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Terms & Conditions

Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these terms and conditions. By participating, entrants are deemed to have accepted the following terms and conditions. Entries must comply with these terms and conditions to be valid.

This competition is run by Total Real Estate Training Pty Ltd (ABN 17 093 918 122), 191 New South Head Road, Edgecliff NSW 2027 (the Promoter).

1. Who can enter?
(a) AREC attendees aged 18 years who have purchased a valid AREC 2019 registration entry ticket.
(b) The following tickets/badge types are NOT permitted to win:
(i) Complimentary, exhibition or session only pass holders;
(ii) exhibitors;
(iii) media personnel;
(iv) AREC speakers;
(v) Volunteer staff
(vi) McGrath Corporate and AREC/TRET employees and/or staff members.

2. Promotion Period:
The promotion is open from the start of ticket on sale until Saturday, 1 June 2019.
The final draw (see paragraph 6 below) will be held on Monday, 3 June 2019.

3. How do you receive an entry ticket?
Delegates will receive one entry ballot (Entry Ballot) when they collect their delegate badge at the commencement of the conference on Sunday, 1 June 2019 (including early badge collection on Saturday). Receipt of an Entry Ballot is not suggestive that that delegate is eligible to enter the competition.

4. How many times can you enter?
Only one entry per registered delegate is permitted.

5. How do you enter the draw?
Each eligible delegate must complete an entry form and submit to the relevant TRET stand before 5pm, Sunday 2 June 2019. The entry form will then be placed in a ballot box for the draw process (the Ballot Box).

6. The draw:
The draw will take place at the Gold Coast Conference and Exhibition Centre Corner T E Peters Drive & Gold Coast Highway BROADBEACH QLD 4218.

The draw process is outlined below:

(a) The Ballot Box will be open from 8am Sunday 2 June 2019, and during AREC’s morning tea and lunch sessions.
10 Entry Ballots will be drawn at random from the Ballot Box on the morning of Monday 3 June 2019. The names of the 10 delegates who correspond with the 10 Entry Ballots will be named after Morning Tea (TRET reserves the right to redraw Entry Ballots for any delegate who is considered by TRET to be illegible to enter the competition).

(b) From the drawn 10 Entry Ballots, 5 Entry Ballots will be drawn at random from the Ballot Box in the AREC arena at approximately 12:30pm (TRET will notify delegates of the draw before it commences). The 5 drawn Entry Ballots will continue in the competition (the balance will be eliminated).

(c) At the conclusion of the last speaker, the corresponding delegates of the 5 drawn Entry Ballots will be asked to come onto stage. If a delegate is not on stage within 5 minutes of being called (as adjudicated by TRET), that delegate will forfeit their right to win.

(d) The 5 drawn entrants will each select a key, at random. One key will unlock the car, and the person holding that key will be the winner.

7. Prize Details:
Mercedes-Benz A180 (including stamp duty and registration costs). The exact model may not be on display.

8. Total prize value:
$48,000 (RRP).

9. Notification:
The winner will be announced live on-stage on Monday, 3 June 2019. The winner will also be published on AREC social media accounts.

10. Winner:
If requested, the winner must provide evidence which, to the reasonable satisfaction of the TRET, demonstrates that he or she is the winner, is eligible to enter and has complied with these terms and conditions.

11. Disqualification
TRET reserves the right to verify the validity of any entry and to disqualify any entrant (including the winner) who forged, manipulated or tampered with the entry process, who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions.

12. Claiming Prizes:
All prizes must be claimed in person by the winner.

13. Prizes:
Please note that:

(a) the prize is not redeemable for cash from TRET. However, the winner may negotiate directly with Mercedes-Benz -Benz for a trade in;

(b) the winner may wish to add optional extras onto prize at his or her own expense;

(c) the winner will be solely responsible for consultation with Mercedes-Benz for delivery of the prize and add on optional extras; and

(d) the prize will be delivered from the prize winners closest participating Mercedes-Benz dealership and may take up to 90 days for delivery.

14. Redraw
TRET reserves the right to redraw Entry Ballot(s) if, in TRET’s reasonable opinion and after due consideration, an entrant (or the winner) is unable to satisfy these terms and conditions.

15. Entries
No responsibility is accepted by TRET for late, lost, incomplete, incorrectly entered or misdirected Entry Ballots.

16. Variation / cancellation
Subject to state legislative requirements, TRET reserves the right to reasonably amend or vary these terms and conditions or cancel or suspend this promotion at its sole discretion at anytime during this promotion.

17. Liability and release
TRET shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any personal injury, loss or damage suffered or sustained (even caused by negligence) in connection with accepting or using a prize or participating in this promotion, except for any loss liability which cannot be excluded by law. TRET is not responsible for lost or stolen prizes or misuse of any prize. All entrants release from, and indemnify the Promoter against, all liability, cost, loss or expense arising out of acceptance of any prize(s) or participation in this promotion including (but not limited to) personal injury and damage to property and whether direct or consequential, foreseeable, due to some negligent act or omission or otherwise.

18. Use of any information provided
By entering this promotion, each delegate consents to any information or drawings or items they submit with their entry (other than personal details), being entered into a database and TRET (or its related bodies corporate) may use or reproduce the information, drawing or item in a publication, printed matter, online or in other media without any further reference or payment or other compensation to the entrant.

19. Privacy
All entries become the property of TRET (or its related bodies corporate). Please refer to TRET’s online privacy policy

20. Photograph of winner:
The name and/or photograph of the winner may be used for promotional purposes by the Promoter.

Mercedes-Benz A180 Specs & Standard Equipment

Technical Data

  • 1,332cc, 4-cylinder, 100kW, 200Nm
  • Direct-injection, turbocharged
  • 7G-DCT 7-speed automatic
  • ECO start/stop
  • Front wheel drive

Fuel Data

  • 7L / 100km combined cycle ADR 81/02
  • 130g CO2 p/km
  • 95 RON

Key Features

  • 17-inch 5 twin-spoke alloy wheels (76R) - Available from June 2019 production
  • Style Equipment Line (P27)
  • Sports seats in ARTICO upholstery
  • NTG6 MB Navigation
  • MBUX multimedia system with widescreen cockpit (2 x 10.25" digital screens)
  • TOUCHSCREEN Central Display
  • Touchpad (446)
  • DAB+ Digital Radio
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Active Parking Assist inc. PARKTRONIC
  • Active Lane Keep Assist (243)
  • Blind Spot Assist with exit warning
  • Traffic Sign Assist (513)
  • Reversing camera
  • Mirror Package (P49)
  • LED Headlamps (631)
  • KEYLESS Start


  • Advanced Sound system with total output of 225W, featuring 9 loudspeakers, 1 subwoofer & 1 booster amplifier
  • Ambient lighting (single colour) in trim, seat head restraints, footwells, door handles and tailgate
  • Automatically dimming rear-view mirror
  • Automatic THERMATIC climate control
  • HDD NTG6 MB Navigation with externded MBUX multimedia system functionality, including 10.25" (26cm) digital instrument cluster & 10.25" (26cm) central TOUCHSCREEN digital display. Also with integrated media interface, AM/FM tuner, advanced LINGUATRONIC voice control operation, Bluetooth telephony/audio plus USB connectivity and 12V socket in load area

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  • Centre console storage roller blind (twin cup holder & wireless charging surface beneath)
  • Central locking with interior switch and crash sensor
  • DAB+ Digital Radio (537)
  • Designer key (new) design
  • Door armrests with silver chrome trim and contrasting topstitching
  • Door centre panels in ARTICO upholstery
  • Directional indicators with one-touch convenience function
  • EASY-PACK load securing kit (incl. luggage nets) (942)
  • Electrically operated park brake
  • Folding rear seat backrests (40:20:40 split) with through loading feature
  • Front armrest with fore-and-aft adjustment and contrasting topstitching
  • Illuminated door sill panels with “Mercedes-Benz” lettering
  • Interior trim (Black or Neva Grey linked to upholstery selection)
  • KEYLESS Start
  • MBUX Personalisation, moods, AI prediction (suggestions) & profile set-up (up to 10 users)
  • Multi-function new generation 3-spoke sports steering wheel with 2-touch controls in leather (Blackened finish)
  • Power windows (four) with one-touch control
  • Reading lights (front and rear)
  • Reversing camera with dynamic guidelines and improved 1800 wide angle visibility
  • Roof liner in black
  • Seat cushion length adjustment
  • Smartphone integration (Apple CarPlayTM & Google Android AutoTM) - Available from 2nd decade August 2018 production
  • Sports seats in ARTICO upholstery (Black or Neva Grey)
  • Steering wheel shift paddles
  • Stowage compartment in centre console & additional spectacles compartment
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Touchpad on centre console featuring haptic feedback (446)
  • Velour floor mats (U12)
  • Windscreen wipers with rain sensor and 1-touch wipe function


  • 17-inch 5 twin-spoke alloy wheels in matt himalaya grey finish (76R) - Available from June 2019 production
  • 7G-DCT 7-speed automatic transmission with DYNAMIC SELECT
  • Active Parking Assist (235)
  • Beltline trim strip in chrome
  • Comfort suspension (485)
  • Cruise control with variable speed limiter
  • Diamond radiator Grille in black with single-lamella in chrome
  • ECO start/stop function
  • Electrically folding exterior mirrors
  • Exterior mirrors electrically adjustable and heated with indicator repeaters
  • Fuel tank (43L)
  • LED headlamps (fixed) (631) with integrated LED daytime running lights and blue welcome light, full LED rear lamp cluster incl. brake light and reversing light
  • Headlamp Assist (automatic headlamps)
  • Heated rear windscreen with timer control
  • Parking Assist ultrasonic parking sensors (front and rear)
  • GPS aerial integrated in roof spoiler (270)
  • Rear fog lamp
  • Side skirts (painted) (2U5)
  • Tinted glass all round

Safety & Security

  • Active bonnet
  • Active Brake Assist with semi-autonomous braking function
  • ADAPTIVE BRAKE with HOLD function, brake drying function and Hill Start Assist (ABR)
  • Airbags (9) - front, pelvis side and window bags for driver and front passenger, sidebags for rear occupants and kneebag for driver
  • Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • ASSYST maintenance interval indicator
  • Auto de-activation of front passenger airbag (U10)
  • Automatic-locking doors with emergency opening
  • Belt tensioners with belt force limiters and belt guides for front passengers
  • Blind Spot Assist (passive) with exit warning assistant
  • Brake Assist System (BAS)
  • Brake pad wear indicator
  • Childproofing for doors (manual) and windows (electrical)
  • Crash responsive emergency lighting
  • Cross wind Assist
  • Disc brakes all round
  • Electronic immobiliser
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP®) with acceleration skid control (ASR)
  • First-aid kit and warning triangle in boot plus Fluoro safety vests (driver & passenger)
  • Lane Keep Assist (active)
  • Locking verification (visual and acoustic)
  • MOExtended run-flat safety tyres with pressure loss warning system (R66 & 477)
  • Parking package
  • PRE-SAFE® accident anticipatory system (incl. PRE-SAFE® Sound) (299)
  • Traffic Sign Assist (513)**