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FAQs For Residents and Parents

Does this property have an Application fee?

No. There are no application fees.

Is an advanced rental payment required?

Yes. To secure an apartment, the Tenant must pay two week’s advanced rent plus the cost of a mattress protector and shower curtain if applicable and a Security Deposit / Bond of 6 weeks rent.

Is there a cancellation fee once I have secured an apartment?

Yes there is a cancellation fee equivalent to 2 weeks rent.

Are car parking spaces available?

There are no car parking spaces available.

Do I need to pay a departure clean fee?

Yes - The cost to clean a room depends on the room and you will be invoiced individually for this clean.

If I wanted to break my lease, what are the costs associated with this?

Per the lease agreement, the tenant will be charged a reletting fee which equates to 2 weeks rent + GST by the remaining weeks to the end of the agreed term divided by 75% of the total agreed weeks, plus the departure clean and any remaining sundry charges and is required to pay rent until a replacement tenant has signed the lease.

What electricity cost am I responsible for?

Electricity is separately metered so tenants are responsible for payment of their own electricity connection & consumption.

How much is the Internet / WIFI?

Tenants need to organise their own internet plans.

Do I need a mattress protector?

Yes, these are charged at $29.95 per bed.

Do I need to organise my own Contents Insurance

Yes - this is not included in your rent.

Further Resident Information

The Resident Handbook is designed to help you to get to know the building and familiarise yourself with your rights and responsibilities as a resident. We hope that this Handbook will prove useful to you in answering any questions you have, and in assisting you with the most common concerns that you may have.