TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Gympie Times – Christmas on Mary Competition
THE COMPETITION
1. By entering this competition, Contestants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
2. Contestants must be permanent residents of Queensland and reside in The Gympie Times
distribution area to be eligible to enter.
3. Contestants must be aged 18 years and over to enter.
4. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and anything else that refers to
this competition, these Terms and Conditions prevail.
5. The Promoter is The Gympie Times Pty Ltd, 44 Nash Street, Gympie Queensland 4570.
ABN 62 009 656 928. Telephone number: 07 5480 4229.
ENTRY
6. Week 1: To enter, the contestants must purchase any retail product or service where price is no
more than the prevailing market value from a registered participating Christmas on Mary business
(displaying the Christmas on Mary merchandise) between 9:00am and 8:00pm AEST on
Wednesday December 14, 2016 to receive an entry form from that business, complete the entry
form along with the receipt number for that purchase and drop the entry into The Gympie Times
barrel located at the City Centre Stage on Mary Street, Gympie.
7. Week 2: Contestants must purchase any retail product or service where the price is no more than
the prevailing market value from a registered participating Christmas on Mary business
(displaying the Christmas on Mary merchandise) between 9:00am and 8:00pm AEST on
Wednesday December 21, 2016 to receive an entry form from that business, complete the entry
form along with the receipt number for that purchase and drop the entry into The Gympie Times
barrel located at the City Centre Stage on Mary Street, Gympie.
8. All entries must be submitted within the promotion period for Week 1 and Week 2 (refer Clause
25)
9. One (1) original entry form per original receipt number.
10. Entries from Week 1 will not carry over to Week 2, therefore contestants must make a purchase
on the day of week 1 or week 2 competition to be eligible.
11. Cost of delivering entries is the responsibility of the Contestant.
12. Photocopies, scanned images, web prints, reproductions or other falsified artwork will not be
accepted as part of a valid entry.
13. Contestants may submit more than one entry, however, each Entry Form submitted must be an
original with the original receipt of purchase number completed on the entry.
14. Receipts from full or partial lay-bys, bill payments such the payment of credit card bills, gift card
purchases, bank transactions, bank fees and charges and service bills (such as gas, electricity,
rates and phone bills, medical, rent payments, etc.) are not accepted as part of this Promotion.
15. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of any and all entries and reserves the right
to disqualify any Contestant for:
 Tampering with these Terms and Conditions:
 Tampering with the entry process; or
 If the Contestant is engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to put
the fair and proper conduct of the promotion in jeopardy.
 The Promoter's legal rights to recover damages or other compensation from such an offender
are reserved.
PRIZES
16. Six (6) winners will be chosen via random draw from Week 1 valid entries and Five (5) winners
chosen via random draw from Week 2 valid entries. Prizes will be drawn in order from highest
value to lowest value. Prizes as listed:
17. WEEK 1:
1st prize: Two (2) Adult passes to The Amity Affliction Concert at the Gympie Civic Centre on
Friday January 20, 2017, retail value $122.40 (incl. of GST).
2nd prize: Two (2) Adult Thursday Passes to the 2017 Gympie Music Muster in Amamoor State
Forest for Thursday August 24, 2017, retail value $100.00 (incl. of GST).
3rd prize: One (1) Fuel & Grocery Voucher, retail value $100.00 (incl. of GST). Terms and
Conditions of Voucher Provider apply.
4th, 5th and 6th Prize: 1 of 3 2017 Gympie Show Family Show Bundle which includes entry for 2
adults and 2 children under 15 years; plus two (2) $30.00 ride coupons, retail value $80.00 (incl.
of GST). The Gympie Show is held at the Gympie Showgrounds between Thursday May 18, 2017
and Saturday May6 20, 2017 (inclusive).
 Total maximum retail value of weekly prize pool is $562.00 (inclusive of GST).
18. WEEK 2:
1ST Prize: Two (2) Adult Sunday Passes to the 2017 Gympie Music Muster, in Amamoor Forest
for Sunday August 27, 2017, retail value $200.00 (incl. of GST).
2ND Prize: Two (2) Adult Passes to The Amity Affliction Concert at the Gympie Civic Centre on
Friday January 20, 2017, retail value $122.40 (incl. of GST).
3RD, 4TH and 5TH Prizes: 1 of 3 2017 Gympie Show Family Show Bundle which includes entry
for 2 adults and 2 children under 15 years; plus two (2) $30.00 ride coupons, retail value $80.00
(incl. of GST). The Gympie Show is held at the Gympie Showgrounds between Thursday May 18,
2017 and Saturday May6 20, 2017 (inclusive).
 Total maximum retail value of weekly prize pool is $562.00 (inclusive of GST).
19. All prize winners must collect their prizes from The Gympie Times office, 44 Nash Street,
Gympie by January 13, 2017, or prizes will be forfeited.
20. The total maximum retail value of the prize pool is $1,124.00 (inclusive of GST).
21. The Promoter takes no responsibility for any variation in item values.
22. Any taxes which may be payable as a consequence of a winner receiving the prize are the sole
responsibility of that winner.
23. Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash, exchanged or sold.
24. If the specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, the Promoter may
substitute a prize of similar nature and/or like or greater value.
PROMOTION PERIOD
25. Week 1: The competition commences at 9:00am AEST on Wednesday December 14, 2016, and
closes at 8:00pm AEST Wednesday December 14, 2016 (Promotion Period).
26. Week 2: The competition commences at 9:00am AEST on Wednesday December 21, 2016 and
closes at 8:00pm AEST Wednesday December 21, 2016.
1. 1st draw: Entries for Week 1 draw close at 8:00pm Wednesday December 14, 2016.
2. 2nd draw: Entries for Week 2 draw close at 8:00pm Wednesday December 21, 2016.
27. Entries received outside the Promotion Period times and dates listed will be deemed invalid.
ELIGIBILITY LIMITATIONS
28. The following persons are ineligible to enter:
i) Employees of, or contractors to, the Promoter as far as they are directly associated with this
competition.
ii) Employees of, or owners to, the registered participating businesses as far as they are directly
associated with this competition including Foundation Sponsors and their families and Supporting
Sponsors and their families.
iii) The spouse, de facto spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, and sibling (whether natural or
adopted by a parent), of such employees and contractors (whether or not they live in the same
household).
iv) Any contestant found to have used or attempted to use any more than one name in order to
qualify to win any contest run by the Promoter except in the case of a legal change of name.
29. All Contestants acknowledge that even if the Promoter only learns of a person’s ineligibility after
the Promoter has appeared to award the prize to the ineligible person, it may require the return of
the prize or payment of its value to the Promoter to be dealt with as an unclaimed prize.
PRIZE DRAW
30. 1st draw:
 The prize winners for Week 1 will be selected via random draw on the City Centre Stage,
Mary Street, Gympie, by Gympie Times staff at 8:30pm Wednesday December 14, 2016.
 The prize winners for Week 2 will be selected via random draw on the City Centre Stage,
Mary Street, Gympie, by Gympie Times staff at 8:30pm Wednesday December 21, 2016.
31. The prizes will be awarded following winner validation and verification of entry.
32. The winner’s details will be published in The Gympie Times Public Notices on Saturday
December 24, 2016.
33. All winners will be contacted by telephone.
34. Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
35. All Contestants acknowledge that the Promoter has the right to publicise and publish his/her
name, character and likeness.
36. All contest winners must avail themselves for a photo if required by the Promoter and
acknowledge that the Promoter has the right to utilise publicity photos in any reasonable manner it
sees fit without compensation to the Contestant.
PRIZE COLLECTION
37. Any winner must provide Government issued photo identification to confirm the Contestant’s
identity and residence.
38. The winner must present themselves and their original receipt of purchase to be deemed a valid
winning entry.
39. It is the sole responsibility of the winner to collect their prize. Prizes that remain uncollected at
5:00pm AEST January 13, 2017 will be forfeited and no extensions will be granted.
PROMOTER’S LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
40. The Promoter is not responsible for the loss of prizes due to incorrect or imprecise delivery details
provided by a winner. The Promoter also takes no responsibility for prizes lost or stolen after they
have been released for delivery via postage or courier.
41. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality, suitability or
merchantability of any of the goods and/or services offered as prizes.
42. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not liable for any loss suffered or sustained by any
person and including, but not limited to consequential (including economic) loss by reason of any
act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by the Promoter, or its servants or agents, in connection
with the arrangement for supply, or the supply, of any goods or services by any person to the
prize winner(s) and, where applicable, to any persons accompanying the winners.
43. The Promoter will not be responsible for any incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete information
communicated in the course of, or in connection with, this promotion if the deficiency is
occasioned by any cause outside the reasonable control of the Promoter including but without
limitation technical malfunctions or failures.
PRIVACY
44. All entries become and remain the property of the Promoter and its related parties, subject to the
limits contained in the Privacy Statement and as set out in these terms and conditions.
45. The Promoter and its related parties, also collect personal information in order to conduct the
Promotion and may use and disclose such information in accordance with its privacy policy
www.apnarm.com.au/privacy, including to sending ongoing information and promotional material
about opportunities, services and products (relating to our business or a third party business) in
which the Promoter believes you may be interested.
46. To facilitate your participation, the Promoter may disclose your personal information to other
companies associated with this promotion.