Win a trip of a lifetime in Queensland

Terms and conditions

Competition Details

Promoter

The Promoter is Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (RACV) Limited ABN 44 004 060 833 of 550 Princes Highway, Noble Park North, Victoria, Australia 3174.

Supplier

Earthwatch, ABN 25 875 253 851, Suite G-07, 60L Green Building, 60 Leicester Street, Carlton, VIC 3053.

Entry Restrictions

The competition is open to residents of the State of Victoria who are aged 18 years or over.

Only RACV Members can enter the competition.

Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter are ineligible to enter the competition. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or 1st cousin.

Competition Period

The competition commences at 9am on 9th August 2017 and closes at 11.59pm on 10th September 2017 (the “Competition Period”).

Eligibility/Entry Method

During the Competition Period, entrants must:

Enter online at racv.com.au/comps and complete the entry form consisting of two multiple choice questions and one short answer of no more than 25 words.

This is a game of skill and chance plays no part. The three entries that fulfil the competition eligibility criteria and entry restrictions and are chosen by the Promoter’s panel of judges to be the most original and creative entries will win the First, Second and Third Prizes, in the order determined by the judges. The judges’ decision is final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into

Three winners will be chosen in total, winning one prize each.

Judging Details

Judging will take place at 3pm on 14 September 2017 at RACV, Level 9, 473 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Winner Notification & Publication

The winners will be notified by phone and/or in writing on 15 September 2017 by 5pm and published on the RACV website (racv.com.au) for a period of 28 days.

Prize Claim Date & Time

The prizes must be claimed by the 8 of October 2017 at 9am or a new winner will be chosen.

Unclaimed Prize Judging Details

11am on 12 of October at the same location as the original judging.

Unclaimed Prize Judging Winner Notification

Any winner chosen in the Unclaimed Prize Judging will be notified by phone and in writing immediately after being chosen as the winner and the applicable prize winner will have their name published on the website on 11.00am on 9th of October for a period of 28 days.

Total Prize Pool Value

Up to $3,805


Prize Details

Prize

Prize Value

Prize Conditions

First Prize

A research expedition of the winner’s choosing for two adults. Including:

  • Qantas flights to and from the expedition, accommodation and meals and transport during the expedition
  • Research activities in the expedition area

Up to $3,055

The winner may select one of the following two Queensland Earthwatch expeditions, subject to the expedition’s health and safety eligibility requirements:

1)    Wildlife of Australia’s Rainforest (http://au.earthwatch.org/Expeditions/Wildlife-of-Australias-Rainforest)

2)    Healthy Humpbacks (http://au.earthwatch.org/Expeditions/Healthy-Humpbacks)

Prize must be redeemed within 12 months of the Prize Claim Date or the Prize will be forfeited.

Prize includes Qantas flights for two people to value of $1,000 to transport the winner to and from the expedition only. Frequent flyer points will not form part of the prize. Prize is valid ex Melbourne only; prize does not cover regional flights. Airfares are subject to availability on specific class. Any additional flight costs will be at the winner’s own expense. Once flights have been booked, any booking changes will be at the winner’s own expense.

Prize does not include travel insurance, passports, visas, items of a personal nature, government taxes or levies, laundry, telephone calls, tips, any transfers or costs associated with traveling to and from your place of residence, additional nights or room upgrades. Prize is subject to booking availability. Prize is also subject to the terms and conditions of the Supplier of the Prize as detailed at http://au.earthwatch.org/Terms-and-Conditions and the Supplier’s Participant Code of Conduct, as detailed at http://au.earthwatch.org/Terms-and-Conditions/Participant-Code-of-Conduct.

Second Prize

$500 RACV gift card

$500

RACV Gift Cards are redeemable for merchandise or services at participating RACV Shops. The gift card is not redeemable for cash. The card must be redeemed before the expiry shown on the wallet and the card will be void and may not be redeemed after the expiry date. In any event, gift cards expire 12 months from the date of issue. The card cannot be reloaded or increased after issue and is partially redeemable in that it can be used on more than one occasion. If purchase exceeds available card balance, the cardholder must make up the difference by making an additional payment. Cash will not be given for any unused balance and any unused balance on expiry of the card will not be refunded or credited. Mutilated, lost or stolen cards may, at the sole discretion of RACV, be replaced or redeemed upon payment of a replacement fee (as determined by RACV).

Third Prize

$250 RACV gift card

$250

RACV Gift Cards are redeemable for merchandise or services at participating RACV Shops. The gift card is not redeemable for cash. The card must be redeemed before the expiry shown on the wallet and the card will be void and may not be redeemed after the expiry date. In any event, gift cards expire 12 months from the date of issue. The card cannot be reloaded or increased after issue and is partially redeemable in that it can be used on more than one occasion. If purchase exceeds available card balance, the cardholder must make up the difference by making an additional payment. Cash will not be given for any unused balance and any unused balance on expiry of the card will not be refunded or credited. Mutilated, lost or stolen cards may, at the sole discretion of RACV, be replaced or redeemed upon payment of a replacement fee (as determined by RACV).


Terms and Conditions

1.         Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation in this competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

2.         This competition will be conducted during the Competition Period.

3.         The Prize(s) are stated as in the Prize Details.

4.     This is a game of skill and chance plays no part. The entries that fulfil the competition eligibility criteria and entry restrictions and are chosen by the Promoter’s panel of judges to be the three most original and creative entries will win the First, Second and Third Prizes, in the order determined by the judges. The judges’ decision is final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into

5.         The judging will take place at 3pm on 14 September 2017 at RACV, Level 9, 473 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000.

6.         The winner will be notified in accordance with the Winner Notification & Publication section of these conditions.

7.         The Promoter may require the winner to provide proof of identity, proof of age and proof of residency. Identification considered suitable for verification is at the Promoter’s discretion.

8.         If a winning entry is not deemed to comply with these conditions of entry, the entry will be discarded and a new winner of that Prize will be determined by drawing a further valid entry in accordance with paragraph 4.

9.         The Promoter may, in its sole discretion, disqualify all entries from, and prohibit further participation in this competition by, any person (including without limitation a winner) who tampers with or benefits from any tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the competition or acts in violation of these conditions, acts in a disruptive manner or acts with intent or effect of annoying, abusing, threatening or harassing any other person or behaves in a manner which may diminish the good name or reputation of the Promoter or any of its related bodies corporate or the agencies or companies associated with this competition, in contrary to law or is otherwise inappropriate.

10.       The Promoter's decision is final and binding, and no correspondence will be entered into

11.       The Prize is not transferable, changeable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in prize value. If a Prize or any element of a Prize is unavailable for any reason, the Promoter may substitute for that Prize or element of that Prize another item of equal or higher value as determined by the Promoter, subject to the approval of the Victorian gambling authority if required.

12.       If the Prize has not been accepted or claimed in accordance with the Prize Claim Date & Time or if, after making all reasonable attempts, the Promoter cannot contact a drawn winner (or the drawn winner does not contact the Promoter) by the Prize Claim Date & Time, the relevant winner’s entry will be deemed invalid and the Promoter will conduct such further draws in accordance with the Unclaimed Prize Draw Details as are necessary to distribute the relevant prize, subject to any requirements of the Victorian gaming authority. Any winner in this draw will be notified as stated in the Unclaimed Prize Draw Winner Notification and Publication. 

13.       By entering this promotion, each entrant accepts full responsibility for the decision to participate in the promotion and take the Prize should he/she be selected as a winner. The winner releases the Promoter, its related bodies corporate, affiliates, officers, agents, employees and suppliers (the “Released Parties”) from all liability, loss and damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with the acceptance of, and participation in, any prize. Without limiting the foregoing, the Released Parties will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to direct or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the Prize(s) which cannot be excluded by law.

14.       Without limiting the previous paragraph, the Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any damage, loss or delay in transit to prize or be liable for any damage that occurs to the prize.

15.       The Promoter may communicate or advertise this competition using Facebook. However, the competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entrants are providing their information to the Promoter and not to Facebook.  Each entrant completely releases Facebook from any and all liability.

16.       If this promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated by due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law and subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority, to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion as appropriate.

17.       The Promoter is not liable for any tax implications arising from the prize winnings. Independent financial advice should be sought. Where this competition involves, for GST purposes, supplies being made for non-monetary consideration, entrants will follow the Australian Taxation Office’s stated view that were the parties are at arm’s length goods and services exchanged are of equal GST inclusive market values.

18.       Entrants consent to the Promoter using the entrant’s name, image and likeness in the event they are the winner (including photograph, filming and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this competition (including the outcome) and promoting any products manufactured, distributed, and/or supplied by the Promoter or its related companies.

19.       Entrants’ details may be used for future promotions carried out by the Promoter. Entrants can request not to receive information about future promotions by calling 13 RACV (13 7228) or unsubscribing from email communication.

20.       The personal information submitted in an entry is collected by the Promoter and will be used for the purpose of conducting the promotion. Personal information supplied by entrants may be provided to related bodies corporate or agencies of the Promoter and third parties involved in promoting or conducting the promotion and future marketing and publicity communications. An entrant can gain access to, update or correct any personal information held by the Promoter by contacting the Promoter by calling 13 RACV (13 7228). All personal information will be held at the office of the Promoter. A copy of the Promoter’s Privacy Charter in relation to the treatment of personal information collected may be obtained by contacting the Promoter or from www.racv.com.au.