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UNSW Centre for Ideas x Sydney Writers' Festival Double Pass Subscription Giveaway


Competition Requirement 

Competition Name / Description 

UNSW Centre for Ideas x Sydney Writers’ Festival Double Pass Subscription Giveaway 

Competition Period 


Competition Opening Date  

 Monday 1 May  

Competition Closing Date 

 Thursday 18 May

Competition Categories 

Anyone who submits their details via the application form to subscribe to the UNSW Centre for Ideas newsletter between Tuesday 2 May 2023 and Thursday 18 May 2023 will go into a draw to win a double pass to attend the Sydney Writers’ Festival event, SWF Great Debate: The Future is Still Worth Waiting For

Eligible Entrants 

Competition open to all audience members who have subscribed to the UNSW Centre for  Ideas newsletter by completing the provided entry form, and who are not already  subscribed to the UNSW Centre for Ideas newsletter. 

Excluded Person 

Open to Australian registrations only. Anyone not situated in Australia is not eligible.  

Format of Entry and any Submission Requirements 

Not applicable 

Maximum Number of Entries  

1 per entrant 

Draw date 

Entries will be drawn on or before 19 May 2023.


There is one (1) prize which is a double pass to the Sydney Writers’ Festival event, SWF  Great Debate: The Future is Still Worth Waiting For which will be awarded to 1 entry drawn  on the draw date. 

Winner notification 

By email to the address specified in each winner’s entry registration form.  

Prize Collection 

Each winner will be contacted via the details provided in the registration form, and prize  sent via email. 

Latest Date to Claim Prize 

N/A as sent via mail.  

Competition contact details 

Centre for Ideas  

UNSW Sydney 

NSW 2052 Australia 



UNSW Competition Terms (Game of Chance) 

1. About these Terms 

a. The terms that apply for the UNSW competition described in the Competition Details set out above (the Competition) consist of (in order of priority if there is an inconsistency): 

(i) these UNSW Competition Terms (Game of Chance); 

(ii) the information, instructions and details contained in the Competition Details; and 

(iii) any other information set out in promotional advertisements for the Competition, 

which together are the Terms.  

b. If there is a capitalised word used in these UNSW Competition Terms (Game of Chance), it will have the meaning given to it in the Competition Details. 

c. By entering the Competition, you accept the Terms.  

2. Competition Organiser 

The Competition organiser is The University of New South Wales, ABN 57 195 873 179 of Kensington, NSW, 2052 (UNSW). 

3. Who can enter? 

You are eligible to enter the Competition if you satisfy the Eligible Entrant criteria in the Competition Details and are not an Excluded Person.  

4. How to enter  

a. The Competition will open and close on the dates specified in the Competition Details (Competition Period).  If there is no specific time for the Competition Closing Date set out in the Competition Details, the Competition will close at midnight on the day of the Competition Closing Date. 

b. To enter the Competition, you must submit your entry within the Competition Period in accordance with the requirements set out in the Competition Details including following any steps and complying with the format requirements (if any) for a valid entry. 

c. You may only enter the Competition up to the Maximum Number of Entries. If you submit more entries than the Maximum Number of Entries, all of your entries in the Competition will be invalid and ineligible to win. 

d. Entry in the Competition is free. You are responsible for any costs associated with entering the Competition, which may include costs associated with accessing the internet and mail or transport costs.  

5. Ineligible entries 

a. Any entry that is: 

(i) submitted outside the Competition Period; 

(ii) not completed in accordance with the Terms;  

(iii) incomplete; or 

(iv) in UNSW’s sole and absolute discretion, considered by UNSW to be defamatory, discriminatory, otherwise unlawful or offensive, 

will not be eligible to win and will be excluded from the Competition. 

b. UNSW reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and the eligibility of entrants and to disqualify any entrant who does not meet the eligibility criteria and to exclude an entry that is not in accordance with the Terms. 

c. All decisions about the eligibility of entrants and the validity of entries made by UNSW will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into. 

6. Judging and the Prize 

a. The Competition is a game of chance.  

b. Each Entrant will be assigned a number on a physical ticket, and numbered tickets will be drawn randomly from the total pool of Eligible Entrants.  

c. The Competition will be drawn on or as close as reasonably possible to the date specified in the Competition Details and the winners will be awarded the prizes as specified in the Competition Details.  

d. If your entry is drawn as a winner, you will be notified by the means specified in the Competition Details. 

e. Each winner will be mailed their prize on or before the Latest Date to Claim Prize. 

f. The Prizes are not redeemable for cash or an alternative prize. 

g. The entitlement to a Prize is not transferable. 

h. If a Prize is unavailable for any reason, UNSW may substitute another prize of equal or greater value to the one specified in the Competition Details.   

i. To the maximum extent permissible by law, UNSW makes no warranty as to the condition or use of any prize, and a winner accepts and uses a Prize at their own risk and expense. 

7. Unclaimed prizes 

If a winner does not claim their Prize before the Latest Date to Claim a Prize, UNSW may award the Prize to another valid entry. The selection of an alternate recipient for the Prize will be determined in the sole discretion of UNSW and no correspondence will be entered into.  In such circumstances, the new winner/s will be selected using the same method as set out in clause 6(b) above, and notified in the same manner as the original winner. 

8. Limitation of liability 

a. In the case of the intervention of any outside act, circumstances or event which prevents or significantly hinders UNSW’s ability to proceed with the Competition on the dates and in the manner described in these Terms, including but not limited to pandemic, vandalism, power failures, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, or act of terrorism, UNSW may in its absolute discretion cancel the competition and UNSW will have no liability to any entrant or any other person as a result of such cancellation.  

b. To the maximum extent permitted by law, UNSW excludes its liability in respect of the Competition and these Terms. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, UNSW will not be liable for any misadventure, accident, injury, loss, claim or expense (including but not limited to a claim for infringement of any copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property right, or any claim of a similar nature) that may occur as a result of or in connection with an entrant’s entry into the Competition, or an entrant’s receipt of a Prize. 

c. UNSW is not responsible in any manner whatsoever for any problems or any financial costs incurred, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants or any other persons related to or resulting from participation in this Competition. 

9. Intellectual Property  

a. All entries remain the property of each entrant.  

b. By entering the Competition, you warrant to and for the benefit of UNSW, that: 

(i) your entry is your own original work, is not copied from any other person’s work and does not infringe the copyright, trade mark or other intellectual property rights of any person; and 

(ii) you have the consent of any identifiable person included in your entry to publish your entry, submit any photo to the Competition and for UNSW to publish your entry online or in any promotional materials. 

c. By entering the Competition, you consent and agree to UNSW using and reproducing your entry, for an unlimited period and without any payment to you, in any media now known or hereafter devised for the purpose of promoting UNSW, and you grant UNSW a fee and royalty free perpetual and sub-licensable licence of all of your relevant intellectual property rights for this purpose.  You acknowledge that your entry may be reproduced online, and/or in hard copy in UNSW promotional materials. 

10. Jurisdiction 

The Terms are governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales. 

11. Privacy 

a. You acknowledge that UNSW may collect, store and use personal information in order to conduct the Competition and for related purposes referred to in paragraph (c) below, and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including but not limited to agents, contractors, prize suppliers and, as required, to regulatory authorities.  

b. By entering the Competition, you consent to the collection, storage, disclosure and use of your personal information for the purposes identified in these Terms in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW) and all other applicable privacy legislation.  

c. By entering the Competition, you acknowledge and agree that UNSW may, for an indefinite period, unless otherwise advised by you in writing in accordance with paragraph (d), collect, store, disclose and use all personal information collected by UNSW about you in connection with this Competition for promotional, marketing, publicity, research and profiling purposes. All such personal information will only be used in accordance with UNSW’s Privacy Policy which may be found here: 

d. You should direct any request to access, update, correct or withdraw consent to the collection, storage, use or disclosure of your personal information to: 

The Privacy Officer
UNSW Sydney 
Sydney NSW 2052 
Phone: (02) 9065 5491 

12. Contact details 

Enquiries about this Competition should be directed to the Competition Contact specified in the Competition Details. 

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