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*WIN a personal health and wellbeing consultation by sharing your best tip for a fresh and healthy start to 2009 (members)*
WOL, Entry: W, Freq: Once Only, Prize pool: $420, Ended 06/01

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WhitePointer - 5-1-2009 @ 06:07 AM

Entry was at:
Rules were at:
Results were to be published: 14/01/09

Share your advice with therubyconnection and you could WIN a consultation with leading nutrition and wellbeing consultant - Sherry Strong.

(You need to be a registered member of therubyconnection to enter).

to enter
Just tell us your top tip for a fresh and healthy start to 2009 – in 150 words or less. We’ll choose the winning advice based on a combination of its value and your creative writing


Information on how to enter and prize details form part of these terms and conditions; however, to the extent that there is any inconsistency between these terms and conditions and any other published material, these terms and conditions will prevail.

By participating in this Promotion, each participant fully and unconditionally agrees and acknowledges that these terms and conditions are binding. This Promotion is a game of skill; chance plays no part in determining the winner.

The Promoter is Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 of 275 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW (“Westpac” or “the Promoter”), tel: 132 032.

The Promoter and its related bodies corporate (as that term is defined in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)) will be known as “the Westpac Group”.

The Promotion commences at 12:01am Australia Eastern Daylight Time (“AEDT”) on 1 December 2008 and closes at 5:00pm AEDT on 6 January 2009 (“the Promotion Period”).

Entry is open to permanent residents of Australia who submit a valid entry in accordance with clause 5 during the Promotion Period (“an Eligible Entrant”). Employees and contractors of the Westpac Group and their immediate families are ineligible to enter.

To enter this Promotion, an Eligible Entrant must, during the Promotion Period:
(a) be a registered member of therubyconnection website at (“therubyconnection website”) as of the end of the Promotion Period;
(b) complete and submit the web-based Promotion entry form and provide:
(i) all contact details requested (i.e. full name, contact telephone number, email address and preferred mailing address); and
(ii) a response to the statement “What is your top tip for a fresh and healthy start to 2009” in 150 words or less,
(‘Entry’). No responsibility will be accepted by the Promoter for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected Entries.

Multiple Entries are not permitted.

Entrants will only receive one entry into the draw for the first valid Entry submitted during the Promotion Period. All subsequent entries will be discarded.

There are two (2) prizes available. Each prize consists of one voucher for a private health and wellbeing consultation with Sherry Strong, and one Mt. Zero kitchen starter food pack. Each prize is valued at $210 each at time of publication (a “Prize”).

The total retail value of all Prizes offered under this Promotion is $420 at time of publication.

The Promoter takes no responsibility for any variation in the Prize value. Prizes are not transferable, exchangeable or redeemable for cash. All vouchers for private health and wellbeing consultations with Sherry Strong offered under this Promotion must be redeemed by 1 July 2009.

The winning entries will be those determined to be the most original and imaginative Entries, as judged by a panel of judges appointed by the Promoter. Judging of all Entries will be will be conducted between 8 and 9 January 2009 at Level 26, 275 Kent Street, Sydney (the “Judging”). The judges’ discretion will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Winners will be notified by telephone or email using the contact details disclosed on the Entry on 12 January 2009. The winners names will also be published on therubyconnection website on 14 January 2009.

Claimed Prizes will be delivered to the Winners’ nominated address (as disclosed by the Winner upon Entry, or alternatively as notified to the Promoter upon notification of the Winner) within 28 days of the date of the Prize draw.
The Winners may be liable to declare the Prize for taxation purposes and will be liable for any tax payable in respect of a Prize. Entrants should seek independent financial advice in relation to any tax payable on the Prize and the potential impact on their personal financial situation prior to entering the Promotion.

Except for warranties and conditions implied by law which cannot be excluded, neither the Promoter nor any other member of the Westpac Group make any representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the quality or suitability of any prizes awarded under these terms and conditions. Certain legislation may imply conditions or warranties which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified except to a limited extent.

In this event, to the extent permitted by law, the liability of the Promoter and all members of the Westpac Group is limited to, at its option: (i) the replacement of the prize or the supply of an equivalent prize; or (ii) the payment, if it does not contravene any law, of the cost of the replacement or supply.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, the Promoter and all other members of the Westpac Group expressly disclaim liability for any loss or damage whatsoever (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury which is suffered or sustained in connection with any participant’s participation in this Promotion or the acceptance of any Prize. The Winner indemnifies the Promoter and all members of the Westpac Group against any liability, injury, loss or damage which may be suffered, incurred or sustained by the Promoter or any member of the Westpac Group arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with, any act or omission (including negligence) by the Winner, or its use of the Prize, or its breach of these terms and conditions.

Nothing in these terms and conditions is intended to exclude, restrict or modify the application of the Corporations Act 2001 and the Trade Practices Act 1974 or any equivalent State or Territory legislation.

It is a condition of entry into the Promotion that the Winner consents to the publication of their name and city of origin in any advertisements or articles relating to the Promotion or the Prize and participates in any media releases which may include photographs of the Winner by the Promoter or any other member of the Westpac Group. By entering this promotion, participants consent to the use of their names and likenesses in this manner. Personally-identifying information collected from participants in this Promotion is subject to the Westpac Group’s privacy policies, which can be found at and will be handled in accordance with all applicable laws in Australia.

By participating in this Promotion each participant assigns all intellectual property rights in Entries that are capable of being assigned to the Promoter and consents to the Promoter and any other member of the Westpac Group using, reproducing or editing and adapting any Entry, if the Promoter wishes, in broadcast, electronic and print media, newsletters, in the Promoter branch merchandising and related marketing activities in whole or in part without attributing that Entry to the person who created it.

Neither the Promoter nor any other member of the Westpac Group will be responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by the Promoter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet.
If this Promotion is not capable of running as planned for any reason (including but not limited to failure or malfunction of any computer equipment by reason of infection by computer virus, power failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion), the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, or modify or suspend the Promotion.