April Subscriber Offer

Competition Terms and conditions



a. The promoter is The Monthly Pty Ltd as trustee for The Monthly Trust (ACN 115 618 016) (“Promoter”). Its registered office is at Level 1, 221 Drummond Street, Carlton, VIC 3053.

b. Information on how to enter and prizes forms part of these terms of entry (“Terms”). Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these Terms.

c. The Promoter reserves the right to vary or amend these Terms from time to time.

d. To the extent of any inconsistency between these Terms and any other reference to this competition, these Terms prevail.



a. Entry is open only to residents of Australia who are 18 years of age or over (“Entrants”)

b. The Promoter reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of identity, proof of residency at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry validity or proof of registration ownership in order to claim a prize. Proof of identification, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.

c. Directors, management and employees of the Promoter, or of any organisation or individual associated with the provision of the prize or administering the competition, are not permitted to enter, but their immediate family members are eligible to enter. Immediate family means spouse, parent, child or sibling, whether or not they live in the same household as the director, manager or employee.



a. The competition commences at 12 noon AEDT on Friday, March 27, 2020, and closes at 11.59pm AEDT on Thursday, April 23, 2020. After this date, no further entries will be permitted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

b. The time of entry will in each case be the time the online entry is received by the Promoter’s database, not the time of transmission by the Entrant.



a. Entrants may enter the competition by purchasing a new or renewal subscription to The Monthly, successfully registering all required details in the web form provided at themonthly.com.au/subscribe and accepting its Terms and Conditions.

b. Only one entry per person is permitted.

c. Entrants must provide a complete answer to the qualifying question to be eligible to go in the draw to win the competition: “Tell us in 25 words or less your favourite thing about dance.”

d. Entries must be the Entrant’s original work. The Promoter reserves the right to verify, or to require the Entrant to verify, that the entry is the Entrant’s original work. If an entry cannot be verified to the Promoter’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed invalid.

e. By submitting an entry, Entrants acknowledge that they have created the response to the question under clause 4(c), and grant the Promoter, its licensees and assignees a licence to use and communicate the Entrant’s response to the question in whole or in part to the public throughout the world on any media platform and for any purpose.

f. An Entrant’s entry must not include:

i. any artwork, literary work, image or voice of any other person without that person’s express consent. Entrants warrant that if any such content is included, they have obtained the express consent of the relevant person;

ii. any content that contravenes any law, infringes the rights of any person or is potentially insulting, inflammatory, defamatory, obscene, offensive, discriminatory, indecent or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate (which includes, without limitation, any content involving nudity, malice, excessive violence or swearing); or

iii. any literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work, any audio-visual or sound recording, or any other item in which copyright subsists, unless the Entrant is entitled to do so. If an Entrant has any doubts about whether they have the right to include any content (for example, recorded music) they must not include it. By including any such content in their entry, the Entrant warrants that they have the permission of the relevant copyright owner to do so and that this permission allows the Promoter to use the entry in accordance with these Terms.

g. Any entry that is made on behalf of an Entrant by a third party will be invalid.

h. Any Entrant found to be using any form of software or third party application to enter multiple times (including scripting software) will have all entries invalidated and any claim to any prize will be invalidated.

i. The Promoter has sole discretion to determine if this clause has been breached by any Entrant. The Promoter reserves the right to request whatever documentation it deems necessary to confirm if the Entrant has breached this clause. An Entrant must provide any requested documentation to the Promoter upon request.



a. This is a competition of merit and skill. Chance plays no part in determining the winner. The entry judged as the most deserving and creative, and that complies with the word limit, will be determined the winning entry and eligible to receive the prize.

b. If any particular determination is scheduled on a public holiday, the determination will take place on the following business day.

c. The winner will be notified by email by 5pm AEST on Friday, May 1, 2020. The winner must claim the prize within 48 hours of the decision of the winning entry. After this period, the Promoter reserves the right to re-judge the competition in the event that the original winners are unable to claim or fail to claim the prize.

d. The decision of the Promoter in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

e. Prizes will be awarded to person named in the entry. Should an Entrant’s contact details change during the promotional period, it is the Entrant’s responsibility to notify the Promoter. A request to access or modify any information provided in an entry should be directed to the Promoter.

f. If the winner has not claimed the prize within 48 hours of the confirmation of the winning entry, he or she is deemed to forfeit the prize and the prize will be awarded to the valid entry submitted in accordance with these Terms that is judged by the Promoter to be the next best entry.

g. If applicable, Entrants’ personal information may be disclosed to state and territory lottery departments and the winner’s name published as required under the relevant lottery legislation. For purposes of public statements and advertisements the Promoter will only publish the winner’s name and state. A request to access, update or correct any information should be directed to the Promoter.



a. The prize package comprises:

i. Two (2) return domestic economy flights from the winner’s nearest capital city to Brisbane, up to the value of $1500

ii. One (1) night’s accommodation at Emporium Hotel South Bank

iii. Two (2) A Reserve tickets to Parisienne Soiree by Paris Opera Ballet, exclusive to Brisbane on Saturday, July 18 (1.30pm) at the Lyric Theatre, Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

b. The prize, either in whole or in part, is non-transferable and non-refundable for cash.

c. The prize must be redeemed in its entirety by Sunday, May 3, 2020 and travel/accommodation arrangements booked by Friday, May 16, 2020.

d. The prize must be taken in its entirety as described above. No compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use any part of the prize as described. Failure to attend any of the scheduled activities will result in those parts of the prize being forfeited.

e. The Promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any Entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

f. If the prize is unavailable, for whatever reason, the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for a prize of equal or greater value.

g. The Promoter does not exclude any rights and remedies in respect of goods or services under the Australian Consumer Law in the Competition and Consumer Act (2010) that cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. However, the Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with any prize/s except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law.



a. The competition and these Terms will be governed by Australian law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Australia.

b. The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these Terms without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the Promoter’s control. The Promoter will notify Entrants of any changes to the competition as soon as possible.

c. The Promoter collects personal information about Entrants for the purposes of conducting this competition but no further use of this information will be made without prior consent. Any personal information relating to the winner or any other Entrants will be used solely for the purposes of conducting and promoting this competition and in accordance with current Australian privacy protection legislation and our Privacy Policy.

d. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, including (without limitation) due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any causes beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to take any action that may be available, and (without limitation) to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the competition.

e. The Promoter is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, either caused by Entrant or for any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilised in this competition, or for any technical error, or any combination thereof that may occur in the course of the administration of this competition including any omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line or telephone, mobile or satellite network failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of entries.



a. The Promoter acknowledges that the Entrant may own intellectual property rights (including copyright) in any material created or otherwise submitted to the Promoter in connection with the Entrant’s entry or participation in any aspect of the competition.

b. The Entrant does not transfer their intellectual property rights to the Promoter by submitting an entry. The Entrant hereby grants the Promoter a non-exclusive, irrevocable, transferrable, perpetual and worldwide licence (“Licence”) to use the entry (including modifying, adapting or publishing the entry, whether in original or modified form, in whole or in part or not at all, to use, modify, delete from, add to, publicly display and reproduce, the entry, including without limitation, in any online media formats and through any social media channels, pages or accounts) for the sole purpose of running the competition, promoting and celebrating the competition and future promotions and agrees that the Promoter may assign and/or sublicense the entry to third parties for this same purpose. Should the Promoter wish to use an Entrant’s entry for any other commercial purposes, it will contact the Entrant to discuss licensing opportunities.

c. In consideration for the Promoter awarding the prize to the winner, all opt-in entries will be entered into a database, and the Promoter may use an Entrant’s names, addresses and telephone numbers for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes in any media worldwide without notice and without any fee being paid unless otherwise advised by the Entrant. If an Entrant no longer consents to their details being used for future marketing purposes, the Entrant should contact the Promoter on their details set out below. Any request to update, modify or delete the Entrant’s details should be directed to the Promoter.

The Monthly

Level 1, 221 Drummond Street

Carlton VIC 3053

Email: [email protected]

d. The Entrant acknowledges and agrees that neither the Entrant nor any third party shall be entitled to any fee, royalty or other consideration in respect of clause 8(c) and such Licence in clause 8(b).

e. All Entrants consent to attribution by either full name or social media handle in satisfaction of their right to attribution under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

f. The Promoter is not responsible for the content of any third-party website to which links are provided from this website. Any links to websites are provided for your information and convenience only. The Promoter does not endorse or control these websites and cannot guarantee that material on those sites is in all respects accurate, complete and current.


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These Terms were last updated on Friday, January 31, 2020.