Sydney Good Food Month Golden Ticket Competition

Terms and Conditions

Promotion Details:

Promotion Sydney Good Food Month Golden Ticket Competition: 

Subscribe to the Good Food Month Foodie News database for your chance to win the ultimate foodie prize pack – the Sydney Good Food Month Golden Ticket, including a double pass to six Sydney Good Food Month feature events, a $100 Night Noodle Markets voucher, a $500 Citibank Dining Program Restaurant Voucher, plus a double pass to the WILDfest Wild Harvest Feast with Guest Chef Lennox Hastie.

Promoter The Promoter is Nine / Fairfax Events & Entertainment Pty Ltd (ABN 31 104 735 766) of 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009.

Contact: Antoinette Siciliano – Marketing Executive, Food Events


Promotional Timings Start Date: Thursday 19 September at 12:01am AEST

End Date: Tuesday 1 October 2019 at 9:00am AEST

Promotional Period: from the Start Date until the End Date. 

Entrants Entry is only open to Australian residents from New South Wales who are 18 years and over.


Directors, employees and their Immediate Family Members of the Promoter, its related bodies corporate and any agencies or companies associated with the Promoter or the Promotion are not eligible to enter. Immediate Family Member 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. 

Prize Description The Sydney Good Food Month Golden Ticket includes the following:

  • Two tickets to six Sydney Good Food Month 2019 feature events listed below:
  • 2 x tickets to High Tea with Katherine Sabbath at QT on Sunday 6 October (valued at $300.00)
  • 2 x tickets to Shannon Martinez at Mary’s Underground on Thursday 10 October (valued at $300.00) 
  • 2 x tickets to Alain Passard at Restaurant Hubert on Sunday 20 October (valued at $720.00)
  • 2 x tickets to Peter Gilmore and Jock Zonfrillo at Quay on Thursday 24 October (valued at $720.00)
  • 2 x tickets to Thomas Frebel at Automata on Friday 25 October (valued at $560.00)
  • 2 x tickets to Young Chefs Lunch presented by Citi on Sunday 27 October (valued at $320.00)
  • 1 x $100 Sydney Night Noodle Markets voucher (valued at $100.00)
  • 1 x $500 Citibank Dining Program restaurant voucher (valued at $500.00)
  • 2 x tickets to Friends of Good Food Month event WILDfest Wild Harvest Feast with Guest Chef Lennox Hastie on Saturday 5 October (valued at $750.00)

Total Prize Pack Value $4,270.00

Type of Promotion This promotion is a game of skill.
How to Enter This competition will be run across Facebook and Instagram. 

To enter, participants must sign up to the Good Food Month ‘Foodie News’ email database by clicking the link in a Sydney Good Food Month Golden Ticket competition Facebook or Instagram ad from the Good Food Month Facebook or Instagram account and completing all required fields on the entry form. Participants must also answer the question “Who would you share the Sydney Good Food Month Golden Ticket with and why? In 25 words or less within the entry form.

Only one eligible entry per person will be accepted.

Entrants must select New South Wales’ as their state when signing up to the Foodie News list to be eligible to enter.

Entrants must be available to attend all events that are included in the prize to be eligible to win the prize. Event dates cannot be changed.

There will be one winner selected on Tuesday 1 October. The winner will be contacted via email.

Winner Selection This is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winner. The judging and selection of the winner(s) will be conducted by judge(s) selected at the discretion of the Promoter. The selection of the winner(s) will take place at Nine / Fairfax Events & Entertainment at 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009 at 1:00pm AEST on Tuesday 1 October 2019.


The judge(s) will select the winning entry or entries from the valid entries received during the Promotional Period. The judge(s) may select additional reserve entries which they determine to be the next best, and record them in order, in case of an invalid entry, ineligible Entrant or a prize being rejected or not collected.


Each entry will be judged at the sole discretion of the judge(s) based on the creativity and originality of the answer provided to the question “Who would you share the Sydney Good Food Month Golden Ticket with and why?”.


The judge(s) decision is final and the Promoter will not enter into any correspondence regarding the result.

All reasonable attempts will be made to contact the winner. Subject to any direction or requirement under State legislation, as this is an event based prize, if a prize remains unclaimed by a winner or unallocated for any reason by 9:30am AEST on Friday 4 October 2019, the winner will be redrawn. The redraw will take place on Friday 4 October 2019 at 10:30am AEST at Nine / Fairfax Event & Entertainment, 1 Darling Island Road, Pyrmont NSW 2009. If the prize has not been claimed by the first Sydney Good Food Month event date (Saturday 5 October 2019), this portion of the prize, being two tickets to WILDfest Wild Harvest with Guest Chef Lennox Hastie will be forfeited and no cash or other alternative will be offered to the winner. If the prize is not claimed by the second or third event and so on, those event-based portions of the prize will be forfeited and no cash or other alternative will be offered to the winner. 


Detailed Terms:

Entry into the Promotion

  1. The Promotion Details above and all Detailed Terms below form part of these Terms and Conditions. The Entrant agrees and acknowledges that they have read these Terms and Conditions
  2. It is a condition of entry that all Terms and Conditions are accepted as final and the Entrant agrees to abide by these Terms and Conditions. Submission of an entry is deemed to be an acknowledgement by the Entrant that they have read these Terms and Conditions and accepted them.
  3. Any capitalised terms used in these Terms and Conditions have the meaning given in the Promotion Details, unless stated otherwise.
  4. The Promotion commences on the Start Date and runs for the Promotional Period ending on the End Date. 
  5. Valid entries by eligible Entrants will be accepted during the Promotional Period. No entries will be accepted after this time. Entries are deemed to be received at the time of receipt by the Promoter and not at the time of transmission or deposit by the Entrant. Records of the Promoter and its agencies are final and conclusive as to the time of receipt. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any late, lost or misdirected entries due to technical disruptions, network congestion, social media platforms faulting or for any other reason. 
  6. Illegible, incomprehensible and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid. An entry that is made on behalf of another person will also be deemed invalid. 
  7. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entry which, in the opinion of the Promoter, includes objectionable content, profanity, inflammatory, offensive or defamatory comments, or which breach any law or infringes any third party rights, including intellectual property rights.
  8. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant who tampers with the entry process or who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions or who has, in the opinion of the Promoter, engaged in conduct in entering the Promotion which is fraudulent, misleading, deceptive or generally damaging to the goodwill or reputation of the Promotion or Promoter. 
  9. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to validate and check the authenticity of entries and entrant’s details including the right to request proof of an entrant’s identity, age and residency. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
  10. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify an Entrant or entries in the event of non-compliance with these Terms and Conditions. In the event that there is a dispute concerning the conduct of the Promotion, the decision of the Promoter is final and binding on each Entrant and no correspondence will be entered into.
  11.  An Entrant who uses any automated entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that allows an individual to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited and may render all entries submitted by that individual invalid.
  12. No entry fee is charged by the Promoter to enter the Promotion. Where entry is allowed online, there is no additional cost to enter the Promotion other than any cost paid by the Entrant to access the website or social media platform of entry via their internet service provider.
  13. Should an Entrant’s contact details change during the Promotion, 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. 
  14. If for any reason any aspect of this Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of computer virus, communications network failure, bugs, tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, power or technical failure, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war, act of terrorism or any other cause beyond the control of the Promoter, the Promoter may in its sole discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and invalidate any affected entries, or suspend or modify a prize, subject to State or Territory regulation.



  1. The winner will be notified by email together with further instructions on how to claim their prize within 2 days of the winner being determined. 
  2. The prize will be awarded to the person named in the winning entry. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant or winner, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the Entrant or winner.
  3. If a winner chooses not to take their prize (or is unable to), or does not take or claim a prize by the time specified by the Promoter, they forfeit the prize and the Promoter is not obliged to substitute the prize or provide a cash alternative. 
  4. The details of the prize(s) are set out in the Promotion Details. The value of the prize(s) is accurate and based upon the recommended retail value of the prizes (inclusive of GST) at the Start Date of the Promotion. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prizes after that date. 
  5. Further details on the event based portions of the prize can be found via the below website links:

WILDfest Wild Harvest Feast with Guest Chef Lennox Hastie on Saturday 5 October

High Tea with Katherine Sabbath at QT on Sunday 6 October

Shannon Martinez at Mary’s Underground on Thursday 10 October

Alain Passard at Restaurant Hubert on Sunday 20 October

Peter Gilmore and Jock Zonfrillo at Quay on Thursday 24 October

Thomas Frebel at Automata on Friday 25 October

Young Chefs Lunch presented by Citi on Sunday 27 October

Sydney Night Noodle Markets (11 – 18 October)

  1. If a winner is not available to attend or participate in any portion of the event based prize, this portion of the prize will be forfeited.
  2. If a prize (or portion of a prize) is unavailable the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize (or that portion of the prize) to a prize of equal or greater value and/or specification, subject to any written directions of a regulatory authority.
  3. If a prize is provided to the Promoter by a third party, the prize is subject to the terms and conditions of the third party prize supplier. The Promoter and the third party prize supplier reserve the right to refuse to allow a winner to use or take part in any or all aspects of the prize, if either determine, in their absolute discretion, that a winner is not in the mental or physical condition necessary to be able to safely use or participate in the prize. 
  4. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner may be required to sign a legal release in a form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion. 
  5. If a prize is provided to the Promoter by a third party supplier and is to be delivered directly to the winner(s), the Promoter accepts no responsibility or liability for any delay or failure by the third party to deliver the prize, any delay or failure relating to the prize itself or failure by the third party supplier to meet any obligations in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise. The terms and conditions which apply to a prize at the time it is issued to the winner will prevail over these Terms of Conditions, to the extent of any inconsistency. 


Personal Information, Marketing and Publicity

  1. As part of the Promotion, the Promoter will collect Entrants’ personal information. If the Entrant does not provide their personal information as requested, they may be ineligible to enter or claim a prize in the Promotion. Submission of an entry is deemed to be consent by the Entrant to the Promoter collecting their personal information. 
  2. The Promoter will use the personal information to enable an Entrant to participate in the Promotion.
  3.  The Promoter may disclose Entrants’ personal information to third parties including its contractors and agents, prize suppliers, Promotion sponsors and service providers to assist in conducting this Promotion and to the State and Territory lottery departments as required under the relevant lottery legislation. 
  4. The Fairfax Group may use Entrants’ personal information for future marketing purposes regarding its products, including contacting the Entrant electronically. 
  5. If there is a Promotion Sponsor, the Promotion Sponsor may use the personal information of an Entrant for marketing purposes if the Entrant has given their consent to be contacted by the Promotion Sponsor. 
  6. Personal information will be stored by the Promoter on a database controlled by the Fairfax Group or by a third party service provider of the Fairfax Group. 
  7. For the purposes of public statements and advertisements, the Promoter may only publish the winner’s surname, initial and State/Territory or postcode of residence.
  8. Further details on how the Fairfax Group will collect and use personal information is set out in the Fairfax Group privacy policy which is located at 
  9. The Fairfax Group privacy policy contains information about how an Entrant may access, update and seek correction of the personal information the Fairfax Group holds about them and how an Entrant may complain about any potential breach by the Promoter of the Australian Privacy Principles or any other Australian privacy laws and how such complaints will be dealt with. 
  10. By accepting the prize, the winner agrees to participate in and co-operate as required with all reasonable marketing and editorial activities relating to the Promotion, including (but not limited to) being recorded, photographed, filmed or interviewed and acknowledges that the Promoter and the Fairfax Group may use any such marketing and editorial material without further reference or compensation to them.
  11. The winner agrees not to sell or otherwise provide their story and or photographs related to the Promotion or being a winner of the Promotion to any other media organisation. 


Intellectual Property Rights

  1. The following conditions apply where the Promotion involves submission of any materials including but not limited to answers to questions, a statement, idea or opinion, video or voice recordings, images, works of art, designs or photographs (Content): 
      1. the Content must not contain any viruses or cause or be likely to cause any injury or harm to any person or entity; 
      2. the Content must be the work of the individual submitting it; 
      3. the Content must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other competition or promotion; 
      4. before submitting the Content, Entrants must obtain consent from any person (or the parent or guardian of any person under 18 years) who appears in any content and from the owner(s) of any property that appears in the Content. Entrants must obtain any other permissions required for the submission of the Content; 
      5. each Entrant must warrant that the submission of the Content does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.  Entrants must warrant that the Content they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it; 
      6. the Promoter may remove or decline to publish any Content without notice to the relevant Entrant; 
      7. the intellectual property rights in the Content submitted by the Entrant remains with the relevant Entrant and does not transfer to the Promoter. However, in consideration of the Promoter providing the Promotion, each Entrant grants a worldwide, irrevocable, perpetual licence to the Fairfax Group to use and reproduce any or all of the submitted Content including but not limited to in any of their publications, their websites and/or in any promotional material connected to this Promotion.   The Entrant acknowledges that the Promoter is free to use the Content and to exercise its rights in relation thereto and the Entrant will not be entitled to any fee for such use; and
      8. the Entrant hereby consents to the Fairfax Group using their likeness, image and/or voice in the event that the Entrant is the winner (including photograph, film or recording) in any media whatsoever throughout the world for the purpose of promoting this Promotion or other similar promotions and promoting any products manufactured, distributed and or supplied by the Fairfax Group. The Entrant will not be entitled to any remuneration for such use.


Use of Social Media

  1. The following terms apply to the extent that the Promotion is conducted on, advertised or promoted on a social media platform owned by a third party (Platform Operator): 
      1. the Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, any Platform Operator. 
      2. the Entrant releases each Platform Operator and its associated companies from all liabilities arising in respect of the Promotion; and
      3. to the extent relevant to the Promotion, Fairfax agrees and each Entrant must agree to adhere to the terms and conditions and promotions guidelines of each Platform Operator which are available to view online on their social media platforms. 


Liability of Liability

  1. Any guarantee or warranty given in relation to a prize is in addition to any relevant statutory guarantees and warranties and 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).
  2. The Promoter and its associated agencies and companies will not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect, special or consequential loss or loss of profits), expense, damage, personal injury or death which is suffered or sustained (whether or not arising from any person’s negligence or wilful misconduct) in connection with this Promotion or accepting or using any prize (or recommendation), except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law).
  3. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications of this Promotion and Entrants must seek their own independent financial advice in regards to their own personal circumstances and any tax implications relating to the prize or acceptance of the prize.
  4. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of these rights.