Channel 7 News Brisbane – Win $1000 Vote for Your Favourite Christmas Lights Display (prize valued at $1,000)
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“7 NEWS People’s Choice Award” Promotion
Terms and Conditions
By entering the “7 NEWS People’s Choice Award” competition (Competition), you are
agreeing to the following terms and conditions:
1. STANDARD TERMS
1.1 Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry.
2. WHO CAN ENTER?
2.1 Subject to clause 2.2, entry is open to all residents of Queensland where the Channel Seven
Brisbane signal is received.
2.2 Employees and their immediate families of Seven Network (Operations) Limited, Australian
Radio Network (ARN) (trading as Radio 4KQ and 97.3FM) and their associated agencies and
companies are not eligible to enter.
2.3 The twelve (12) winning entrants of the 2018 4KQ Christmas Lights competition (winner,
runner-up and finalist place getters in each of the North, South, East and West regions) in the
Residential Category and their immediate families are not eligible to enter the minor prize draw
3. HOW TO ENTER
3.1 The competition commences on Thursday, December 6 2018 at 18:00 AEST and concludes
on Tuesday, December 18 2018 at 12:00 AEST (the Competition Period).
3.2 Entrants visit the 7 News Brisbane website (www.7newsbrisbane.com.au/win) and vote for
their favourite house. All twelve (12) winning homes of the 4KQ Christmas Lights competition
i.e the first, runner-up and finalist place getters in each of the North, South, East and West
Regions for the Residential category (Finalists) will be on display. Entrants must choose a
house and provide their details to register a vote (Qualifying Entrant).
3.3 The Finalist with the most votes at the end of the competition period wins the Major Prize, the
7 NEWS People’s Choice Award. Only the Finalists, as defined in clause 3.2, are eligible to
win the Major Prize.
3.4 Entrants in the competition may only enter once.
3.5 Entries must be received by Tuesday December 18 2018 at 12:00 AEST
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4.1 There will be one (1) Major Prize winner awarded to one of the Finalists from the 4KQ Christmas
Lights competition (Residential Category) who receives the most viewer votes. The prize
winner will receive the prize as set out in clause 4.2 below:
4.2 The Major Prize is:
number full details RRP
1 7 NEWS People’s Choice Award
1 A cheque issued by Seven Network
(Operations) Limited for one
Total major prize value is $1150 including GST. Prize value is correct as at the date of printing.
The Major Prize presentation may be made to the winner on 7 NEWS. The prize is not
4.3 There will be one (1) Minor Prize winner drawn from the pool of entrants who have voted for
their favourite Finalist in the 7 NEWS People’s Choice Award. The Minor Prize winner will
receive the prize as set out in clause 4.4 below.
4.4 The minor prize is:
number full details RRP
1 A cheque issued by Seven Network
(Operations) Limited for two
Total minor prize value is $1000 including GST. Prize value is correct as at the date of printing.
4.5 In participating in the Competition, 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 agree to grant the Promoter a perpetual and exclusive licence
to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide and the winners will not be entitled
to any fee for such use.
4.9 The winners agree they will not sell or otherwise provide their story and/or photographs to any
media or other organisation.
4.10 If a prize winner is under the age of 18 as at the date of the draw, the prize will be awarded to
a nominated parent or guardian as determined by the Promoter in consultation with the winner.
4.11 Subject to clause 4.10, prizes cannot be transferred. Winners should seek independent
financial advice about any tax implications that may arise from the prize winnings.
5. HOW TO WIN
5.1 Only the Finalists defined in clause 3.2 above are eligible to win the Major Prize. The Finalist
who receives the most votes overall during the Competition Period will win the Major Prize
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detailed in clause 4.2 above. The Major Prize Winner with the most votes overall during the
Competition Period must be available for Channel Seven to interview on Wednesday December
18, 2018 between 15:00 – 20:00 AEST and award them their prize. For clarity, if the prize
winner fails to accept their prize in the above mentioned period for whatever reason, they will
forfeit their prize and the prize will then go to the second winner as voted by the public.
5.2 Each entrant who has entered the competition by voting during the Competition Period, and
registered all details required in clause 3 (“Qualifying Entrant”) will be entered into the Minor
Prize draw. There will be one (1) Minor Prize winner drawn from the pool of Qualifying Entrants.
The Minor Prize draw will take place at Seven Network (Operations) Limited Sir Samuel Griffith
Drive, Mt Coot-tha on Wednesday December 19, 2018 at 09:00 AEST. One (1) Qualifying
Entrant will be drawn at random from the pool to become the Minor Prize winner.
5.3 The Minor Prize winner will be notified by telephone no later than Monday, 16 January 2016,
and their prize must be collected from Channel Seven Mt Coot-tha.
5.4 The Major prize winner will be notified by Shaun Sandilands and will be announced on 7 NEWS
on Channel Seven Brisbane on Wednesday December 19 2018 and may also be announced
on air on 4KQ and placed the 4KQ website www.4KQ.com.au.
5.5 The prize presentation may be made to the winner on 7 NEWS.
5.6 The Promoter may in its absolute discretion deem any entries invalid subsequently to a winner
being notified or a winner’s name being announced if it is discovered that the winner did not
enter the Competition in accordance with these terms and conditions. In these circumstances,
an additional draw will be conducted. The Promoter’s decision is final and the Promoter will not
enter into correspondence regarding the result.
5.7 It is a condition of accepting the prize, that the winner must comply with all the conditions of
use of the prize and all prize supplier’s requirements.
5.8 It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner may be required to sign a legal release
in a form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.
6. NO LIABILITY
6.1 In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly
hinders the Promoter’s ability to proceed with the competition on the dates and in the manner
described in these terms and conditions, including but not limited to vandalism, power failures,
tempests, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism, the Promoter
may in its absolute discretion cancel the competition and recommence it from the start on the
same conditions, subject to government legislation.
6.2 Seven Network (Operations) Limited & affiliates, Australian Radio Network, and their
associated agencies and companies will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in
transit, or late, lost or misdirected mail.
6.3 Seven Network (Operations) Limited & affiliates, Australian Radio Network, and their
associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any misadventure, accident, injury,
loss (including but not limited to consequential loss) or claim that may occur:
a) during the draw;
b) whilst undertaking any travel won on or connected with their entry into the draw;
c) in the participation in any prize;
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d) as a consequence of late, lost or misdirected mail;
e) due to the broadcast of any program relating to the competition or the publication of any
material, including any statements made by any compere, staff member, journalist, other
entrants or any other person;
f) in relation to failure of an entry message to be received by the Promoter on account of
technical problems or traffic congestion; or
g) arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or
lines or mobile communications network related to or resulting from participation in this
6.5 Seven Network (Operations) Limited assumes no responsibility for any error, omission,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure,
theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries, and reserves the right to
take any action that may be available.
6.6 If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, due to causes including
but not limited to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other
causes beyond the control of the Promoter, or circumstances which corrupt or affect the
administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, the Promoter
reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry
process, take any action that may be available, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend
the competition, subject to government legislation.
7. SAFETY WARNINGS
7.1 Entries for the Major Prize must be contained within the entrant’s private property and not
encroach onto public land nor onto neighbour’s property. The Promoters request that entrants
be mindful of neighbours and their quiet enjoyment of the street, and that they comply with all
relevant laws in the creation and display of their entry, as well as with any reasonable direction
given by 4KQ, the promoters, local council or police with respect to the display of their entry.
7.2 The misuse of electricity can cause injury or death. Entrants must not use any indoor lighting
products outside and must comply with the safety instructions of all electrical products used.
Electrical safety is paramount and must be exercised at all times. NB: misuse, uninformed
use or unsupervised use of electricity could lead to your disqualification from the
competition. Inspections by qualified electricians to check the safety of the entrants display
7.3 Entrants must plan to ensure road safety of their display. For safety and security reasons the
Promoters recommend that Christmas Lights displays are designed to be removed and
secured overnight. The security of all aspects of the displays is the sole responsibility of the
7.4 Ultimately, you as the home owner or resident are responsible for your display. We would
recommend that people not be invited on to your property as that would considerably increase
any potential risk you may have. The Promoters and 4KQ accept no responsibility for any
actions or incidents relating to or occurring during the 4KQ Christmas Lights promotion at or
near the property of any individual entrant. It is advised that you ensure that your home
insurance policy protects you in relation to anything you propose doing as part of your
participation in the 4KQ Christmas Lights.
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8. PROMOTER’S DETAILS
8.1 The Promoter is Seven Network (Operations) Limited (ACN 052 845 262) of 8 Central Ave,
Eveleigh, Sydney Australia 2015..
8.2.1 The benefiting party is the Australian Radio Network (ABN 58 096 191 150) trading as Classic
Hits 4KQ, of 444 Logan Road, Stones Corner QLD 4120.
8.2.2 Entry details remain the property of the Promoter. Seven Network (Operations) Limited (ABN
65 052 845 262) and its related entities (“Seven”), is collecting your personal information for
the purpose of conducting and promoting this Competition, including for the purpose of
identifying and notifying winners and understanding our audiences. Seven will otherwise
on our website at http://www.sevenwestmedia.com.au/privacy-policies (and which contains
information regarding how you can access your personal information, correct it and/ or make
a complaint about our handling of your personal information). By providing your personal
Seven may disclose the entrant’s personal information to its related entities, business partners
and external service providers for research and profiling purposes as well as other purposes
reasonably related to the entrant’s relationship with Seven. In addition, by entering this
competition, you consent to Seven using your personal information for the purpose of Seven
and its related entities sending you information regarding programs, products and services
available through them and/ or through their business partners, and to Seven from time to time
sharing your personal information with carefully selected business partners for the purpose of
them sending you such information directly. We will always provide you with the ability to opt
out of those communications. www.sevenwestmedia.com.au