Terms & Conditions

The Margaret River Region competitions are administered by Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association (MRBTA).

All elements of the MRBTA’s competition prizes are subject to each individual operator’s terms and conditions, and are subject to availability. All competition prizes are valid for three years from the date of issue and will be presented in digital form. Prize winners must use their prize within allocated dates as outlined by the operator/s. Prizes cannot be used on existing bookings or in conjunction with any other discounts or special offers and are not transferable nor redeemable for cash or exchange. MRBTA does not warrant the acceptable quality, suitability and/or fitness for purpose of any goods and/or services awarded as a prize. If the prize (or part of any prize) is unavailable, MRBTA, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute that prize (or that part of the prize) to the equal value. All prize redemptions are subject to the winner/s being able to travel and enter Western Australia at their own expense and will be subject to State government COVID-19 travel restrictions in place at the chosen time of travel. Please see MRBTA ‘s Privacy Policy for further details.

Drive Your Story Competition T&C’s 

Entries close 11.59pm AWST 8th June 2022. Winner will be announced on @margaretriver Instagram Story on 9th June 2022.  

1.1 Participation in this Competition and information regarding redemption of any prizes forms part of these terms and conditions.

1.2 By submitting an entry into this Competition, entrants warrant that they have read, understand and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

1.3 This Competition is governed by the laws of Western Australia. Entrants submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of that State.

Privacy and Collection Notice  
2.1 We will use your personal information primarily to conduct the competition, advise if you are a winner, and provide information about the products and services you have requested offered by us.

Click here to read our full Privacy Policy.

3.1 This Promotion is open to anyone using the Instagram platform. Entrants under the age of 18 must obtain permission from their parent or legal guardian over the age of 18 to enter the Competition.

3.2 Directors, officers, management, suppliers and their employees (and the Immediate Families of directors, officers, management, suppliers and employees) of the Promoter or of its related bodies corporate or agencies are ineligible to enter the Promotion. ‘Immediate families’ means any of the following: spouse (including same sex spouse), ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, natural or adopted sibling, whether or not they live in the same household as the director, officer, manager, employee or contractor.

3.3 If the entrant is under the age of 18 years, the prize will be awarded to the winner’s nominated parent or legal guardian.

Method of Entry 
4.1 To enter, entrants must before the Closing Date (11.59pm AWST 8th June 2022)
(a) Find the competition post on Instagram
(b) Visit driveyourstory.com to pick which trail to mention in comments
(c) Entrants much follow @margaretriver, tag a friend and the name of the trail they’d like to explore (Busselton Bay & Bounty, Dunsborough Graze & Bathe, Cowaramup Harvest & Vines, Margaret River Surf & Source, Augusta Caves & Coastline)
(d) Each comment is an individual entry

4.2 Entries are unlimited up until the Closing Date.

4.3 Any costs associated with use of Instagram will be the responsibility of the entrant and entrants agree to be bound by Instagram’s terms of use.

4.4 Do not submit any comments that could be deemed rude or offensive or that violates Instagram’s Terms of Use or Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities. MRBTA reserves the right to disqualify any entrant submitting an entry which, in the opinion of the judges, includes objectionable content, including but not limited to profanity, nudity, potentially insulting, discriminatory, unlawful, infringing, hateful, pornographic or sexually suggestive photos, scandalous, inflammatory or defamatory comments.

4.5 Entry in the Competition is free (excluding internet connection charges).

4.6 MRBTA, its agents, affiliates or representatives will not be liable for any lost, late or misdirected entries.

4.7 The winner will be chosen via Iconosquare Random Comment Picker Tool and announced on @margaretriver Instagram story. The winner will be contacted via direct message on Instagram and asked to provide an email address for further details regarding claiming the prize.

Release and indemnity
5.1 This competition will be conducted using social media which may be based outside Australia, Information posted, tagged or commented on, including photographs may be transferred to this company’s server outside Australia. By entering this Competition you agree to this transfer.

5.2 This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Meta, Instagram, Facebook or any other social network, Entrants acknowledge that:
a. any information they provide in connection with the Competition is provided to MRBTA and not to Meta, Instagram, Facebook or any other social network; and
b. any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Competition will be directed to Australia’s South West, not to Meta, Instagram, Facebook or any other social network; and
c. entrants release Instagram, Facebook and any other social network and their associated companies from all liability arising in respect of the Competition and use or publication of the image.

5.3 Entries not completed in accordance with these terms and conditions, and any incomplete or indecipherable entries, will be deemed invalid.

Termination of Promotion
6.1 MRBTA reserves the right to vary the terms of, or cancel, this Promotion at any time without liability to any entrant or other person, subject to applicable laws.

Decisions final
6.2 MRBTA, at its sole discretion, may accept entries with errors and omissions.

6.3 Australia’s South West reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age, and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by MRBTA to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

6.4 If there is a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, MRBTA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the Entrant.

6.5 MRBTA’s decision relating to the Competition and/or redemption of the prizes is final and no discussions or correspondence with entrants or any other person will be entered into.

Prize Package Details

7.1 The Prize Package offers:

  • 2 x return flights from any East Coast capital city (QLD, VIC, SA, ACT, NSW, NT, TAS) to Perth (or Melbourne – Busselton Margaret River Airport) to the value of $1500
  • A Margaret River Region Gift Voucher to be redeemed on accommodation or experiences available on margaretriver.com

7.2 The Prize Package is valid to 1 June 2025

7.3 The Prize Package may not be exchanged, returned or replaced with a financial equivalent.

7.4 The Prize Package does not include spending money, taxes, insurance, items of a personal nature, in-room charges or any further meals, transport, or any other ancillary costs.

7.5 All components of the Prize Package must be taken together and will be subject to each suppliers’ standard booking conditions.

7.6 If any part of the Prize Package is unavailable, MRBTA, at its discretion, reserves the right to cancel that part of the Prize Package or substitute with a prize of equal value and/or specification, subject to any law or written directions from a regulatory authority.

7.7 MRBTA and its Prize Partners shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the prize except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law.