Local Government Week

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Join in to celebrate Local Government Week 2020 

Local Government Week 2020 is celebrated from 3 to 9 August 2020 by local government areas across NSW to showcase the work councils do in their local communities. 

This financial year, Council will spend $175.7 million delivering critical services and new infrastructure. These services include ongoing works that our community relies on every day, such as repairs and upgrades to local roads and paths, waste collection, and maintenance of community facilities. Council is also committed to delivering the city-building projects that make Fairfield City a great place to live, work and raise a family, as well as exciting cultural and family events. 

This year Council will spend $10.4 million on local roads; $4 million on renewing buildings and facilities, including leisure centres, libraries and car parks; $2.9 million on upgrades to parks, sporting fields and play equipment. 

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Celebrate Local Government Week with Council

A Facebook competition will be held for Fairfield residents to take part and win more than $1000 worth of prizes to celebrate what Councils do. For a chance to win* follow and like the Fairfield City Facebook page and answer the competition questions to be in the draw. 

Facebook Competition Terms and Conditions

Social Media Competition T&CS 

Fairfield City Council is giving away five (16) Prizes to celebrate Local Government Week, commencing on Monday 3 August to Friday 7 August 2020. The prizes are worth $1005.00 in total and will be given away in a Facebook competition with a series of questions related to Fairfield City Council.

Promotional period:

Monday 3 August – Friday 7 August, 2020 (5 days in total) 

Round 1:

  • Launch Monday 3 August, 6pm.
  • Closes 12pm – Tuesday 4 August
  • Two (2) winners will be contacted by 4pm the same day

Prize: two (2) Compost Bins  

  • Round 2:

  • Launch Tuesday 4 August, 6pm
  • Closes 12pm- Wednesday 5 August
  • Three (3) winners announced by 4pm the same day

Prize: Three (3) Book Packs

  

Round 3:

  • Launch Wednesday 5 August
  • Closes 12pm- Thursday 6 August
  • Four (5) winners announced by 4pm the same day

Prize: Four (5) Aquatopia Family Day Passes

Round 4:

  • Launch Thursday 6 August
  • Closes 12pm- Friday 7 August
  • Two (2) winners announced 12pm the same day  

 Prize: Two (2) Warm Farms

Round 5:

  • Launch Friday 7 August
  • Closes 12pm – Saturday 8 August
  • Five (5) winners will be announced Monday 10 August.

Prize: Five (5) Kids Show Bags

Winners will be contacted via Facebook by 4pm, on 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10 August 2020.

FACEBOOK COMPETITION

How to enter
 Round 1: Launch Monday 3 August, 6pm

  1. Like the Fairfield City Facebook page
  2. Like the competition post and answer the question,
  3. The first 2 correct answers (or partially correct) will be eligible to win.
  4. Winners will be contacted by 4pm, Tuesday 4 August 2020.

 

How to enter
 Round 2: Launch Tuesday 4 August, 6pm

  1. Like the Fairfield City Facebook page
  2. Like the competition post and answer the question,
  3. The first 3 correct answers (or partially correct) will be eligible to win.
  4. Winners will be announced by 4pm, Wednesday 5 August 2020.

 

 

How to enter
 Round 3: Launch Wednesday 5 August, 6pm

  1. Like the Fairfield City Facebook page
  2. Like the competition post and answer the question,
  3. The first 5 correct answers (or partially correct) will be eligible to win.
  4. Winners will be announced by 4pm, Thursday 6 August 2020.

 

How to enter
 Round 4: Launch Thursday 6 August, 6pm 

  1. Like the Fairfield City Facebook page
  2. Like the competition post and answer the question,
  3. The first 2 correct answers (or partially correct) will be eligible to win.
  4. Winners will be announced by 4pm, Friday 7 August 2020.

How to enter
 Round 5: Launch Friday 7 August, 6pm 

  1. Like the Fairfield City Facebook page
  2. Like the competition post and answer the question,
  3. The first 5 correct answers (or partially correct) will be eligible to win.
  4. Winners will be announced by 4pm, Monday 10 August 2020.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By entering into Fairfield City Council’s (‘Promoter’) competition, you are agreeing to the following Terms and Conditions:

Standard Terms 

  1. Entry instructions and prize information form part of these conditions of entry. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these conditions of entry

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Entry is only open to residents of Australia.
  2. Entrants must be a Fairfield City Resident (within the local government area)
  3. Entrants less than 16 years of age must seek parental/guardian permission to enter.
  4. Employees and their immediate families of the Promoter (Fairfield City Council) and its related companies, retailers, tenants and agencies associated with this promotion are excluded from this promotion. Immediate family means any of the following: spouse, ex-spouse, de-facto spouse, child or step-child (whether natural or by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, step-grandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or first cousin.

     

    How to enter 

  5. Promotion runs for a period of 1 week commencing:
    1. Round 1 commencing 6pm, Monday 3 August – closes 12pm, 4 August 2020
    2. Round 2 commencing 6pm, Tuesday 4 August- closes 12pm, 5 August 2020
    3. Round 3 commencing 6pm, Wednesday 5 August – closes 12pm, 6 August 2020
    4. Round 4 commencing 6pm, Thursday 6 August – closes 12pm, 7 August 2020
    5. Round 5 commencing 6pm, Friday 7 August – closes 12pm, 8 August 2020
    6.  No entries will be accepted after each closing date.

       

  6. Entrant must like the Fairfield City Council Facebook page, announcing the competition.
  7. Entrant must like the competition post and comment their guess to the question in the comment section of the Facebook post announcing the giveaway.
  8. Limit of only one (1) entry per person is permitted. Multiple entries after the first comment will be deemed invalid.
  9. Entrant must be able to provide an email and contact details to the Promoter to be contacted about prize and redemption.
  10. Entrant must be able to collect their prize at Fairfield City Council administration centre. All information regarding collection will be advised to the winner via email.
  11. Incomprehensible, indecipherable or incomplete entries will be deemed invalid.
  12. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine the identity of the entrant.
  13. Competition entrants assign to the Promoter all right, title and interest in and to all copyright and all moral rights in any material created pursuant to their entry or participation in any aspect of the competition, and acknowledge that the Promoter is free to use competition entries and to exercise its rights in relation thereto and entrants will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
  14. By entering the competition, each Entrant absolutely and unconditionally assigns to the Promoter all right, title and interest in all Intellectual Property Rights for their entry. An entry and all Intellectual Property Rights subsisting in the entry irrevocably become, at time of entry, the property of the Promoter. The Promoter has the authority to publish entries on the ‘Fairfield City Council’ Facebook page.
  15. If the winner is under the age of 18, they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to collect the prize.
  16. The Promoter’s decision is final, and the Promoter will not enter into any correspondence.
  17. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected entries. The Promoter reserves the right, at any time, to verify the validity of entries and entrants (including an entrant’s identity, age and place of residence) and to disqualify any entrant who tampers with the entry process or who submits an invalid entry. An entry is invalid if not validated, illegible, indecipherable, or incomplete or otherwise not submitted in accordance with these conditions of entry. Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
  18. By entering and participating, entrant agrees to hold harmless, defend and indemnify Facebook from and against any and all claims, demands, liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), losses, costs or expenses, with respect to or arising out of or related to (i) entrant’s participation in the Sweepstake, or (ii) entrant’s participation in any Prize related activities, acceptance of a Prize and/or use or misuse of a Prize (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s).
  19. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.

Draw

  • Sixteen (16) winners will be selected from eligible entries.
  • The winner will be contacted by the Digital Marketing Officer from the ‘Fairfield City Council’ Facebook page by 4pm, on 4, 5, 6, 7 and 10 August 2020.
  • The winner must provide the Promoter with an contact details in order to be notified of details for redemption, within 48 hours of been notified.
  • Failure to provide the promoter with an email and contact details within 48hours will forfeit their prize and another winner will be selected.
  • Entries not completed in accordance with these Terms and Conditions will not be considered valid.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to request that the winner provide proof of identity and proof of age in order to claim the prize. Proof of identification, residency and entry considered suitable for verification is at the discretion of the Promoter. In the event that the winner cannot provide suitable proof, the winner will forfeit the prize in whole and no substitute will be offered.
  • Decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • The Promoter reserves the right (in its sole discretion) to disqualify any entry that contains inappropriate material or those that were submitted in an inappropriate manner, which may include, but is not limited to, actions relating to computer hacking, breach of copyright or other intellectual property rights and actions that breach any relevant laws.
  • It is a condition of accepting the prize that the winner and his or her companion may be required to sign a legal release in a form determined by the Promoter in its absolute discretion.

Prize

  • A total of sixteen (16) winners will be selected to the following prizes worth $1005.00 in total
    • Round 1: 2 Compost Bins
    • Round 2: 3 Book Packs
    • Round 3: 5 Family day passes to Aquatopia
    • Round 4: 2 Worm Farms
    • Round 5: 5 Kids Show Bags 
  • The winner must be able to collect the prize at Fairfield City Council Administration Centre.
  • On the day of your allocated session, you will need to show your drivers license to Australian Amusement (the organiser) to redeem your prize.
  • No expenses form part of the conditions of entry including and not limited to; candy bar, food stalls, return flights, accommodation or travel expenses.
  • If the winner for whatever reason is unable to participate in the prize then the winner will forfeit that element of the prize.
  • The prize is not transferable or exchangeable. Cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize or element thereof.

 

No Liability

  • The Promoter is not liable for any loss or damage however caused (including by negligence), suffered or incurred in connection with the Promotion or the prize. Any condition or warranty that would be implied by law into these terms and conditions is excluded.
  • By entering into the promotion you accept all conditions of entry including these terms and conditions. Any cost associated with accessing the competition social media and website is the entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used.
  • The Promoter may cancel the promotion and not award the prize(s) where circumstances beyond the Promoter’s reasonable control prevent the Promoter from providing the prize(s). Should the Promoter cancel the Promotion, the Promoter will: 
  1. Advertise that the Promotion has been cancelled by placing a notice on the Fairfield City Council website, Fairfield City Council Facebook page;
  2. Promptly destroy all entries received; and
  3. Not use the personal information you have provided on the entry form

Privacy Consent

  • All entries become the property of the Promoter. All entries will be entered in to a database and the entrants’ names and addresses may be used for future promotional, marketing and publicity purposes.
  • The personal information you have provided to us may be used for the purpose of administering the Promotion, to contact you if you are the winner of the Promotion, advising the public of the winner of the Promotion. This may be by any means of communication including telephone and electronic messages (e.g. email). If the information requested is not provided, you may not enter the Promotion.
  • The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.
  • Any questions, comments or complaints about the promotion must be directed to the Promoter (mail@fairfieldcity.nsw.gov.au) and not to any social media platform used in conjunction with this promotion (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter). Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Promoter and not to any social media platform (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter).
  • An entrant also agrees that the Promoter may, in the event the entrant is a winner, publish or cause to be published the entrant’s name and locality in any media or social media platform.
  • Entrants consent to the Promoter using their name, likeness, image and/or voice in the event they are the winner (including photograph, film and/or recording of the same) in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this competition (including any outcome).

Promoter Details

  • The Promoter is Fairfield City Council ABN 83 140 439 239, 86 Avoca Road, Wakeley NSW 2165. Contact number is (02) 9725 0222.

 

Fun Kids Activity Book - Learn about Local Government

Learn about the great things our local Council does for our community in this fun and educational activity book for children. 

Complete fun activities like submitting an idea to Fairfield City's Mayor Frank Carbone.

Download Activity Booklet(PDF, 7MB)

Download Answers(PDF, 2MB)

Help improve Council communications - Complete a short survey

Please help us improve our communications to you by completing the following short survey. You will go in the draw to win a prize pack for completing the survey! Just be sure to add your details in Question 11. Entrants must be a Fairfield City Resident (within the local government area). 

Take the survey 

 

2020 Capture Fairfield Visual Arts & Photography Competition Exhibition

Held each year, Capture Fairfield is an opportunity for the community to promote and explore Fairfield City's diversity, and natural and built environment.

Two exhibitions to view the winning entries is located at;