APIA – Win a trip to Noosa for the Apia Good Times with $25K spending money


This competition (“Competition”) is conducted by Australian Pensioners Insurance Agency Pty Limited (“APIA”) (“the Promoter”) ABN: 14 099 650 996 of Level 18 Suncorp Centre, 36 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland 4000. Please direct all postal correspondence in relation to this Competition to 530 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, or if you’d like to speak to the promoter, call (03) 8681 9608.
Entry into the Competition constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Entry (“Conditions”). All entry instructions and prize information published by the Promoter forms part of these Conditions.
The Competition is only open to individuals who: (i) are residents of Australia aged 18 years or older as at time of entry; and (ii) are not employees of the Promoter or any of its related corporations or any of their agencies associated with the Competition; and (iii) are not a spouse, defacto spouse, parent, child or sibling (whether natural or by adoption) of such an employee.
Competition entry commences at 12:01pm (AEDT) on 28/02/2014 and closes at 11.59am (AEDT) on 04/04/2014 (“Competition Period”).
Except as otherwise indicated, all references to “$” or dollar amounts in this Competition or these Conditions are a reference to Australian dollars and stated exclusive of GST.

To obtain an entry into the Competition, an Eligible Entrant must during the Competition Period, complete and return to the Promoter the entry form particular to this Competition (Entry Form), that includes at minimum his or her first and last name, post code, email address and in the case of an Eligible Entrant who holds a current insurance policy/policies with APIA their policy number(s).

An Entry Form can be:
completed and submitted by Eligible Entrants online:
at www.insurancepromotions.com.au/apia/foodwinemusic in the case of an Eligible Entrant who does not hold any current insurance policies with APIA; or
at www.apia.com.au/goodtimes in the case of an Eligible Entrant who holds a current insurance policy/policies with APIA; or
in the case of an Eligible Entrant who receives an invitation to enter the Competition via a third party such as eBay, AusPost or WebJet, by confirming their details as captured by the third party and by the Eligible Entrant providing the insurance renewal date to the third party, which details will then be transmitted to the Promoter;
completed and submitted by Eligible Entrants in person using the specially marked Entry Form at APIA branch(es) or APIA community events promoting this Competition ;
completed using the specially marked Entry Form received from the Promoter and submitted using the Reply Paid Envelope supplied (“Reply paid 3081, South Melbourne VIC 3205”) by the Promoter; or
completed and submitted over the telephone by calling and speaking with a representative of the Promoter on 13 50 50 (call costs apply) or as part of its outbound call campaign conducted by the Promoter (or any of its agents).
An Eligible Entrant will receive a maximum of one (1) entry into the Competition notwithstanding he or she has submitted more than one Entry Form in accordance with paragraphs 6 (i), (ii), (iii) or (iv). Where an Eligible Entrant has submitted more than one Entry Form, the Promoter will only have regard to the first valid entry received via paragraphs 6(i), (ii), (iii) or (iv).
All Eligible Entrants must ensure the Promoter receives their Entry Form during the Competition Period. Valid and conforming Entry Forms will be deemed accepted at the time of receipt by the Promoter and not at the time of submission via one of the methods set out in paragraphs 6(i), (ii), (iii) or (iv) by the Eligible Entrant. The Promoter takes no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, illegible or misdirected entries or for any delays or failures in any telecommunications service, postal service or equipment. Incorrect contact details in an Entry Form may result in the entry being invalidated (at the Promoters absolute discretion).
Eligible Entrants must complete and submit his or her Entry Form personally in accordance with the entry methods set out in paragraph 6 of these Conditions. In the case of Entry Forms completed and submitted through the Competition Website the Promoter reserves the right to reject any Entry Form that it reasonably believes was completed by an automated service.
The Promoter may, at its absolute discretion, declare any or all entries invalid if it learns that any aspect of the Competition has been tampered with.
The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of any information provided by an Eligible Entrant in each Entry Form (including but not limited to information about the Eligible Entrant’s identity, eligibility, age and postcode) and to disqualify any Eligible Entrant and his or her Entry Form that does not comply with all of these Conditions.
Cost of entry via the internet is free, but internet connection, internet usage rates and telephone call charges may apply. Costs associated with accessing the Competition Website are the responsibility of an Eligible Entrant and may vary depending on their internet service provider. All entrants should obtain details of such costs from their internet and telephone service providers prior to entering this Competition.
Telephone calls made by an Eligible Entrant from public or mobiles telephones may incur additional charges and at rates higher than those of a standard fix line telephone. All telephone fees and charges incurred by an Eligible Entrant in relation to or in connection with this Competition are the responsibility of the Eligible Entrant.
Entry Forms submitted by post must be the original. Photocopies or reproductions of an Entry Form are not valid entries that comply with these Conditions and will be deemed invalid and discarded if received by the Promoter.

The Prize for this Competition is valued up to $27,412 inc GST as at 22/01/2014 and is comprised of:
Four economy airfares, inclusive of taxes, from the Prize Winner’s nearest Australian capital city to Brisbane, Australia for the Prize Winner and 3 travel companions.
Transfers included, but limited to:
Return Brisbane airport to Brisbane hotel; Business Van/SUV eg: VW Multivan
Return Brisbane hotel to Brisbane restaurant: business van/SUV eg: VW Multivan
Return Brisbane hotel to Brisbane concert venue: business van/SUV eg: VW Multivan
Return Noosa airport to Noosa hotel: business van/SUV eg: VW Multivan
Two night’s accommodation in 2 x Executive Level twin share rooms at Brisbane Marriott Hotel: Wednesday 14th May 2014 and Thursday 15th May 2014.
Lunch at a premium Brisbane restaurant to the value of $500: Thursday 15th May 2014
Four VIP tickets to the Apia Good Times concert in Brisbane held on Thursday, 15th May 2014.
Helicopter transfer for four people from Davies Park Landing Site, Brisbane to Noosa Aussie Rules Club Home Ground, Noosa in a Eurocopter Squirrel or similar helicopter supplied by Skypac Aviation Pty Ltd (Skypac Aviation).
Four platinum passes to the International Food and Wine festival in Noosa valid for four (4) days: Thursday 15th May 2014 – Sunday 18th May 2014 (inclusive). However, the winner will only be able to attend three days: Friday 16th May 2014 – Sunday 18th May 2014 as the Apia Good Times concert is held in Brisbane on Thursday 15th May 2014.
Four nights accommodation for four people at Noosa Outrigger resort in 2 x twin share apartments: Friday 16th, Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th May, Monday 19th May 2014
$2,000 spending money for the Prize Winner in the form of four Visa stored value cards each valued at $500 (GST Inclusive) and subject to the card issuers terms and conditions (including expiry dates applicable).
Economy airfares, inclusive of taxes, from Noosa to the Prize Winner’s nearest Australian capital city for the Prize Winner and three travel companions.
All management of Prize redemption (including reservations, communication and documentation) will be facilitated by Conserv Pty Ltd, trading as Arid Zone (Arid Zone) for and on behalf of the Promoter.

All travel and accommodation is subject to availability at all times and maybe dependent on select seat class with airlines or specific room category availability with accommodation partners.
Vouchers and tickets are not redeemable for cash or cash products ie, Travelex, foreign currency etc. All bookings and documentation regarding the Prize or component of a Prize must be made via Arid Zone or their agents.
It is the Prize Winner’s responsibility to organise transport to/from the airport departure/return point. The Prize winner and travel companions must have valid travel insurance for their period of travel.
Any travel companions of the Prize Winner under the age of 18 years, must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
The Prize Winner is responsible for any variation or amendments fees imposed by airlines, helicopter and other Prize suppliers once a booking is confirmed and ticketed. Additional spending money, travel expenses, meals (other than those included) and any other ancillary costs, including but not limited to insurance and any applicable insurance excesses, not listed in the travel prize package descriptions above are the responsibility of the travel prize winner and his/her nominated traveling companions as incurred.
The Prize is not refundable or transferable and no portion of the Prize is redeemable or transferable for cash, money or financial products such as stored value cards.
Redeeming the Prize is conditional on the Prize Winner and each travel companion accepting all terms and conditions detailed by Arid Zone, airline carriers, Skypac Aviation and hotel operators. Please note the following special conditions applicable to helicopter transfer provided Skypac Aviation: (i) the requirement that the Prize Winner inform Arid Zone of the approximate weight of each passenger prior to flight (combined weight of passengers and baggage limited to 500 kilograms).; (ii) the ability of Skypac Aviation to cancel, postpone or delay flights if weather conditions prevent flying.; and (iii) that all flight times advised by Skypac Aviation are approximate and actual flight times will vary based on wind and air traffic conditions.
The winner of the Prize for this Competition will be selected by the first Entry Form randomly drawn from all valid entries received by the Promoter in conformance with these Conditions (Winner).
The draw will occur at 12:01pm (AEDT) on 09/04/2014 at Contact Management Associates (VIC) Pty Ltd, 92-94 Tope Street, South Melbourne VIC 3205 (Competition Administrator).
The Winner of this Competition will be notified in writing within two days of the draw via the email address provided in their entry. The winner will also be contacted by phone if a telephone number is provided in their Entry Form. The Winner’s name and postcode will be published in The Australian newspaper on 17/04/2014.
Subject to any written directions given under applicable State or Territory legislation, the Promoter may determine to conduct a redraw on 24/04/2014 at the same time and place as the original draw in order to award the Prize to another Eligible Entrant if the Prize has not been claimed by the winner within 15 days of the date of the draw in paragraph 25 (Unclaimed Prize Draw).
The winner of the Unclaimed Prize Draw will be notified by telephone and/or writing and have his or her name as well as their postcode published in The Australian newspaper on 30/04/2014.
If the Prize or an element of the Prize becomes unavailable, for any reason beyond the Promoter’s reasonable control, then an alternative Prize of comparable Prize or greater value to the Prize will be awarded by the Promoter in lieu, subject to any written directions made under applicable State or Territory legislation.
It is a condition of accepting the Prize that the winner (if any) may be required to sign a legal release or releases in a form determined by the Promoter (in its absolute discretion) to enable the Promoter or its nominee to promote the Competition or the Prize winner.