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Event Terms & Conditions

Event Terms and Conditions

By bidding in the Auction, you:
A. have read and understood these terms and conditions; and
B. are at least 18 years of age.

The Auction

  • The Auction will occur at Children’s Cancer Institute Australia’s (“the Institute”) Diamond Ball – Melbourne will be held on Saturday 13 July 2019 and Sydney on Saturday 14 September 2019. Winners will be notified after this time (the “Bidding Period”). Bids received after the Bidding Period will not be accepted. Incomplete bids received during the Bidding Period will not be accepted.
  • All bids must be placed according to the manner announced at the Auction.
  • The Institute takes no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete or misdirected bids.
    Legal Status of Bids
  • By placing a bid you are entering into an agreement to purchase the item at the offered price.
  • Each bid will constitute a legal offer which, upon acceptance by the Institute, will form a legally binding agreement to purchase the item at the offered price.
  • A bidder will be deemed to be bidding on their own behalf unless prior to the sale it is disclosed to the Institute that it will be bidding as agent on behalf of a principal and has supplied a copy of a written authority to that effect and any other documents that the Institute requires.
  • All bids will remain valid until payment is received for the items being offered for Auction.
  • The highest bidder who is not in breach of these Terms and Conditions is the person who makes the highest bid and who will be deemed to be the Purchaser, subject to the Institute’s discretion and the reserve price.
  • The Institute will notify the Purchaser of their winning bid after the end of the Bidding Period in the manner specified at the Auction.
  • The Purchaser must provide their name, address, email and phone number to the Institute so that payment can be arranged. The Purchaser must not provide false or misleading personal information and will endeavour to maintain their personal information as accurate.
  • A deposit of 50% of the final bidding price must be paid on the night of the Auction, and the balance of the funds must be paid for in cleared funds within 14 days of the auction. Cash, credit card, bank transfer, or cheque (subject to cleared funds) will be accepted. Failure to do so will entitle the Institute to take what measures necessary to attempt to recover the monies owing, including, but not limited to, selling the item(s) to the under-bidder at their final bid amount.
  • All sales are final. There will be no exchanges or refunds. All items are “as is.” The Institute has attempted to describe the items correctly, but neither warrants nor represents and in no event shall be responsible for the correctness of descriptions, genuineness, or condition of the items.
    13.All items have been donated kindly by the respective parties and as such any respective terms and conditions are applicable.


  • Following receipt of payments, all items are to be collected on the night of the auction, or the from the Institute. If possible and agreed via email prior to biddingS, items may be posted. Ancillary costs and expenses associated with participating in the Auction are the sole responsibility of the Purchaser.
  • All items will be sold only above the reserve price and proceeds will go to the Institute.
  • The Institute reserves the right to add or withdraw items, without notice, to or from the auction.
  • The Australian Taxation Office has ruled that donations are not tax-deductible if a person receives goods or services in return for the money given (e.g. the purchase of any items or experiences). Bidders should rely on their own independent financial and taxation advice prior to placing a bid. The buyer is advised that tax implications may arise from the auction and should seek independent financial and taxation advice prior to bidding. The buyer is responsible for all taxes which may be payable as consequence of receiving an auction prize.
  • All personal information provided to the Institute for the purposes of the Auction is strictly confidential and will be handled in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles and the Privacy Act 1998.
  • In the case of intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders the Institute's ability to proceed with the Auction, or provide the Tickets for the event, on the dates and in the manner described in these terms and conditions (including but not limited to vandalism, power failures, natural disasters, acts of God, civil unrest, strike, war or act of terrorism) the Institute may in its absolute discretion cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Auction, in which case any payment for the Winning Bid will be refunded in full to the successful bidder.
  • The Institute, its elected and appointed officials, members and employees, sponsors, and/or volunteers connected with the auction cannot hold any responsibility or liability for any risks or hazards related to the items won at the auction.
  • The conduct of the Auction and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of New South Wales. By submitting a bid, the entrant submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales.

Ticket Refund Policy

  • Diamond Ball tickets are not exchangeable or refundable. CCIA cannot offer you a refund if you can no longer attend the event, however you may give your tickets to another person to use. In the event that you cannot attend and do not wish to pass your tickets on to another person, please inform CCIA to arrange for the ticket to be re-issued.