SBS Movies

22 Aug 2012 - 3:41 PM  UPDATED 27 Feb 2014 - 12:43 PM


1. Information on how to enter forms part of the terms of entry. Entry into the competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

2. Entry is open to Australian residents only. Employees of SBS, Palace Cinemas, their associated companies and immediate families are ineligible.

3. The competition period starts on Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 10:00am AEST and ends on Sunday, September 30th, 2012 at 11:59pm AEST (the “Competition Period”).

4. To enter, participants must go to and follow the directions on the website. Participants must sign up to the SBS Movies e-letter. Participants must register their details, including (but not limited to) name, address and phone number and submit their entry by clicking on the “Enter Competition” button. Entries are limited to one entry per email address.

5. SBS reserves the right to request winners to provide proof of identity, proof of Australian residency status at the nominated prize delivery address and/or proof of entry validity, in order to claim a prize. Acceptance of proof of identification, Australian residency status and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of SBS. In the event that a winner cannot provide proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.

6. Incomprehensible and incomplete entries will be deemed invalid.


Each of the three Major Prize winners will receive:

• One Palace VIP pass (valued at up to $3750 each)
The VIP pass is valid for two people to any session at Palace Cinema for twelve months, anytime except for special events, film festivals and after 5pm Saturday night.
Total value: $11,250


Each of the 50 runners up winners will receive:

• One x double pass (Director's Pass) (valued at up to $39.00 each)
Entitles the holder to unrestricted access to one general admission session at Palace Cinemas, including general admit sessions of the Italian Film Festival. Pass is valid for twelve months.
Total value: $1,950

The total prize pool is valued at up to $13,200 (RRP)

8. All valid entries are automatically entered into the Prize draw. The Winners will be drawn at random by SBS on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 10:00am AEST at SBS Corporation, 14 Herbert Street, Artarmon, NSW. The winners will be notified by email and phone. The names of the winners will be published in The Australian on Friday, October 5, 2012 and on the SBS website on Monday, October 1, 2012.

9. If any of the winners cannot be contacted by Monday, January 7, 2013, SBS will draw another winner(s) from all valid entries. The prize winner will be notified by mail and phone, published on the SBS website on Monday, January 7, 2012 and published in The Australian, Friday, January 11, 2013.

10. All prizes are as depicted or described in the promotions for the competition and are not subject to change.

11. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.

12. SBS accepts no responsibility for any loss, damages, or injury incurred to enter the competition or in connection with taking up the prizes.

13. Once prizes have left the prize supplier's premises, we take no responsibility for prizes damaged, delayed or lost in transit.


14. SBS's decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

15. SBS takes no liability for any tax issues which may arise from accepting a prize in this competition. Consult an independent tax adviser if this is a concern.

16. Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, SBS (including its officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal or permanent injury or loss of life; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the promotion.

17. Prize values are based upon the recommended retail prices at the time of printing (inclusive of GST). SBS accepts no responsibility for change in prize value between now and the ultimate prize redemption date.

18. It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner must comply with all the conditions of use of the prize and the prize supplier's requirements.

19. SBS and the prize supplier/s assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, or alterations of entries, and reserves the right to take any action that may be available. If for any reason this competition is not capable of running as planned, due to causes including, but not limited to tampering, unauthorised intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of SBS which corrupt or affect the administration security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this competition, SBS reserves the right in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law, 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 competition. Subject to state regulations.

20. All entries become and remain the property of SBS. SBS may use entrants' names and addresses for promotional, marketing and publicity purposes.

21. All details of the entrants will be used and preserved in accordance with the Information Privacy Principles and SBS Privacy Policy. A request to access, update or correct any information should be directed to the SBS Privacy Contact Officer. Unless otherwise notified, SBS may use the entries and details of entrants for promotional and publicity purposes. Entrants consent to their full names and/or their entries being used in all media by SBS. SBS phone: 1800 500 727.

22. Entrants acknowledge this competition is in no way associated with or endorsed by Facebook. Any information disclosed by entrants entering this competition is not provided to Facebook.

23. The promoter is Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS) of 14 Herbert Street, Artarmon NSW 2064 (ABN 91 314 398 574). SBS phone: 1800 500 727.

24. Authorised under permit numbers: NSW Permit No: LTPS/12/05239; VIC Permit No: 12/1540; SA Permit No: T12/1205; ACT Permit No: TP12/02397