Terms and conditions

  • The deadly stories gallery is open to people aged 12 years and over. This applies to those submitting an entry or involved in an entry.
  • If the person or people involved in the entry are under 18 years of age, their parent, guardian or teacher must complete the declaration of entrant form when uploading their entry.
  • Persons who have passed away can be included in the gallery. Please ensure you have the appropriate permission to upload any stories or images about deceased persons.
  • Copyright remains with the entrant. The entrant grants the State of Queensland represented in this instance as the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, world wide and non-exclusive licence (including a right to sub-licence) to use, communicate, reproduce, publish, adapt and modify the entry.
  • By entering the competition, the entrant consents to the Queensland Government reproducing, publishing or exhibiting his/her submitted entry without notice and without payment or attribution for government promotions. The entrant also consents to the Queensland Government reserving the right to use any entries for any related printed materials, exhibition, website, Facebook or any other social media which may involve the transfer of personal information outside of Australia and the loss of control of the information.
  • All entries must be suitable for viewing by people of all ages. All entries will be moderated for suitable content before being available for online viewing. Submissions including offensive or explicit themes or language will not be published.
  • Entries that do not align with the purpose of the gallery - to celebrate the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - may not appear in the gallery.
  • Entries can be submitted in a variety of mediums but some restrictions do apply:
    • written word (maximum 1000 words)
    • photograph (maximum size 1.4 MB)

Entries that exceed this may be rejected.

  • The Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships reserves the right to reject any entry from the gallery and will advise the person making the submission. Rejected entries will not appear in the gallery.
  • Where the entry includes images or personal information of a person or people, it is the responsibility of the entrant to obtain written permission to use the images or personal information of people appearing in his/her entry. The written permission must include permission to upload the images online and to social media websites which involves the transfer of the images outside Australia and the loss of control of the images. Where the entry contains images or personal information of a person or people who are under 18 the written permission must be obtained from the relevant parent or guardian.
  • The entrant warrants that:
    1. all details provided in the entry are true and correct
    2. the entry submitted is the entrant's original work and does not infringe the rights (including copyright) of any other person
    3. where required, the entrant has obtained written permission to use the images and personal information of people appearing in his/her entry as outlined above
  • The entrant agrees to indemnify the State of Queensland in relation to any loss or damage resulting from any breach of warranty.
  • Submission of an entry is deemed acceptance of these conditions of entry.
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