Terms and conditions

1. Information on this competition and how to enter form part of these conditions of entry.

2. The Promoter is Australian Postal Corporation (ABN 28 864 970 579) trading as “Australia Post” 111 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

3. The promotion commences at 9am AEST on Monday 1 June 2015 and entry forms need to be received by 5pm AEST on Wednesday 5 August 2015 (Promotional Period). No responsibility is accepted for lost, late, illegible or misdirected entries.

4. Entry is open to all Australia Post employees who fulfil the entry requirements. Contractors to Australia Post are not eligible to enter. Entrants must be at least 18 years old or must have the consent of their parent(s) or guardian to enter the promotion. Persons who are not Australia Post employees are ineligible to enter.

5. To enter the promotion, entrants must complete and submit a true short story about inclusion in the workplace. If your story includes other people, you must get their consent to be included in the competition, have the story published online and have the story made into a film (should the story be chosen as one of the winners)

The story should be approximately 200 words and must be submitted within the Promotional Period by either emailing to diversityandinclusion@auspost.com.au or posting to: The Real Stories Project, Australia Post, Diversity & Inclusion, Level 20, 111 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000. Each entry must identify the entrant as an Australia Post employee by including the entrant’s Name, email and/or phone number and Australia Post Business Unit. There is a limit of one entry per person. Entries sent by post may be sent by internal mail or by post. If the entry is sent by post, valid postage must be included on the envelope. If you need alternative accessibility options to submit your story, please call 03 9106 8068 or contact diversityandinclusion@auspost.com.au.

6. Each entrant warrants that all details provided in their entry form are true and correct and that the entry is their own original creation and work, and does not infringe the rights (including copyright) of any other person. Each entrant agrees to indemnify the Promoter in relation to any loss or damage resulting from any breach of warranty. Entry into the competition is deemed confirmation that you have received the consent of each person that appears in your story to be entered into the competition.

7. The winning entries will be entries that, in the opinion of the judges, has the most potential to develop into short films to demonstrate inclusion in the workplace at Australia Post.

Entries will be assessed for potential to showcase character development, allow for the character/s to be positively impacted or changed for the better and reflect a positive experience in the Australia Post workforce with regard to inclusive employment. The prize for the winner is the chance to have their story developed into a short film which will be showcased at a premiere event in Melbourne at a venue to be determined. Prizes include flights from nearest capital city to Melbourne for the premiere and one night’s accommodation (if travel is required) plus a $100 gift voucher.

Entry to the competition automatically gives Australia Post and its affiliates the authority to create a short film from your submitted story.

8. Judging will take place by 5pm AEST Monday 10 August 2015 at Australia Post Headquarters, 111 Bourke Street, Melbourne Victoria. The winners will be notified by telephone or email by Thursday 13 August 2015.

9. The Promoters decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and are not redeemable for cash. All entries become the property of the Promoter.

10. The Promoter, its contractors, employees and agents, shall not be liable for any claims, losses, damages, injuries, costs and expenses suffered sustained or incurred (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) as a result of, arising out of or in any way connected with the promotion and/or its prizes, except for liability that cannot be excluded by law. Tax implications may arise from the receipt or use of a prize. Independent financial advice should be sought.

11. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of, the promotion. The Promoter is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or referral’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in or down-loading any material in this promotion.

12. Entry into the promotion shall be deemed acceptance of these conditions of entry and is deemed approval to use the winners’ name(s) and photograph(s) for publicity purposes. The Promoter may at its discretion refuse to award any prize to any entrant who fails to comply with these conditions of entry.

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