1.Generation Innovation Ltd (ABN 67 169 658 708) is the Promoter. 

2.The Promoter is running the “GI Challenge” (the Competition).

3.Entry into the Competition is determined by the Promoter at their sole discretion. There is no guarantee that an application for entry will result in entry to the Competition.

4.Successful applicants will be notified by the Promoter. The act of notification by the Promoter constitutes entry into the Competition.

5.Application for entry into the Competition will be deemed as acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

6.The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend all or any part of the Competition without notice for any event that is outside of the Promoter’s reasonable control. Any changes to, or cancellation of, the Competition will be posted on the Promoter’s website ( and/or communicated to registered entrants. It is the responsibility of entrants to keep themselves informed as to any such changes.

7.If, due to circumstances beyond the Promoter’s control, the integrity or administration of the Competition is adversely affected, the Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion:

  •  to disqualify any participant; or
  •  to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the Competition, as appropriate.

8.In the event of any dispute regarding the conduct or results of the Competition, or any other matter relating to the Competition, the decision of the Promoter shall be final and unchallengeable and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into, comment issued, or reason given in respect of any decision made by the Promoter.

9.The Promoter reserves the right at any time to change these Terms and Conditions.

10.The Promoter may use any personal information that an entrant provides with their entry for the purposes of the Competition, and for marketing purposes including the distribution of email correspondence. 

11.The Promoter may use, reproduce and disclose photographs and videos of entrants for use in promotional and marketing materials, publications and/or on its website and other social media platforms. Entrants acknowledge and accept that they are not entitled to any payment for the Promoter’s use of their image.

12.These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of Queensland. If any of these Terms and Conditions are or become invalid, at the Promoter’s option, the relevant part is severed, and does not affect the validity of the remaining parts. 

13.Any questions or concerns arising in relation to the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions may be raised by emailing the Promoter at . 

Liability and Indemnity 

14.Except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law, the Promoter (including its officers, employees and agents) excludes all liability (including negligence), for any personal injury; or any loss or damage (including loss of opportunity); whether direct, indirect, special or consequential, arising in any way out of the Competition, including, but not limited to, where arising out of the following: 

  • any technical difficulties or equipment malfunction (whether or not under the Promoter’s control);
  • any theft, unauthorised access or third party interference; 
  • any breach of an entrant’s Intellectual Property rights;
  • any entry or Prize claim that is late, lost, altered, damaged or misdirected (whether or not after their receipt by the Promoter) due to any reason beyond the reasonable control of the Promoter; 
  • any variation in Prize value to that stated in these Terms and Conditions; 
  • any tax liability incurred by a winner or participant; or 
  • use of the Prize.

15.Each participant indemnifies and keeps indemnified the Promoter against all claims, losses, damages and expenses suffered by the Promoter or any third parties arising out of the breach of these Terms and Conditions by the participant, the conduct of the participant in the Competition or the use of the Prize.

Competition Entry

16.Applications for entry to the Competition open at 0600, 25 March 2024 and end at 1700, 13 May 2024. 

17.Applications for entry into the Competition are to be made via . 

18.The following persons are ineligible to apply for entry into the Competition:

  • persons not aged between 15 and 21 years of age at the commencement of the Competition;
  • persons who do not ordinarily reside in the Sunshine Coast or Noosa Local Government Areas; and
  • persons who are under 18 years of age who are otherwise eligible but whose parent or guardian does not consent to the first-mentioned person’s participation in the Competition.

19.Applications for entry are deemed to be received at the time of receipt by the Promoter, not at the time of transmission by the entrant.

20.No responsibility is taken by the Promoter for late, lost or misdirected entries.

21.There is no fee to enter the Competition, but entrants are responsible for all the costs associated with their entry and, if accepted, their participation in the Competition.

22.By applying for entry to the Competition, applicants hereby warrant that all information submitted in an entry is true, accurate and complete in every respect. 

23.The Promoter reserves the right, at any time to verify the validity of entries and the eligibility of entrants (including an entrant’s identity) and to disqualify any entrants who:

  • tamper with the entry process; or 
  • do not comply with these Terms and Conditions. 

24.Failure by the Promoter to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

Competition Dates and Events

25. The Competition will commence on 15 July 2024 and conclude on 2 October 2024.

26. Applicants, by applying for entry, agree that they will make themselves available on these and other dates to be agreed with the Promoter from time to time.

Competition Rules

27 Applicants, by applying for entry, agree that they will:

  • if a minor, obtain parental consent to participate in the Competition;
  • follow the lawful directions, procedures and protocols supplied by the Promoter related to the conduct of the Competition; 
  • make a genuine effort to actively participate in the Competition, including but not limited to attending Competition Events;
  • not infringe the intellectual property rights of others, including the Promoter; and
  • not bring the reputation of Generation Innovation into disrepute.

28.Failure to adhere to the Competition Rules may result in disqualification, which will be at the absolute discretion of the Promoter. 

29.Entrants may elect to withdraw from the Competition. Upon exercising this option, entrants forfeit any claim to the Prize, and must return any property owned by the Promoter.

Judging and Prize

30.The Competition is a game of skill and effort. The quality of entrants’ work will be assessed by a panel of judges selected by the Promoter in its sole discretion, and a Winner will be declared.

31.Entrants’ work will be assessed on criteria including:

  • Originality;
  • Feasibility and viability;
  • Depth of market research; and
  • Presentation quality.

32.The Winner will be awarded the Prize. The Prize is AUD$20,000, consisting of $10000 in cash and $10000 in products or services to be supplied by third parties and coordinated by the Promoter.

33.The Prize cannot be exchanged and is non-transferable.

34.The Promoter, in its absolute discretion, reserves the right to amend or substitute the Prize with a prize of similar value and/or specification.

35 The Promoter, in its absolute discretion, reserves the right to stipulate the timeframe and manner in which the Prize will be supplied to the Winner, and any conditions which the Winner must satisfy before the Prize will be released. Any such requirements will be communicated to entrants in the course of the Competition. 

36.Any element of the Prize which has not been claimed by the Winner within 12 months of the Winner being declared will be retained by the Promoter for the sole purpose of awarding future Winners.

37.The Promoter’s decision as to the Winner is final and no correspondence will be entered into in relation to the outcome of the Competition or otherwise.

38.The Promoter is not responsible for the cancellation, delay or rescheduling of any part of the Prize. Any costs incurred by the winning team as a result of cancellation, delay or rescheduling are the responsibility of the Winner. The Promoter makes no representations about the safety, conduct or conditions associated with the Prize.

39.If any part of the Prize is provided by a third party, it is subject to the terms and conditions of the third party, which prevail over these Terms and Conditions to the extent of any inconsistency. The Promoter accepts no responsibility or liability for any delay or failure by the third party to deliver the Prize, or otherwise concerning the Prize itself.

40.The Promoter may publish the results of the Competition. Unless otherwise advised by the participant, by entering this Competition, applicants agree to the Promoter publishing their name and image as a Prize winner on the Promoter’s website ( and social media platforms.

Intellectual Property

41.Intellectual Property, in these Terms and Conditions, includes copyright, all rights conferred under statute, common law or equity in relation to inventions (including patents), registered and unregistered trade marks (including names, labels, get-up, colour schemes, logos, patterns or other identifying marks), registered and unregistered designs, circuit layouts, proprietary and other software, confidential information, trade secrets, and all other rights resulting from intellectual activity in the industrial, scientific, literary or artistic fields, together with all right, interest, or licence in or to any of the foregoing.

42.Intellectual Property owned by the Promoter at the date these Terms and Conditions are accepted remains the property of the Promoter.

43.Intellectual Property owned by an applicant for entry into the Competition at the date these Terms and Conditions are accepted remains the property of the applicant.

44.Intellectual Property developed throughout the Competition is owned by the entrant or, if applicable, team of entrants, who originated it, and will remain the property of such entrant/s throughout and upon the conclusion of the Competition. 

45.In addition to exclusions of liability expressed elsewhere in these Terms and Conditions, the Promoter excludes all liability for all losses, damages, costs or expenses suffered by any breach of any person’s Intellectual Property rights or interests.