New Idea Puzzles 40 closes 5pm – Competition (prize valued at $1,000)
Terms and Conditions – New Idea Puzzles (2020 – Issues 1-26)
1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of the Terms and Conditions. Entry into this competition
deems 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
3. Entry is open to ALL residents of Australia and New Zealand except employees and immediate families of
the Promoter, associated companies and agencies and participating outlets. 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. The Promoter is Pacific Magazines Pty Ltd, 8 Central Ave, Eveleigh NSW
2015 (ABN 16 097 410 896).
4. All entrants under the age of 18 must obtain the prior permission of their legal parent or guardian over the
age of 18 to enter. The parent or guardian of the entrant must read and consent to all Terms and Conditions.
The parent or guardian may be called to verify consent and may be required to sign a release at the
discretion of the Promoter. The release will require the winner’s parent or guardian to accept responsibility
for the acts and forbearances of the winner. The release will include the full name, address and telephone
number of the winner’s legal guardian. Failure to provide such proof, particulars or releases will immediately
invalidate the winner’s entitlement to the prize, subject to State and Territory legislation.
5. Any entrants under the age of 18 must obtain the prior permission of the bill payer and their legal parent or
guardian over the age of 18 to enter. The parent or guardian may be called to verify consent and may be
required to sign a release at the discretion of the Promoter. The release will also require the winner’s parent
or guardian to accept responsibility for the acts and forbearances of the winner. The release must include
the full name, address and telephone number of the winner’s legal guardian. Failure to provide such proof,
particulars or releases will immediately invalidate the winner’s entitlement to the prize, subject to State and
How to enter
6. Enter as many times as you wish, by mailing in the original entry form; or
7. Enter online at https://www.newidea.com.au/
8. Entries must include all requested contact details to be eligible to win. Entrants may only enter in their own
name. Inaudible, incomprehensible, illegible, and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid. All entries
become the property of the Promoter and cannot be returned.
9. All entrants may enter as many times as they like but only ONE prize will be awarded per household,
however minor prize winners will also have a chance at winning the major prize. Residents of South
Australia may be awarded one prize per entry.
10. Only ONE entry permitted per copy of New Idea magazine purchased. 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, which
demonstrates that the winner is an eligible entrant and has complied with these Terms and Conditions. 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.
Open, Close, Draw and Publish dates
11. The entire competition commences 30/12/19 at 0900 AEDT and closes entirely on 05/07/20 at 1700 AEST.
Entries must be received by the Promoter prior to the competition close date and time.
12. The weekly competitions commence on [refer to date schedule at Clause 16] at 9am AEST/AEDT and close
on [refer to date schedule at Clause 16] –at 5pm AEST/ AEDT.
13. Each draw of mail entries and online entries will begin at the Promoter’s premises from 08.30 AEST/AEDT
on [refer to date schedule at Clause 16]. The Promoter will ensure that all entries have an equal chance of
winning the major prize. Unless indicated otherwise, all times are based on Sydney local time.
14. The winners’ will be notified by mail and names of all winners will be published in New Idea magazine on-
sale [refer to date schedule at Clause 16] respectively.
15. Prizes will be sent within 6 weeks of being published.
16. The Promoter may conduct such further draws [refer to date schedule at Clause 16] at the same time and
place 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 mail and their names will be published
in New Idea magazine on sale [refer to date schedule at Clause 16].
PRIVATE BAG START CLOSE DRAW DATE
6-Jan-20 1 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 30-Dec-19 12-Jan-20 24-Jan-20 17-Feb-20 10-Feb-20 24-Apr-20 8-May-20
13-Jan-20 2 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 6-Jan-20 19-Jan-20 31-Jan-20 24-Feb-20 17-Feb-20 1-May-20 15-May-20
20-Jan-20 3 PO BOX 70 PRIVATE BAG 92039 13-Jan-20 26-Jan-20 7-Feb-20 2-Mar-20 24-Feb-20 8-May-20 22-May-20
27-Jan-20 4 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 20-Jan-20 2-Feb-20 14-Feb-20 9-Mar-20 2-Mar-20 15-May-20 29-May-20
3-Feb-20 5 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 27-Jan-20 9-Feb-20 21-Feb-20 16-Mar-20 9-Mar-20 22-May-20 5-Jun-20
10-Feb-20 6 PO BOX 70 PRIVATE BAG 92039 3-Feb-20 16-Feb-20 28-Feb-20 23-Mar-20 16-Mar-20 29-May-20 12-Jun-20
17-Feb-20 7 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 10-Feb-20 23-Feb-20 6-Mar-20 30-Mar-20 23-Mar-20 5-Jun-20 19-Jun-20
24-Feb-20 8 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 17-Feb-20 1-Mar-20 13-Mar-20 6-Apr-20 30-Mar-20 12-Jun-20 26-Jun-20
2-Mar-20 9 PO BOX 70 PRIVATE BAG 92039 24-Feb-20 8-Mar-20 20-Mar-20 13-Apr-20 6-Apr-20 19-Jun-20 3-Jul-20
9-Mar-20 10 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 2-Mar-20 15-Mar-20 27-Mar-20 20-Apr-20 13-Apr-20 26-Jun-20 10-Jul-20
16-Mar-20 11 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 9-Mar-20 22-Mar-20 3-Apr-20 27-Apr-20 20-Apr-20 3-Jul-20 17-Jul-20
23-Mar-20 12 PO BOX 70 PRIVATE BAG 92039 16-Mar-20 29-Mar-20 17-Apr-20 4-May-20 27-Apr-20 10-Jul-20 24-Jul-20
30-Mar-20 13 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 23-Mar-20 5-Apr-20 17-Apr-20 11-May-20 4-May-20 17-Jul-20 31-Jul-20
6-Apr-20 14 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 30-Mar-20 12-Apr-20 24-Apr-20 18-May-20 11-May-20 24-Jul-20 7-Aug-20
13-Apr-20 15 PO BOX 70 PRIVATE BAG 92039 6-Apr-20 19-Apr-20 1-May-20 25-May-20 18-May-20 31-Jul-20 14-Aug-20
20-Apr-20 16 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 13-Apr-20 26-Apr-20 8-May-20 1-Jun-20 25-May-20 7-Aug-20 21-Aug-20
27-Apr-20 17 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 20-Apr-20 3-May-20 15-May-20 8-Jun-20 1-Jun-20 14-Aug-20 28-Aug-20
4-May-20 18 PO BOX 70 PRIVATE BAG 92039 27-Apr-20 10-May-20 22-May-20 15-Jun-20 8-Jun-20 21-Aug-20 4-Sep-20
11-May-20 19 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 4-May-20 17-May-20 29-May-20 22-Jun-20 15-Jun-20 28-Aug-20 11-Sep-20
18-May-20 20 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 11-May-20 24-May-20 5-Jun-20 29-Jun-20 22-Jun-20 4-Sep-20 18-Sep-20
25-May-20 21 PO BOX 70 PRIVATE BAG 92039 18-May-20 31-May-20 12-Jun-20 6-Jul-20 29-Jun-20 11-Sep-20 25-Sep-20
1-Jun-20 22 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 25-May-20 7-Jun-20 19-Jun-20 13-Jul-20 6-Jul-20 18-Sep-20 2-Oct-20
8-Jun-20 23 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 1-Jun-20 14-Jun-20 26-Jun-20 20-Jul-20 13-Jul-20 25-Sep-20 9-Oct-20
15-Jun-20 24 PO BOX 70 PRIVATE BAG 92039 8-Jun-20 21-Jun-20 3-Jul-20 27-Jul-20 20-Jul-20 2-Oct-20 16-Oct-20
22-Jun-20 25 PO BOX 71 PRIVATE BAG 92039 15-Jun-20 28-Jun-20 10-Jul-20 3-Aug-20 27-Jul-20 9-Oct-20 23-Oct-20
29-Jun-20 26 PO BOX 72 PRIVATE BAG 92039 22-Jun-20 5-Jul-20 17-Jul-20 10-Aug-20 3-Aug-20 16-Oct-20 30-Oct-20
NEW IDEA PUZZLE SCHEDULE 2020 – 1-26
Prize on offer
17. Total competition prize value is $26,000 as of 12/11/19.
18. Total prize value is $1,000 each week, in 26 weekly draws. Each weekly draw comprises of 6 x $100 cash
and 8 x $50 cash.
19. For any cash prizes your name on your entry must be that of an eligible bank account to which a cheque can
be cashed. All prize values are in Australian dollars. The Promoter makes all reasonable efforts to send
cheques in the names as specified in the original entry. Winning entries with only a family name or reference
to a family as the entrant cannot be cashed by banks. If the winner of any prize is under 18 years, the prize
may be awarded to the winner’s nominated parent or guardian on behalf of the winner, at the discretion of
20. In all draws, the Promoter will conduct a random draw corresponding to the number of Prizes in the draw,
from highest to lowest prize value, beginning with the major prize. As entries are opened they are allocated
a prize so long as the entrant has answered the associated question correctly. If the associated answer is left
blank or is answered incorrectly then the entry is put aside and a new entry is drawn for the purpose of
awarding that particular prize. Once that prize is awarded, the as yet unawarded entry will be assigned the
next highest value prize for which it has answered the associated answer correctly. This process is continued
for each prize on offer in the draw until each prize category is exhausted and all prizes are awarded.
Further Terms and Conditions
21. 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 affect the administration security,
fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition. The Promoter will disqualify any individual who has
tampered with the entry process or any other aspect of this competition.
22. The Promoter and their associated agencies and companies is not liable or responsible for any problems or
technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on line systems, servers, or providers,
computer equipment, software, technical problems of the phone or of any phone network, or any
misadventure, accident, injury, loss (including but not limited to consequential loss) or claim that may occur
during the draw; whilst undertaking any travel won on or connected with their entry into the draw; in the
participation in any prize; as a consequence of late, lost or misdirected mail, email or phone call; 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; any injury
or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer software or phone; or any combination thereof,
related to or resulting from participation or sending or receiving of any communication or of any materials in
23. Any cost associated with accessing the promotional website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent
on the Internet service provider used.
24. All competition entries must be able to be posted to and received at the post office box address supplied for
the particular competition. No hand delivered or bulky entries will be accepted upon receiving at the
Promoters premises for any competition, unless otherwise stated herein. Mail entries that contain any
objects that have not been requested by the Promoter (such as backing cards or excess paper) will not be
accepted. Any entries that do not follow these requirements will be deemed invalid and will not be received
by the Promoter or its agents. The Promoter and its agents take no responsibility whatsoever for such
entries that do not follow these prescribed guidelines. The Promoter advises entrants not to send entries to
the Promoter’s street address as these entries may be deemed invalid.
25. The promoter highly recommends a DL-sized (business) envelope is used in submitting postal entries. Entries
sent via Registered mail will not be guaranteed entry into the competition due to increased sorting, handling
and storage required by Australia Post. Entries sent in smaller unique envelopes are known to have issues
when being sorted electronically by Australia Post. The Promoter also encourages competition entrants to
clearly write on their envelope the full name and address of the competition they are entering for ease of
processing by Australia Post and therefore entry into the competition.
26. Any entrant found to be using any form of software or third party application to enter multiple times
(including scripting software) 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 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.
27. 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 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
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.
28. 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 awarded 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
29. 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 Regulation. 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.
30. 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.
31. The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to sign a winner’s deed of release 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.
32. The Promoter reserves the right to redraw in the event of an entrant, claiming to be a winner, being unable
to satisfy these Terms and Conditions.
33. The Promoter’s decision in relation to any aspect of the competition is 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.
Copyright, Statutory guarantees, Waiver and liability
34. 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. Pacific Magazines Pty Ltd (ABN 16 097 410
896) and its related entities (“Pacific”), 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. Pacific will otherwise handle your personal information in accordance with
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
Without limiting the foregoing, Pacific 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 Pacific. In addition, by entering this
competition, you consent to Pacific using your personal information for the purpose of Pacific and its related
entities sending you information regarding programs, products and services available through them and/or
through their business partners, and to Pacific 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.
35. 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.
36. 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.
37. 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”). Except for any liability that cannot by law be
excluded, including the Non-Excludable Guarantees, the Promoter (including its respective officers,
employees and agents) 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 the promotion.
38. 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.
39. Authorised under
NSW Permit No. LTPS/19/39992; ACT Permit No. TP 19/04652; SA Licence No. T19/1948.