Mandated agencies should use these templates as a starting point for lease agreements.
Government standard legal templates reflect the position the Crown wants to take in the market.
Using the templates:
You will need to amend the templates to reflect your specific deal, including amending details and adding or deleting relevant clauses.
Lease templates are not publicly available. Mandated agencies can access the Development Agreement, Agreement to Lease, Memorandum of Understanding, and Co-location Agreement property templates by emailing the Government Property Group team.
Your legal team will need to draft any other non-standard agreements.
Use this template to record the intention of the landlord and the tenant to enter into a new lease, once the landlord has completed the agreed landlord works, and the tenant has completed its own fit-out works to the premises. The landlord is typically responsible for any construction, refurbishment, or base building works – for example, installing ceiling tiles. The tenant is responsible for hard and soft fit-out – for example, subdivisional partitions and mobile furnishings. The DA allows tenants and landlords to agree the scope of these responsibilities.
Use this template prior to signing a Deed of Lease. The ATL records both parties' agreement to enter into a new lease at a future date. It is suitable where little or no building works are required, or where the works are minor and less complex than those described by a Development Agreement.
Use this template where:
Use this template where the tenant is taking a lease of smaller premises, or a straightforward or less strategically important building.