SUPPLEMENT TO AGREEMENT FOR OFFERING STATE/TERRITORY
DEBT SECURITIES IN CONNECTION WITH THE AUSTRALIAN
GOVERNMENT GUARANTEE OF STATE AND TERRITORY BORROWING
This Supplement is entered into as of 14 October 2010, by and among Barclays Capital Inc., Barclays Bank PLC, Merrill Lynch International (Australia) Ltd and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (the "New Dealers"), the Commonwealth of Australia represented by the Department of the Treasury (the “Commonwealth”), Queensland Treasury Corporation (the “Issuing Entity”) and the Treasurer on behalf of the Government of Queensland (the “State”).
Reference is made to the Agreement for Offering State/Territory Debt Securities in connection with the Australian Government Guarantee of State and Territory Borrowing, dated as of 11 December 2009, by and among the Commonwealth, the Issuing Entity, the State and the Dealers named therein, a copy of which is attached hereto as Annex I (as amended or supplemented, the "Offering Agreement").
The Commonwealth and the New Dealers hereby agree as follows:
1. Defined Terms. All capitalized terms used but not defined in this Supplement have the meanings assigned thereto in the Offering Agreement.
2. Joinder of New Dealers. Each of the New Dealers hereby joins in and agrees to become a party to the Offering Agreement with all right, title and interest as a Dealer thereunder and subject to all of the terms and conditions thereof as if each New Dealer were an original party and signatory thereto.
3. Notice. The New Dealers’ notice addresses for the purposes of the Offering Agreement are as follows:
Barclays Capital Inc.
745 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019
United States of America
Attn: Syndicate Registration
Barclays Bank PLC
5 The North Colonnade
London E14 4BB
Attn: MTN Dealers
Merrill Lynch International (Australia) Ltd
Governor Phillip Tower
1 Farrer Place
Attn: Debt Capital Markets
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
One Bryant Park
New York, NY 10036
United States of America
Attn: High Grade Transaction Management / Legal
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Commonwealth, the Issuing Entity, the State and the New Dealers have executed this Supplement as of the date first set forth above.
Signed for and on behalf of the
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
represented by the Department of the Treasury
|Ken Henry||/s/ Ken Henry|
|Name of Signatory||Signature|
in the presence of:
|Sharon McCluskey||/s/ Sharon McCluskey|
|Name of witness||Signature of witness|
QUEENSLAND TREASURY CORPORATION
/s/ Neil Castles
Acting Chief Executive
THE TREASURER ON BEHALF OF THE GOVERNMENT OF QUEENSLAND
/s/ Andrew Fraser
BARCLAYS CAPITAL INC.
/s/ Pamela Kendall
BARCLAYS BANK PLC
/s/ Gordon Youl
MERRILL LYNCH INTERNATIONAL (AUSTRALIA) LTD
/s/ Daniel de la Cruz
Daniel de la Cruz
MERRILL LYNCH, PIERCE, FENNER & SMITH INCORPORATED
/s/ Teresa Radzinski
Citigroup Global Markets Inc.
Citigroup Global Markets Limited
Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
J.P. Morgan Securities Inc.
J.P. Morgan Securities Limited
Macquarie Bank Limited London Branch
Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.
National Australia Bank Limited
Nomura International plc
Nomura Securities International, Inc.
Royal Bank of Canada Europe Limited
The Royal Bank of Scotland plc
The Toronto-Dominion Bank
Westpac Banking Corporation
[Copy of Offering Agreement]