STAFF COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Information on how to enter and prize details for the Sydney Writers’ Festival ticket giveaway (“Competition”) form part of these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”). If there is any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any other published material, these Terms and Conditions are to prevail. Entry into the Competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms and conditions.
2. The Promoter of the Competition is [The University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia. ABN: 15 211 513 464]
3. The Competition commences 9am EST on 10th of 05 Month 2012. Entries close 5pm EST on 11th 05 Month 2012 (“Promotional Period”). The Competition is a game of skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner.
4. Entry is only open to [current] staff of the University of Sydney.
5. The University of Sydney reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and reserves the right to disqualify any entrant for tampering with the entry process or for submitting an entry, which is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
6. Entries are to be submitted via email to
7. To enter, entrants must, during the Promotional Period, submit an answer (25 words or less) to the question ‘Why would you like to attend the Sydney Writers’ Festival?’.
8. Each entry must be original and all entrants agree that their entries do not contain any material that infringes the rights of anyone else.
9. All entrants undertake to indemnify The University of Sydney against all claims, demands, losses and damages that The University of Sydney incurs as a result of a breach by the entrant of its obligations under these Terms and Conditions and the University of Sydney’s use or publication of their entry. Entries not completed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or received after the closing date will not be considered.
10. The winner will be selected by staff at the University of Sydney, who at their discretion will select the best entry based upon the entrant’s email submission of a an answer (25 words or less) to the question ‘Why would you like to attend the Sydney Writers’ Festival?’. Entries will be judged on their originality, literary and creative merit. The winner will be chosen at the offices of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Marketing Unit located at Faculty Annex in the Quadrangle, the University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia on 14th May 2011. Winner will be notified by email at their nominated email account by 15th May 2011. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence, including in the event of a dispute, will be entered into.
11. The University of Sydney reserves the right to select an alternative winner in the event a winner is unable to satisfy these Terms and Conditions, forfeits or does not claim a prize.
12. The winner of this Competition will win the prize as follows: 2 tickets to You Must Have Something to Hide’ for 1 winner and 2 tickets to ‘Bring Up the Bodies’ for another winner, both at Sydney Writers’ Festival 2012.
13. The total prize value is up to $70 rrp. Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash.
14. Any tax liability arising as a result of accepting any prize is the responsibility of the winner.
15. If for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned, the University of Sydney reserves the right in its discretion to modify the terms of the Competition, including the prizes and these Terms and Conditions, or cancel any competition if it is no longer able to run the competition due to reasons beyond its control. The University of Sydney will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature whatsoever to any party arising from any variation or cancellation.
16. The University of Sydney will not be liable for any injury, loss or damage of any nature whatsoever (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) which is suffered or sustained as a result of or in connection with receiving, taking or using any prize, or resulting from incorrect details lodged by entrants, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.
17. Each entrant may submit only one entry. If an entrant submits multiple entries by logging onto the website multiple times, only the latest entry submitted will be accepted. All prior submissions will be void.
18. Each entrant grants the University of Sydney the right to reproduce, publish, transmit or otherwise communicate to the public their entry, in whole or in part, in or using any media for any purpose without permission or payment. All entries become the property of the University of Sydney.
19. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws in force in the state of New South Wales.