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Terms and conditions

Farm safety calendar competition

This year’s competition closed on 23 June 2023. The terms and conditions are available for your reference.

  1. The Farm safety calendar competition will be administered by the Queensland Government.
  2. These 'terms and conditions of entry' apply to all entrants, parents/guardians and teachers/schools of the entrants to the Farm safety calendar competition. By participating in the competition, entrants, parents/guardians and teachers/schools of entrants shall be deemed to agree to abide by these terms and conditions and all other rules of the competition.
  3. Entrants must be in enrolled in a Queensland primary school (prep to year 6) to enter. A Queensland primary school includes a Queensland distance education school.
  4. Entries must be submitted on white paper using the A4 landscape competition template. For the entry to be valid, all fields on the template need to be completed in legible handwriting. This includes the student’s first and last names, grade, school name and a consent signature from the student’s teacher, parent or guardian.
  5. Entries must be posted to Awareness and Engagement Unit, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, GPO Box 69, BRISBANE QLD 4001.
  6. Entries to the competition open on Monday 17 April 2023. All entries must be received by, or postmarked on, Friday 23 June 2023. Any late entries will only be accepted at the discretion of the judges.
  7. There is no limit to the number of drawings that entrants can submit.
  8. Judges will have complete discretion in assessing entries, applying the judging criteria, conditions of entry and determining the winners. Criteria include whether the drawing:
    • has a clear safety message
    • is relevant to the risk and solution
    • portrays the safety message correctly
    • is colourful.
  9. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. The judges will aim to select:
    • two winning entries for each of the six safety messages
    • an even spread of age groups, including at least one student from each year from prep to year 6
    • winners from around the state, with a strong representation from rural and regional Queensland.
  11. The Queensland Government will not accept any responsibility or liability in respect of any lost entries.
  12. Entries will not be returned to entrants.
  13. By entering the competition, each entrant warrants that their entry is the entrant's original work. A teacher, parent or guardian can assist by writing/clarifying the entrant’s safety message if the entrant is unable to do so.
  14. The Queensland Government will ensure that there is no disclosure to any third party of any information provided by an entrant, parent/guardian of entrant and school of entrant and marked 'confidential', except with the prior consent of that entrant or where such a disclosure is authorised or required by law.
  15. All entrants authorise, subject to receipt of prior written notification, the Queensland Government to use the entries (other than confidential information) for any purposes it sees fit including, but not necessarily limited to, promotional purposes which may include being published to the website.
  16. Entrants who breach any of these "terms and conditions of entry" are subject to disqualification.
  17. The winner/s will be announced in October 2023 and will be notified by phone to the school phone number provided on the winning entrant's official entry form.
  18. Twelve winning entrants will have their entry published in the 2024 Farm safety calendar. Thirty thousand (30,000) copies of the calendar will be distributed for free to Queenslanders.
  19. The winning entrants will receive a $250 gift card for themselves and $500 for their school. Entrants will receive gift cards via their school from Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and schools will receive funds via direct debit.