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The Ghan Competition

Terms and Conditions of Entry

General

  1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of the Terms and Conditions of Entry. Entry into this competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
  2. To the extent of any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any other reference to this competition, these Terms and Conditions prevail.

Who can enter

  1. Subject to the clauses below, entry is open to all residents of Australia who have fulfilled the requirements set out below ('Eligible Entrants'). Entrants must be over the age of 18, as of the date of entry.
  2. Employees, and their immediate families, of the Promoter, associated agencies and companies, contractors or individuals are not eligible to enter this competition. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, defacto 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.
  3. The Promoter is R.M. Williams Proprietary Limited (ABN 17 007 527 166) (the 'Promoter'). The Promoter's address is Level 1 Building 3 & 4 The Mill 41-43 Bourke Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015.

How to enter

  1. To enter Eligible Entrants must, during the Promotional Period (defined below): purchase $250 or more of R.M.Williams product in store or online (‘Eligible Transaction’). The Eligible Entrants must also opt-in to the R.M.Williams database at the time of entry.
  2. By submitting an entry into this competition entrants consent to receive promotional and other marketing messages from the Promoter (including messages sent electronically for an unlimited period of time). Entrants will be able to opt-out at any time by following the instructions included in each message sent by the Promoter.
  3. Entries must provide contact details on request to be eligible to win. Entrants may only enter in their own name. Inaudible, incomprehensible, illegible, and incomplete entries may be deemed invalid.

Number of Entries permitted

  1. One entry per Eligible Transaction. All entrants must retain their original receipts, documents or tags to validate proof of purchase during the promotional period. Such evidence must, on request by the Promoter, be provided to the reasonable satisfaction of the Promoter, to demonstrate that the entrant has complied with these Terms and Conditions. Any entrant found to be sharing any receipt or other proof to demonstrate Proof of Purchase with any other entrant, whether or not related in any way, will have all entries invalidated and will not be able to claim a prize. If such an entrant is awarded a prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any awarded prize to the Promoter. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request. The Promoter may conduct an immediate redraw if the first drawn entrant is unable to satisfy this clause.

Open, Close, Draw and Publish dates

  1. The competition commences on 01/09/2020 at 12:00 AM and closes 01/11/2020 at 11:59 PM ('Promotional Period'). All times noted in these Terms and Conditions are local times, based on the location of the Promoter. If any draw date falls on a public holiday, as defined in the state of the Promoter, that draw will be conducted on the next business day. Entries must be received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and time.
  2. The winners will be the first valid entries drawn at Promoter's Premises at Level 1 Building 3 & 4 The Mill 41-43 Bourke Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015 on 09/11/2020 at 11:00 AM. The Promoter will ensure that all entries have an equal chance of winning a prize.
  3. The winners will be notified by email and phone within two business days of the draw. Their names will also be published on 11/11/2020 at https://www.rmwilliams.com.au/ for 28 days.
  4. Prizes (or in the case of vouchers, prize confirmations) will be sent within 28 days of the draw.
  5. The Promoter may conduct such further draws on 09/02/2021 (at 11:00 at Promoter's Premises at Level 1 Building 3 & 4 The Mill 41-43 Bourke Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015) as the original draw in order to distribute any prizes unclaimed by this date, subject to State and Territory legislation. Winners of any further draws will be notified by email within two business days of the draw. Their names will also be published on 16/02/2021 at https://www.rmwilliams.com.au/ for 28 days.

Prize on offer

  1. The total prize pool is valued at up to $29,490 (Including GST), as at 6/09/2020.
  2. The total number of competition winners in this competition is five. The prizes on offer are:

Number of winners: 5 Winners


Prize description:

  1. If required, 2x return economy plane tickets from Adelaide to Darwin.
  2. Car service to and from train station.
  3. 1x night 3-star accommodation before and after The Ghan trip
  4. The Ghan trip includes:
    
• 2 nights/3 days 3-star accommodation on The Ghan
    
• Room type – Gold Service Twin Cabin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
    
• 7 meals included and served in The Queen Adelaide Restaurant
    
• All beverages included (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
    
• Luggage allowance - 2 x 30kg of checked in baggage. Small overnight bag suggested for use in room.

 


DAY ONE
Your journey starts in Adelaide, at the Adelaide Parklands Terminal, what lies ahead is rugged, beautiful and spectacular – through the Red Centre to the tropical north of Australia.

DAY TWO
Begin your day with a freshly brewed coffee or juice as the day dawns at Marla, watch the sunrise in an outback outpost in the remote reaches of South Australia. Next, you’ll arrive into the red centre, Alice Springs, where you can choose from three included Off Train Excursions or select from optional upgrades (additional cost) 





DAY THREE

Today you will roll into Katherine. Choose to explore from water, land or sky with your choice of Off Train Excursions (Flight Off Train Excursions are an additional cost). As evening falls you will arrive into Darwin, you will be transferred by coach to your accommodation (transfer available to selected hotels in Darwin CBD)

Note:

  1. Must be over the age of 18
  2. Must be signed up to receive R.M.Williams Marketing
  3. Must be located in AUS or NZ
  4. Excludes gift cards
  5. Travel needs to be taken in 2021 during The Ghan travel period (Feb - November)
  6. Should services be suspended as a result of government-imposed restrictions, the reservation will be placed into future travel credit for travel until 31 December 2022.

Value of each: $5,898

 

  1. Where the prize involves driving, travel or an event, winners and any companions under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian over the age of 18 at all times.
  2. Unless expressly stated in these Terms and Conditions all other expenses are the responsibility of the winners (and their companions) including but not limited to current passports, visas, meals, spending money, transport to and from departure and arrival points, transfers, drinks, incidentals, mini-bar, laundry, room service, telephone calls, activities, gratuities, services charges, travel insurance, pre and post accommodation, optional activities or excursions and all other ancillary costs. A credit card imprint or cash deposit may be required from the winner at check-in to the hotel, for all incidental charges. Holidays are subject to flight and booking availabilities.
  3. By entering this competition, and by collecting a prize, the winner acknowledges and accepts that driving, travel and any other activities comprising the prize, are inherently dangerous and may result in death, injury, incapacity, damage to property or other losses. The Promoter is not responsible for any acts of god, such as adverse weather conditions or industrial action or civil commotion that may occur whilst the winner is travelling. It is the responsibility of the prize-winner to enquire about local issues and conditions at destinations prior to travel. The Promoter does not guarantee that the winner will enjoy the travel prize or be suited to the type of travel prize that is offered.
  4. Travel arrangements to and from the winner's home and their nearest capital city airport do not form part of the prize unless expressly stated in these terms & conditions and are the responsibility of the winner and their travelling companion/s. The winner must travel on the same flights and itinerary as their travelling companions. The travel prize cannot be used as part payment for another airfare package. Frequent flyer points cannot be accrued on this prize. Flights and accommodation are subject to availability at the time of booking and cannot be exchanged for other destinations. Travel restrictions & blackout dates apply. Prizes cannot be taken during peak periods or school holidays, and winners must provide all suppliers with a minimum of 21 days' advance notice of intention to travel. Embargo restrictions apply during certain periods. Bookings are subject to conditions & availability (including but not limited to capacity limitations and other restrictions).
  5. In the event that for any reason whatsoever a winner does not take an element of the prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter then that element of the prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of that element of the prize.
  6. Flight portion of the prize/s are not available to the winner if they reside in the same state of the prize destination.

Further Terms and Conditions

  1. Any entrant found to have used a third party (including online competition entry site) to enter on their behalf will have all entries invalidated and any claim they have to any prize will be invalidated. If such an entrant is awarded a prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any prize awarded. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who provides false information or who seeks to gain an unfair advantage or to manipulate this competition.
  2. Any entrant found to be entering incorrect contact details, including incorrect email contact details, will have all entries invalidated and any claim to any prize will be invalidated. If such an entrant is awarded a prize and then found to have breached this clause, the entrant must immediately return any prize awarded. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the entrant has breached this clause. An entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.
  3. If the prize is unavailable, for whatever reason, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value, subject to State and Territory legislation. Cash will not necessarily be awarded as a substitute. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and prize supplier's requirements. Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated.
  4. The Promoter highly recommends a current residential street address be provided when requested for ease of correspondence and potential prize delivery. The Promoter makes all reasonable efforts to deliver prizes to the addresses provided by competition entrants. The Promoter cannot guarantee that any prizes returned to the Promoter due to non-delivery at the provided address will be re-sent to the prize winner.
  5. The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to sign a winner's deed of release (and indemnification) or any other relevant forms or agreements that the Promoter deems necessary, to provide proof of identity, proof of age, proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry validity (including phone bill) in order to claim a prize. Proof of identification, residency, age and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
  6. The Promoter reserves the right to conduct a redraw in the event that an entrant, claiming to be a winner, is unable to satisfy these Terms and Conditions or has breached these Terms and Conditions.
  7. The Promoter's decision in relation to any aspect of the competition is subject to State and Territory legislation but also final and binding on each person who enters. No correspondence will be entered into. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost or misdirected entries. Prizes are subject to availability, not transferable or exchangeable and, with the exception of cash prizes, cannot be taken as cash. Prizes will be sent to the winner's nominated address as stated in their original entry. The Promoter and their associated agencies, and companies associated with this promotion will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit.

Privacy Collection statement

  1. By submitting an entry into this competition entrants consent to receive promotional and other marketing messages from the Promoter (including messages sent electronically for an unlimited period of time). Entrants will be able to opt-out at any time by following the instructions included in each message sent by the Promoter.
  2. The Promoter and its related entities collect entrants' personal information for the purpose of conducting and promoting this competition (including but not limited to determining and notifying winners). The Promoter may disclose personal information collected to an agent who is engaged to conduct the competition draw and for prize fulfilment. The Promoter may also disclose personal information collected to Australian regulatory authorities, such as the regulators of trade promotions. The Promoter will otherwise handle your personal information in accordance with its Privacy Policy available at https://www.rmwilliams.com.au/privacy-policy/Footer-privacy-Policy.html?lang=en_AU. You may request access or to update your personal information or lodge a complaint by writing to The Privacy Officer, R.M. Williams Proprietary Limited (ABN 17 007 527 166) of Level 1 Building 3 & 4 The Mill 41-43 Bourke Rd, Alexandria NSW 2015.

Copyright, Statutory guarantees, Waiver and liability

  1. All entries and any copyright subsisting in the entries become and remain the property of the Promoter who may publish or cause to be published any of the entries received.
  2. In participating in the prizes, the winners agree to participate and co-operate as required in all editorial activities relating to the Competition, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed. The winners (and their companions) agree to granting the Promoter a perpetual and non-exclusive licence to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide, including online social networking sites, and the winners (and their companions) will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
  3. Prize-winners are advised that tax implications may arise from their prize winnings and they should seek independent financial advice prior to acceptance of that prize.
  4. The Promoter (subject to State and Territory legislation) reserves the right to amend, cancel or suspend this competition if an event beyond the control of the Promoter corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition or if such a change is required to ensure the safety of the Promoter, its representatives and of entrants. Such changes may include the timing of any draw, the conduct of any prize related activities, and the timing or destination of any travel. The Promoter will disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry process or any other aspect of this competition. In particular, computer generated entries and the use "scripting" is not permitted and will not be accepted.
  5. Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrant's responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.
  6. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limit, exclude or modify or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the State and Territories of Australia ('Non-Excludable Guarantees').
  7. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers, employees and agents) is not responsible for and excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter's control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; (d) any variation in prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; (e) any tax liability incurred by a winner or Entrant; or (f) use of a prize.

Competition permits

  1. Authorised under: NSW Permit No. NTP/00279. ACT Permit No. TP 20/01177. SA Licence No. T20/1042.