Competition Terms & Conditions

Here are the terms and conditions for ALL Photo Competitions run via this site and associated StarloFishing entities (including the StarloFishing page on Facebook, StarloFishing blog, @Sstarlo Twitter account, etc). Please read these rules carefully before ticking the box to accept them when entering. If you enter the competition and tick the box accepting the terms and conditions, I will assume that you have read ALL of these terms and conditions and that you fully and unconditionally agree to them:

  1. To enter this or any other StarloFishing competition you must be: (a) an Australian resident; and (b) 18 years old or over at the time of entry.
  2. These competitions are not open to the owners, administrators or employees (or members of their immediate families) of any StarloFishing entities.
  3. No purchase is necessary and there are no entry fees.
  4. If you wish to enter this competition you must enter via the StarloFishing page on Facebook (
  5. No responsibility can be accepted for entries that are lost or delayed in transmission, or which are not received by StarloFishing for any reason.
  6. The winner will be the entrant whose image is judged by me (the sole StarloFishing judge) as best fulfilling the requirements of that particular competition.
  7. The closing date for each competition is clearly stated. Entries received after that time can NOT be considered.
  8. If you win a competition, I will notify you by e-mail and also announce the winner publicly on our page my page on Facebook and on the Starlofishing website ( The judges’ decision will be final, and NO correspondence will be entered into. Upon notifying you of your win, I will ask for your postal address.
  9. You can find out who has won a particular competition by sending a stamped addressed envelope, marked with the name and month (if applicable) of the competition to StarloFishing, PO Box 3042, Tuross Head, NSW, 2537 after the competition’s stated closing date.
  10. By lodging an entry in this competition, ALL entrants agree to participate in such promotional activity and material as StarloFishing may see fit.
  11. By lodging an entry in this competition, ALL entrants relinquish copyright over the images supplied and grant StarloFishing the right to use, reproduce, publish and transmit those images as I see fit.
  12. By lodging an entry in this competition, ALL entrants guarantee that the people featured in the images submitted have expressly granted permission for their image to be used, reproduced, published and transmitted and, in particular, that express approval for such usage has been sought and obtained from the parents, guardians and/or carers of any person under the age of 18 featured in those images.
  13. No prize or part of a prize pack is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.
  14. If an advertised prize is not available, I reserve the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
  15. Images and photographs considered inappropriate by the judge (me!) will not be considered. Also, if there are any doubts whatsoever about the approval of subjects having been sought and granted (as detailed in point 12), images will NOT be considered.
  16. This competition is being run by StarloFishing, PO Box 3042, Tuross Head, NSW, 2537.
  17. Prizes will be posted (registered post) to winners within three weeks (21 days) of the date on which those winners supplied their mailing addresses to StarloFishing. I cannot, however, guarantee delivery of these prizes by a specific date. Should a prize fail to be delivered by Australia Post within a month of the close of competition, I will supply the winner with the registered post tracking number so that they may pursue delivery of the prize themselves. NO replacement prizes will be sent.
  18. StarloFishing reserves the right to amend the rules, terms and conditions of all competitions at any time, or to suspend this or any competition, as it sees fit. StarloFishing may also create rules that apply to a specific competition only. If I do this, I will publish the amended or specific competition rules on the relevant competition page(s) of the StarloFishing website ( and on the StarloFishing page on Facebook.
  19. Entering this or any other StarloFishing competition implies that the entrant has read and fully agreed to ALL of the rules of that competition and also to these terms and conditions.