Terms & Conditions

Jetpets Rescue Awards 2019 Categories 1-7
  1. Information on how to enter and prizes for awards Categories (“Categories”) 1 – 7 form part of these terms & conditions. Any entry not complying with these terms and conditions is invalid.
  2. The Promoter (“Promoter”) is Foresight Marketing and Communications Pty Ltd trading as Pets 4 Life Australia (“Pets4Life”) ABN: 25102896677.
  3. The Jetpets Rescue Awards 2019 is only for Rescue Groups and Animal Shelters who have a not for profit purpose, and Council run Animal Shelters, (collectively, “Rehoming organisations”) except for category 5, “Innovation in Rescue”, which is open to Rehoming organisations and other individuals and organisations who can demonstrate their purpose to help reduce animal surrender and improve outcomes for companion animals in Australia, for example, veterinary clinics who adopt out kittens, and organisations who support rescue groups and animal shelters with donated products and services. 
  4. A companion animal is a pet that lives with their human family. Companion animals include but are not limited to a cat, dog, rabbit, chicken, guinea pig, ferret, and horse (“Companion Animal”). A Companion Animal is not a working animal but can be an assistance dog that is also a pet.
  5. A Rescue Group (also known as a Community Foster Care Network) is a Rehoming organisation that provides temporary care for Companion Animals from shelters, council pounds or surrenders in people’s homes. A Rescue Group has a network of foster carers and may have an overflow facility such as a kennel or cattery to hold animals temporarily. Rescue Groups seek permanent homes for Companion Animals in their care. A Rescue Group may use a third party for example pet retailers and cafes to offer animals for adoption. A Rescue Group has a not for profit purpose. (“Rescue Group”)
  6. An Animal Shelter is a Rehoming organisation that takes in and cares for large numbers of lost, injured, stray or unowned companion animals for the purpose of rehabilitation and rehoming.  A shelter is likely to be located on a single site with room to house multiple animals and must have all relevant Council permits. An Animal Shelter has a not for profit purpose. (“Animal Shelter”)
  7. A Council Animal Shelter (also known as a Pound) is a Rehoming organisation that adopts out animals in their care to the community.  A Council Animal Shelter takes in and cares for large numbers of lost, injured, stray or unowned companion animals for the purpose of rehabilitation and rehoming.The Animal Shelter is managed by Council. (“Council Animal Shelter).
  8. The industry categories in 2019 are 1) Outstanding Rescue Group, 2) Outstanding New Rescue Group, 3) Outstanding Animal Shelter, 4) Outstanding Council Animal Shelter, 5) Innovation in Rescue, 6) Community Education and/or Outreach Program; and 7) Volunteer of the Year.
  9. The entrant is the individual who submits a nomination (“Entrant”) on behalf of a Rehoming organisation. The Entrant must be a representative of the Rehoming organisation and has sufficient knowledge of its operations.
  10. To be eligible to submit a valid entry for Categories 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7:
    1. The Entrant must be an Australian resident 18 years or over
    2. The Rehoming organisation must have a ABN
    3. The Rehoming organisation must either be operated on a not-for-profit basis or be a Council run Animal Shelter
    4. The Rehoming organisation must have been operational for at least 12 months as of 1 May 2019.
    5. Category 6, ‘Volunteer of the Year, the volunteer and the individual submitting the nomination must have been with the Re-homing organisation for at least 12 months as at 1 May 2019.
  11. To be eligible to submit a valid entry for Category 5, “Innovation in Rescue”:
    1. The Entrant must be an Australian resident 18 years or over
    2. The individual or organisation must be able to demonstrate their work with rehoming animals has a Not for Profit purpose or is a Council run Animal Shelter
    3. The organisation must have been operational for at least 12 months as of 1 May 2019.
  12. Entry for Categories 1-7 is by rehoming organisation self-nomination, except for Category 7 ‘Volunteer of the Year’.
  13. Entries for multiple Categories is permitted provided that the entry satisfies the requirements of each Category in which the entry is submitted.
  14. Previous winners are excluded from entering the same Category for three calendar years. Previous winners can enter another Category provided that the entry satisfied the requirements of the Category in which the entry is submitted. 
  15. Entry is free.
  16. The period for acceptance of entries starts at 12 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (“AEST”) Wednesday, 1 May 2019 and closes at 12 am Australian Eastern Standard Time (“AEST”) on Sunday 30 June 2019 (“Awards Period”).
  17. Employees of the Promoter, the Promoter’s associated companies, the Promoter’s sponsors associated with this competition and their immediate families are ineligible to enter.
  18. Entrants must provide valid contact details to be a valid entry.
  19. Awards entry procedure: the Entrant is required to answer the questions in the online form via www.rescueawards.com.au from 12 pm Australian Eastern Standard Time (“AEST”) Wednesday, I May 2019 to 12 am Australian Eastern Standard Time (“AEST”) on Sunday, 30 June 2019.
  20. The judging consists of two parts. Part one is a panel of judges who will assess the submissions and determine a shortlist of up to four finalists per award category. Part two is anonymous judging & spot checks to validate the information supplied in the submissions. The judges select the finalists and winners.
  21. Entries will not be accepted via email.
  22. Once entries have closed at 12 am Australian Eastern Standard Time (“AEST”) on Sunday, 30 June 2019, information cannot be changed or added.
  23. The decision of the judging panel is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The judging panel consists of nine individuals: Dr Anne Fawcett, Nell Thompson, Dr Michael O’Donoghue, Dr Alex Hynes, Anne Boxhall, Tim Vasudeva, Vickie Davy, Sandy Matheson and Dr Anthony Bennett.  Prizes will be awarded based on the ruling of the judging panel and chance plays no part in the outcome.
  24. Each entry becomes the property of the Promoter who will collect and use the Entrant’s details in accordance with its Privacy Policy. Each entry is deemed confidential. The details of the Entrant and the Rehoming organisation will NOT be shared with a third party with exception of the relevant sponsors and their contractors in order to deliver the prizes.
  25. The finalists and winners may be required to engage in publicity activity by the Promoter.  The Promoter will not require any finalist or winner to engage in any publicity activity which involves the disclosure of any confidential information of any finalist or winner.
  26. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of all entries and reserves the right to disqualify any individual Entrant or group of Entrants for tampering with the entry process and may require proof of contact details before awarding a prize.
  27. The finalists and winners each receive a certificate.
  28. Every valid entry for categories 1-6 receives one free Connecting UP webinar valued at $30.
  29. The prize for the winning Entrant of Category 1 (Outstanding Rescue Group) contains:
    1. $1000 cash 
    2. $660 RRP of Bayer product Seresto® 
    3. Jetpets travel services RRP $250. Conditions apply – For interstate pet travel only. For travel to and from major airports only. Jetpets selects airline partner of choice.  Travel must be taken by 31 December 2020.
    4. One Connecting Up premium membership valued up to $550 excl GST
    5. One Aussie Dog enrichment voucher $100 RRP
    6. One Blackbaud BBCON 2019 virtual pass valued at $200
    7. Loyalty Pet Treats gift voucher valued at $100 RRP
  30. The prizes for the winning Entrant of Category 2 (Outstanding New Rescue Group) is the same as Category 1 except for the Connecting Up prize, which is a premium workshop valued up to $250 excl GST. 
  31. The prizes for the winning Entrant of Category 3 (Outstanding Animal Shelter) is the same as Category 1 except the Blackbaud prize is one BBCON 2019 delegate pass $990 (general pricing).
  32. The prizes for the winning Entrant of Category 4 (Outstanding Council Animal Shelter) is the same as Category 1 except there is no Connecting Up prize nor Blackbaud prize.
  33. The prizes for the winning Entrant of Category 5 (Innovation in Rescue) is the same as Category 1 except there is no prize from Connecting Up.
  34. The prizes for the winning Entrant of Category 6 (Community Education and Outreach program) is the same as Category 1 except there is no prize from Connecting Up.
  35. The volunteer winner of Category 7 (Volunteer of the year) receives:
    1. One $100 enrichment gift voucher from Aussie Dog
    2. One $100 gift voucher from Loyalty Pet Treats
  36. The nominated Rehoming organisation of the volunteer winner of Category 7 (Volunteer of the year) receives:
    1. $1000 cash donation to the Rehoming organisation
    2. $660 RRP of Bayer product Seresto® 
    3. Jetpets travel services RRP $250. Conditions apply – For interstate pet travel only. For travel to and from major airports only. Jetpets selects airline partner of choice.  Travel must be taken by 31 December 2020.
    4. One Blackbaud BBCON 2019 virtual pass valued at $200
  37. The cash donation prizes will be delivered to the winners by the Promoter.
  38. The products and services prizes will be delivered to the winners by the relevant Supporters.  Pets4Life will take all necessary precautions to ensure they deliver the prizes to the winners within a suitable timeframe. Pets4Life will not take responsibility for any prize lost, damaged or delayed by our Supporters.
  39. If we are unable to provide a winner with a prize (or part of a prize), we will supply an alternative prize (or part of a prize) of similar monetary value. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and are not redeemable for cash. If a prize has not been claimed it will be distributed at our absolute discretion.
  40. The finalists will be announced on 13 August 2019 via the Jetpets Rescue Awards 2019 Facebook page and a media release. The finalists will be contacted via email or phone within 48 hours of the announcement. 
  41. The winners will be announced at the Rescue Awards Ceremony on 12 September 2019 at the G2Z Summit held at the Mantra hotel, Gold Coast. The event will be live streamed via the Rescue Awards Facebook page.  A media release will be distributed nationally.

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