Qantas and IBM image colourisation competition

Terms and Conditions

1) Information on how to enter forms part of the terms and conditions of entry. Entry into the promotion is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions. Headings in this document are included for ease of reference, and do not affect interpretation in any way.

2) The promoter is Qantas Airways Limited (ABN 16 009 661 901) of 10 Bourke Road, Mascot, NSW 2020 (telephone number 02 9691 0176) (Promoter).


3) All references to time in this document are a reference to the local time in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on the date stated. The promotion commences at 9:00AM on 18 November 2020 and closes at 11:59PM on 29 November 2020 (Promotion Period).

Eligibility to enter

4) Entry is open only to residents of Australia 18 years or older (Eligible Entrants), excluding directors, management, employees and their immediate families of the Promoter and its related bodies corporate and registered travel companions of employees of the Promoter and its related bodies corporate. 

Entry into the promotion

5) To enter, Eligible Entrants must during the Promotion Period email a black and white original photograph which commemorates Qantas’ history to Entries must include a response to the following question: “Tell us why you want to see your photograph in colour” in 250 words or less. Examples of photos that could be submitted are: 

- Photos of (or with) Qantas aircraft 

- Photos with Qantas pilots and/or cabin crew

- Photos onboard a Qantas aircraft 

- Photos which clearly feature the Qantas logo 

6) The Promoter is not responsible for any lost, late or misdirected entries. 

7) Eligible Entrants are permitted one entry (multiple entries are not permitted).

8) The time of entry will be deemed to be the time the entry is received by the Promoter.

9) The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and Eligible Entrants (including an entrant's identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process.  Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights. 

Judging of entries 

Entries will be judged on the quality of the image and how well it represents the Eligible Entrant’s experience with Qantas over the last 100 years. Entries will also be judged on the originality and creativity of the accompanying answer submitted.

10) Judging will take place at 9:00AM on 30 November 2020 at the offices of the Promoter.  Judging will be conducted by the Promoter (Adjudicator).

11) The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Chance plays no part in determining the winning.

The prize

12) There will be 5 prizes. The maximum total prize pool value is AU$5,000, based on the recommended retail value and the exchange rate at the time of printing.  The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value of the prizes.  

13) Each prize is one remastered, colourised digital copy of the Eligible Entrant’s photograph. The prize will be delivered to the Eligible Entrant via email. It is a condition of winning the prize that the winners agree for the photograph to be published on Qantas’ Facebook and Instagram pages and IBM’s LinkedIn and Twitter pages. 

14) Each prize must be taken as stated and no compensation will be payable if a winner is unable to use the prize as stated. Prizes are not exchangeable or redeemable for cash or other goods or services.  A prize cannot be transferred to any other person, unless agreed to by the Promoter.  It is a condition of accepting a prize that the winner accept the conditions of use of that prize.

15) If the prize (or part of the prize) is unavailable, the Promoter, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the prize (or that part of the prize) with a prize to the equal value and/or specification, subject to any written directions from a regulatory authority.

Notification of the winner

16) The winners will be notified by email by 02 December 2020. 

Unclaimed prize

17) Any prize unclaimed by 03 March 2021 will be forfeited. 

Limitation of liability and variation of terms

18) If any act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter and which prevents the Promoter from complying with these terms and conditions, the Promoter will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligations. The Promoter reserves the right (subject to any applicable law) to cancel, terminate or modify or suspend this promotion.

19) The Promoter, its related bodies corporate and their respective officers, employees, contractors and agents (Promotion Parties) will not be liable for any losses, damages, expenses, costs or personal injuries arising out of this promotion, the promotion of this promotion or the use of any prize, including but not limited to any breach of these terms and conditions, contract or tort (including negligence) and any other common law, equitable or statutory remedy (Damages) whatsoever, including but not limited to direct, indirect and consequential Damages, including Damages that cannot reasonably be considered to arise naturally and in the ordinary course of things, even if those Damages were in the contemplation of the Promotion Parties.

20) The exclusion of liability in clause 19 does not apply to limit or exclude liability: 

a) for personal injury or death suffered or sustained in connection with the supply of goods or services which are supplied by the Promoter in the ordinary course of business. To remove doubt: third party goods or services, which other than in connection with this promotion, are in the normal course of business supplied by a third party unrelated to the Promotion Parties, are not supplied by the Promoter in the ordinary course of business; or

b) to the extent it is not permissible at law to limit or exclude liability in the manner contemplated in that clause (in which case that liability is limited to the maximum extent allowable by law). 

Entry details and privacy

21) Entry details remain the property of the Promoter. The name and photograph of the winner may be used for promotional purposes by the Promoter, unless the winner otherwise notifies the Promoter at the time of accepting the prize. Entrants consent to the Promoter using personal information provided in connection with this promotion for the purposes of facilitating the conduct of the promotion and awarding any prizes (including to third parties involved in the promotion and any applicable statutory authorities) and to conduct marketing activities. Without limiting the foregoing, entrants’ personal information provided in connection with this promotion will be handled in accordance with the Promoter’s Privacy Statement, visit to obtain a copy. 

Tax Implications

22) The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from accepting a prize. Independent financial advice should be sought.