Terms and Conditions of Entry


  • ‘Centre’ means the Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre, Queensland, as managed by the USQ Student Guild;
  • ‘Entrant’ means any person who enters the Centre at any time whatsoever;
  • ‘Event’ means an event conducted at the Centre;
  • ‘Owner’ means owner or the manager of the Centre or The Works Health & Recreation Club or any of their respective agents;
  • ‘Hirer’ means the business entity licensed to use the Centre to present the Event.
  • ‘Serious Misconduct’ means any such behaviour including but not limited to: Wilful or deliberate behaviour or conduct which causes a serious and imminent risk to a person’s health and safety or causes a serious and imminent risk to the reputation, viability or profitability of USQ Student Guild; Theft; Being intoxicated or being in possession or under the effects of illegal drugs or substances whilst visiting and/or using the Centre; Serious dishonesty, falsification or fraud; Breaching confidentiality including the unauthorised accessing or copying of information; engaging in conduct in the nature of serious or gross negligence; engaging in behaviour which is violent or aggressive , including bullying, harassment, assault, victimisation or discrimination; Failing to carry out lawful direction by the Owner or Hirer; Wilful or negligently damage to property; and/or bringing USQ Student Guild into disrepute.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The Hirer shall be responsible for the Event which it arranges. Any and all claims, complaints and damages arising out of or in connection with an Event, are to be directed to the Hirer.
  2.  Entrants assume all risk of any damage or loss (including property damage, personal injury, economic and consequential loss) however it arises at the Centre. Entrants bring personal effects onto the Centre at their own risk. Centre management will not be responsible for any damage to or loss or theft of an Entrant’s personal property.
  3. Persons under the age of 13 must be under the direct supervision of an adult at all times. The Owner and/or the Hirer reserve the right to refuse entry to, or to remove from, the Centre or to refer to the police any persons under the age of 13 who are without adult supervision.
  4. The Centre accepts no responsibility for any injury or death that results directly or indirectly from the use or misuse of the facilities by an Entrant or Hirer.
  5. All Entrants agree that upon entry that they shall follow government regulations, legislation and appropriate standards.
  6. Upon Entry, Entrants agree that they shall act respectfully towards other Entrants and staff, including using appropriate language. Whilst in the Centre and premises, Entrants shall not engage in behaviour that is deemed to be fraudulent, harassing, embarrassing, sexually explicit, profane, obscene, intimidating, defamatory, serious misconduct and/or otherwise unlawful. Should an entrant engage in behaviours such as these the owner or the Hirer reserves their right to evict, without compensation.
  7. Unauthorised persons are prohibited from entering the Centre and any area not accessible by the public, including areas clearly indicated as staff only.
  8. Entrants shall abide by all lawful and appropriate instructions and directions given by the Hirer or Owner and should an Entrant fail to abide by such directions and/or instructions, the Hirer or Owner may, at their discretion evict the Entrant, without compensation.
  9. The Hirer and/or the Owner reserve the right to refuse admission and/or evict from the Centre an Entrant, without compensation, whose conduct is deemed to be unlawful, disorderly, have engaged in serious misconduct or offensive by the Hirer or Owner. This includes any person that is not entitled to attend an Event held at the Centre.
  10. Alcohol may only be consumed within the Centre where it is clearly indicated that consumption is permitted, otherwise the consumption of alcohol within the centre is strictly prohibited. An Entrant, of legal drinking age, agrees that they will not consume alcohol in excess of the legal driving limit of Queensland. An Entrant under the legal drinking age, shall not purchase and/or consume alcohol within the Centre or the Centre’s premises.
  11. All Entrants shall wear appropriate clothes and footwear at all times, the Owner or Hirer reserves their right to evict any Entrant who fails to comply.
  12. Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the Centre and the grounds of USQ, including but not limited to carparks, footpaths, ovals and any other premises owned by USQ or managed by the Owner. The Owner reserves their right to evict any Entrant smoking who fails to comply with this requirement.
  13. A Hirer and/or its agents and/or the Owner or its agents may, at their absolute discretion, conduct searches of Entrants for items which are prohibited by law or prohibited by the Hirer’s or Owners terms of Entry.
  14. Unless expressly authorised by the Owner, the following items are strictly prohibited at the Centre including firearms, explosives, flammable liquids, hazardous materials, controlled, dangerous or illegal substances, drugs, food or alcoholic beverages (whether for sale or supply) or any other goods or services for the purpose of sale or supply. Further, any smoke machines, misters, hazers, foggers, foamers, oil crackers, dry ice or fluid, dry density machines, pyrotechnics or similar atmospheric altering equipment, confetti, glitter, powder dust or other such substances, whether manually dispersed or by a discharge mechanism, are not to be brought into the Centre without the specific prior written approval of the Owner.
  15. Unless expressly authorised by the Owner or authorised by law, including but not limited to Seeing Guide animals, support animals and therapy animals, animals are not to be brought into the Centre or the Centre’s premises.
  16. Cameras (including digital cameras), audio and video recorders may only be brought into the Centre at the discretion of Centre management.
  17. Entrant’s acknowledge that the Owner and/or the Hirer may use an Entrant’s image or likeness as part of any recording of the event.
  18. Entrants and/or Hirer’s are responsible for all and any costs associated with any damage directly or indirectly caused by them to the Centre or the Centre’s equipment. The Owner reserves the right to issue invoices to any Entrant and/or Hirer for the costs of any such incurred damage.
  19. The Owner reserves the right to direct any and all costs associated with evacuations and alarms caused by, directly or indirectly, the actions of an Entrant or Hirer should such occurrence be the result of misconduct or unlawful actions.
  20. The Hirer or Owner may cancel, interrupt or stop an Event due to dangerous situations, adverse weather or any other reason which is beyond its reasonable control. Such cancellation, interruption and/or stopping of an Event shall not entitle the Entrant or Hirer to make any claim whatsoever against the Owner. Nor shall it entitle the Entrant to make a claim whatsoever against the Hirer except, in the case of the Hirer, for and limited to a ticket for a replacement Event if scheduled or a refund of the appropriate portion of the face price of the ticket if the Event is cancelled and not subsequently rescheduled.
  21. Entrant’s and Hirer’s agree that they will abide by all rules, notices and instructions found within the Centre and that they will, from time to time, review such rules of the Centre.
  22. Entrants acknowledge the use of Camera surveillance within the Centre for the purpose of ensuring public safety and for the investigation and prosecution of criminal offences. Footage will only be accessed by persons authorised to do so, including those authorised by USQ to do so. Should an incident occur, footage may be provided to the Queensland Police Service for law enforcement purposes. Your information will not be given to any other person or agency unless authorised or required by law.
  23. All Entrants shall comply with legislative requirements in respect to policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and privacy.