Hire Agreement

Hire Agreement – Perth Backdrop Hire


Term. This Agreement shall commence on the Pickup Date and remain in full force and effect until Equipment is returned to Owner.  Renter shall return the Equipment on or before the agreed date, unless terminated earlier consistent with the terms herein.

Payment. Payment is to be made in full on or before collection of goods.

Instructions. The Hirer acknowledges that he/she has received adequate instructions on the correct use of the equipment, which may include a demonstration or verbal or written instructions.

Security / Bond.  Hirer may be asked to pay a bond. Owner may use the bond to cover the cost of damaged equipment and not general wear and tear.

$10 per cocktail table cover, $10 per hand-held sign and $5 per dress-up prop is retained from bond for any loss or damages.

Care & Location of the Equipment.  Equipment is to be used in a careful manner.

Outside use – where equipment is to be used outside for an event, it is not to be left outside in the elements overnight.

Weights – sandbags and tent poles are to be used to secure the backdrop where provided.

Screws are to be tightened and checked by a second person on stands that have screws.

Fairy Lights must be turned off and the plug removed from the power point and kept inside – moisture getting into the lights will cause unrepairable damage and result in bond being withheld.

Loss or Damage. The Hirer shall alert the Owner to any loss/damage to the equipment as soon as possible. Equipment shall not be repaired or altered without the Owner’s prior consent. The Hirer may be responsible for the cost of replacement for loss or damage to equipment and lose the bond where applicable.

Restrictions for Use. Hirer shall not permit the equipment to be used in a purpose that it is not designed for by any person or to store the equipment in a manner likely to cause damage or loss to the equipment.

Condition of Equipment.  Hirer acknowledges that Renter has examined the equipment and that it is in good condition except as otherwise specified at the bottom of this agreement.

Return of Equipment. The hirer shall return equipment on the date agreed, in the same condition as the Hirer received it, except for normal wear and tear. The Hirer shall return all the equipment to Owner by the agreed return date and location.  If equipment is not returned by the said date, without making alternate arrangements with Owner, the Owner reserves the right to take any necessary action to regain possession of the Equipment and withhold $25 per day as a late return fee.

Termination.  This Agreement shall terminate on the day after return of all equipment.

Indemnification and Liability. Hirer shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Owner from and against any claim, demand, cause of action loss or liability (including attorney’s fees and expenses of litigation) for any property damage, or personal injury arising from Hirer’s or any other person’s use of equipment by any cause. The provisions of this Article shall survive the termination of this Agreement with respect to any claims or liability accruing before such termination. In no event shall Owner be liable for any indirect, special or consequential loss or damages arising from Renter’s use of equipment, including but not limited to loss of profits and loss of revenue, even if informed of the possibility of such damages.


Hire Agreement – Perth Backdrop Hire  

Acceptance.  The Hirer hereby unconditionally accepts the above terms and conditions and acknowledges that its acceptance is a condition preceding to taking possession of the equipment from the Owner – Perth Backdrop Hire.



I / We have read and agree with the conditions of hire set out above.


Hirer Name ________________________________________________________________________


Hirer Address ____________________________________________________________________


Phone ____________________________ Drivers Licence Number ____________________________


Hire of ______________________________________________________________________________






Backdrop Location:       Inside

Outside Soft Surface   /   Outside Hard Surface

Outside Undercover   /   Outside Open Air


Hire date from ____________________   to   ______________________

(Late fee may apply if not returned by this date.)


_________________________              ____________________

Hirer Signature                                                 Date



_________________________              ____________________

Equipment Owner Signature                              Date

Perth Backdrop Hire


Payment Details          Hire Cost Due $ _____________      Bond Due $ ____________

Cash PAID  $ _____________

EFT PAID    $ _____________             Date: ___________________



PAID $ _____________                        Returned Date:  __________