JK Corbett Investments Pty Ltd ATF The Trustee for Corbett Family Trust trading as Brisbane Lawn and Landscaping Experts (BLLE)
Terms & Conditions
a) BLLE shall give the Client a quote specifying the Goods and Services required in order to fulfil the Client’s instructions and a cost estimate of the Goods and Services. Unless stated otherwise, the hourly rate is per hour per person.
b) Information provided in this Quote is only applicable to the items examined and reflects the condition of those items at the time of inspection. Changes to the items condition or surrounding infrastructure may invalidate this Quote. The inspection is limited to visual examination without dissection, excavation or probing of accessible components. There is no warranty, expressed or implied that problems or deficiencies of the plants and property included in this Quote may not arise at some point in the future.
c) In the event the Client requires BLLE or their sub-contractors to return to site for an additional or amended quote then a charge of $88 (including GST) for such further or amended Quote may be incurred.
1.2 Quote Expiry
a) In the event that the Client wishes to proceed with works outside the validity period of the Quote then additional charges equal to at least 5% of the proposal amount will be applied in addition to the original amount quoted in the Quote unless BLLE needs to return to site in which case c) will apply.
1.3 Acceptance by the Client
Where BLLE has given the Client a quote:
a) BLLE need not commence the Services until the quote has been accepted by the Client;
b) the Client shall accept the quote by written confirmation either by email or online system accompanied by a Quote number (if applicable);
c) quotes are valid for seven (7) days only unless an extension has been authorised by BLLE ; and
d) the Client warrants that it has not relied on any representation by BLLE other than as supplied in writing in the Quote.
1.4 Quote Variations
a) BLLE may amend the quote, if not accepted within 7 days from the date of the quote, to take into account any rise or fall in the cost of the Goods and Services as quoted. Any variation or additional works shall attract a further charge, as discussed on-site or via phone with the Client.
a) The Client shall indemnify BLLE from any costs, losses or expenses should the Client cancel an accepted quote or contract.
1.6 Sales Tax / GST
a) GST and other taxed and duties that may be applicable shall be added to the price except when they are expressly included in the price.
2. BLLE Trading Hours
BLLE ’ normal trading hours are 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Work performed (at the Client’s request) outside those hours or on a public holiday will be at the Client’s discretion and will be subject to a surcharge (rates on application).
3. Site Access and Working Conditions
a) The Client shall give BLLE access to the site address at all such reasonable times as may be required by BLLE to carry out the required works.
b) If access is unable to be obtained and BLLE has not been notified by the Client to cancel or reschedule the booking beforehand a $25 cancellation fee will be charged to the Client.
c) Pricing within the Quote is on the basis that the works to be carried out by BLLE are to be done within one (1) scheduled job visit, unless otherwise stated. In the event BLLE are unable to complete works through no fault of their own in one (1) scheduled job visit due to either access difficulties, client preparation or d) then BLLE reserve the right to requote for the works remaining and provide a new Quote.
d) It is the Clients responsibility to move any plants or furniture as BLLE does not accept responsibility for damage as a result of moving such items. The Client is also responsible for providing a clear working environment, including moving of trampolines, toys, rubbish and animal waste. In the event that BLLE has to clean the site then further costs will be incurred.
e) BLLE shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused in accessing the site beyond the reasonable control of BLLE .
f) BLLE will use due care to minimise any damage to site, property and objects but does not take responsibility for damage incurred except where negligence has occurred.
g) Clients are requested to provide Dial Before you Dig documents to BLLE for any work involving underground services. Some work involves risk of damage to existing underground infrastructure in addition to the possibility of encountering unexpected subsoil conditions including, but not limited to, rock, clay, aquifers, archaeological items, existing or abandoned construction elements and sink holes. Reasonable effort is been made to locate or predict said risk, but no warranty is expressed or implied as to what will be discovered or encountered. This Quote is an estimate only and is based on similar projects where adverse conditions were not encountered. Any such adverse conditions which arise will require additional work which will be billed at time and materials above and in addition to the amount shown on this Quote. By accepting this Quote, the Client agrees to these potential additional charges which may include work by others when necessary, in the opinion of the contractor.
4. Payment & Default
4.1 Time for Payment
a) Unless otherwise agreed in writing or other arrangements have been made prior to commencing, all accounts are to be paid in full upon completion of the work on the day.
4.2 Payment Methods
a) Payment methods include Bank Deposit, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Debit Card.
b) BLLE may accept payment by Mastercard and Visa with one-point five percent (1.75%) surcharge at BLLE discretion.
c) In the event that the Client’s payment is dishonoured for any reason the Client shall be liable for any dishonour fees incurred by BLLE .
a) Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the Quote may require a deposit from the Client as specified in the Quote.
b) As a minimum, when scheduling the Clients work with BLLE , a deposit will be required to secure the booking for Quotes that are greater than a total price of $1,000. No booking is confirmed until payment of the deposit is made.
4.4 Payment Claims
a) BLLE reserves the right to charge an overdue fee of thirty dollars ($30) for accounts not paid within the agreed payment terms.
b) BLLE may charge interest at two percent (2%) above the commercial lending rate of the BLLE bank, calculated on a daily basis on amounts not paid within the BLLE payment terms.
c) The Client will be liable to BLLE for any costs and disbursements incurred by BLLE in pursuing recovery of the debt including legal costs on an indemnity basis and any collection agency costs.
5. Weather Conditions and Force Majeure
a) All bookings are subject to weather conditions. Inclement weather may result in bookings being rescheduled. Whilst every effort is made to anticipate weather related cancellations, BLLE may need to reschedule bookings without prior notice.
b) BLLE will not be liable for any failure or delay caused by force majeure, inclement weather or any other delay outside the control of BLLE .
6. Service Schedules (if applicable)
a) This quote is based on a service schedule. If this service schedule is not followed additional charges may be incurred.
b) The quoted price, staffing requirements and our capacity to accept clients is based on service schedules for regular clients.
We are fully insured and carry $20 million public liability insurance with Insurance Australia Limited trading as NRMA Insurance. A certificate of currency is available on request.
8. Application of these Terms and Conditions
In this agreement, “BLLE ” is JK Corbett Investments Pty Ltd ATF The Trustee for Corbett Family Trust (ABN 18 500 579 452) trading as Brisbane Lawn and Landscaping Experts, and its successors and assigns or any person acting on behalf of and with the authority of BLLE ; “the Client” is the individual, company or other entity requesting goods and services from BLLE and named as the Client on the BLLE quote, contract and other paperwork; “Goods” mean all goods sold or otherwise made available to the Client by BLLE ; “GST” means the tax imposed by the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999; “Site” means the place where the BLLE work will be carried out; and “Services” mean the installation of the Goods and including but not limited to associated landscaping and gardening services. Upon acceptance of these terms and conditions by the Client the terms and conditions are binding and can only be amended with the written consent of BLLE . BLLE may licence or sub-contract al or any part of its rights and obligations without the Client’s consent. BLLE reserves the right to review these terms and conditions at any time. If, following any such review, there is to be any change to these terms and conditions, then that change will take effect from the date on which BLLE notifies the Client of such change.
9. The Privacy Act 1988 and the Privacy Amendment Act 2012
a) The Client hereby authorises BLLE to collect, retain, record, use and disclose commercial and consumer information about the Client, in accordance with the Act, to persons and/or legal entities who are a solicitor or any other professional consultant engaged by BLLE , debt collector, credit reporting agency and/or any other individual or organisation which maintains credit references and/or default listings.
b) BLLE may give information about the Client to a credit reporting agency for the purposes of obtaining consumer and commercial credit reports and/or lodging consumer and commercial defaults on the Client’s credit file. This information may be given before, during or after the provision of credit to the Client and will be in accordance with the Act and subsequent amendments.
c) The Client agrees to notify BLLE in writing of any change of ownership of the Client or its business, or directorships in the case of a corporate Client or of any other change whatsoever affecting this agreement within seven (7) days from the date of such change and indemnifies BLLE against any loss or damage incurred by it as a result of the Clients failure to notify BLLE of any change.
Where more than one Customer has entered into this agreement, the Clients shall be jointly and severally liable for all payments of the price.
11. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the State of Queensland and the laws of the Commonwealth of Australia which are in force in Queensland. All disputes arising between the Client and BLLE will be submitted to a court of competent jurisdiction in Queensland selected by BLLE and such court shall possess territorial jurisdiction to hear and determine such proceedings.
If you have any queries about our organisation or our terms and conditions on this website you can contact us:
Brisbane Lawn and Landscaping Experts
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0407 300 100