet addresses issue of liability and explains how organisations and individuals can protect themselves against risk.

Download liability and insurance information sheet
Sample documents

The suite of documents includes sample documents for using empty space. The checklist provides information about when and how to use those sample agreements.

Sample documents checklist

This information sheet lists and explains the contractual documents necessary to formalise the relationship between promoters of creative enterprise hubs and property owners or participants in the Hub.

Download sample documents checklist

Participation agreement

This agreement governs the relationship between the people or organisation setting up the creative enterprise hub and a participant in the hub. It comprises a Participation Letter, Participation Agreement and Schedule.

Licence agreement

This agreement governs the relationship between the people or organisation setting up the creative enterprise hub and a property owner. It comprises a Licence Agreement and Schedule.

Please email [email protected] if you would like to see an example of these documents.

Understand the legal issues