Rules of Entry

Before submitting a nomination, please carefully read the below eligibility and terms and conditions of entry.

  1. You are encouraged to enter the category/s that best reflects your business success (separate nomination forms are required for each category entered).
  2. Entrants must be located in the Moreton Bay Region LGA footprint (view map here).
  3. An entry cannot be moved into another category following the close date for lodgment of submissions.
  4. If at any time following submission of an entry the business being put forward goes into administration, voluntary receivership, liquidation or bankruptcy, the entrant is required to advise MBRIT and accepts that the submission will no longer be eligible for the award.
  5. All finalists will be required to provide proof of trading solvent. This may be reviewed by MBRIT’s appointed accountant to ensure finalists are financially stable. All financial information will be kept strictly confidential.
  6. For a not-for-profit organisation the entrant must be registered as a company, an incorporated association or be constituted by a trust endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a charity and have an Australian Business Number (please visit abr.business.gov.au and acnc.gov.au for more information).
  7. Finalists for each of the categories will be notified by email. Finalists will also be publicly announced.
  8. There will be one winner selected from each of the categories. Winners will be announced at the Gala Awards on Friday, 30 November 2018. Winners will also be publicly announced.
  9. A single entrant category does not guarantee the entrant as a winning entry.
  10. By entering the awards, you authorise the use and/or reproduction of images in relation to any editorial/advertising initiated in conjunction with the awards.
  11. By entering the awards, MBRIT may use your logo, business identity, details about your business or personal identity in any way in any material which promotes the awards or your products or services.
  12. By entering the awards, you authorise MBRIT and the sponsors to contact you to provide any comments about the awards and to take photos or video footage of you, your business and your representative(s) and use any of the material collected as part of your participation.
  13. By entering the awards, you acknowledge that under no circumstance will judges and MBRIT be held responsible for any comment, viewpoint or expressions, whether expressed or implied, concerning the standard or quality of entrant’s submission. By entering you agree not to bring a claim against any judge, MBRIT, Moreton Bay Regional Council and sponsor in relation to feedback on your submission.
  14. To the extent permitted by the law, MBRIT will not be liable for any loss or damage or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with the awards. You will indemnify MBRIT and its offices, employees or agents against any loss or liability from any claim or action that arises as a result of a breach of these terms by you, or your use of the materials or information supplied by you under these terms. You irrevocably and unconditionally consent to all acts being done that would otherwise breach your moral rights.
  15. Prize money is not transferable or exchangeable. If prize money has not been claimed it will be distributed at MBRIT’s absolute discretion.