The time has come to nominate a driver for the Queensland Bus Driver of the Year Awards! Every day there are drivers connecting people and places, ensuring Queenslanders are getting where they need to go. We want to hear stories of the good deeds you've seen from those bus drivers all over the state.
It's pretty easy, just:
Take note of the date, time and service you’re on.
Hit the' nominate now button' and fill in the form.
Be in the draw to win one of ten $100 Coles Myer gift cards.
This year, there are three categories to ensure drivers all across the state have the opportunity to be recognised:
South East Queensland Regional Queensland School.
Once nominations are in, they will be judged by an industry-led panel, and two finalists from each category will be announced. Shortly after that, we’ll be asking everyone to vote for their favourite driver, so stay tuned.
“Queensland Bus Driver of the Year Awards Nomination Promotion”
Terms and Conditions
By entering the “Queensland Bus Driver of the Year Awards Nomination Promotion” (“the Promotion”), you agree to
the following terms and conditions:
1. THE PROMOTER
1.1 The Promoter is State of Queensland, through the Department of Transport and Main Roads, ABN 39 407 690
291, 61 Mary Street, Brisbane Q 4000.
2. STANDARD TERMS
2.1. Entry into the Promotion is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.
2.2. If there is any inconsistency between these terms and conditions and anything else that refers to this Promotion,
these terms and conditions will prevail.
3. WHO CAN WIN A GIFT CARD
3.1. Entry is open to all residents of Queensland except:
3.1.1. employees of the Department of Transport and Main Roads and their immediate families; and
3.1.2. drivers and employees of operators of public passenger bus services that are eligible to be nominated for
a ‘Queensland Bus Driver of the Year Award’ and their immediate families (see clause 4.3 below for more
details about eligible bus services).
3.2. Entrants must:
3.2.1. be over 18 years old; or
3.2.2. if under 18 years old, confirm that they have obtained parental (or legal guardian) consent to participate in
3.3. Entrants warrant that they are eligible to enter the Promotion under clauses 3.1 and 3.2
3.4. To avoid any doubt, all employees and their immediate families of other departments of the Queensland
Government are eligible to enter. Immediate family includes the following: parents, siblings, defacto, spouse,
children and grandparents.
3.5. By entering the Promotion, you are providing consent (and, in the case of entrants that are under 18 years old,
confirming that a parent or legal guardian consents) for the Promoter to use your personal information to
determine your eligibility to win the Promotion and contact you via telephone or email in relation to the Promotion.
4. WHEN AND HOW TO ENTER
4.1. The Promotion commences 27 May 2019 at 12.01am and concludes on 17 June at 5pm (AEST) (“the Promotion
4.2. To enter the Promotion, you must go to www.translink.com.au
4.2.1. complete the online nomination form titled ‘Queensland Bus Driver of the Year Nomination’ form,
nominating a driver of eligible bus services in Queensland for the ‘Queensland's Bus Driver of the Year
Awards' (see 4.3 and 4.4 below for more details about eligible bus services and about nominations);
4.2.2. complete the required fields in the nomination form, including:
(a) your first name, last name, mobile number and email address;
(b) the information about the relevant bus service (as indicated on the form); and
(c) the specific information requested about how the driver demonstrated outstanding customer service;
4.2.3. read and agree to these terms and conditions; and
4.2.4. submit the fully completed online nomination form during the Promotion Period.
4.3. All public passenger bus services in Queensland displaying a route or service number, as well as all bus services
that specifically service schools only, are eligible services for the purposes of the Promotion. Charter services and
private hire services are ineligible for the purposes of the Promotion.
4.4. There are three subcategories forming the ‘Queensland Bus Driver of the Year Awards’, as set out in the
Document No: 8688901
4.5. Multiple entries for different drivers are allowed. Each nomination requires a separate nomination form. Any duplicate entries from the same nominator, for the same driver, in the same category, will be discounted.
4.6. The time of entry will, in each case, be the time that the entry is recorded on the servers of the Promoter, not at
the time of transmission by the entrant.
4.7. More information about the “Queensland Bus Driver of the Year Awards” is available at www.translink.com.au
5. HOW TO WIN
5.1. Each valid entry submitted during the Promotion Period which is in accordance with clauses 3 and 4 will be
entered into the prize draw. The draw will take place at 61 Mary Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 on
19 June 2019 at midday (AEST).
5.2. Ten (10) winners will be selected at random from all valid entries.
5.3. Winners will be notified by telephone or email and their names will be published on TransLink’s social media
pages as well as TransLink’s e Newsletter.
5.4. The Promoter’s decision in relation to any aspects of the Promotion is final and the Promoter will not enter into any
correspondence regarding the result.
5.5. 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.
5.6. An entry must not include anything 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. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify a winner if the Promoter becomes aware that the
winner and/or winner’s entry is of a type described in this clause.
5.7. Any entry that is made on behalf of an entrant by a third party will be invalid, unless the entrant requires the
assistance of a third party to enter due to a disability or age.
5.8. The Promoter reserves the right to request any winner to provide proof of identity and proof of residency at the
nominated prize delivery address.
5.9. In the event that a winner cannot provide suitable evidence of identity and residency, the winner will forfeit the
prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
5.10. Entries not completed in accordance with these terms and conditions will not be considered valid and will not be
included in the draw. Indecipherable or incomplete entries will be deemed invalid.
5.11. If an entry or entrant is ineligible to win the Promotion, the Promoter may continue to draw entries until an eligible
winning entry is drawn.
5.12. All entries become the property of the Promoter.
6.1. The ten (10) winners drawn from all eligible entries will each receive a $100 Coles Group and Myer gift card.
6.2. Prizes will be delivered to winners by post. When winners are notified, TransLink Marketing will request postal
address details and prizes will be posted to those addressed within 20 working days of the original draw taking
6.3. Prizes cannot be transferred, exchanged or redeemed for cash. If for any reason a winner does not take their
prize, the prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu.
6.4. In the event that a winner does not claim their prize within 3 months from the original draw, subject to State law
regulation, a draw for the unclaimed prize may take place on 19 September 2019 at the same time and place as
the original draw, subject to any directions from a regulatory authority.
6.5. If a prize is unavailable, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize to the
equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority.
6.6. It is a condition of accepting their prize that a winner (or, in the case of a winner that is under 18 years old, a
parent or legal guardian) must sign any legal documentation as and in the form determined by the Promoter
and/or prize suppliers in their absolute discretion, including but not limited to a legal release and indemnity form.
6.7. When participating in the Promotion, each winner agrees to participate and co-operate as required in all activities
related to the Promotion, including but not limited to being interviewed and photographed (“Promotional
Activities”). Each winner grants the Promoter a royalty free, perpetual and exclusive right to use any material
arising from the Promotional Activities.
Document No: 8688901
6.8. Each winner consents to the Promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice (including photograph, film
and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of
promoting this Promotion and for any of the uses stated in these terms and conditions.
7. NO LIABILITY
7.1. None of the Promoter or its officers, employees and agents, will be responsible or liable for:
7.1.1. any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered by any person (including but not limited to direct,
indirect, special or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with
the Promotion or any prize;
7.1.2. any incorrect or inaccurate information, either caused by the entrant or any of the equipment or
programming associated with, or utilised in, this Promotion, or for any technical error, or combination
thereof that may occur in the course of the administration of this Promotion, including any omission,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line or telephone, mobile
or satellite failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alteration of, entries;
7.1.3. any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control);
7.1.4. any theft, unauthorised access or third-party interference;
7.1.5. any entry or prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected due to any reason beyond the
reasonable control of the Promoter;
7.1.6. any variation in prize value to that stated in these terms and conditions;
7.1.7. any tax liability incurred by a winner or entrant; or
7.1.8. the broadcast of any program relating to the Promotion or the publication of any material, including
statements made by any person, except for liability which cannot be excluded by law.
7.2. If for any reason, this Promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of running as planned, including
due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tempering unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any
other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter which corrupt or affect the administration, security,
fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, take any action that may be available and to cancel,
terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion subject to any written directions given by a regulatory authority.
8.1. Your personal information will not be disclosed by the Promoter to any other third party without your consent
unless required or authorised to do so by law.
8.2. The Promoter collects personal information of entrants and winners, (including to notify winners) and may, for
purposes associated with the Promotion, disclose such personal information to third parties, including but not
limited to agents, contractors, service providers and prize suppliers. Entry into the Promotion is conditional on
providing this personal information. The Promoter will also use and handle personal information as set out in its
information about how entrants may opt out, access, update or correct their personal information, how entrants
may complain about a breach of the Information Privacy Principles or any other applicable law and how any
complaint will be dealt with.
9.1. If you have any queries concerning this Promotion or these terms and conditions, please email@example.com