Sunrise – Australias Best Young Newsreader competition
We’re on the hunt for Australia’s best young newsreader! Are you what we’re looking for?
All you have to do is record a short video of yourself reading the sample news script below for the opportunity to read a LIVE bulletin with the gang in the Sunrise studio!
Please note entrants must be 13 years or under.
Prize includes …
•2 x return economy class flights from winners nearest capital city to Sydney (for the competition winner and their companion over the age of 18) – value $2,000;
•1 x night twin share accommodation at min. 4 star hotel in Sydney – value $400
•The opportunity to read a live bulletin on Sunrise in studio on Monday 18 August 2014 – promotional value only.
Good morning Sam, Hello Kochie..
Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey says the government is not dumping their paid parental leave scheme, they are just having a little trouble getting everyone to agree on it. The scheme will pay new mums up to fifty thousand dollars, which is enough money for about 5 family holidays to Disneyland.
Australia is getting fatter, not fitter, with a new report revealing why we’re eating record amounts of take away food. The Canstar Blue survey found that 1 in 3 Australians find fast food cheap, convenient and delicious.
To sport, and Port Adelaide’s fight for a spot in the top eight got a boost today, with some inspiring words from Club President, David Koch…
And that’s the latest in Sunrise news, from all of us here, have a great day.
Sunrise ‘Search for Australia’s Best Young Newsreader’ Competition Terms and Conditions
By entering the Sunrise ‘Search for Australia’s Best Young Newsreader’’ Competition (“The 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 Australia, aged 13 and under, where the Channel Seven and affiliate broadcasting signals are received.
2.2 Employees and their immediate families of Seven Network (Operations) Limited, Yahoo!7 Pty Ltd and their associated agencies and companies are not eligible to enter.
3. HOW TO ENTER
3.1 The competition commences on Friday 8 August 2014 at 6.00am (AEST) and concludes on Wednesday 13 August 2014 at 4.30pm (AEST) (“the Competition Period”).
3.2 Viewers must:
a) Log on to the entry via the link http://www.sunrisefamily.com.au/friends/video/submitvideo; and
b) complete the required registration details, including their full name, suburb, postcode, an Australian mobile telephone number, email address, and submit a video of the entrant reading the supplied script as posted on the Sunrise website.
3.3 Online entries are limited to one entry daily per person. In the event that more than one daily entry is received, the Promoter may accept only the first entry submitted by the entrant.
3.4 Entry online via scripting is prohibited. If scripting is detected, the Promoter may deem all entries from those entrants invalid.
3.5 Entries must be received by Wednesday 13 August 2014 at 4.30pm (AEST). The time of entry will in each case be the time the online entry is received though the Yahoo!7 database.
3.6 Entries remain the property of the Promoter and will not be returned to the entrant. Entrants agree to grant the Promoter and Sponsor a perpetual and non-‐exclusive licence to use their entries in all media worldwide and acknowledge and agree that they will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
4.1 There will be a total of one (1) winner of the competition who will receive the prize package detailed in clause 4.2
4.2 Each prize package consists of:
• 2 x return economy class flights from winners nearest capital city to Sydney (for the competition winner and their companion over the age of 18) -‐ value $2,000;
• 1 x night twin share accommodation at min. 4 star hotel in Sydney – value $400
• The opportunity to read a live bulletin on Sunrise in studio on Monday 18 August 2014 – promotional value only.
TOTAL MAXIMUM PRIZE VALUE $2,400
Total maximum prize pool value for the prize is $2,400. Prize value is correct as at the date of printing. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for change in prize value between now and the ultimate date on which the prize is taken.
4.3 The winner and their travelling companions are responsible for all other expenses including but not limited to meals, incidentals, tips, service charges, spending money, travel insurance, visas and transfers (other than those specified), activities, tickets or passes, room service, telephone calls, mini-‐bar items, laundry services, insurance, excess payable on insurance claims, passports and visas (if applicable). The prize does not include travel insurance, which is recommended.
4.4 Winners may be required to present a credit card at time of accommodation check-‐in to the hotel for all incidental charges.
4.5 The winner and their travel companion must travel together and depart from and return to the same departure point.
4.6 The winner and their travelling companion must make their own way to their nearest capital airport in order to depart on their flight. The prize does not include the cost the winner may incur to travel to the nearest airport including any ancillary costs (eg. excess luggage fees).
4.7 The prize cannot be exchanged or redeemed for cash. If for any reason, a prize winner cannot take any component of the prize then that portion of the prize will be forfeited and not redeemable for cash.
4.8 Flights and accommodation are subject to availability at the time of booking and embargo periods. The prize is non-‐transferable and cannot be exchanged for other destinations. There will be no credit given if the full value of prize is not utilised.
4.9 The winner must be available to travel to Sydney to appear on Sunrise on Monday 18 August 2014. If the winner is unavailable, another winner will be chosen and the original winner will have no claim to the prize.
4.10 For clarity, the winner must be 13 years old or less as at Friday 8 August 2013.
4.11 The segment timing and duration on Monday 18 August 2014 is at the ultimate discretion of the Sunrise producers.
4.12 The Promoter is not responsible for any illness, injury or property damage that affects the winner while undertaking the travel prize.
4.13 The prize cannot be altered in any way, is not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
4.14 In participating in the prize, 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 grant the Promoter and the Sponsor a perpetual and non-‐exclusive licence to use such footage and photographs in all media worldwide, including the right to sub-‐licence, and the winners will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
4.15 The winners agree that they will not, and will ensure that their companions do not, sell or otherwise make available their story and/or photographs to any media or other organisation.
4.16 If any prize (or part of any prize) is unavailable, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize (or that part of the prize) with a prize of equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority.
4.17 It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winners must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and the prize supplier’s requirements.
4.18 Full details of prizes can be obtained by telephoning the Seven Network in Sydney on 02 8777 7777.
4.19 Independent financial advice should be sought to determine whether any tax implications arise as a result of accepting the prize.
4.20 The Promoter may vary these terms and conditions at its discretion.
5. HOW TO WIN
5.1 The winner of the Competition will be the entry judged by a panel of representatives appointed by the Promoter to be the most creative and/or original from the national pool received. All entries will be judged at the office of Sunrise, 52 Martin Place, Sydney on Thursday 14 August 2014 at 10.00am (AEST). The competition is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner.
5.2 Prizes will be awarded to the entries judged the most creative and/or original.
5.3 The winner must be able to be contacted as per the telephone number provided by the entrant within their entry on Thursday 14 August 2014 between 12.00pm (AEST) and 7.00pm (AEST) to be eligible to claim their prize.
5.3 If for any reason, the prize winner is unable to be contacted, ineligible to win the prize or unable to take the prize, a second round of judging will be conducted on Thursday 14 August 2014 at 7.15pm (AEDT) and that person will be deemed the Competition winner. The Competition winner will be contacted via telephone.
5.4 The Promoter’s decision is final and the Promoter will not enter into correspondence regarding the result. The Promoter may in its absolute discretion deem 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, the next entry drawn that satisfies the judging criteria set out in clause 5.1 will be the winner.
5.5 It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winners may be required to sign a legal release in a form determined by the Promoter and/or Sponsor in their absolute discretion.
5.6 It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winners must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and prize supplier’s requirements.
6. NO LIABILITY
6.1 The Seven Network (Operations) Ltd and Yahoo!7 will take no responsibility for prizes that are damaged or lost, either by a winner, his or her companion or due to lost, late or misdirected mail.
6.2 The Seven Network (Operations) Ltd and Yahoo!7 will not be liable for any misadventure, accident, injury, loss or claim, damages, costs and expenses suffered, sustained or incurred (including but not limited to indirect or consequential) as a result of, or arising out of, or in any way connected with this promotion and/or its prizes that may occur:
a) during the judging;
b) whilst undertaking any travel won on or connected with their entry into the competition; or
c) in the participation in any prize;
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 to be received by the Promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion;
g) arising from or related to any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment, software, internet connection, any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer software related to or resulting from participation in this promotion
6.3 Subject to State Regulation, 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.
6.4 Seven Network (Operations) Ltd and Yahoo!7 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, subject to State Regulation.
6.5 Subject to State Regulation, 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 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.
7. PROMOTER’S DETAILS
7.1 The Promoter is Seven Network (Operations) Limited (ABN 65 052 845 262) of Level 2, 38-‐42 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, NSW 2009.
7.3 Seven Network Limited (ABN 65 052 845 262) and its related entities (“Seven”), is collecting the entrant’s personal information for the purpose of conducting and promoting this competition (including but not limited to determining and notifying winners). The entrant may request access to his or her personal information by writing to Privacy Officer, Level 2, 38 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009.