Terms and Conditions

Conditions of Annual Hot Desk Hire

Paterson Street Hub (ABN: 44 899 588 048), offers a temporary workspace defined as a “hot desk” to hire to;

THE HIRER: ‘Your Business name here’

FEE: $2000 (Annually)

TERM: Annual, per calendar year, commencing on the commencement date and renewed on the same date annually.

COMMENCEMENT DATE: Date selected during registration.

COORDINATOR: The Paterson Street Hub

Agrees to accept the hire of the Hot Desk Service and the use of the Co-Working Space within The Hive space (The Hive) on the following conditions (Conditions) and in accordance with the Code of Conduct (Code of Conduct) included within these Conditions.

Hot Desk Service

Means the use of one desk space within The Hive and the services and equipment provided to the Hirer for use (What’s included and what’s not) in accordance with these Conditions.


The person listed as Coordinator is appointed by Paterson Street Hub (ABN: 44 899 588 048), to manage the Hot Desk bookings for The Hive (the Coordinator).

Hire Period

The Hire Period is for the term specified in this agreement (per calendar month), based upon availability.

Payment and Fee

Payment is handled via credit card or ACH using the coworking software smpl. Payment occurs on membership start date and then recurs automatically on the first of the month until membership is cancelled. You explicitly agree that we have your authorisation to charge your credit card on a recurring basis.

If you start on another day than the 1st of a month the charge will be prorated.

[Failure to pay] Failure to pay overdue invoices within 10 days of the 1st of the month will result in termination of membership.  


Paterson St Hub reserves the right to terminate any membership at any time without notice and without a refund.

Failure to follow any of the guidelines outlined in this document can result in termination of membership.

Hours of Use

The Hot Desk Service is provided between 8:30am until 3:30pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.


Access to the Hot Desk Area will be provided by the Coordinator within the Hours of Use. The Coordinator will inform you in advance, as a courtesy, of any testing, repair or other works to be carried out unless there is an emergency.

The Hirer will not be allowed to access The Hive outside the Hours of Use unless specifically authorised in writing in exceptional circumstances.

If there is any closure due to an event, the Coordinator with provide notice to the Hirer in a reasonable time.

Shared Use

The use by the Hirer of the Hot Desk, the common areas or any meeting rooms made available to the Hirer by The Hive is non-exclusive. The Hirer is unable to host guests or clients at The Hive unless they have booked the meeting room, or prior arrangements have been made with Paterson St Hub/The Hive

Contact us

Hot Desk enquiries should be directed to the Coordinator via email welcome@patersonsthub.com.au

Meeting Room

To book the meeting room please contact The Coordinator at welcome@patersonsthub.com.au. Bookings are subject to availability.


Deliveries must be scheduled within the Hours of Use, unless prior arrangements have been made with The Coordinator. The Hub does not accept responsibility for any deliveries where the Hirer is not present to accept deliveries, unless otherwise agreed by both parties.


Alterations or additions to the shared space must not be made without the consent of Paterson St Hub/The Hive

Terms of Service.

Breach of Agreement

The Hive may terminate this agreement at its own discretion if it determines that the Hirer has breached these Conditions or the Code of Conduct.

Keep Neat and Tidy

The hirer will at all times keep the Hot Desk Area and Co-Working Space neat and tidy.


The Hirer will be financially responsible for any breakage, defect, damage, theft or vandalism caused by the Hirer, or a guest of the Hirer, to the space or the property of The Hub during the Hire Period.

Any damage must be reported to the Coordinator immediately and if deemed the fault of the Hirer, an invoice will be issued for the repair or replacement.

Release & Indemnity

The Hirer agrees to indemnify and keep indemnified Paterson St Hub/The Hive and Paterson St Hub/The Hive’s representatives against any action, claim or demand whatsoever which arises or may arise as a result of the Hirer’s use of The Hive services.

The Hirer does not and will not hold Paterson St Hub/The Hive responsible and releases Paterson St Hub/The Hive for the loss or damage of any of the Hirer’s equipment, property or personal belongings.


Paterson St Hub/The Hive is also not liable for any failure until the Hirer has informed The Hive and given reasonable time for rectification.

The Hirer agrees that Paterson St Hub/The Hive will not be liable for any loss, damage or claim which arises as a result of, or in connection with, this agreement and/or the use of the services except to the extent that such loss, damage, expense or claim is directly attributable to its deliberate act or its gross negligence. It is assumed that the Hirer holds their own Public Liability insurance cover.

Paterson St Hub/The Hive will not in any circumstances be liable for loss of business, loss of profits, loss of anticipated savings, loss of or damage to data, third party claims or any consequential loss.

Paterson St Hub/The Hive bears no liability for the health and safety of the Hirer or any person at the building with its express or implied authority which shall at all times remain the responsibility of the Hirer.

Work Health Safety

The Hirer must comply with any instruction of The Hive, the Coordinator or the landlord relating to any Health and Safety issue including without limitation under the Work Health Safety Act 2011 (NT). The Hirer may be required to undertake a safety induction for The Hive.

What’s included (and what’s not)


  • Unlimited Wifi access

  • Printing, limited to 50 pages per day

  • Tea and coffee making facilities

  • Dedicated desk and chair

  • Access to shared spaces

  • Kitchen Facilities

  • The kitchen facility in The Hive may be used by the Hirers for simple food storage and preparation.

Not included:

  • Use of The Paterson St Hub or Hive logo, brand or images in any documentation of publication (including web) in connection with the Hirers business unless previously agreed in writing by The Hive

Code of conduct

The Hirer agrees to:

  • Respect the confidentiality of other Hirers and whilst they may be privy to private conversations, not communicate this information outside of The Hive

  • Respect that The Hive is a place of business and maintain professionalism in all interactions undertaken at The Hive

  • Respect and treat other Hirers fairly regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability

  • Only use the Hot-desking Space for its permitted use and only for the business stated in the Agreement or subsequently agreed with The Hive

  • Not do or permit to be done in the Co-working Space anything which is illegal or which may be or become a nuisance, (whether actionable or not) damage, annoyance, inconvenience or disturbance to The Hive or to other Hirers

  • Not browse or download material of an illegal or offensive nature. This includes but is not limited to: copyrighted movies, music, or software, hacking/cracking material, or adult material.

  • Not bring the name or brand of The Hive into disrepute

  • Not smoke on, or out the front of The Hive premises.

Agreed use

The Hirer agrees to use the Hot Desk for doing and developing the business as stated in this agreement. The Hirer must not use any part of Paterson St Hub/The Hive for storage of any items without prior agreement with The Hive.

The Hirer may not use the address of The Hive as his/her business address nor may the Hirer use it as the Registered Office of its business, unless previously agreed with The Hive.

This agreement is non-transferable and The Hive reserves the right to make changes to this agreement and pricing at any stage. The Hirer will be given 30 days’ notice of any changes.