Australian Competitions

*Spend $30 or more in Home Timber and Hardware to receive a scratch and win card plus a chance to win $10,000 per store*
Entry: W, Purchase Req, Freq: Other, Instant Win, Prize pool: $2,117,483, Ended 25/03

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Webbi - 4-3-2009 @ 09:08 AM

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Conditions of Entry.

The Promotion is only open to “Eligible Entrants”, being individuals who:

i.are residents of Australia; and
ii.are aged 18 years or older or are under 18 years of age, who have obtained their parent or guardian’s consent to enter the Promotion on these Terms and whose parent or guardian have agreed to these Terms; and;
iii..are not employees of the Promoter, or any of its related corporations or any of their agencies associated with the Promotion; and
iv.are not a spouse, defacto spouse, parent, child or sibling (whether natural or by adoption) of such an employee; and
v.have not been discovered to have breached Conditions of Entry of previous contests run by the Promoter.

The Eligible Entrant is responsible for ensuring his or her familiarity with the Conditions of Entry at the time of participation. Entry into this Promotion is deemed to be acceptance of these Conditions of Entry. The Promoters’ decision not to enforce a specific restriction does not constitute a waiver of that restriction or of the Conditions of Entry generally.

All entrants acknowledge that the Promoter can rely on these Conditions of Entry even if the Promoter only learns of a person’s ineligibility after the Promoter has awarded a prize to the ineligible person. Return of a prize or payment of its equivalent value to the Promoter can be required by the Promoter if this occurs.

All prices stated are in Australian dollars, represent the recommended retail price and include GST. All references to times and dates are to times and dates in Melbourne, which may be Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) or Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT) depending on the date. All times are stated using the 24 hour clock.

The Promotion commences 04 March 2009 at 00:01 and closes 25 March 2009 at 23:59, or until stocks of the Promotion Game Cards are exhausted, whichever occurs first (“Promotion Period”). All prize claims must be received by 17:00 on 08 April 2009 or prize(s) will be forfeited. Winners will be notified immediately in writing via the Game Card. Major Prize winners will be published at those residing in NSW, SA or VIC (if any) will be published in the Australian on 22 April 2009.

A Second Chance Prize draw for all Prizes valued at $20 (including GST) or more unclaimed or forfeited for any reason will be conducted at 12 noon on 01 July 2009 at Prime Focus 104 / 55 Beach Street Port Melbourne, VIC 3207. Major Prize winners as a result of the Second Chance Prize draw (if any) be published at those residing in NSW, SA or VIC (if any) will be published in the Australian on 29 July 2009

To enter Eligible Entrants must spend $30 (including GST) or more in the one transaction at any Home Timber and Hardware store during the Promotion Period (“Qualifying Purchase”) and collect a Promotion Game Card (“Game Card”).
Home Hardware and Timber Members (“HOME TEAM Members”) will receive two (2) Game Cards at time of Qualifying Purchase at participating stores (“HOME TEAM Stores”).

Individuals can go to for details on how to become a HOME TEAM Member and to determine whether a store is a HOME TEAM store.

There are two (2) chances to win on the Game Card.

The top section of the Game card is made up of 16 latex panels and offers the Eligible Entrant the chance to win a Major Prize (“Major Prize Section”). The bottom section of the Game Card where one (1) latex panel appears offers the Eligible Entrant the chance to win a Minor Prize (“Minor Prize Section”).

Major Prize Section:

Eligible Entrants are required to select and scratch only three (3) of the 16 panels. If more than three (3) panels are scratched or marked in any way the Game Card is void.

There is one (1) Game Card in every store which offers a chance to win $10,000 (“Major Prize”).

If the Eligible Entrant who receives this Game Card scratches three (3) panels revealing $10,000 (“Major Prize”) they will win a Major Prize. Should the Eligible Entrant scratch three (3) $100 they will win $100. Should the Eligible Entrant scratch a combination of panels revealing $10,000 and $100 they will win $100. Minimum to be won by the Eligible Entrant holding this Game Card is $100, maximum is $10,000.

Minor Prize Section:

Eligible Entrants can also scratch the latex panel at the bottom of the Game Card to reveal if they have won a Minor Prize.

Non- winning Game Cards:

Eligible Entrants who do not win a prize can log on to and follow the links to the Promotion website. The Eligible Entrant is required to fully complete the Second Chance on line entry form including entering the code shown on their non winning Game Card within the Promotion Period.



Multiple entries permitted subject to: (1) Game Card will be awarded per Qualifying Purchase unless the Eligible Entrant is a HOME TEAM Member where two (2) Game Cards will be awarded per Qualifying Purchase subject availability of Game Cards; and
iii.maximum of three (3) Game Cards per Entrant per day and a maximum of six (6) Game Cards for HOME TEAM Members; and
each Game Card must be submitted separately and in accordance with the Promoter’s requirements.

The Promoter may, at its absolute discretion, disqualify any entrant/s and declare any or all claims made by an entrant/s invalid if the entrant/s:

i.Tampers with the operation of the Promotion; or
ii.Acts in a disruptive manner; or
iii.Fails to establish their entitlement to enter the Promotion to the Promoter's satisfaction; or
iv.Fails to produce items as required or produces items that, in the Promoter's opinion, are illegible, stolen, forged, reconstructed, altered, incomplete or tampered with in any way; or
v.Acts in violation of these Conditions of Entry.

If there is a dispute as to the identity, age and/or place of residence of a claimant, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine these facts.

There will be one (1) Game Card in each store which offers the Eligible Entrant the chance to win $10,000 (“Major Prize”). All Major Prizes will be awarded in the form of a cheque made out to the prize winner.

There will be five (5) $10 Home Timber and Hardware Gift Cards (“Gift Cards”), ten (10) $5 Gift Cards, ten (10) Selleys BBQ Wipe sample Packs valued at $2 each and five (5) Yates seedling packs (no seedling choice available) valued at $2.30 each to be won in each store (“Minor Prizes”). Total Minor Prizes in each store are valued at $131.50.
Each Gift Card is valid for 12 months from date of issue and is redeemable at any Home Timber and Hardware Store. The Promoter shall not be liable for a Gift Card that has been lost, stolen, forged, damaged or tampered with in any way. Redemption of the Gift Card is subject to Gift Card standard terms and conditions. Entitlements are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash. Any costs in excess of the value of the Gift Card (including GST) and all ancillary costs associated with redeeming the Gift Card are the responsibility of the winner. In the event that the cost of the products purchased by the winner is less than the value of Gift Card, the balance will be awarded as a further Gift Card and will not be awarded as cash.

Total participating stores and total prize values per State are as follows:

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All claims must be received by 17:00 (5pm) 08 April 2009.
To claim a Minor Prize Eligible Entrants are required to log on to and follow the links to the Promotion website, enter the code shown on the winning Game Card, and fully complete and submit the online redemption form.

Eligible Entrants claiming a Minor Prize must, within 7 days of being asked to do so, send their original purchase receipt along with their winning Game Card to the Promoter. A reply paid address will be provided to Entrants for this purpose. Entrants must also retain a photocopy of the proof of purchase submitted for verification purposes. The Promoter recommends that Entrants send their proof of purchase via registered post, however, this is not a Condition of Entry.

Eligible Entrants claiming a Major Prize must present their winning Game Card and original purchase receipt to the Store Manager of the Home Timber and Hardware store where the Qualifying Purchase was made before 17:00 (5pm) 08 April 2009.

The Store Manager will forward the winning Game Card to the Prize Provider for validation. The validation process can take up to 28 days.


If a prize winner is under the age of 18 years the prize will be awarded to the winner’s nominated parent or guardian at the Promoter’s sole discretion.

Prizes will be delivered at the cost of the Promoter to the residential address specified by the prize winners.

The Promoter and the agencies and companies associated with this Promotion take no responsibility for any delay in delivery of prizes or for the prizes becoming damaged, lost or stolen after it has been released to the winner(s).

The Promoter is neither responsible nor liable for any change in prize value of the prizes occurring between the date of printing Promotion materials and the date the prizes are claimed.

Unless expressly stated within these Conditions of Entry regarding all prizes, all other expenses become the responsibility of the winners.

Prizes must be taken as stated.

A prize will only be awarded where the prize winner’s Game Card and their original purchase receipt evidencing the Qualifying Purchase fulfils all of the requirements of the Promoter’s verification tests and procedures. All tests and procedures are determined by the Promoter at its absolute discretion.

In the event for any reason a Winner does not take an element of a Prize at the time stipulated by the Promoter or Relevant Party then that element of the Prize will be forfeited by the Winners and cash will not be supplied in lieu of that element of the Prize.

A prize winner must, if requested by the Promoter, agree to and sign an eligibility form confirming their compliance with the Conditions of Entry and eligibility to accept a prize.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Promoter, its associated companies and agencies exclude all liability for any loss (including any damage, claim, injury, cost or expense) which is suffered or incurred by any Eligible Entrant, Prize winner and/or nominated companion (if applicable) in connection with the Promotion or prizes, including:
i.any indirect, economic or consequential loss;
ii.any loss arising from the negligence of a Relevant Party;
iii.any liability for personal injury or death.

The prize winners must, at the Promoter’s request, participate in all promotional activity (such as publicity and photography) surrounding the winning of a prize, free of charge, and they consent to the Promoter using their name and image in promotional material.

The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from the prize winnings. Independent financial advice should be sought by winners.

Game Cards are strictly limited and only available while stocks last. There will be a total of 5,500 Game Cards printed per store for this Promotion. There will be one (1) Game Card in each store which offers the Eligible Entrant the chance to win $10,000 (“Major Prize”). The chance of scratching the correct three (3) panels to reveal three (3) $10,000 symbols is a 1:560 chance.

Promotional materials are void if stolen, forged, mutilated or tampered with in any way.

Printing errors and other quality control matters will not invalidate an otherwise valid prize claim. All valid claims for prizes and entitlements will be met.

Unless due to fraud or ineligibility under these Conditions of Entry, all valid prize claims in excess of the advertised prize pool will be honoured.

No responsibility accepted for late, lost or misdirected claims.

The Promoters decision in relation to any aspect of the Promotion is final and binding on every person who participates. No correspondence will be entered into.

If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud 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 to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend or recommence the Promotion, subject to the approval of the authorities that have issued permits for its conduct.

The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any incorrect or incomplete information which may be communicated in the course of administering this Promotion.

CAUTION: Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, whether successful or not, the Promoter reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The Promoter collects personal information in order to conduct the Promotion and may, for this purpose, disclose such information to third parties, including, but not limited to, prize suppliers and as required, to Australian regulatory authorities.

Unless otherwise advised, entrants consent to the storage of their personal information on the Promoter's database and the Promoter may use this information for future Promotion, marketing and publicity purposes regarding its products, including contacting the entrant via electronic messaging.

Entrants can request to access, update or correct their personal information the Promoter holds about them or may request that they not receive further Promotional or marketing communications from the Promoter by contacting the Promoter at the address below. Should a participant's contact details change during the Promotion Period, it is the participant's responsibility to notify the Promoter (see details below).

The Promoter is bound by the National Privacy Principles in the Privacy Act 1988.

The Promoter is John Danks and Son Proprietary Limited (ABN 64 004 037 049) of 414 Lower Dandenong Road, Braeside Victoria 3195
Authorised under NSW Permit No. LTPS/09/00093, SA Permit No. T08/4926 & VIC Permit No. 08/5989.

Promotion closes 23:59 AEDST 25/03/09, or while Game Cards stocks last. All Prize claims must be received by 17:00 8/4/09. Max 3 Game Cards per Entrant per day. *One Game Card in each store offers the chance to win $10,000. The chance of winning $10,000 is a 1:560 chance. Authorised under NSW Permit No. LTPS/09/00093, SA Permit No. T08/4926 & VIC Permit No. 08/5989.