FREE Australian Roommate Agreement

This free Roommate Agreement can be used by two roommates. It sets out, in writing, each roommate's rights and obligations when living as roommates. It is for use in Australia.

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


This Roommate Agreement (“Agreement”) is made on [Date] by and between:

[Name of Roommate No. 1], having his permanent place of residence at [Address], hereinafter referred as Roommate No. 1;


[Name of Roommate No. 2], having his permanent place of residence at [Address], hereinafter referred as Roommate No. 2;

WHEREAS both the parties agree to share the [Description of the Property] (“Property”) as roommates based on the terms and conditions of this Agreement:


This agreement shall remain in effect from [Start Date] to [End Date].

Under a month-to-month tenancy, each roommate must give the other roommate and landlord thirty days written and/or oral notice in advance, if the roommate will be moving out before date shown above.

Under a lease agreement, the departing roommate will be responsible for upholding the lease agreement until, and possibly after a replacement or sub-tenant is found.

The landlord should be notified of any pending roommate switch, so that proper arrangements can be made.


The roommate(s) have paid a security deposit of AUS $ [Amount] .

Each roommate is responsible for charges associated with the damages he/she or his/her guest(s) cause. If the cause cannot be determined, then the roommates will split the cost of damages equally.


Each roommate shall pay the following amount of rent: AUS $ [Rent Amount]

Amounts may not be equal. The rent shall be paid on the [Payment Date] of each month.


If pets are permitted under the lease, each pet owner shall be responsible for all damages caused by his/her pet. This includes damage to furniture, carpeting, blinds, doors, lawn, and garden.

Roommate 1 Roommate 2

_________________ ____________________

Date: Date:

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