FREE Australian Apartment Lease Agreement

A free Australian Apartment Lease Agreement will help you memorialize all the terms of a lease between a landlord and a tenant. Many important clauses are included.

Disclaimer:This was not drafted by an attorney & should not be used as a legal document.


This Apartment Lease Agreement ("Agreement") is made on [Date] by and between:

Mr. [Name], having his permanent place of residence at [Address] herein referred to as Lessor;


Mr. [Name], having his permanent place of residence at [Address] herein referred to as Lessee.

On basis of mutual covenants, terms and conditions as agreed between the Lessor and the Lessee, the lessor leases to the Lessee and Lessee rents from Lessor for use as a residence, an empty (without furniture and fixtures) two-bedroom apartment, located at [Address], known as the Apartment.

2. TERM:

The initial term of this lease is [Term] to commence on [Starting Date] and to end on [Ending Date] on the following terms and conditions provided in this Agreement.

3. RENT:

Lessee agrees to pay as rent for the Apartment AUD $ [Amount] per week, payable by cash, bank transfer, check or money order, without demand, two weeks in advance. Rent will be considered late if not received by Lessor after 14 days from the due date, unless a written agreement is in effect with an alternative payment plan.


On execution of this agreement, Lessee shall deposits with Lessor the additional sum of AUS $ [Security Deposit], or three week rents, as rental bonds, receipt of which is acknowledged by Lessor, as security for the full and faithful performance by Lessee of this agreement


The Lessor’s responsibility for payment to entities providing utilities and other services to the Apartment during the term of the Lease shall be as follows:

(a) all water and sewerage service charges;

(b) strata sinking and administrative levies;


Any failures by the Lessee to pay rent or other charges promptly when due shall constitute a default herein under and permit Lessor at its option to terminate this Lease Agreement upon 14 days' written or verbal notice to Lessee. Failure to comply with any other material term or condition herein shall also constitute a default and permit Lessor at its option to terminate this Lease Agreement upon 30 days' written or verbal notice to Lessee.


The conditions of the lease are separate, the validity of each not being dependent upon the other. This lease is executed in two copies, each copy to be considered an original for all purposes. This lease shall be construed according to the New South Wales Office of Fair Trading, New South Wales, Landlord and Tenant (Rental Bonds) Act 1977 and New South Wales, Residential Tenancies Act 1987 and the Residential Parks Act 1998.

In witness whereof, the parties agree to all terms and conditions of the above written agreement.

Lessor Lessee

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