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Transport for NSW School Student Competition

Terms and Conditions

  1. These terms apply. Information on how to enter and prize details form part of these terms and conditions. If there is any conflict between these terms and conditions and any other published materials, these terms and conditions will prevail. Entry into this competition constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions. Entries must comply with these terms and conditions to be valid. This competition is governed by the laws of New South Wales.
  2. Promoter. The promoter of this competition is Transport for NSW, ABN 18 804 239 602, 18 Lee Street, Chippendale NSW 2008 (Promoter).
  3. Competition period. This competition runs from 6.30am (AEST) Monday, 15 October 2018 to 7:00pm (AEST) Friday 16 November 2018 (Competition Period). Entries received outside this time period will not be considered.
  4. Eligibility. Entry is only open to entrants who:
    1. are aged 12 years or over, and have the approval of a parent or guardian;
    2. attend grades 7 to 12 in a participating high school; 
    3. have a valid School Opal card issued by TfNSW; and
  5. How to Enter.
    1. Entry into this Competition is free.
    2. To enter this competition, Eligible Entrants must, during the Competition Period, tap on and tap off their School Opal cards on public transport during their journeys to and from school during the competition period.
    3. Each complete tap on and off entry goes into the draw to win the Prize.
    4. One completed public transport trip (i.e. card tapped on at the beginning of the journey and tapped off at the end) is equivalent to a single entry into the Competition.
    5. Eligible Entrants can make multiple entries during the competition period, with a maximum of two entries per student per school day.
  6. Judging. One winner will be chosen from a random draw of entries received in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. The draw will be performed by a random computer process.
  7. Prize. There is one prize only. The Prize is a $500 Westfield gift card. The Prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and is not redeemable for cash or other prizes.  The Promoter reserves the right to alter the Prize in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
  8. Notification. The Prize will be drawn at random by Wednesday 28 November 2018 at TfNSW. The winner will be notified by the Promoter in a prize ceremony at his/her school within two days after the draw and the prize will be handed over within seven days after the draw.
  9. Ancillary or incidental costs. Any ancillary or incidental costs (including, without limitation, any costs incurred in receiving, collecting or using the Prize) relating to this competition or the Prize are the responsibility of the entrant and/or the Prize Winner.
  10. Publicity. The Promoter may ask for the Prize Winner’s consent and/or the consent of the Prize Winner’s parent or guardian to use the Prize Winner’s name and image for an unlimited period without remuneration for the Promoter’s purpose of promoting initiatives of the Promoter. The Prize Winner and/or their parent or guardian consents to the Promoter taking and using the Prize Winner’s Entry and any photographs, video and sound recordings (including any likeness or image) of the Prize Winner in connection  with the competition (including when receiving or enjoying the Prizes) (collectively the “Material”) and to the Promoter publishing and distributing the Material (in whole or part) and the name of the Prize Winner on the Promoter’s website, on television, social media, in print and electronic mainstream media; and other associate promotional materials without any further reference or payment or other compensation to the Prize Winner. The Prize Winner and/or their parent or guardian acknowledges that the Material will be kept by the Promoter for an indefinite period of time and that they do not have any rights in the Material.  A separate consent form will be provided.
  11. Privacy Notice.  Any personal information collected from entrants as part of this competition (Personal Information) will be dealt with by the Promoter in accordance with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW). For further information, please see the Opal Privacy Policy, Transport Privacy Policy (pdf 244KB), TfNSW’s Privacy Management Plan or contact us at
  12. Dispute. Any disputes concerning the conduct of the competition or the claiming of the Prize are to be resolved with the Promoter via email to