Celebrate Australia Day with a hot air balloon ride over Parramatta!
Parramatta Park is the perfect place to relax with the family this Australia Day, with something for everyone!
As the sun rises, start your day marveling at the skies as Sydney’s biggest hot air balloon display launches for Aerial from 6am-9am, with delicious food and roving family entertainment.
From 10 o’clock, you can let the kids explore a magic playland, with a fun day of activities, workshops, music and performances and as the sun sets, join thousands of people to party as the best in Aussie rock, pop and hip hop hit the main stage at The Crescent.
Join in The Big BBQ all day, with Smoked, grilled and basted delights from Australian and international barbecue pitmasters. Cheer on the chefs at the Big BBQ Battle, and check out brand new smokers and BBQs on display.
The iconic Carnivale classic car display will be back, and is sure to delight car lovers, motoring enthusiasts and families alike.
For your chance to win four tickets to ride in the Hot Air Balloons, and VIP access to the Australia Day Marquee, along with vouchers to sample all the food & drinks available in the park, just tell us what your favourite Australia Day tradition is and why.
Australia Day in Parramatta Park – 6am – 9pm, Friday 26 January, 2018
Celebrate Australia Day with a hot air balloon ride over Parramatta!
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Tell us in 25 words or less what’s your favourite Australia Day Tradition and why? *
1. Promotion Australia Day at Parrmatta Park
2. Promoter Smoothfm 95.3 Pty Ltd (ACN 108 206 051) of Level 3, 33 Saunders Street Pyrmont NSW 2009
3. Station and Website Smoothfm 95.3 - www.smoothfm953.com.au
4. Promotion Period Entry into the Promotion commences at: 6.00am [AEDT] on Monday 8 January, 2018
Entry into the Promotion closes at: 4.00pm [AEDT] on Friday 19 January, 2018.
5. Eligible States and
6. Age Restriction
Entrants and any companions must be: 18 years of age or over.
7. Maximum Number
One (1) entry per entrant, per day during the Promotion Period.
For the avoidance of doubt, unless otherwise expressly stated, entrants may only win one (1) prize each
in the Promotion.
8. Entry Method
Simple 25 words or less Website Entry
During the Promotion Period entrants must complete the online entry form and register their details in
the manner required on the Website and answer in 25 words or less the question “what’s your favourite
Australia Day tradition and why?”.
9. Entry Restrictions n/a
All valid entries will be individually judged by representatives of the Promoter (in the Promoter’s sole
and absolute discretion) by 4.30pm [AEDT] on Friday 19 January, 2018 at the Promoter’s premises. All
valid entries will be judged based on the Judging Criteria.
11. Judging Criteria
All valid entries will be judged (by representatives of the Promoter) on originality, creativity and
suitability or as otherwise specified by the Promoter (in the Promoter’s sole and absolute discretion).
Where entrants are required to participate in a challenge or on air game, the Promoter may specify
the relevant judging criteria prior to or at the time of the challenge or on air game.
Clauses 8 - 15
There is one (1) prize to be won as follows:
- Four  x tethered hot air balloon tickets for a 7.00am [AEDT] ride from “Aerial” in Parramatta
Park, on Friday 26 January, 2018, valued at up to $800 (inc GST)
- 4 x VIP concert marquee entry tickets including, Unlimited food and drink, private viewing
area of the evening concert and the fireworks, valued at up to $350 (inc GST)
- Four  x food and four  x drink vouchers, valued at $12 each (inc GST) to be redeemed on
the night at any of the food stalls within the Park, valued at up to $96 (inc GST)
- Valued at up to $1,246 (incl GST).
13. Prize Restrictions
Clauses 8 - 15
Prize must be taken on certain dates
Entrants and their companions must be able to take the Prize from 6.30am [AEDT] on Friday 26 January,
2018. Dates and schedules of the prizes are not under the Promoter’s control and are subject to
change. The Promoter takes no responsibility for any date or schedule changes.
Competition Terms and Conditions
Terms of Entry
1 Schedule and Terms of Entry
(a) These Terms of Entry must be read together with the Schedule
for this Promotion. The Schedule defines certain terminology
used in these Terms of Entry. By entering the Promotion,
entrants accept these Terms of Entry.
(b) To the extent of any inconsistency between the Schedule and
these Terms of Entry, the Schedule prevails. For the avoidance
of doubt, the Promoter’s General Terms of Entry (available on
the relevant Website) do not apply to this Promotion.
2 Eligible Entrants
(a) Eligible States and Territories. Entry is open only to residents of
the Eligible States and Territories specified in the Schedule
(refer to checked boxes) who comply with the Age
(b) Associated persons and entities. Directors, officers,
management, employees and other staff (and the immediate
families of directors, officers, management, employees and
other staff) of the Promoter or of its related bodies corporate,
or of the agencies or companies associated with this
Promotion or of any Australian commercial radio broadcaster
are ineligible to enter.
(c) Using different identities. Any person who is discovered to
have used or attempted to use any more than one name in
order to enter any Promotion run by the Promoter except in
the case of a legal change of name in this Promotion is
ineligible to enter this Promotion.
(d) Previous Winnings. A person is ineligible to enter this Promotion
if that person or anyone from the same family or household
has won prizes to the value of $500 or more in any
promotion(s) run by the Promoter or any radio station owned
or controlled by Nova Entertainment Pty Ltd in the thirty (30)
days prior to the commencement of the Promotion Period.
(e) Correct Information. Entrants must only register in their own
name. Any entries of an entrant who is deemed by the
Promoter to have provided incorrect, misleading or fraudulent
information may, at the sole discretion of the Promoter, be
(f) Proof. The Promoter may require entrants to promptly provide
identification including (without limitation) proof of identity,
proof of age and proof of residency (to the Promoter’s
satisfaction, at its sole discretion) in order to confirm the
entrant’s identity, age, residential address, eligibility to enter,
participate and claim a Prize. In the event that the entrant fails
to produce such proof that entrant will be ineligible for the
3 Entry Method
(a) Promotion Period. To enter the Promotion, entrants must follow
the Entry Method during the Promotion Period. Entries must be
received by the Promoter during the Promotion Period.
Entrants may submit up to the Maximum Number of Entries.
(b) SMS Entry. If this Promotion involves SMS entry, the maximum
cost of each SMS is 55 cents (inc GST) and entries must be
submitted from the entrant’s mobile phone. SMS entry is only
open to entrants with an SMS compatible mobile phone with
calling line identification connected to a service provider
which permits text and premium messaging to and from the
promotional SMS number. Entrants under the age of 18 must
obtain the bill payer’s permission prior to entering. The
Promoter’s service provider is Salmat Digital Pty Ltd (helpline:
1300 131 276).
(c) Phone Entry. If this Promotion involves entry via a promotion
phone line, the maximum cost of a call to the promotion
phone line is 55 cents (inc GST) except that higher rates may
apply from mobile or public phones. Entrants under the age
of 18 must obtain the bill payer’s permission prior to entering.
14. Total Prize Value Up to $1,246 (incl GST)
15. Notification of
Winners will be notified by one or more of the following by 5.30pm [AEDT] on Friday 19 January, 2018
☐ mail ☒ email ☒ telephone ☐ in person ☐ on air at the time of winning ☒ Website(s) ☐ social media
16. Prize Claim Date
Prizes must be claimed by 5.30pm [AEDT] on Monday 21 January, 2018.
17. Prize Delivery
The Promoter will provide the winner's details to the prize supplier to facilitate the delivery or pick-up of
Terms and Conditions (hot air balloons)
- Rides for this giveaway have been scheduled for 7.00am [AEDT] on Friday 26 January, 2018.
Winners and their companions must arrive at “Aerial” in Parramatta Park, by 6.30am [AEDT] on
Friday 26 January, 2018 to register for their ride.
- Rides are approximately 3-5mins in duration and are restricted to two (2) people at a time
- Misplaced or lost tickets cannot be replaced - no ticket, no ride.
- Balloon rides are subject to weather conditions and cancellations are made at the discretion
of the operations team and event organiser.
- Children under 6 years are unable to ride due to safety reasons. Children over 6 years must be
accompanied by an adult