A Prize of a Lifetime

If you register and answer the simple question “Which Australian bucket list experience appeals to you most, and why?” – you might soon find yourself on a once-in-a-lifetime trip aboard Great Southern Rail’s magical Ghan. This bucket list prize package includes:

  • Two tickets for a shared Gold Twin Cabin
  • Two nights accommodation with our partner Oaks Hotels in Adelaide and Darwin
  • Flights for two people from Adelaide to the capital city nearest to their home to the value of $300 maximum.
  • A total value of over $5000!
It’s free, easy, and unlocks more experiences on the site.
Register to Enter for The Great Australian Bucket List Grand Prize! 

Special thanks to

The Details

Promoter Affirm Press Pty Ltd ABN 34 606 237 576 of 28 Thistlethwaite St, South Melbourne, VIC, 3205.
Promotion Period

The Promotion starts at 9:00AM AEST on Tuesday 9 October 2018.

The Promotion closes at 11:59PM AEST on Wednesday 9 January 2019. No entries will be accepted after this time.

Relevant State(s) National
Entry Restrictions Entry is open to consumers who are residents of Australia and aged 18 years or older at the commencement of the Promotion, provided they are not employees of the Promoter, Great Southern Rail, Oaks Hotels, or their advertising or promotional agencies, or family members with whom these employees are domiciled.
Verification Requirements N/A
Entry Procedure

To enter, entrants must, during the Promotion Period, visit aussiebucketlist.com and submit their answer the competition question:

Tell us in 30 words or less the bucket list activity you would most like to experience in Australia and why.

Entrants can only enter once. Anyone who enters more than once using different accounts will be ineligible to win. No purchase necessary.

Maximum Number of Entries One
Judging Details

Date: Thursday 10 January 2019

Time: 1:00PM AEST Location: Affirm Press, 28 Thistlethwaite St South Melbourne VIC 3205

Judging Criteria: This is a game of skill, so each entry will be judged on its accuracy, creativity and ingenuity. Based on these criteria the Promoter, in consultation with the author Robin Esrock of aussiebucketlist.com, will determine the most inspiring and interesting entry as the winner.

Prizes Details
Major Prize No. Available Value of each Prize (RRP)

Two tickets for The Ghan provided by Great Southern Rail:

Two tickets for a shared Gold Twin Cabin

1 $4138

Accommodation for two people for one night:

Oaks Hotel in Adelaide

1 $150

Accommodation for two people for one night:

Oaks Hotel in Darwin

1 $150
Flights for two people from their nearest capital city to Darwin to the value of $500 maximum. 1 $500
Flights for two people from Adelaide to the capital city nearest to their home to the value of $300 maximum. 1 $300
Total Prize Pool Up to $5238 including GST
Prize Restrictions/
Exclusions
Prize can be redeemed exclusively 1 – 28 February 2019 (inclusive)
OR 1 November – 31 December 2019 (inclusive).Costs for travel documents such as passports, visas, travel insurance, etc. are not included. Gratuities, alcoholic beverages and other items of a personal nature are not included and are the responsibility of the winner and their travelling companion.Your prizing is subject to availability and travel must be completed between 1–28 February 2019 (inclusive) OR 1 November – 31 December 2019 (inclusive). Extensions will not be permitted.
Notification and Publication of Winners Winners will be notified by phone/email within 2 business days of being selected. Prize winners’ names will be published at aussiebucketlist.com by Monday 14 January 2019.
Prize Claim Date Advance notice of redeeming your prize is 14 days.
Additional Terms

Prizes are not transferable, not refundable, and not good for resale or cash redemption.

Any violation of these conditions may result in cancellation of the Prize and / or to any legal recourse available for the recovery of damages suffered or costs, expenses or loss incurred as a result of such prohibited use.

How to win

The entrant must fill the registration form and must check the box to agree to the terms and conditions. The Promoter in consultation with the author Robin Esrock of aussiebucketlist.com will judge the winning entry on 10 January 2019. In order to be declared a winner, the selected entrant must first sign a Winner’s Agreement (including a Release), agreeing, among other things, to the use of their name, photo, voice and/or statements without compensation other than the prize offered. By entering the Promotion, all entrants agree to be bound by the Promotion rules and agree to the decisions of the Promoter with respect to all aspects of the Promotion.

In the event that the chosen winner does not qualify as the winner for any reason, the Promoter reserves the judge another entrant the winner until a person is declared the winner under the rules of the Promotion.

Other conditions

By entering the Promotion, all entrants agree that the Promoter reserves the right to substitute other prizes of equal or greater value should any portion(s) of the Prize become unavailable for any reason, and to cancel the Promotion at any time for any reason whatsoever including, but not limited to, printing or production errors pertaining to the Promotion promotional materials, unavailability of the prize due to situations with prize suppliers which are beyond the reasonable control of  the Promoter or if any virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter or its participating agencies corrupt the security or proper administration of the Promotion.

Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and, should such an attempt be made, the Promoter reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.

The Promoter, Great Southern Rail, Oaks Hotels and their participating agencies are not responsible for any costs related to flight delays or cancellations, or personal accident or injury, that occur during the Prize claim period (that is, the date from which the winner claims the Prize and sets their travel dates for the Prize, until the date when the Prize is completed). Winners are encouraged to procure travel insurance for the Prize claim period.

The Promoter, Great Southern Rail, Oaks Hotels and their participating agencies are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by the Promoter or its participating agencies on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any damage to the entrant’s or any other person’s computer, related to or resulting from downloading any materials relating to the Promotion. Entrants release the Promoter, Great Southern Rail, Oaks Hotels and their respective employees, agents and representatives from any damages that could arise as a result of entering or attempting to enter the Promotion, or accepting and using the Prize.

The Promoter and its participating agencies reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify the Promotion rules without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Promotion.

The Promotion is subject to Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (VIC) and Gambling Regulations 2015(VIC).