World Food Day photo competition

Recognise and reward students for their efforts by entering our World Food Day photo competition.

Enter our World Food Day photo competition for your chance to win a Double Helix Magazine prize pack.

The competition is open from 9.00am AEST on Monday 12 September 2016 and concludes at 11:59pm AEST on Monday 31 October 2016.

Photos ideas

  • Students preparing soil and tending fruit and vegetables in the school’s edible garden
  • Creative ways of reducing food waste (for example, photos of smiley-face sandwiches students have created from leftover ingredients collected from the school canteen)
  • Students adding food scraps to the school’s worm farms and compost bins. Posters created by students that promote local/seasonal fruit and vegetables and that discourage food waste.

How to enter

  • Send us a photo to
  • The photos you send us will be uploaded on to our website and social media pages, so if students can be identified in the photos, then please ensure parents/guardians complete our consent form [pdf · 1mb] and that these forms accompany the photos you submit
  • Check out the list of activity ideas on our website for more inspiration.

Terms and conditions

  1. The promoter is the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (“CSIRO”) (ABN 41 687 119 230), Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain, ACT, Australia.
  2. Entry to the Sustainable Futures World Food Day Photo Competition is open to all Australian schools. Employees, directors and officers of CSIRO or any person associated with the Competition, or any organisation or individual associated with the provision of the prize(s) are not eligible to enter.
  3. Each entry must be entered in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. By entering the Competition, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Entries not submitted in accordance with the Terms and Conditions may be deemed ineligible.  Information on how to enter and prize details form part of these Terms and Conditions.
  4. Entry into the Sustainable Futures World Food Day Photo Competition is free.  Entrants may submit more than one entry.
  5. The Sustainable Futures World Food Day Photo Competition period commences at 9.00am AEST on Monday 12 September 2016 and concludes at 11:59pm AEST on Monday 31 October 2016. Any entry received by the promoter before or after the Competition period may be ineligible for entry and no responsibility will be accepted for lost, late or misdirected submissions.
  6. To enter the competition, entrants must take a photo in digital format showing school-based activities relating to food sustainability or food waste reduction. The entry must be submitted to CSIRO by email to Each entry must include the entrant school’s name and postal address, a contact email address and phone number and set out the year level(s) of students involved in the work depicted. Images and any accompanying descriptions must be original and depict the work of students at the school.
  7. If the entry includes pictures of students then entry is subject to receipt of a consent form [pdf · 1mb] signed by the parents/guardians of the students photographed. Entries should be accompanied by consent forms or provided by the entrant before the closing date. Where a consent form is required and not received or where consent is declined, the promoter will exclude the entry from the Competition.
  8. The Sustainable Futures World Food Day Photo Competition will be promoted on CSIRO’s website, the website of Bayer Australia, via social media (CSIRO’s Facebook,  Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram, and Bayer’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn) through direct communication with schools and in the media.
  9. The promoter may at its absolute discretion remove or reject any entry for any reason whatsoever.
  10. The promoter will place some accepted entries on a Sustainable Futures World Food Day Photo Gallery on its website and will include the name of the school and the class level of students involved but will not include the names of any students pictured.
  11.  Each entry becomes the property of the promoter and will not be returned.
  12. Each entrant warrants that they own copyright in their entry or are entitled to grant the promoter the following rights. Each entrant grants the promoter a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, publish, communicate to the public and display their entry in any of the promoter’s media or distribution methods, including publication on the promoter’s website or any internet applications, including on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or Instagram. Each entrant agrees that the promoter may provide entries to its partner in the Sustainable Futures Program, Bayer, and that Bayer may exercise the same rights as the promoter in respect of the entries.
  13. Each entrant warrants that its entry does not breach the copyright or other intellectual property rights or privacy rights of any other person.  
  14. Entries will be judged by the promoter, having regard to the creativity of the activities relating to food sustainability or food waste reduction depicted in the photo, appearance of the photo and the class level of students involved in the activity depicted. The entry judged to be the best will be the winner. The winner’s school will receive the following prize pack (estimated value $70.): 12 Double Helix magazines and associated Double Helix merchandise selected by the promoter
  15. The winner will be announced on 7 November via the CSIRO website and on CSIRO’s Twitter account. The winner will also be notified by email. The prize will be sent to the address of the school supplied by each winner by registered post within 7 days after the announcement of the winner. The prizes are not transferable or exchangeable or redeemable for cash. The promoter is not required to re-award any unclaimed prize.
  16. This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the promotion should be directed to CSIRO and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn. Each entrant releases Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn from any claim relating to or arising out of the Sustainable Futures World Food Day Photo Competition.
  17. If the Competition is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as reasonably anticipated due to any reason beyond the control of the CSIRO, including as a result of technical failures, CSIRO reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to the fullest extent permitted by law to modify, postpone, suspend, terminate or cancel the Competition as appropriate.
  18. Except for any liability that cannot by law be excluded including any statutory consumer guarantees, neither CSIRO, Bayer nor any of their respective officers, employees and agents will  be liable for any injury, damages, expenses, or loss whatsoever (whether direct or consequential) to persons or property as a result of any person entering the Sustainable Futures World Food Day Photo Competition or accepting or using any prize, including without limitation, failure of any winner to contact the promoter, non-receipt of any prize or damage to any prize in transit.
  19. CSIRO is collecting the personal information of any person included in any entry (including in photos) for the purposes of conducting and promoting this Competition as described in these Terms and Conditions, including supplying the entries to Bayer and publishing the entries on CSIRO’s social media sites.  Personal information collected by CSIRO is treated as confidential and is protected by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).  For further information see Privacy Policy
  20. Any questions about CSIRO’s privacy policy or any request to access, modify or delete any information provided in an entry should be directed to

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