Terms + Conditions

August 4, 2020




Due to new Stage 4 lockdown measures effective 6pm on August 2nd, Bakehouse Studios has updated our safety policy. The policy will be updated as government restrictions change, and will be in place until further notice. Please read it carefully.


** No recording or rehearsal bookings will be available during the Stage 4 lockdown. Live streaming only. 


As a condition of entry to Bakehouse Studios, you must agree and adhere to these guidelines at all times. We want to continue to offer a safe, comfortable and welcoming space to you, our customers, and hope that everyone can work together to get through this time of readjustment. We seek your understanding in this changed time and ask that you come to the studio prepared, organise your arrival times and try to bring everything that you need with you. 


In adherence to government guidelines that mitigate against the spread of Covid-19, customers and staff are required to practice the following safety guidelines.



  1. We can only accommodate bookings for live streaming internet broadcasts. Please see DHHS guidelines for more on live streaming.
  2. No recording or rehearsal bookings will be available during the Stage 4 lockdown. 
  3. Practice physical distancing of 1.5m at all times.

  4. Practice good hygiene and wash hands regularly.

  5. Remain at home if you are feeling (even slightly) unwell.

  6. Each band member must provide contact details upon entering the building.

  7. Wear a protective face mask at all times. 

  8. Minimise interactions with other customers and staff. We encourage you to be as prepared as possible, to minimise loaning equipment from the office. 



  1. During this time, bookings that are cancelled under 48 hours due to illness will be eligible for a make up an off-peak session, valid until 31 Dec 2020. 

  2. Cancellation fees must be paid on the day in order to qualify for the make up session 


In rehearsal spaces 

  1. Load in and load out times will be staggered. Load-in times will be from 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm specified when booking. It will help us a lot if you are on time, so please coordinate with your band. 

  2. Adhere to strict person limits for each rehearsal space. 

Details available on entry to each room.

  1. Arrange the space to adhere with 1.5 physical distancing regulations.

  2. Where possible, we ask that you BYO microphone and accessories.

  3. No guests are allowed at the studio during this time.

  4. All sessions will now finish at 11pm to allow time for cleaning, and minimise patron time spent in the building.

  5. There will now be a small cleaning fee of $2.5 attached to any borrowed equipment (excluding hire gear). This applies to instrument cables, power cables, extra microphone cables, stands, capos, tuners, pedal ect. 



  1. We will not be accepting cash.

  2. All payments will be made electronically and with contactless means where possible. 

  3. Our preference will be to collect pre-payment over the phone at the time of booking.

  4. We will be discouraging split payments for the time being. 


Communal Spaces and Facilities: 

  1. A limit of 1 person allowed in the kitchen at a time. 

  2. A limit of 1 customer in the office.

  3. Use physical distancing markers in the foyer, and in toilet lines.

  4. Congregating in groups in communal spaces is discouraged. Physical distancing guidelines must be followed. 

  5. If you would like tea or coffee, you must bring your own cup or mug.

  6. We encourage you to leave the building during your break. Go for a walk around the block, purchase food and drinks from local businesses.

  7. We encourage you to purchase food/takeaway and support local restaurants.

  8. No food preparation on site.

  9. We are discouraging food to be consumed on the premises. 

  10. We are unable to provide cutlery, plates, glasses, or kitchen wares to use during this time. 



  1. All storage customers are required to call Bakehouse before picking up or dropping off gear. This needs to be done outside of load in times to limit foot traffic. 


Showcases/ FIlming: 

  1. After June 22nd we will be introducing a cleaning levy for all bookings with increased numbers of participants


What Bakehouse will be doing 

  1. Deep cleaning of the facility before reopening 

  2. Sanitation and cleaning of the facility and equipment after each session 

  3. All microphones and leads will now be kept in the office to ensure sanitation before use. 

  4. Provide safety guidelines to all staff and customers 

  5. Collect contact details for each person entering the building, to be held onsite for 28 days

  6. Provide hand sanitizer to staff and customers 

  7. Inform and train staff on current safety guidelines and procedures

  8. Continue to update safety guidelines and procedures as restrictions change

For Full government Hospitality Industry Guidelines, please see the PDF (26 May 2020)