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*Membership includes access to Good Work's resources, social events and community, along with the use of desk(s) at Good Work Canberra (“the space”), located at Level 1, Unit 2/ 7 Lonsdale Street, Braddon, Canberra which will be utilised by (“Member”) under the following terms and conditions.
Ethos Good Work is part of a collective of creative shared spaces around Australia. Good Work has a policy of collaboration through positive, ethical and sustainable practices. By signing up as a member, you are agreeing to uphold the mission statement and practices of Good Work.
The basic principles are as follows: Always act in a professional, courteous, supportive and respectful manner towards other members in your space and the overall network. Ask for help! Business can be challenging, Good Work is designed to support and grow creative businesses, don’t wait until it’s too late to ask for help. A list of our professional development team members can be found in your welcome pack or refer to your studio manager. Your confidentiality is important to us. Always follow the conflict resolution steps. Conflicts may arise between members from time to time (we are humans after all!) Follow the conflict resolution steps by asking the host to mediate.
Day Passes A day pass is valid for one check in between the hours of 9.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (earlier entry via cafe may be negotiated). We use a cloud-based space management system integrated with wifi manage check ins. What this means is that as soon as you enter the space and connect to the internet network a day pass will automatically be deducted from your credits. You will not be credited for unused hours if you choose to arrive later than 9.00am or leave the space prior to 5.00pm. You must check in when you enter the space. Members who do not check in on entry to the space may be manually checked in by the space host. It is vital to the ongoing viability of the space that all members present in the space check in. Freeloading will not be tolerated.
24 Hour Passes
A 24 hour pass is valid between for the entire 24 hours that you are assigned in your booking. We use a cloud-based space management system integrated with wifi manage check ins. What this means is that as soon as you enter the space and connect to the internet network a day pass will automatically be deducted from your credits. You will not be credited for unused hours if you choose not to use the full 24 hours. Passes will be considered used as soon as the Member enters the space and connects to the internet services provided by the space. Members who do not check in on entry to the space may be manually checked in by the space host. It is vital to the ongoing viability of the space that all members present in the space check in. Freeloading will not be tolerated.
Space Member will have dedicated use of a desk(s). This is not a sublease of floor-space and the member’s desk may be moved or reconfigured at the host’s sole discretion. Members may not install partitions, modify the space, etc without the express permission of management. Part time members must keep their desk space clear on the days that it is vacant for hot-desking and other members.
Open Environment/Privacy Member agrees and acknowledges that the host cannot guarantee an expectation of privacy to a member. The space is an open plan office and information is bound to be overheard. Member agrees not to disclose any confidential or proprietary information. Confidential and proprietary information includes any information that is not explicitly declared otherwise.
Shared Infrastructure Member will have unlimited use of the space’s internet and networking systems subject to the restrictions specified elsewhere in this document. While the Host will act in earnest to make sure that all letters/packages are delivered, the host does not take responsibility for lost shipments.
Access to Shared Spaces Member will have unrestricted access to the space’s shared spaces such as the kitchen, lounge area, casual meeting area. Log-ins provided upon signing contract/ accepting the terms and conditions and once membership is processed.
After Hours Events Permanent and Casual Members may be granted access to the space for after hours events. Please contact Host for further details. The Host will notify all members in advance via email of up and coming events planned and will ensure the least possible disturbance to all members. Space hire for events may require a security deposit depending on your membership level. Other fees may apply.
Utilities/Resources and Fair Use We provide a number of utilities and resources on a fair use basis. This means that you don’t need to worry if you need paper clips, envelopes, staples, pens etc. We provide these on a fair use basis as a resource for everyone in the space. What this means is that you are free to help yourself to these resources as you need them. If however you need large quantities of these things then please buy them yourself. For example, if you need an envelope to post a couple of letters, please help yourself. If however you are doing a 1000 household mail drop then you need to buy your own envelopes for this.
Storage The space host will provide permanent Members with reasonable storage for their desk(s) as to provide a neat and organised working space. Additional storage space can be provided for fee upon arrangement.
Storage is not included for casual Members but can be rented for an additional fee.
Fees Fees will be paid in advance, from the date of membership signing each month for permanent Members and prior to use for casual Members. Please refer to Price List for details of fees.
For permanent Members, the Membership Fee includes the following; 1. 24 hours access to office with key and pin code 2. Dedicated office desk 3. Office chair 4. Under desk storage 5. Weekly cleaning 6. High-speed NBN with WIFI 7. Utility Bills: electricity & water use 8. Scanner/ shredder/ label makers etc 9. Casual meeting space 10. Access to the space for after hour events (additional fees may be required) 11. Well appointed kitchen facilities: fridge, toaster, kettle, microwave 12. Unlimited supply of tea/coffee, milk, and condiments 13. Membership to network
For casual Members, the Membership Fee includes the following; 1. Office hour access to the space (9.00am-5.00pm) 2. Office desk or spot at the bar (type dependent on availability) 3. Office chair or architects drafting stool 4. Weekly cleaning 5. High-speed NBN with WIFI 6. Utility Bills: electricity & water use 7. Scanner/ shredder/ label maker etc 8. Casual meeting space 10. Access to the space for after hours events (additional fees and security deposit will be required) 11. Well appointed kitchen facilities: fridge, toaster, kettle, microwave 12. Unlimited supply of tea/coffee, milk, and condiments 13. Membership to the network
For permanent and casual Members, optional fees include the following; 1. Polycom desk phone ($50 + gst p/m) 2. Access to Fuji Docu-centre colour printer (rates tba) 3. Formal meeting room hire (rates available online) 4. Additional storage (rates online)
Payment The Member should directly deposit their fees to the following bank account:
Bank Account Details: ACCOUNT NAME: Good Work Canberra
BANK: Commonwealth Bank BSB: 067167 ACCOUNT NUMBER: 11390109
Online credit card payments will be processed under the name of Good Work Canberra.
The host will advise you if you miss a payment.
Security Deposit For permanent Members, a security deposit equal to 2 weeks membership per desk is payable upon signing. The security deposit must be paid by way of electronic transfer to the above account or online by credit card. The deposit is held until termination of use of the co-working space and is held in case of damage to equipment and the property. Please note that our office does not have credit card facilities and we cannot accept cash. All payments must be processed online. Your security deposit will be released once you have fully vacated the premises and handed back any keys issued to you.
The need for a security deposit for casual Members will be determined at the discretion Host.
Loss of Keys If you were provided with a set of keys as part of your membership and you happen to lose them, you will forfeit your security deposit. This will be to cover the very large expense associated with changing locks and reissuing keys to members who are entitled to them as part of their membership.
Cancellations For permanent Members, you must give 30 days notice if you intend on cancelling your membership at any stage.
Management reserve the right to cancel your membership with 2 weeks notice and refund any additional fees (unless a breach of conduct or contract has occurred, in which case an immediate eviction may be issued and security deposit retained by the space).
Liability All Members are responsible for their own belongings and actions. Good Work provides a reasonable level of security however the Host is not responsible for any loss, theft or damage of any kind. This applies to the physical infrastructure and the network infrastructure.
Security It is the Member’s responsibility to ensure the space is kept secure while they are working in the space. After dark the entry door is to be closed securely and all windows are to be locked. When the Member leaves the space for the day and no one else is here, they must turn off all lights and air-con, lock their own valuables away, put any necessary passwords on computers, and ensure the property is securely locked.
Damage Should the Member damage the facility or infrastructure, they will be charged for the cost of repairs. If you bring other people into the space they are solely your responsibility – anything they say, do or damage is your responsibility and you will be held liable for any cost involved (emotional or otherwise).
Renewal and Termination Membership is month to month will automatically be renewed until notice. Member is required to give The Studio host at least 30 days notice prior to moving out. Your security deposit will be released once you have fully vacated and handed your keys back to the host.
The host reserves the right to immediately terminate any membership if you fail to comply with our terms and conditions, to those whose actions cause a disruption, or for gross misconduct.
Changes to the Agreement The host reserves the right to make any changes to this Agreement without notice to Member. However, the host will endeavour to ensure that Members are notified of any changes.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use The space's services may not be used for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions and notices. Member cannot use the space's services in any manner that can damage, disable or impair any server or network connected to Good Work Canberra.
General House Keeping
Fridge: As part of your membership you get access to our fridge. Please respect others food and drinks by not helping yourself to items that are not yours. The shelf labelled “Good Work” is food provided by the host for everyone to share. Please keep your food covered and clean up after yourself. Don’t leave perishables in the fridge over the weekend. These items will be thrown out every Friday. Let the host know if communal items are getting low so we can restock.
Bathroom: We share common restrooms with LSR 07. If facilities require attention please inform the Duty Manager at the café. Otherwise please alert the host if the bathroom or any of the facilities need attention.
Use your common sense: Be respectful of others, clean up after yourself, wash your dirty dishes, replace things from where you got them, sharing is caring but don’t borrow other members things without seeking permission.
Use of Services Our services are not to be used in connection with the following: Pyramids schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any related activity. Defaming, abusing, harassing, stalking, threatening or otherwise violating legal rights of others. Publishing, posting, uploading, distributing or disseminating any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene or unlawful material. Uploading files that contain material protected by intellectual property laws or use of any material that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent or any proprietary right of any party without that party's permission. Uploading any files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs with the intention to damage the operation of another's computer or property.
As a Member it is strongly suggested that you carry a Contents Insurance Policy to cover your own equipment while using our space.
Good Work Canberra is committed to providing you with the best possible customer service experience. Good Work Canberra is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 (Crh), which sets out a number of principles concerning the privacy of individuals.
Collection of your personal information There are many aspects of the website which can be viewed without providing personal information, however, for access to future Good Work Canberra customer support features you are required to submit personally identifiable information. This may include but is not limited to a unique username and password, or provide sensitive information in the recovery of your lost password.
Sharing of your personal information We may occasionally hire other companies to provide services on our behalf, including but not limited to handling customer support enquiries, processing transactions or customer freight shipping. Those companies will be permitted to obtain only the personal information they need to deliver the service. Good Work takes reasonable steps to ensure that these organisations are bound by confidentiality and privacy obligations in relation to the protection of your personal information.
Use of your personal information For each visitor to reach the site, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to browser type, version and language, operating system, pages viewed while browsing the Site, page access times and referring website address. This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalized content to you while you are at this Site. From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change at some time in the future we will use for these new purposes only, data collected from the time of the policy change forward will adhere to our updated practices.
Accessing Your Personal Information You have a right to access your personal information, subject to exceptions allowed by law. If you would like to do so, please let us know. You may be required to put your request in writing for security reasons. Good Work reserves the right to charge a fee for searching for, and providing access to, your information on a per request basis.
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