Clicks has made the switch to Instagram!

To celebrate, we are giving a Nintendo Switch bundle to the lucky follower who takes the best photo of their favourite retro technology…

Think your old school Gameboy, Donkey Kong on Game & Watch, NES or Sega Megadrive console, digital calculator watch, Commodore-64, Atari 2600, game consoles (Galaga, 1942, Frogger, Pacman, Space Invaders), boombox, 35mm camera, Walkman/Discman, hamburger phone, slide rule, IBM Model M Keyboard, 80’s drum machine or synth… the list goes on!

Check out these examples for inspiration!

Think you have the stuff to win? Entering is easy! Simply follow these three steps:

  • Follow @clicks_au on Instagram
  • Snap a photo of your favourite piece of retro tech.
  • Post your pic to Instagram with very short description and the tags @clicks_au and #flicktheswitch.

This is a competition and Clicks will select a winner. Creative entries will wow the judges, so make sure to snap hard-to-find tech and consider the composition of your shot!

What are you waiting for?! Hunt down some retro tech and get ready to flick the Switch!

Terms and Conditions

This Promotion (“Promotion”) is conducted by clicks_au, trading as Clicks IT Recruitment, ABN 25 348 636 087, of Level 35, 360 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000. 

By entering the Promotion, you are agreeing to the following terms and conditions:


1.1   All Information on how to enter, including any correspondence or promotional materials, forms part of the Conditions of Entry.


2.1 This promotion is ONLY open to Australian residents over 18 years of age.

2.2  Employees (and their immediate families) of the Promoter, their related bodies corporate and companies or agencies associated with this promotion are ineligible to enter.

2.3  The Promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of entries and reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who the Promoter believes either has tampered with the entry process or has submitted an entry which is not in accordance with these Conditions of Entry.


3.1   Promotion commences at 09:00am AEST on 29/07/2017 and ends at 11:59pm AEST on 01/09/2017 (the “Promotional Period”).

3.2  To be eligible to enter, individuals must use their own Instagram page and complete the following steps during the Promotional Period:

(a) Post a photo of your favourite retro technology (over 20 years old) and caption the photo with the tags @clicks_au and #flicktheswitch and tell us in a few words that the technology is. Entries unrelated to the theme or deemed to be unsuitable by the Promoter will not be included as valid entries to the competition.

(b) For the avoidance of doubt, the image can be an image that was taken before the start of the Promotional Period or during the Promotional Period;

(c) Instagram profiles must be set to public for the Promotional Period.

3.3. This is a game of skill and chance plays no part in determining the winners. Each entry will be individually judged based on the originality and creative merit of the image provided. The judges reserve the right to select additional reserve entries which they determine to be the next best, and record them in order, in case of an invalid entry or ineligible entrant.

3.4   Multiple entries are permitted, from individual Instagram accounts subject to the following (a) each entry must be submitted separately and in accordance with entry requirements; (b) each entry must include a different image; and (c) a maximum of ten (10) entries per person is permitted.

3.5   Entries will NOT be sold or distributed.

3.6   In submitting an entry, entrants agree to grant the Promoter a perpetual and non-exclusive license to use footage and photographs submitted in the competition on its website, newsletter and social media properties and entrants will not be entitled to any fee for such use.

3.7   When an entrant submits any materials via the promotion including comments (“Content”), the entrant, unless the Promoter advises otherwise, licenses and grants the Promoter, its affiliates and sub-licensees a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, and sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish and display such Content for any purpose in any media, without compensation, restriction on use, attribution or liability. Entrants agree not to assert any moral rights in relation to such use and warrant that they have the full authority to grant these rights.

  1. PRIZE

4.1  There will be one winner.

4.2  The prize is a Nintendo Switch™ Grey Console valued at $469.95 and a Nintendo switch compatible video game of the Promoter’s choosing valued at $89.95 .

4.3 The total prize pool is valued at $559.90.The prize must be taken as offered and is not transferable or redeemable for cash. Prize is subject to availability and the Promoter accepts no responsibility for any variation in the prize offered, be it the type of prize or its value.

4.4  The winners are responsible for the collection of the prizes from the Promoter’s premises closest to them. Premises are located in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra.

4.5   In accepting the prize, the winner agrees to participate and co-operate as required in all editorial activities relating to the competition.  The winner agrees to grant the Promoter a perpetual and non-exclusive license to use footage and photographs taken when presented with the prize on its website, newsletter and social media properties and the winner will not be entitled to any fee for such use.


5.3  The Promoter (and its employees) will judge and decide on the best entry. The decision is final and the Promoter will not enter into correspondence regarding the result.

5.4  The winner will be publicly announced on the Promoter’s website, Facebook and Instagram pages on September 4, 2017. Only the winner’s first name and surname will be published.


6.1  In the case of the intervention of any outside act, agent or event which prevents or significantly hinders the Promoter’s ability to proceed with the competition on the dates and in the manner described in these terms and conditions, the Promoter may in its absolute discretion cancel the competition and recommence it from the start on the same conditions.

6.2  The Promoter and associated agencies and companies will take no responsibility for prizes damaged or lost in transit, or late, lost or misdirected mail.

6.3  The Promoter & affiliates will not be liable for any misadventure, accident, injury, loss or claim by an entrant that may occur whilst undertaking any activity in or connected with their entry into the draw.

6.5    The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any tax liability incurred as a result of an entrant participating in the Competition. Entrants should obtain independent tax and financial advice.

6.6    Entrants agree that they are fully responsible for the Content they submit. The Promoter shall not be liable in any way for such Content to the full extent permitted by law. Entrants warrant and agree that:

(a) they will not submit any Content that is unlawful or fraudulent, or that the Promoter may deem in breach of any intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other rights, defamatory, obscene, derogatory, pornographic, sexually inappropriate, violent, abusive, harassing, threatening, objectionable with respect to race, religion, origin or gender, or otherwise unsuitable for publication;

(b) they will obtain prior consent from any person that appears in their Content;

(c) they will obtain full prior consent from any person who has jointly created or has any rights in the Content, to the uses and terms herein;

(d) their Content shall not contain viruses or cause injury or harm to any person or entity;

(e) they will comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including without limitation, those governing copyright, content, defamation, privacy, publicity and the access or use of others’ computer or communication systems. Without limiting any other terms herein, the entrant agrees to indemnify the Promoter for any breach of the above terms; and

(f) images that are directly defamatory to the Promoter will also not be approved.

6.6   If any provision of these conditions is unenforceable for any reason, it will be severed and the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.