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NTAIC Art Competition Terms and Conditions and Entry Form

Indigenous AffairsLand and HousingNT Aboriginal Investment Corporation
Wednesday, 20 July 2022
Publication author(s):
NT Aboriginal Investment Corporation
Publication abstract:

The NT Aboriginal Investment Corporation (NTAIC) aims to create jobs, businesses and wealth for Aboriginal Territorians, strengthen culture and support self-determination for Traditional Owners and Aboriginal people across the Northern Territory for generations to come. The NTAIC Interim Board includes two representatives from each of the four NT Land Councils.

The NT Aboriginal Investment Corporation (NTAIC) Interim Board invite Northern Territorian Aboriginal people to enter the NTAIC Art Competition with an Artwork to draw inspiration for the design of a new logo for the NTAIC.

The NTAIC logo will represent strong, proud and resilient Aboriginal communities across the NT and Aboriginal peoples’ continuing connection to culture and country. It will visually capture or creatively express the diversity and rich tapestry of the Aboriginal peoples, cultures and country of the Northern Territory from desert to saltwater to freshwater and stone country, from ancient lands to 21st century towns and cities.

The Competition Award by acquisition of the winning Artwork is $10,000 (plus GST).

The Competition closes 4pm, Saturday 20 August 2022. Entries received after this time and date will not be accepted.

To be eligible to enter the NTAIC Art Competition, you must:

  • Be an individual or individuals aged 13 years or older at the time the Entry Form and Artwork is submitted.
  • If under the age of 18, an adult parent or guardian or carer must complete the details at the end of the Entry Form indicating the NTAIC Art Competition terms and conditions have been read and understood.
  • Be an Aboriginal person with strong cultural connections to the NT, and primary place of residence (home) is in the Northern Territory.

Please note it is a requirement to read and understand the Terms and Conditions before completing and submitting the Entry Form.

Terms and Conditions

All people who enter the NTAIC Art Competition must read and understand these terms and conditions before filling out and completing the Entry Form.

All entrants must confirm these terms and conditions are understood in the Entry Form.

Support Person

These terms and conditions do contain a lot of detail to be understood by all entrants. It may be helpful to work through this document with a support person.

Questions

You can email any questions about these terms and conditions to ntaicartcomp@niaa.gov.au. The NTAIC Secretariat will respond to your questions within 48-hours.

  1. Background
    1. The new NT Aboriginal Investment Corporation (NTAIC) aims to create jobs, businesses and wealth for Aboriginal Territorians, strengthen culture and support self-determination for Traditional Owners and Aboriginal people across the Northern Territory for generations to come. The NTAIC Interim Board includes two representatives from each of the four NT Land Councils.
    2. The NTAIC Interim Board is developing a new logo and invites Northern Territory Aboriginal peoples to select an original artwork for entry into the NTAIC Art Competition.
    3. The artwork will inspire the design of a new logo for the NTAIC.
    4. A judging panel of the NTAIC Interim Board members (Judging Panel) will select the winning entry (Winning Artwork).
    5. The Commonwealth, as represented by the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) or the NTAIC will acquire the Winning Artwork for the Competition Award value of $10,000 (plus GST).
    6. In acquiring the Winning Artwork, the Commonwealth, as represented by the NIAA or the NTAIC will acquire title to the Winning Artwork and obtain a licence to use, reproduce, adapt and modify the winning Artwork for the purpose of designing a new logo for the NTAIC.
  2. Eligibility to enter the Competition
    1. The participating Entrant, and if applicable, collaborating Entrant(s) must accept these terms and conditions in order to enter the NTAIC Art Competition.
    2. The participating Entrant, and if applicable, collaborating Entrant(s) must be an individual or individuals aged 13 years or older at the time the Entry Form and selected artwork is submitted.
    3. If the participating Entrant, and if applicable, collaborating Entrant(s) are under the age of 18, an adult parent, guardian or carer must complete the details at the end of the Entry Form on behalf of the participating Entrant or collaborating Entrant, indicating her/his/their understanding and agreement of the terms and conditions on behalf of the participating Entrant and, if required, collaborating Entrant(s).
    4. The participating Entrant, and if applicable, collaborating Entrant(s) must:
      1. be Aboriginal;
      2. have strong cultural connections to the Northern Territory; and
      3. primarily reside in the Northern Territory.
  3. Creative Direction
    1. To assist your creative direction and selection of your original artwork to enter into this competition, the artwork will inspire the design of a new NTAIC logo. The Artwork should:
      1. represent strong, proud and resilient Aboriginal communities across the NT and Aboriginal peoples’ continuing connection to culture and country, and
      2. visually capture or creatively express the diversity and rich tapestry of the Aboriginal peoples, cultures and country of the Northern Territory from desert to saltwater to freshwater and stone country, from ancient lands 21st century towns and cities.
  4. Competition Entry and Entry Form Requirements
    1. An Entry From can be downloaded, printed out and must be completed and submitted by 4pm Saturday 20 August 2022.
    2. Please include with your Entry Form:
      1. The selected artwork to be entered into the competition; a high resolution jpg scan (min. 300dpi) of the finished artwork (not framed or mounted behind glass), clearly labelled with artwork title and the participating Entrant’s, and if applicable, collaborator(s) name(s), and
      2. a high resolution image (min. 300dpi) of the participating Entrant and, if applicable, collaborator(s), clearly labelled with the Artwork title and the participating Entrant’s and, if applicable, collaborator(s) name(s).
    3. The participating Entrant, and if applicable collaborator(s) enter the NTAIC Art Competition when an Entry Form is completed and submitted with the selected artwork produced and owned by the participating Entrant and, if applicable, collaborator(s).
    4. Only one Entry Form and one piece of Artwork can be entered into the competition.
    5. All entries must be submitted by 4pm Saturday 20 August 2022 to ntaicartcomp@niaa.gov.au
    6. Entries submitted after 4:00 pm, Saturday 20 August 2022 will not be accepted.
  5. The Artwork
    1. The selected artwork submitted with this entry must:
      1. be an original artwork owned by the participating Entrant, and if applicable collaborator(s); and
      2. not be licenced or otherwise encumbered in any way that may be inconsistent with the use of the artwork as set out in this Entry Form.
    2. Property rights of the artwork remains with the participating Entrant, and if applicable collaborator(s), unless the Entrant warrants to have the necessary consent to use any third party intellectual property that has been substantially reproduced or incorporated into the artwork.
    3. The participating Entrant must indemnify the Commonwealth as represented by the NIAA and the NTAIC against all claims, demands, losses and damages that are incurred as a result of a breach of any warranties and obligations given by you under these terms and conditions.
    4. At the entry stage, there is no requirement for the original artwork to be supplied.
    5. The Entry Form and a high resolution scan of the artwork is to be emailed to ntaicartcomp@niaa.gov.au
    6. The Artwork submitted with the Entry Form must be available for acquisition by the Commonwealth as represented by the NIAA or the NTAIC.
  6. The Judging Panel
    1. The Aboriginal-led NTAIC interim board of 10 members will form the NTAIC Art Competition Judging Panel.
    2. The Judging Panel will judge all entries and select the winning entry and Artwork.
    3. The Entry Form and Artwork will be copied or reproduced for the purpose of electronic distribution to the Judging Panel for their viewing and assessment.
    4. Chance plays no part in selecting the winner and the decision of the Judging Panel will be final and absolute.
    5. Final selection may be subject to the provision of additional information. The Judging Panel reserves the right, at any time, to:
      1. verify the validity of participating Entrant, and if applicable, collaborator(s), the selected artwork and Entry Form; and
      2. disqualify an entry that is not in accordance with the Competition terms and conditions.
    6. The winning entry will be awarded $10,000 (plus GST) by acquisition of the Winning Artwork (the Award) within 7 days of authentication (see clause 32 and Item H below).
    7. Following selection of the Winning Artwork, all non-winning entry forms and artwork scans will be returned to the participating Entrant by email.
      1. All other electronic copies of the entry forms and artwork scans will be deleted.
  7. The Winning Entrant, and if applicable collaborator(s) and Artwork
    1. The participating Entrant, and if applicable collaborator(s), of the Winning Artwork selected by the Judging Panel will be:
      1. immediately notified by the NTAIC Secretariat; and
      2. when appropriate be promoted by the NTAIC Secretariat in media and social media posts as the winning entry of the NTAIC Art Competition.
    2. The winning Entrant will deliver the original Winning Artwork to the NTAIC Secretariat within ten (10) working days of being notified as the winning entry of the competition for authentication which must exactly match the artwork shown in the high resolution scan without any changes or additions.
    3. Once the artwork is authenticated as an exact match of the artwork shown in the high resolution scan without changes or editions, the Award will be given as set out in Item H; Award by acquisition of Artwork below.
    4. If the Artwork is found not to be authentic or has been changed or altered to the high resolution scan, an alternate Winning Artwork will be announced and the former winning entry will not be eligible to receive the Award.
    5. The winning Entrant will arrange transport of the original Winning Artwork rolled for framing by the NTAIC, and will include any instructions for the framer, including the necessary attachments or hanging systems and instructions to hang, install and display the artwork.
    6. The participating Entrant will decide on the freight company to transport the Winning Artwork.
    7. The NTAIC Secretariat will pay the transport costs and insurance of the Artwork from the date of dispatch to receipt by the NTAIC Secretariat.
    8. By completing, signing and submitting this Entry Form and Artwork and accepting the Award, the participating Entrant, and if applicable, collaborator(s):
      1. Grants to the Commonwealth as represented by the NIAA or the NTAIC, a permanent, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable, ongoing, non-exclusive licence (including a right of sub-licence) to use, reproduce, adapt and modify the winning Artwork for the purpose of designing a logo for the NTAIC and publish, communicate, broadcast the Winning Artwork in all media of expression now known or later developed in all languages.
      2. Consents to any of the following types of acts or omissions by the Commonwealth:
        1. use of all or part of the Artwork in accordance with the licence granted above, with or without attribution of authorship to the Entrant; and
        2. use of all or part of the Artwork in the NTAIC logo and in NTAIC corporate and communications templates.
      3. May be requested to physically sign a licence and consent form relating to the Winning Artwork. Failure to sign the licence will entitle the Commonwealth, as represented by the NIAA or the NTAIC to remove the participating entrant’s artwork from the competition.
      4. Understands the licence only extends to non-commercial use of the Winning Artwork.
      5. Warrants that at time of accepting the Award there is no cultural reason, or any other impediment that prevents the winning artwork from being incorporated in full or part in the NTAIC logo design and reproduced in corporate and communications collateral including letterhead, website, media release templates and other materials.
      6. Agrees the Commonwealth as represented by the NIAA or the NTAIC may publish information provided by the Entrant in connection with the entry including but not limited to, the winning Entrant’s name, age, community and the story or narrative of the winning Artwork.
    9. The Commonwealth’s purpose in using, or sublicensing the use of, the Winning Artwork is limited to the following purposes, and anything incidental to such purposes:
      1. NTAIC logo design;
      2. reproductions in NTAIC communications and corporate collateral including letterhead, media release, event materials and other Corporate templates;
      3. NTAIC banners and promotional materials for display in the NTAIC offices and other display spaces; and
      4. NTAIC website and social media banners.
  8. Award by acquisition of Artwork
    1. The NTAIC will acquire the Winning Artwork for the Award value of $10,000 plus GST.
    2. Upon the Winning Artwork being authenticated, the NTAIC Secretariat will request a tax invoice and payment will be made within 7-days upon receipt of the tax invoice.
  9. Other
    1. These terms and conditions may be amended, and any amendments will be binding on all entrants.
    2. If, for any reason, the competition is no longer able to be run as planned, the NTAIC may cancel the Competition without liability to any entrant, or any other person.
    3. On behalf of the NTAIC, the NTAIC Secretariat a taskforce within the NIAA is the Promoter and Manager of this Competition.

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