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Competition Terms and Conditions

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What are Competition Terms and Conditions?

Competition Terms and Conditions are the legal terms that define how you will run a competition. These terms include who can enter, what the prize is and when the prize will be drawn.

Competitions (also known as trade promotions) can be used to promote your business and bring your brand to a wider audience.

You must comply with Australian Consumer Law and any applicable state regulations for trade promotions. You should also provide all entrants with your Privacy Policy so they know that their personal details are secure.

Who can use our Competitions Terms and Conditions template?

  • Any business running a game of chance competition
  • All Australian states and territories
  • Any industry

What does our Competition Terms and Conditions template include?

Our Competition Terms and Conditions template covers everything you need for a game of chance competition in Australia:

  • Promoter – the business running the competition, including ABN and contact details
  • Competition Period – when the competition starts and ends
  • Eligible Entrants – who is eligible to enter the competition
  • How to enter – instructions on how people can enter the competition
  • Draw date and time – when and where the prize draw will be held
  • Prize(s) – specific details of the prizes to be won, including the RRP or dollar value
  • Winner Notification and Publication – method in which the winner(s) will be contacted, and how winners will be published
  • Unclaimed Prizes – what happens if any prizes are not claimed
  • Privacy – consent to collect personal information from entrants
  • Intellectual Property – permission to use the content of entries for promotional purposes
  • Social Media – refers to any third-party social media platforms (e.g. Facebook)
  • General Conditions – important legal terms
  • Competition Permit Number – add permit details for your state/territory when required

Types of Competitions

In Australia, there are two types of promotional competitions:

1. Game of Skill

In this competition, participants must put forward an entry or show their ‘skill’. For example, “describe in 50 words or less…”. Other examples include “post a photo with the competition hashtag” or “send us a video explaining why you should win”. The winner will be determined entirely by merit, either by judges or by vote.

2. Game of Chance

This is a competition where winners are picked at random. The participant does not need to show any skill, and all entries are equal. An example of a game of chance is a prize draw or an instant win. In Australia, a game of chance trade promotion is also known as a Trade Promotion Lottery.

Do I need a permit to run a competition or trade promotion in my state?

Each state and territory in Australia has its own laws for trade promotions. You will need a trade promotion permit in some states to operate a promotion where the winner is determined by an element of chance.

It is your responsibility to ensure that you comply with the laws of your jurisdiction.

For example, South Australia only requires you to have a permit for a “major trade lottery” where the total prize pool value is greater than $5,000.

Normally the state regulator will require you to submit the competition terms and conditions before issuing a permit. Make sure you allow enough time to complete your T&Cs and arrange the permit before you launch your competition.

Do I have to pay any government fees to run a trade promotion?

It depends on the state or territory you are in.

Some states charge an application fee for trade promotions. For example, in NSW, an authority is required if the total prize value for a single trade promotion exceeds $10,000. Fees start at $421, and it increases depending on the value of the prize.

In other jurisdictions, you may not have to pay any fees. Make sure you check the relevant government website before you get started:

Do we have to include the full Terms & Conditions in all of our marketing material?

You need to publish T&Cs in any advertising material which promotes the competition (e.g. flyers, email marketing etc.). However, this is often not practical because of the limited space available. Therefore, it is acceptable to include only the most relevant information and refer people to the full T&Cs (usually available on your website).

Be careful to avoid false or misleading advertising.

Eligible Entrants

If you want to limit entries, it is important to clearly state who is eligible to enter your competition in the T&Cs. Often, businesses exclude people under 18, employees, family members and contractors or suppliers related to the business. We have included a clause in our competition terms and conditions template to cover all of these circumstances.

What details of the prize should we include in our T&Cs?

You should be as specific as possible about the details of the prize(s). Your description should include:

  • value of the prize (RRP or total dollar value)
  • any special conditions
  • how long the prize is valid
  • anything that is NOT included as part of the prize

Consider including a simple prize structure, e.g. a major prize and a couple of minor prizes. This could add a fun element to your competition or encourage more entrants if there are more chances of winning a prize.

Competition Dates

Make sure you clearly state the important dates for your competition:

  • Start Date
  • When submissions close
  • Prize draw date
  • When the winner will be announced

Different states have different requirements concerning when the draw must take place.

For example, In Queensland, the draw must be held in Australia and within 12 months of the promotion’s commencement date.

Is this Competition Terms and Conditions template legally binding?


All of our templates have been drafted by qualified Australian lawyers who hold an Australian legal practicing certificate.

We are affiliated with a commercial law firm based in Sydney.

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