Who can get involved in the study?

IT’S OPEN TO EVERYONE

Take part in one of our surveys to enter our prize draws

Every participant has a chance in our weekly fishing tackle prize draw worth $600, the monthly travel prize draw worth up to $1.8K and our grand prize draw of up to $5K with your chosen guide or charter! 

(click here for prize draw terms and conditions)

WEEKLY PRIZE DRAWS

WHO WON IN THE FEBRUARY 14 DRAW?

Every respondent to our surveys can enter the weekly draw for this fantastic $600 prize pack from AFTA and their generous members.

WINNERS

27 MARCH 2020

C. Brettschneider from NSW

20 MARCH 2020

S. Washington from SA

13 MARCH 2020

S. Alessi from NSW

06 MARCH 2020

P. Carter from VIC

28 FEB 2020

G. Moussa from NT

24 FEB 2020

J. Grant from NSW

Winners are contacted by email. Permit number – LTPS/20/42375

MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWS

Every respondent to our surveys can enter the monthly draw for A WEEKEND GETAWAY to a total value of $1,800. The winner will be able to choose between one of three coastal communities — Batemans Bay NSW, Kangaroo Island SA, or Lakes Entrance VIC.

WINNERS

20 MARCH 2020

K. Maltby from NSW

Authorised under permit numbers: T20/187 (South Australia), TP 20/00203 (ACT), LTPS/20/42084 (New South Wales & Northern Territory).

Prize draw terms and conditions

Entry into the prize draw is determined by the completion of any survey held as part of the National Recreational Fishing Survey between February 29 and May 22. Everyone aged 18 or older who completes the survey online by going to www.nationalrecsurvey.com.au or returns a completed paper survey will be eligible to enter the draw to win prizes in (i) weekly, (ii) monthly and (iii) an overall prize draw, as follows:

  • Weekly prize draws: Drawn 2pm every Friday between March 6 and May 22 (except for Good Friday, where the draw will take place on Thursday 9 April instead of the Friday) (12 draws in total). All those who have completed a National Recreational Fishing Survey at any point since February 29 2020 are eligible for entry into the weekly prize draws. One winner selected randomly each week will receive a fishing tackle pack to the value of $600, limited to winning one weekly prize per person. Tackle packs will be posted using tracked post.
  • Monthly prize draws: Drawn 2pm March 20 2020, April 17 2020 and May 15 2020. There will be a single prize each month, of a weekend getaway to a total value of $1,800. All those who have completed a National Recreational Fishing Survey at any point since February 29 2020 are eligible for entry into the monthly prize draws. The winner will be able to choose their preferred location from one of three coastal communities (Batemans Bay NSW, Kangaroo Island SA, or Lakes Entrance VIC) and select their preferred date (holiday to be taken prior to October 31 2020), accommodation, transport and voucher options in that location, up to a maximum value of $1,800 and subject to availability. This enables the winner to select the getaway they prefer in the selected location, with the $1,800 supporting bushfire affected communities through supporting expenditure in those communities.
  • Grand prize: 2pm Drawn May 25, the prizes are as follows: (i) The grand prize will be a single fishing trip with any commercial fishing tour operator/charter to the value of $5,000, including flights and accommodation, with the winner able to select their preferred tour operator/charter (ii) one second prize of a fishing tackle pack valued at a total of $600, and (iii) ten runner up prizes of fishing tackle packs valued at a total of $200 each. Tackle packs will be posted using tracked post. All those who have completed a National Recreational Fishing Survey at any point since February 29 2020 are eligible for entry into the grand prize draw.

Monthly and Grand prizes can be transferred to another person; however prizes cannot be exchanged for cash, or cannot be resold to another party. All prizes will be drawn at the Health Research Institute, Building 22/23, University Drive South, Bruce, ACT, 2617. The winner will be notified in writing, by email or phone, within two working days of the prize draw and listed onwww.nationalrecsurvey.com.au. All prize winners will be listed in The Advertiser newspaper on 15 June 2020. The minimum age of prize draw participants is 18 years. Survey promoter: University of Canberra. Contact agent: Dr Jacki Schirmer, Associate Professor, University of Canberra, Building 22/23, University Drive South, Bruce ACT 2617, ABN 81 633 873 422. Phone 1800 981 499. Any prize redraw will occur at 2pm at least 3 months after the original draw is advertised so as to give winners sufficient time to collect their prize (weekly redraws will take place on 10th, 17th, 24th June, 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th July, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th August 2020; monthly redraws 26th June, 22nd July and 21st August 2020; and grand prize redraw on 28thAugust 2020), at the same location as the original draw, with all winners of redraws notified by email or phone within two working days of the draw and listed onwww.nationalrecsurvey.com.au within two working days of the redraw. All winners of redraws, if any redraws are necessary, will be listed in The Advertiser newspaper 14 September 2020. Authorised under permit numbers: T20/187 (South Australia), TP 20/00203 (ACT), LTPS/20/42084 (New South Wales & Northern Territory).

Major $6,000 prize draw

Congratulations to the winners of the National Recreational Fishing Survey major prize draw for those who participated in the survey by 14 February, drawn 2pm 28 February 2020 at University of Canberra, Building 22/23B, ACT.

Winners have the choice of the following gift cards:
Flight Centre, Coles-Myer, WISH or Bunnings.

First Prize $2000 gift card
T. Nicholls (NSW)

Second prize $1000 gift card
A. Hawken (Vic).

Third to sixth Prizes $500
C. Cleminson (Tas)
N. Harper (Tas)
J. Higgins (NSW)
T. Franzen (NSW)

Ten runner up prizes $100 gift cards
J. Connell (Vic)
D. Long (NSW)
T. Biber (NSW)
C. Saint-Piaf (Vic)
J. Pettifer (Vic)
F. Yates (WA)
G. Simonis (NSW)
R. Thompson (WA)
J. Olafsen (SA)
G. Nourse (SA)

All winners have been contacted by email or post.

T19/1373 (South Australia), TP 19_03997 (ACT), NSW_LTPS-19-37237 (New South Wales & Northern Territory).

The study is funded by the Australian government and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation.