There are 4.1 million additional reasons to Australians to be vaccine-free against coronavirus. Beginning Monday this week, it will be the Million Dollar Vax campaign will provide anyone who is fully vaccinated Australia with the opportunity to be entered into a drawing to be the winner of a variety of prizes that include more than 3000 daily gift cards valued at $1,000 , and a jackpot of one million dollars. Here’s everything you need to know about.
What is the Million Dollar Vax?
Million Dollar Vax Million Dollar Vax is a new incentive campaign that aims to give completely vaccinated Australians with daily prizes. In other countries, government and other incentives have been used to motivate people to have their vaccinations, Million Dollar Vax Alliance’s Craig Winkler stressed that the prize pool was designed to serve as an incentive or “reward”.
“(Vaccination is) a decision you should make in consultation with a health professional,” Mr. Winkler who was also the co-founder of MYOB in an announcement. “The promotion simply seeks to reward people who decide to be vaccinated now rather than waiting, so that we can reduce the community impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
When is the Million Dollar Vax Drawn?
The contest starts on the 4th of October, and there will be 100 prizes daily available through the month of Oct. The prize of $1 million dollars will be awarded on November 5, with all Australians older than 18 who have had their vaccinations completed or have received both vaccines within six weeks from the draw date and are eligible to participate.
How Do You Enter?
For entry into to win the million dollar prize,, you must visit the new website and complete your information. All Australians of 18 and older are eligible for entry and those who have already been vaccinated are and still eligible to win in the event that both vaccines are completed within six weeks of the 31st October of 2021.
Who is Donating the Prizes?
The Million Dollar Vax campaign is not an incentive program funded by the government. Instead, the funds are being offered by a handful of generous donors. These include those from the Susan McKinnon Foundation, Jasper Foundation and the P&S Bassat Foundation.
Some have decided to keep their identities private because they prefer the focus to be “giving back to the community” instead of their contributions. The alliance is described as an “group of philanthropists and corporations with the aim to increase Australian COVID-19 vaccination rates above 80 per cent nationally as quickly as possible in a safe manner”.
Other Vaccination Incentives
If the possibility of $1 million be an enormous boost for fully jabbed Aussies? But it’s not the only incentive to get vaccinated given. Here are some additional incentives that fully-vaccinated Australians can avail of:
Deliveroo and Hungry Jacks Customers will receive free large fries when they order during the weekend following the time their state surpassed the 60 percent double jab landmark.
Qantas Frequent flyers above 18 years old can receive a special reward on the Qantas app. You can choose from 1000 Qantas points 15, 15 status credits or a 20% discount on flights on flights with Qantas as well as Jetstar.
Qantas’ Mega prize draw has 10 winners receive one year’s worth of airfare accommodations, fuel and accommodation and international destinations, when the borders are open.
Telstra: Members who are fully vaccinated of the loyalty program can earn two thousand Telstra Plus Points and be entered into the 100 million-point prize draw.