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Upload your favourite videos and photos and #ILoveNSW. You can enter as many different videos and photos as you like.

Please make sure you mention the location of where you took the video or photo.

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For queries relating to the 'What I Love About Holidays In NSW' campaign, please email:

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New South Wales is one of the most diverse places in the world. From iconic country towns, to stunning beaches stretching along the pristine coastline, awe-inspiring mountain ranges. However, there are many hidden secrets, which is why we’re asking you to share what you love about holidays in NSW.

We want you to share the places you visit in NSW every year and the experiences you uncovered.

The best video and photo submissions will be selected to feature in a collection of inspirational short films showcasing what you love about holidays in NSW.


If your video or photo is selected to be featured in the final films you’ll have the opportunity to win a Canon prize pack including a Canon EOS M3 Single Lens kit and a photography tutorial.

Here are 5 inspiring videos showcasing a sample of what there is to love about holidays in NSW.

Nature Escapes

Nature Escapes[1]

Feel at one with nature by camping with kangaroos, cruising alongside whales and even diving with seals. NSW’s four World Heritage-listed wilderness sites and 850 national parks and reserves create unforgettable memories in enchanting rainforests, rugged bush, dramatic coastlines and striking outback landscapes.

Discover NSW nature holidays[2]

Foodie Getaways

Foodie Getaways[1]

Whether you’re looking for world-class dining or award-winning wines, beers and spirits, NSW can cater for all tastes. Tour vineyards and winneries, learn to make your own master dishes or find your own way to the local farms to take home the fresh local produce.

Discover NSW food and wine holidays[2]

Exciting Events

Exciting Events[1]

NSW has the greatest line-up of events hosted in spectacular locations - on the beach, amongst vineyards, in the plains of the outback and everywhere in between. There is always so much happening with international sporting events, outdoor operas and performances, music and film festivals and colourful local celebrations.

Discover NSW Events[2]

Historic Journeys

Historic Journeys[1]

From some of the oldest human remains to fossils dating back 360 million years, the enduring Aboriginal song lines and Dreaming to convict farms and goldmining towns, NSW’s history lives on. Join a guide for a fascinating learning experience or discover our past on your own.

Discover historic NSW holidays[2]

Beach Breaks

Beach Breaks [1]

With more than 2000 km of coastline, NSW is perfect for your beach break. Why stop at relaxing on a towel, when you can learn to surf, swim with dolphins, kayak into hidden coves, cast a fishing line off the rocks or sail the majestic coast.

Discover NSW beach holidays[2]

These Terms and Conditions confirm your consent for Destination NSW to use any Content that you submit for this Competition for our marketing and promotional purposes. The following are the Terms and Conditions that govern the Competition.

1. General

 a. These Terms and Conditions are made up of the following:

  i. Registration instructions; and

  ii. these Terms and Conditions.

 b. The “Competition” is the ‘What I Love About Holidays in NSW’ competition.

 c. For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, “You” means a natural person or business entity.

 d. You warrant to Destination NSW that:

  i. If You are a natural person, you are over the age of 16 years; or

  ii. If You are nominated representative of the business entity, you have the requisite authority to accept these Terms and Conditions.

 e. By registering for the Competition, the Entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You do not wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, then please do not register for this Competition.

 f. Any questions, comments or complaints can be directed to Destination NSW.

 g. This Competition is a game of skill.

2. Promoter

 a. The Promoter is Destination NSW (ABN 52 890 768 976) of Level 2, 88 Cumberland St, Sydney, NSW, 2000.

3. Participating Countries

 a. Australia and New Zealand.

4. Eligibility and Entry Conditions

 a. The “Entry Period” is from 10:00am on Friday 24 March 2017 (Sydney time) and closes at 5:00pm on Thursday 18 May 2017 (Sydney Time).

 b. Entry into this Competition is free. Multiple entries are acceptable subject to You accepting these Terms and Conditions each time You enter.

 c. An “Entrant” is defined as an eligible person who:

  i. Visits and clicks on the social media platform icon (Facebook, Instagram or Twitter) which they wish to submit their photo or video (“Content”);

  ii. Completes all relevant fields of the applicable registration form (including providing a caption with the hashtag #ILoveNSW);

  iii. Posts a photo or video to the Instagram app; or posts a photo or video to Twitter; or uploads a photo or video to, or enters in a valid video url to Facebook; and

  iv. Reads and accepts these Terms and Conditions.

 d. Business entities can enter the Competition and be considered an Entrant if they complete all steps in (c). Business entities entering the Competition must use their applicable business social media account and the name of the nominated person. The nominated person is the person whose details are registered on the registration form detailed in 4(c)(ii).

 e. All steps in (c) must be completed for each entry in order to be considered a valid Entrant in the Competition.

 f. The Promoter reserves the right to request verification of age, identity, residential address of the Prize Winner and any other information relevant to entry into or participation in this Competition. Verification is at the discretion of the Promoter, whose decision is final.

 g. The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any individual who is deemed to be involved in any way in interfering or tampering with the conduct of this Competition in any manner.

 h. The Promoter reserves the right to disallow any entry and/or refuse to award a Prize where false or misleading details have been given by the Entrant. The Promoter also reserves the right to disqualify any individual who is involved in any way in interfering or tampering with the conduct of this Competition including but not limited to ambush marketing. The Promoter reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who it has reason to believe has breached any of these Terms and Conditions, or engaged in any unlawful or other improper misconduct calculated to jeopardise the fair and proper conduct of the Competition.

 i. Any costs associated with accessing the website/application is the Entrant’s responsibility and are dependent on the internet service provider/telecommunications provider used. All costs incurred by the Prize Winner must be borne by the Prize Winner, unless these costs are specified by the Prize descriptions provided.

 j. Employees of the Promoter and/or its related companies and/or any agencies associated with the Competition, and members of their respective immediate families, are not eligible to participate in the Competition. "Immediate family" means spouse, de facto spouse, parent, natural or adopted child, and sibling (whether natural, or adopted by a parent), whether or not they live in the same household as the employee.

 k. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

 l. Incomplete, ineligible or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid. The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and to disqualify any entry that is not in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.

 m. Your Content must have been created by You and not secured from some other source, so that no other third party has a claim on this Content, (including intellectual property rights and rights of confidentiality and privacy) of any third party, that creates liability for either Destination NSW or You, or violates any local, state, national or international law.

5. Cheating, Abuse and Disorderly Behaviour

 a. Any Entrant may be disqualified from this Competition at the discretion of the Promoter for any failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions or cheating in any way such as:

  i. Using any cheats, hacks or other 3rd party "helper" applications or “bots” to simulate human interaction;

  ii. Exploiting the application in any way or using the application in any way that circumvents the purpose and conditions of the Competition.

 b. Abusive behaviour, including any use of harassing, negative, or profane language, violence, sexual activity and nudity in Entrant submissions and the Competition will not be tolerated and will also constitute grounds for immediate disqualification.

6. Judging

 a. The Competition is based on skill. Skill is defined as follows:

  i. Creativity;

  ii. Originality;

  iii. Content is of a NSW location/attraction;

  iv. Fits within 1 of the 7 pillars being:

   1. Nature and outdoor;

   2. Beaches and surf;

   3. Food and wine;

   4. Arts and culture;

   5. Aboriginal culture;

   6. History and heritage; and

   7. NSW events and festivals; and

  v. General appeal and likeness.

 b. There will be eight (8) Prize Winners selected from Entrants who have entered between the Entry Period by the panel of judges (“Judges”).

 c. The Judges' decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

 d. After the Promoter notifies the Prize Winner of the Prize, all future correspondence will then be between the Prize Winner and the Promoter.

7. Timings

 a. The eight (8) Prize Winners will be selected once all entries are evaluated based on the above criteria.

8. Prize Winner Notification

 a. The Prize Winners will be contacted no later than 5 June 2017 via email.

9. Prizes

 a. There are eight (8) individual prizes (each individually referred to as the “Prize”). For the avoidance of doubt, the eight (8) Entrants who the Judges have evaluated (based on the above criteria) as the eight (8) best entries will each be considered the “Prize Winner” and will be awarded one (1) Prize each.

 b. Prize

 Each Prize consists of one (1) x Canon EOS M3 Single lens kits with Recommended Retail Price of AUD$999 and one (1) of the following:

  i. Canon Australia Pty Ltd (“Canon”) will take any Prize Winners out for a money can’t buy tutorial and walking tour experience during Vivid Sydney 2017 which is held each night from 6:00pm to 11:00pm from 26 May 2017 to 17 June 2017. The Prize Winners will meet a Canon Ambassador at the Canon HQ, where they will be shown how to use the EOS M3 and then go on a short walking tour of the Vivid Sydney precinct. This experience will go for approx. 2 hours. Time and date options to be provided; or

  ii. Canon will organise a 2hr skype session and written tips and tricks documentation with Prize Winners. Time and date options to be provided.

  c. The total Prize pool is AUD$9,184.


  a. The Prize must be taken as outlined above. The Prize Winner must select either option 9(b)(i) or 9(b)(ii).

  b. The Prize Winner is responsible for all travel arrangements to fulfil the Prize, including any other incidental expenses as a result of using this Prize not detailed above (meals, spending money, other experience and attractions that they may want to visit, insurance, bonds, airport taxes, departure tax, arrival tax, excess luggage, mini bar, visas, telephone charges, spa treatments, room service, gymnasium, business centre fees and laundry). The Prizes provided above are provided as is.

  c. The Promoter is not liable for any employment leave arrangements or arrangements for family members i.e. annual leave payments, money for babysitting.

  d. You agree to comply with all reasonable directions of each venue and attraction as part of the tutorial.

  e. Additional waiver forms may be required to be completed before undertaking and participating in a respective activity.

  f. You are liable for all visa, quarantine and customs requirements when entering Australia and Sydney.

  g. All Prizes are non-transferable, non-refundable, non-exchangeable, non-replaceable and non-redeemable for cash. Prizes cannot be used to purchase gift certificates or lay-buys nor can they be re-sold. Prizes must be taken as offered. No modifications or exchanges will be possible. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the value, performance or availability of any of the Prizes.

  h. In the event that for any reason whatsoever a Prize Winner does not take an element of the Prize at the time agreed by the Promoter then that element of the Prize will be forfeited by that Prize Winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of that element of the Prize.

  i. Once the Prizes have been arranged by the Promoter, if any changes are able to be made to the Prize, such changes to the Prize must be made by and are at the expense of the Prize Winner.

  j. The Prize cannot be on-sold on auction websites, classifieds or by other methods of re-sale.

  k. The Prize cannot be used for any other promotions/competitions.

  l. The Prize Winner will be responsible for seeking any related insurance in respect of the Prize (subject to any product warranty).

10. Content Terms of Use

 a. Destination NSW would like to feature the Content in our marketing and promotional programs for NSW. By accepting these Terms and Conditions, You permit Destination NSW to make Your Content, which may include text, images, video, or other content, accessible and viewable by the public.

 b. Please note that while the Content will remain Your property, by agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, You grant Destination NSW a free non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty free, worldwide licence to use this Content. This will include the right to reproduce, edit, transmit, print, publish, publicly display, exhibit, index, comment on, translate, create derivate works, copy, adapt, add to, take from, distribute, communicate, make available and otherwise utlilise the Content in whole or in part, in all media formats and channels now known or later devised for the purposes of marketing programs and promotional material for NSW. You also consent for Destination NSW to use the Content with or without credits identifying the source of this Content and without the further requirement of permission from or payment to You or any other person or entity.

 c. By providing Content, You also represent and warrant to us that You have the authority to provide all intellectual property rights related to the Content.

 d. You agree to indemnify and keep us indemnified against all claims, costs, damages, expenses and liabilities incurred or suffered by us arising out of in connection with our use and exploitation of the Content. To the maximum extent permitted by law, we exclude all liability to You however arising in relation to our use of the Content, or these Terms and Conditions.

11. Publicity Release, Use of Personal Information

 a. The Promoter will collect information (including personal information) from all Entrants and entries and use it for the purposes of the Competition and for its purposes including marketing and promotional purposes. Entrants consent to the Promoter disclosing information, including personal information, to third parties such as Canon for the purposes of the Competition. All personal information provided by Entrants will be held by the Promoter in accordance with the Promoter’s privacy policy which is available at

 b. The Promoter is not responsible or liable in any manner for any content or materials posted in relation to this Competition.

 c. By accepting the Prize, the Prize Winner consents to the Promoter using their details for marketing and promotional purposes.

 d. The Promoter assumes no responsibility for any failure to receive an entry or for inaccurate information or for any loss, damage or injury as a result of technical or telecommunications problems, including security breaches. If such problems arise, then the Promoter may modify the Competition.

 e. The Promoter makes no representations or warranties as to the quality/suitability of any of the goods or services offered as Prizes. The Promoter is not liable for any loss suffered or sustained, to person or property and including, but not limited to, consequential (including economic) loss by reason of any act or omission, deliberate or negligent, by it, or its agents, in connection with the arrangement for supply, or the supply, of any goods or services connected with this Competition.

 f. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever that is suffered by any Entrants or Prize Winner (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss), or for any personal injury suffered or sustained as a result of taking any Prize, or death except for any liability that cannot be excluded by law.

 g. If this Competition is not capable of running as planned due to any reason, including unauthorised intervention, fraud, or any other causes beyond the control of the Promoter, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Competition, the Promoter reserves the right (subject to any applicable law) in its sole discretion to cancel the Competition or to disqualify any individual who has tampered with the entry process.

 h. Under Privacy law, Entrants may access their personal information that the Promoter holds about them and seek correction of that information at any time. If Entrants no longer wish the Promoter to notify them of initiatives that the Promoter considers may be of interest to them, they may notify the Promoter by email: If Entrants choose this option, the Promoter will destroy any personal information that it holds about them. You can obtain a copy of the Promoter’s privacy policy at its website:

12. Exclusion of Liability

 a. By registering for this Competition, each Entrant and subsequent Prize Winner assumes sole liability for any personal injury and/or damage to property caused or claimed to have been caused to him or her as a result of or in connection with participating in this Competition.

 b. These Terms and Conditions do not affect, and are not intended to affect, any rights or remedies a consumer might have, which cannot be excluded under applicable consumer protection laws.

13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

 a. These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of its courts for the resolution of any dispute, difference, controversy or claim arising in connection with these Terms and Conditions and/or this Competition.

14. Facebook and Instagram - Special Terms and Conditions

 a. All entrants must also adhere to the following conditions stated by Facebook and Instagram (which may be changed by Facebook and Instagram at any time):

  i. You agree to release Facebook and Instagram from any claims and liability.

  ii. You acknowledge that this Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook and Instagram.

  iii. You acknowledge that You are providing information to the Promoter and not to Facebook and Instagram.

 b. For this section, the following definitions apply:

  i. By “administration” we mean the operation of any element of the Competition, such as collecting entries, conducting a drawing, judging entries, or notifying winners.

  ii. By “communication” we mean promoting, advertising or referencing a Competition in any way on Facebook and Instagram, e.g., in ads, on a Page, or in a Wall post.

15. Twitter- Special Terms and Conditions

 a. All entrants must also adhere to the following conditions stated by Twitter (which may be changed by Twitter at any time):

  i. anyone found to use multiple accounts to enter the Competition will be deemed ineligible;

  ii. anyone found to be posting duplicate, or near duplicate, updates or links will be found to violate the Twitter Rules and will therefore be deemed ineligible; and

  iii. Entrants will need to follow review and follow the Twitter Rules when entering in the Competition.

For the avoidance of doubt, the Twitter Rules can be found at:

Thank you for reading and accepting these Terms and Conditions; and registering and participating in this Competition.