"Tell us what your favourite plant-filled place is in your city and why" competition overview


Promotion: Tell us what your favourite plant-filled place is in your city and why

Information on and instructions on how to participate in this promotion form part of these Terms and Conditions. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions restricts, excludes or modifies or purports to restrict, exclude or modify any statutory consumer rights under any applicable law including the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

All entries must be submitted in accordance with these terms and conditions.


Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited of Level 8, 1 Chifley Square, Sydney NSW 200. Tel: 02 8295 2300 through its service providers Republic of Everyone and The Bravery, 116 - 118 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010. Tel: 02 8097 8746



Promotion Period:

The Promotion commences at 5:00pm AEST/AEDT on 25 February 2019 and concludes at 5:00pm AEST/ AEDT on 1 March 2019 (“Promotion Period”).

Entry Method and Criteria:

To enter, participants must write what their favourite plant-filled space is and the reason as well as follow Plant Life Balance on either Facebook or Instagram and tag one (1) contact.

To enter the Promotion via Facebook, Entrants must:

Upload their Entry to the Plant Life Balance Facebook Page www.facebook.com/plantlifebalance/  in the comments section of the Facebook post.

Responding to the question, following the page and tagging one Facebook contact will identify their entry as a Promotion entry.

To enter the Promotion via Instagram, Entrants must:

Post their Entry from a public Instagram account using the hashtag #myplantlifebalance,

Responding to the question, following the page and tagging one Instagram contact will identify their entry as a Promotion entry. The same individual can not win on both social platforms.

Judging Criteria:

Each valid entry will be individually judged (by representatives of the Promoter) based on, creativity, originality and their compliance with the entry criteria. No preference will be given to the platform used to enter. The judges decision is final. No correspondence will be entered in to.

Entry Restrictions:

Entrants must be at least 18 years of age.

Entrants must hold current Australian Residency and currently reside in Australia.

Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoters and third parties associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or 1st cousin.

Maximum Entries Per Person:

Entrants can enter as many times as they like. There is no limit on the number of entries that can be uploaded to the Plant Life Balance Facebook Page and/or the Entrant’s Instagram accounts.

Judging Date, Time and Place:

The Facebook and Instagram winner will be announced on Monday 4th March 2019 at 10am AEST

Judging will take place in the office of Republic of Everyone and The Bravery, 116 - 118 Chalmers Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010. Tel: 02 8097 8746.

Prize Details:

There are 2 (two) prizes in total one per platform used.

Each prize consists of: 1 x AU $200 nursery gift voucher. The total value of the prize pool is AU $400 (inclusive of GST)

Notification of Winners:

Winners will be notified via their entry platform - Messenger for those who entered via Facebook and/or Direct Message for those who entered via Instagram.

Prize Claiming:

Once Winners have been notified, they will need to provide the Promoter with their full name and postal address within a 1 (one) month period (calculated from the date of notification).

The Prize of 1 x AU$200 nursery gift voucher will be sent via registered post to their given address and is to be used at the closest nursery to that address, as reasonably determined by the Promoter.

The Promotion is a Game of Skill.

Terms and Conditions of the Prize:

  1. This Prize must be taken as offered. It is non-transferrable and no cash alternative will be offered.

Any cost associated with accessing the promotion entry is the Entrants responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used. The use of any automated entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an Entrant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and will render all claims submitted by that Entrant invalid.

  1. The Winner is responsible for all other costs associated with the redemption of the Prize, including but not limited to: travel to and from the prize distributing nursery, prize delivery and costs and the risk and cost associated with maintaining plants and any applicable taxes.
  1. It is the Winners’ responsibility to use the Gift Vouchers within the designated time (12 months within the date of issue) or the voucher will automatically expire. No cash equivalent will be offered as compensation.   
  2. Once the prize has left the Promoter’s/ its supplier’s premises, the Promoter and its service providers and companies associated with the Promotion will not be responsible for any delay in delivery, loss or damage to that prize. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash. In the event for any reason a winner does not take the prize when specified by the Promoter, then the winner will forfeit the prize and cash will not be supplied in lieu of the prize. The Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for another of equal value, as reasonably determined by the Promoter and any directions by the regulator.

Prize Claim Date:

All gift vouchers must be used within 12 (twelve) months of the date of issue.

Intellectual Property:

Entrants warrant that they will only submit original entries  and have all necessary rights to provide any intellectual property right therein to the Promoter and consent to any act or omission which would otherwise constitute an infringement of their intellectual property.

As a condition of entry, Entrants irrevocably consent to any uploaded images with the hashtag #myplantlifebalance being used freely by the Promoter for promotional or advertising purposes in any medium world-wide for unlimited time.


The Promoters reserve the right to disqualify any entrants or entries where reasonable suspicion of unlawful or improper conduct exist. Any image or entry deemed offensive by the Promoter will be disqualified and removed from the relevant social media account.

All entries which breach the Promotion terms and conditions will be disqualified.

Facebook and Instagram Releases:

Facebook is completely released by each entrant or participant. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entry and continued participation in the Promotion is dependent on Entrants following and acting in accordance with the Facebook Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, which can be viewed at: www.facebook.com/terms.php and Instagram’s terms of use.

Instagram is completely released by each entrant or participant. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.


If this promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter (including but not limited to by reason of infection by computer virus, network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures) the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law to terminate, modify, cancel or suspend the promotion, or invalidate any affected entries, as appropriate.

The Promoter is not liable for any consequences of user error including (without limitation) costs incurred.

Content and Liability

Entrants agree that they are fully responsible for the content of the entry they submit (“Content”). The Promoter shall not be liable in any way for such Content to the full extent permitted by law. Entrants warrant and agree that: (a) they will not submit any Content that is unlawful or fraudulent, or that the Promoter may deem in breach of any intellectual property rights, privacy, publicity or other rights, defamatory, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, sexually inappropriate, violent, abusive, harassing, threatening, objectionable- with respect to race, religion, origin or gender- or otherwise unsuitable for publication; (b) they will obtain full prior consent from any person who has jointly created, or has any rights in the Content, for the use of that Content and these Conditions;(c) the Content shall not contain viruses or cause injury or harm to any person or entity; and (d) they will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation, those governing copyright, content, defamation, privacy, publicity and the access or use of others' computer or communication systems. Without limiting any other terms herein, the Entrant indemnifies the Promoter for any breach of the above terms.

Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, the Promoter (including its officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the promotion, including, but not limited to, where arising out of the following: (a) any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control); (b) any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; (c) any correspondence that is late, lost, altered, incomplete, incorrectly submitted, delayed, corrupted, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter;(including but not limited to entrant error or omission, alteration, tampering, deletion, theft, destruction, transmission interruption or communications failure); or (d) any tax liability incurred by an Entrant.


The collection, use and disclosure of personal information in connection with the promotion is governed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). In order to conduct this promotion, the Promoter will collect personal information about each Entrant and may for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties associated with the promotion, including but not limited to its service providers, gift suppliers and regulatory authorities and for purposes of running the promotion.

Entrants information will be stored in the Promotors or its service provider’s database in order for the Promotor to manage the promotion, contact the Entrant (if required) and for future use of the entry and as may be required by law. 

The Promotor will not disclose the Entrants personal information to anybody else, unless consent has been provided or as may authorised or required by law.  The Promotor’s privacy policy describes when this might occur; see here: http://horticulture.com.au/privacy-policy/.

Entrants are not required by law to disclose this information.  A failure by the Entrant to provide this information will result in the Promoter being unable to assess the entry and/or distribute the prize.

Entrants may request access to the Entrants information at any time. To access or update the Entrants information, or for more details on the Promotor’s privacy obligations, please contact the Privacy Officer at:

Email:  privacy@horticulture.com.au

Address: Privacy Officer, Level 8, 1 Chifley Square Sydney NSW 2000

Telephone:  61 2 8295 2300

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