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Take a selfie with one of our Fish Attracting Devices (FADs) and enter our competition to reel in some great prizes!

There’s 10 FADs deployed from Double Island Point to the Gold Coast, so show us how much you’re loving fishing in this weather and you could win one of these prizes.

How to enter:

To enter, take a photo with one of our Fish Attracting Devices (FADs) and upload it using the entry form below.

Entries must be uploaded by 11:59 pm, 13 February 2020.

Don't forget to download our Queensland rec fishing app for instant access to Queensland’s fishing rules anytime and anywhere.



1st prize: Garmin Echomap Plus 95sv (donated by Garmin) and 4 lures (donated by Wilson Fishing).

2nd prize: ATC Virtuous 5000H Reel on a Venom VS12 Spin Rod (donated by Wilson Fishing), $500 BCF voucher (donated by BCF) and 4 x lures (donated by Wilson Fishing) .

3rd prize: $500 BCF voucher (donated by BCF) and 2 x lures (donated by Wilson Fishing)

4th prize: 4 x lures (donated by Wilson Fishing).

5th prize: 2 x lures (donated by Wilson Fishing).



Terms and conditions


The personal contact information you provide will only be used for the purposes of this competition and will not be used for any future promotions.


1. The Competition

1.1. The promoter of this competition is the State of Queensland (acting through Department of Agriculture and Fisheries) (Promoter).

2. General

2.1. Information on how to enter this competition forms part of these terms and conditions. 

2.2. Participation in this competition is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

2.3. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms and anything else that refers to this Competition, these Terms will prevail.

2.4. The Promoter reserves the right to vary these Terms, or suspend, terminate or cancel the Competition at any time in its sole and absolute discretion.

2.5. The Promoter will not award any prize if this competition is terminated.

2.5. The Promoter’s decision on all matters pertaining to this competition is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into. 

3. Who can enter, how to enter and the Prizes

3.1. Entry is open to all residents of Queensland. Entrants under the age of 18 must receive the permission of their parent or guardian to enter.

3.2. Entry to the competition is free. 

3.3. Employees and consultants of the Promoter, and their immediate families, are ineligible to enter. 

3.4. The entrant has, prior to submitting an entry in the competition, obtained consent from all persons whose image appears in the photo entry. The entrant agrees to provide evidence of consent upon request by the Promoter.

3.5. The competition commences on 19 December 2019 and ends at 11:59 pm on 13 February 2020 (Promotional Period). 

3.6. To enter, submit a photo related to fishing near a Queensland FAD and upload it to the Fisheries Queensland Facebook tab. Entries must be uploaded by 11:59 pm on 13 February 2020. To be eligible for entry, the photo must be the entrant’s original work, or the entrant must have the authority or consent of the creator to submit the creator’s original work in the competition.

3.7. All valid entries received by 11:59 pm on 13 February 2020 will be entered into the prize draw. One entry per person is permitted.

3.8. Entries will be deemed to be accepted at the time of receipt by the Promoter’s Facebook page and not at the time of transmission.

3.9.  Incomplete, inaccurate, erroneous, ineligible or incomprehensible entries will be deemed invalid. Entries must be received by the Promoter during the Promotional Period. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected entries including whether caused by problems with:

(i) communication networks or lines, computer systems, software or internet service providers, congestion on any carrier network or otherwise;

(ii) (any theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of such communications; or

(iii) (any problem with, or technical malfunction of, any computer system or other equipment used for the conduct of the competition.

3.10. Five winning photos will be chosen to receive a prize. prize will receive Garmin Echomap Plus 95sv (donated by Garmin) and 4 lures (donated by Wilson Fishing).

3.10.2. 2nd prize will receive ATC Virtuous 5000H Reel on a Venom VS12 Spin Rod (donated by Wilson Fishing), $500 BCF voucher (donated by BCF) and 4 x lures (donated by Wilson Fishing) .

3.10.3. 3rd prize will receive $500 BCF voucher (donated by BCF) and 2 x lures (donated by Wilson Fishing)

3.10.4. 4th prize will receive 4 x lures (donated by Wilson Fishing).

3.10.5. 5th prize will receive 2 x lures (donated by Wilson Fishing).

3.11.  Photos will be judged on their creativity and how they best portray fishing at a Queensland FAD.

3.11 Judging will take place on  and the winners will be notified via their social media account. 

4. No Liability

4.1. The Promoter does not accept any responsibility for misleading or incorrect information provided by third parties.

4.2. The Promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion to, disqualify any entrant, or to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the competition.

4.3. The entrant releases to the full extent permitted by law, the Promoter (including but not limited to, its employees, agents, officers and contractors), from all actions, claims, proceedings or demands and in respect of any loss, death, injury, illness or damage (whether special, direct, indirect or consequential, including consequential financial loss) arising out of or in connection with this competition, including the entrant’s participation in this competition.

4.5 Any costs associated with accessing social media sites and mobile applications is the Entrant’s responsibility and is dependent on the Internet service provider used. 

5. Intellectual Property and licensing

5.1. Intellectual Property rights in an entry will remain the property of the Entrant (or where the work is owned by a third party, that third party), but the Entrant grants (or will procure for the Promoter from a third party) a non-exclusive, royalty free, world-wide licence, including right to sub-licence, in such intellectual property, for any purpose of the Promoter. 

5.2. Entrants agree that the Promoter may use their name and photograph for promotional purposes and agree to their name being shared on social media and published in one or more of the Promoter’s fishing guides. By entering this competition all entrants:

(i) agree not to assert any moral rights in respect of their entry and the publicity materials (wherever and whenever such rights are recognised) against the Promoter, its assignees, licensees and successors in title; and

(ii) warrant to the Promoter that their entry is not in breach of any third party intellectual  property rights.

6. Privacy

6.1. Personal information collected by the Promoter, will be handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld).

6.2. The Promoter is collecting your personal information in relation to your entry into and participation in this Competition. The type of personal information the Promoter may collect includes the entrant’s name, email address, age, phone number, location, photo likeness and any other personal information expressly stated to be collected in these Terms.

6.3. The entrant’s personal information will be collected, used, published and disclosed for:

(a) the administration and promotion of the Competition and its associated activities (including to notify the prize winner and to publish the winner’s name on social media and in promotional material including the Promoter’s fishing guide); and

(b) for any other purpose expressly permitted under these Terms, and as authorised or required by law.

6.4. The entrant’s personal information may be disclosed to third parties such as the Promoter’s contractors, Competition sponsors, prize organisers and associated service providers, and external members of any judging panel of the Competition.

6.5. The entrant consents to their personal information being collected, used, published or disclosed by the Promoter, as stated in these Terms.

6.6. The Promoter’s general privacy statement can be found at:

6.7. The Queensland FADs photo competition is being conducted using Facebook and Instagram which are based in the United States of America.  You acknowledge that the Promoter is subject to the terms and conditions of the social media providers which may allow unrestricted use and modification, including use and storage of information outside Australia.  The Promoter gives no warranties that it can control how your information is subsequently used, stored or modified by third parties. The Promoter is not responsible for the content, security and privacy practices of these websites.


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