Competition Terms & Conditions


These General Competition Entry Rules apply to all of the Promoter’s competitions. They may be amended or varied from time to time by the Promoter. Special Competition Rules may apply to particular competitions, in which case an addendum to these rules will be made for that competition. These terms and condition of entry, including information on how to participate and prize details (Terms), apply to the Promotion and entry into the Promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms.

The Promotor

The ‘Promoter’ is Chappell Publishing Pty Ltd, trading as North Shore Mums (ABN 86611623851) of PO Box 439 Lane Cove NSW 1595.

Who may enter

Entry is open to residents of NSW, Australia, aged 18 years and over, excluding management, employees and contractors of the Promoter and other agencies, firms or companies associated with the Promotion (including suppliers of prizes), or immediate family members (spouse, de facto spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, and siblings (whether natural or adopted by a parent) of these individuals.


Not withstanding anything else in these Rules, the Promoter has absolute discretion in awarding prizes in a competition.

In order to claim a prize in a competition, the winner must: (i) be eligible to enter under these General Competition Entry Rules and any Special Competition Rules; (ii) be announced by the Promoter as the winner of that prize on air or any other means determined by the Promoter; (iii) not be prohibited by any rule of law from using or otherwise enjoying the prize for which he or she has been announced as the winner; (iv) demonstrate to the Promoter’s satisfaction that he or she is the winner of the prize, and if necessary prove that he or she is not prohibited from using or otherwise enjoying the prize (for example, by producing photo-identification, such as a driver’s licence or passport, or signing a declaration to that effect); and (v) comply with any request made by the Promoter under the General Competition Entry Rules or any Special Competition Rules that apply to that competition.

Where the winner of a prize is below the lawful age to use or otherwise enjoy the relevant prize, the Promoter may, in its absolute discretion, award the prize to the winner’s lawful parent or guardian or require the parent or guardian to sign an indemnity and consent for the winner to receive or participate in the prize. Prizes will only be awarded following winner validation and verification. Should a prize-winner choose not to accept the prize allocated by the Promoter, the prize will not be substituted with another prize. Upon request by the Promoter, a copy of the general contest rules and/or a signed receipt and acknowledgement must be signed and endorsed by any winner to indicate his/her understanding and acceptance of these terms. All prize items are valued inclusive of GST and the Promoter takes no responsibility for any variation in item values. Any taxes which may be payable as a consequence of a winner receiving the prize are the sole responsibility of that winner. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash. If the specified prize becomes unavailable, the Promoter may substitute a prize of like or equal value. Unless otherwise specified, the class of travel for and travel prize incorporating an airfare is economy class.

No prohibited prizes will be awarded.

Winners will be notified by telephone or email or by any other contact details provided by the winner, and details will be published on the North Shore Mums website. Prizes are generally sent to prize winners via Australia Post or private courier. Any loss of prizes by a courier company or Australia Post is not the responsibility of the Promoter. In that event, the Promoter may or may not, in its discretion, replace the prize.

Should a prize winner wish to collect their prize from the North Shore Mums office they must do so within 30 days of the prize draw, during normal business hours only.

Upon request by the Promoter a copy of the General Competition Entry Rules and/or a signed receipt and acknowledgment must be signed and endorsed by any winner to indicate his/her understanding and acceptance of these terms. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Exclusion of liability

The Promoter takes no responsibility for the loss of prizes due to incorrect or imprecise delivery details provided by an entrant. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality/suitability/merchantability of any of the goods/services offered as prizes. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered or sustained (including but not limited to consequential loss), including for personal injury or property damage suffered or sustained, as a result of accepting any prize or participation in any competition or prize, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. A person who enters a competition releases from and indemnifies the Promoter from and against all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out of acceptance of any prize or participation in any competition including (but not limited to) personal injury and damage to property and whether direct, indirect, consequential, foreseeable, due to some negligent act or omission, or otherwise. A winner (or his or her parent or guardian as appropriate) may be required to sign and return any liability release and provided by the Promoter and/or its contractors as a condition of the prize being awarded. Failure to return the signed releases and indemnities will result in the entitlement to the prize being forfeited and a selection of another winner.


The Promoter is not responsible for lost, interrupted communications or unavailable network server or other connections, failed telephone, mid delivery or computer transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, defect, delay, theft or unauthorised access to or alternation of entries. Subject to any written directions given under the applicable law, if for any reason, the competition is not capable of operating as planned, including infection by computer viruses, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the competition, then the Promoter reserves the right, at tis sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this competition. The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual for: (a) tampering with the entry process, including exceeding any limitation on the numbers of entries, or any other process as determined by the Promoter that in any way affects the fairness of the promotion; (b) tampering with the operation of the competition or web site; (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or (d) if an entrant selected as winner is found to be in breach of any term of these General Competition Entry Rules, a new winner may be selected and, in the event that the entrant in breach has been awarded a prize, the entrant may be required to return the prize or reimburse the value of the prize of the Promoter.


Participation in the competition constitutes the entrant’s unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these General Competition Entry Rules and any Special Competition Rules in relation to a particular competition. These Rules may change from time to time including by extending the time for, varying or terminating any competition. The Entrant is responsible for insuring his or her familiarity with the General Competition Entry Rules and any Special Competition Rules at the time of participation. The Promoter’s decision not to enforce a specific restriction does not constitute a waiver of that restriction or of the General Competition Entry Rules or Special Competition Rules. The Promoter may enforce these Rules in its absolute discretion. Where the Promoter has Special Competition Rules in relation to a particular contest, then they will prevail to the extent of any inconsistency with these General Competition Entry Rules or Special Competition Rules. The Promoter may enforce these Rules in its absolute discretion. The General Competition Entry Rules and any Special Competition Rules are to be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of NSW.

Ownership of entries

Competition entries and material submitted in connection with any competition (whether written, audio, electronic or visual form, or a combination of those) or any photographs, video and/or film footage and/or audio recording taken of competitors are assigned to the Promoter upon submission and become the property of the Promoter which may use the material in any medium in any reasonable manner it sees fit. Copyright in any such material remains the sole property of the Promoter. All such entries and material remain the property of the Promoter (subject to the limits contained in the Privacy Statement). Each entrant warrants that he or she owns the copyright and any other intellectual property rights in any such material submitted in connection with any competition and has full power and authority to agree to and grant the above assignment, consents and other rights to the Promoter.

Privacy & Publicity

A who person enters a competition may be required to submit personal or confidential information about himself or herself (including without limitation his or her name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, marital status, occupation, spending preferences or any other such information) (“Personal Information”) to the Promoter. The Promoter will treat any Personal Information obtained from a person who enters a competition in accordance with North Shore Mums Privacy Policy. The Promoter may: (a) refuse to accept an entry which does not contain all or any other of the Personal Information requested by the Promoter; or (b) record and use the Personal Information for its own marketing, planning, product development, promotional, broadcasting and research purposes, including but not limited to using the winner’s name, suburb of residence, likeness and a recording of the winner’s voice for advertising and promotional purposes.

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