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Hire Agreement

This agreement supports all hired items from Little Island Event Co, and is between John Rossiter trading as Little Island Event Co (hereafter known as the Supplier) and the Client. The Supplier agrees to rent the listed items for the time frame as specified on the invoice to the Client.


The hired items earmarked for delivery will be delivered and placed on level ground at the event address (approved location as advised at the time of booking) as per prior arrangement with the Client on the morning of the event. Hired items earmarked for collection by the Client will be available for collection on the morning of the event from a location advised to the Client at the time of booking.


Little Island Event Co will contact the Client’s nominated Event Coordinator prior to the event to confirm set up details for the equipment at the event.


Payment and Cancellation Policy

A 25% deposit is payable at the time booking to confirm your hire with us. The Client may by notice to Little Island Event Co. cancel their booking subject to the following terms:

  • (a) more than 90 days in advance to the booking date, the Client shall receive a full refund of the deposit, minus any credit card fees. 

  • (b) less than 90 days prior to the booking date, Little Island Event Co. will retain the 25% deposit paid as a non-refundable cancellation fee.

  • (c) within the 30 days prior to the booking date, Little Island Event Co. will retain 100% of the total hire charge as a cancellation fee.

  • Little Island Event Co. shall not be obliged to make any rebate on the total charge in the event that the Client does not take delivery or returns the equipment prior to the required date. In the event that the Hirer needs to cancel under extenuating circumstances, a decision regarding refunding payments already received shall be made at the Supplier’s discretion on a case by case basis.

  • Exceptional circumstance related penalty fee cancellations will be considered on a case by case basis.

In the event any specified equipment is not available, Little Island Event Co. may deliver and the Hirer shall accept other similar equipment in substitute therefore. By paying the deposit, and by accepting delivery of the hired items, the Client agrees to accept the complete Terms and Conditions of Hire, as detailed below

Terms and Conditions of Hire

In this contract, unless the contrary intention appears: “Equipment” means the goods, supplied by the Supplier to the Hirer whether as specified in this invoice or not, and any one or more of those goods. “Supplier” means John Rossiter trading as Little Island Event Co., its successors and assigns. “Hirer” means the person specified as the Hirer below. “Contract” means this Hiring Agreement including these conditions of hire.


Words importing the singular number shall include the plural number and vice versa. Words importing any gender shall include all other genders and the neuter. Words importing persons shall include corporations, associations, clubs, societies, government bodies, or authorities and any other entities.

The Hirer agrees to hire the equipment for the period stated herein and to pay the total charge and any other amount as required by this contract. Further charges for items of non disclosure may apply if deemed to be in contrary to hire terms as defined by contract.


The Hirer agrees that the contract contains all terms and conditions of the agreement between the Hirer and the Supplier and that there are no express or implied warranties or conditions given or made by the Supplier other than those contained in the contract and those that mandatorily apply to this contract by the operation of Statute.


The Hirer acknowledges that this agreement is between the Hirer and the Supplier and that it is not intended to render the Supplier liable for any cause whatever to any persons other than the Hirer.

The Supplier gives a limited warranty that in the event of any failure of or any defect in the equipment the Supplier in its discretion shall replace or repair the equipment, supply it again at an agreed time and place or refund the hiring charge.


The Supplier shall not be liable for any injury to any person or property, or physical or financial damage suffered by the Hirer or any other person however arising, including as a result of any defect in the equipment, it’s setting up or installation or the services provided by the Supplier and negligent acts or omissions by the Supplier, it’s employees and contractors.

The Supplier will take all reasonable care to ensure the safety of all those in the surrounding event space where possible. To the fullest extent permitted by law the Hirer indemnifies the Supplier against all claims, suits and actions by the Hirer or any employee or invitee of the Hirer who suffers loss of any type during the course of the hiring excepting claims within the scope of the above limited warranty.


The equipment shall at all times remain the absolute property of the Supplier.


The Hirer shall not part with possession of the equipment other than for its intended purpose for the event or at the place of delivery as specified in this Invoice. The Hirer agrees not to overload or misuse the equipment and not to permit any other persons to do so. This includes moving the equipment from its initial location and/or a change of power source and electrical circuitry as this will void warranty of mechanical parts.


The Hirer agrees that before using the equipment he shall inspect same and satisfy himself that it is correctly and safely installed and shall not use the equipment or allow others to use it if there is any apparent or potential defect or danger to persons using the equipment.


All movements required post the initial set up by the Supplier staff, due to misplacement of stock by management of the Hirer; will be charged at an hourly rate of $85.00 per hour including GST.


The Hirer shall be wholly and fully responsible to the Supplier for the equipment and any part thereof during the following times, namely: Upon delivery to the Hirer, his servant or agent or to the place nominated by the Hirer until redelivery by the Hirer, his servant or agent to the Supplier or its agent.

Any faults of the equipment requiring attendance by the Supplier will be provided at no charge by the Supplier - unless the fault is as a result of actions or misuse of the equipment of the Hirer or the Hirer’s representatives. Attendance by the Supplier and travel time to the hired location for the purpose of repairs or maintenance as a result of the Hirer’s actions will be charged at rate of $85 per hour including GST.


The Hirer shall have ready the equipment in the same good order and condition as it was at the time of delivery and in the event of the equipment being damaged or excessively soiled in any way whatever and from any cause whatever while in the possession of the Hirer, the Hirer shall pay on demand the cost of excess cleaning, repairing or replacing the equipment as notified by the Supplier to the Hirer


All Hirers are advised for their own protection to cover themselves for the value of the equipment on hire and to insure against all other risks and liabilities of the Hirer. All Hirers are advised to have a responsible person in charge of all equipment and of all persons as mentioned in the terms and conditions endorsed hereon so as to prevent as far as possible any loss or damage to the equipment or any injury to any such person.


It is the responsibility of the Hirer to examine the items to be hired, view them in operation and confirm that their condition is acceptable at time of delivery.


The Hirer agrees to surrender the hired items upon termination this hire contract, in as good order and condition as when received, except for reasonable wear and tear resulting from proper use, and if returned unreasonably unclean, agree that they may be charged a reasonable cleaning fee.


The Hirer agrees to keep and maintain the equipment in good condition and comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Any Council or Local Government permits necessary for erection of hired equipment shall be the responsibility of the Hirer.



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