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Primary Rail Safety Week 2016 Primary Schools Competition Terms and Conditions

Rail Safety Week 2016 Primary Schools Competition Terms and Conditions

TrackSAFE Education Rail Safety Week 2016

Primary Schools Competition

Theme: “Rail Safety: It’s everyone’s responsibility”


Terms and Conditions

1. Information on prizes and how to enter is included within these Terms and Conditions of entry.

2. This competition is run by the TrackSAFE Foundation (TrackSAFE) ABN 98 155 604 872.

Entering the competition

3. The competition is open to all students from any primary school in Australia (ages 5-12).

4. The competition includes two categories – Foundation to Year Two and Year Three to Year Six, (please see ‘judging’ section of the Terms and Conditions for more information).

5. Entrants can enter the competition in a group consisting of two to four participants (maximum four students per group), limited to one entry (one book) per student group.

6. The competition opens at 12:01am on Monday 20 June 2016 and closes at midnight on Friday 5 August 2016, AEST.

7. To enter the competition, teachers must submit the entrants’ own original work as per the instructions specific to this competition on the Competitions page at Teachers must include each entrants’ name (from the group of students) on the entry submitted. The Teacher who agrees to assist students with entering the competition becomes the nominated Teacher Sponsor, and must complete their own details on the entry form including school name and contact details, and acknowledge they agree to these Terms and Conditions.

8. For printing purposes, entries must have an even number of pages to a maximum of 24 pages, and must use A4 sized paper in landscape orientation.


Use of personal information and contact details

9. Personal information and contact details as supplied at registration will be used to:

  • Identify the entrant(s) when promoting competitions or displaying winning entries (e.g. Madison Smith and Kate Jones, Year 6, St George Public School, Victoria)
  • Contact the school to notify winners.

10.Teachers can elect to join the mailing list to receive e-newsletters and other information from TrackSAFE Education, and can opt-out at any time.

11. Personal information and contact details will not be used for any other reason, or knowingly shared with any other organisation.


Parental consent

12. To be eligible to win, entrants must have permission to enter from their parent or legal guardian.

13. By entering students in the competition, teachers agree they have obtained parental consent, and the entrant’s parent or legal guardian consents to be bound by these terms and conditions of entry in their own right and on behalf of the entrant and warrants that:

a) the entrant, so far as possible, understands the statements and obligations in these terms and conditions; and

b) the Work is the entrant’s own original work and has not been copied from any other work.



14. Entries which are incomplete, incorrect, offensive, non-serious or incomprehensible are not eligible to win.

15. Each entry is the property of TrackSAFE Foundation and TrackSAFE Foundation has no obligation to return any entry to an entrant.

16. The entrant grants TrackSAFE Foundation a royalty-free, exclusive, irrevocable and perpetual licence to exercise all copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in the Work for any purpose and in any manner, including but not limited to reproduction, communication, adaptation and publication of the Work. This licence includes the right to sublicense the Work without notice to the entrant (including any winner), their parent or their legal guardian.



17. Entries will be judged against the criteria specific to this competition set out on the Competitions page at in the following categories:

  • Foundation to Year 2 (ages 5 to 8)
  • Year 3 to Year 6 (ages 8 to 12)

18. Judging will take place during week commencing Monday 8 August 2016. Winners will be notified by email or phone by Friday 19 August 2016. Winners will be announced during Rail Safety Week, 15-21 August 2016.

19. The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

20. Entries will be judged in accordance with age.



21. Prizes include the following:

a) Student prize: The winning group (2 to 4 students) in each category will receive gift vouchers to the value of $1200. Students can choose a gift voucher from the following options: iTunes, the Apple Store, Google Play or Dymocks. The winners’ books will be printed in hard copy as well as produced as an e-book, and made available to school libraries all over Australia. Their class will also get an exciting opportunity to conduct a video conference with an international, award winning children’s book illustrator and/or author.

b) Teacher prize: The teacher(s) in charge of each winning group will receive a Nespresso coffee machine and Nespresso pods, up to the value of $500

c) School prize: Each winning school will receive book vouchers to the value of $500 for their library, and a printed copy of the winning book to showcase their talented students.

d) Runners up (one group, 2 to 4 students) will have their book produced as an e-book and will receive vouchers to the value of $200.

22. Entries will feature on our websites and/or and will be promoted via our social media pages and other platforms.

23. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.

24. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to be contacted by TrackSAFE to participate in publicity activities as reasonably requested, including being interviewed and photographed for use in marketing and promotional materials without payment or other Compensation.

25. TrackSAFE may offer the original winner’s prize to another recipient if the winner has not claimed their prize within three months after the winner has been announced.