Terms and Conditions – 2024 Photo competition

Terms and Conditions – 2024 Photo competition

  1. This competition is open to Australian residents. West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) staff and their families may enter, but are ineligible to win the main prize.
  2. All information detailing how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions.
    It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules.
    The decision of the judge is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
    Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance and understanding of these terms and conditions.
  3. All entries must include the entrants full name, address, email, phone number and the detailed location that the photograph was taken.
  4. All entries must be received by 11:59pm, Monday 11 March, 2024.
  5. All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other competition. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do no infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws.
    Entrants under the age of 18 must be entering with parent/guardian consent.
    Entrants must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.
  6. All images need to be high resolution (minimum of 3MB) and should contain one of the following waterways:

    – Durt’Yowan (Latrobe River), including the Lower Latrobe Wetlands ie: Dowd Morass, Heart Morass and Sale Common
    – Wirn wirndook Yeerung (Macalister River)
    – Carran Carran (Thomson River), including the Heyfield Wetlands.

    More information on these rivers can be found here.
  7. On submission, the entrant gives WGCMA irrevocable licence to reproduce, publish, adapt, communicate and broadcast all or part or your entry in any form and media.
    Where possible WGCMA will acknowledge the photographer if and when the image is used.
  8. Prizes are Local Business Association vouchers as listed below:

    – Overall winner: $600
    – Runner up: $300
    – Under 18’s: $100

    Prizes are not transferable for cash.
  9. Events may occur that render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible, due to reasons beyond the control of WGCMA and accordingly the WGCMA may at its absolute discretion vary or amend the promotion and the entrant agrees that no liability shall attach to WGCMA as a result thereof.
  10. Winners will be notified by email and on the WGCMA Facebook page.