April Amnesty Prizes 2020

Subscribe during April Amnesty (anytime between 1 and 30 April) and you’ll automatically go in the running to win these bloody amazing prizes!

Thanks heaps to all our super-generous sponsors – you are ace.

Note: subscriptions must be paid by midnight Thursday 30 April 2020 to be eligible for the prize draw.

Andrew Gibbs

A quality, handmade Mid-century inspired, round four-seater dining table made from recycled Australian hardwood timbers, all sourced locally around the Brunswick area and finished with durable environmentally friendly oil.


Winner: Jason Tierney


Crystal Mastering

Band subscribers: get your EP mastered with lead engineer Joe Carra. Crystal Mastering’s clients include King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Amyl & the Sniffers, Courtney Barnett, Pipe Eye and heaps more.

Winner: Shit Tatts


Evolve Driving

A full-day defensive driving course with a professional driving instructor. Training takes place in a controlled environment with a small group of fellow students, and is beneficial to new and experienced drivers alike.


Winner: Amanda Smith


Corner Hotel

Dinner and a double pass to any Corner Hotel show (when attendance is possible). Enjoy a bite in the bar or upstairs in the rooftop beer garden. Check out the Corner website for details on upcoming gigs.


Winner: Margot Stevenson


Burrinja Cultural Centre

A Burrinja Experience voucher valued at $120 to spend on one of a selection of events (when attendance is possible), and add a little something from the cafe or the gallery shop. The newly refurbished Burrinja Cultural Centre is at the creative heart of the Dandenong Ranges.


Winner: Caresse Kavanagh


Animals Dancing

A voucher entitling the winner to an Animals Dancing party pack, including a year’s worth of parties for you and a friend (when attendance is possible). Enjoy a double pass to every Animals Dancing party for a whole year, plus an Animals Dancing t-shirt of your choice.


Winner: Amy Sue Lasslett



five subscribers will each win an annual subscription to Crikey, Australia’s best independent journalism. Crikey takes readers beyond the mainstream media, beyond the clickbait and beyond the predictability of much modern journalism.

Winner#1: Kerrianne Treacy

Winner#2: Alyse Kent

Winner#3: Nicole Jones

Winner#4: Sally Tregear

Winner#5: Alice Hegarty


Affirm Press

A prize pack of books from 2019’s Small Publisher of the Year, Affirm Press, featuring engaging works of fiction and non-fiction by Australian writers.


Winner: Helen Mentha


Bisque Studios

Admission for one lucky person for a complimentary six-week pottery wheel term at Bisque's Northcote Studio. Join them in their sun-soaked classroom, learn the art of throwing on the wheel and the joys of making with clay. Their classes welcome beginners and cover all the basic knowledge of working with clay.


Winner: Stephen Lansell


Artist Photographer

A $2000 gift certificate for a Portrait Sitting, redeemable at either of Artist Photographer’s studios in Richmond or Geelong. This gift certificate entitles the recipient to a full family Portrait Photography Session and a 25x37cm Colour or Black & White Wall Portrait. This portrait comes mounted, matted and signed by the photographer, ready to frame.


Winner: Jamie Beattie


Brunswick Bound

A book voucher to the value of $250 to spend at Brunswick Bound, an independent bookstore in the heart of Sydney Road, Brunswick.


Winner: Britt Tallack



One Surface Go, ideal for all daily computing tasks, providing laptop performance, tablet portability, and a stunning touchscreen with the power of Windows 10, from CompNow, Microsoft Surface Business experts.


Winner: Patrick Ellis


Equilibrium Bellarine Massage Therapy

A massage treatment of your choice: Remedial Massage (suitable for aches and soreness), Therapeutic Massage (for arms/shoulders and neck or sore feet, with lighter pressure than Remedial), or Relaxation Massage (also commonly called rest and relax massage).


Winner: Carmel Duffy


Gravity Espresso

The quintessential Melbourne Coffee Homebrew pack, containing everything you need to brew a Melbourne café quality coffee in your own home: all the much-loved Gravity Espresso blends, coffee beans and ground, and a KeepCup.


Winner: Paul Duffy


Heart and Soul Tattoo

A $300 voucher for Heart & Soul Tattoo, located in the heart of Melbourne CBD and offering a broad and inclusive variety of tattoo styles to choose from!


Winner: Ashika Kanhai


Home Brewed Studio

Band subscribers: One day of recording and one day of mixing in the retreat studio, located in the Yarra Valley run by Nic, Helen and Bo the Kelpie. Home Brewed Studio promises relaxed out-of-town vibes for artists of all genres.

Winner: Rohan Rudely Interrupted


In.cube8r Gallery

A $120 voucher to spend on jewellery, homewares, fashion, art and more from in.cube8r, a handmade emporium and emerging artist gallery in both Fitzroy and Prahran, with works from over 100 makers under one roof.


Winner: Selena Papps


Josh Cohen School of Music

Five 30-minute piano, guitar or singing lessons from Josh Cohen School of Music, an independent Melbourne music school located in Malvern and Hawthorn.


Winner: Celia Whelan


Junction Arts Festival

The ultimate art escape in Tassie’s lush north with Junction, a festival of extraordinary experiences. Includes return airfares from Melbourne, accomm, award-winning Tasmanian sparkling wine and AAA passes to festival events for two. Redeemable in 2020 or 2021.


Winner: Niamh Corbett


Love Hate Jewellery

A $250 gift voucher to use online or in store at Love Hate Jewellery, a small Melbourne-based design house, committed to making original, easy-to-wear products from high quality materials in small run collections.


Winner: Sky Mykyta


Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)

Win one of two MIFF 2020 Share Passes, providing you with 12 standard festival sessions that you can share with up to four friends!

Winner#1: Dallas Smith

Winner#2: Josh Grech


Melbourne Writers Festival

Score a festival pass giving you access to ten events at the 2020 Melbourne Writers Festival.

Winner: Shannon Slee


Mount Zero Olives

A year’s supply of Mount Zero olive oil. Yep, a whole year’s worth. More specifically, that’s one 15 litre box of Mount Zero’s finest Victorian grown extra virgin olive oil.


Winner: Russel Shaw


My Ride Collingwood

A 2020 Avanti Giro 1 in your size with a rack and Ortelib back roller classic, set to take you anywhere in Melbourne!


Winner: Liam Patrick


Northcote Social Club

Dinner and a double pass to any show at Northcote Social Club (when attendance is possible). Keep your peepers on the NSC website to discover all the latest gig listings.

Winner: Anu Fox


Northside Records

A gift voucher for records, old and new, from Northside Records, located on Gertrude Street in Fitzroy. Northside Records has been satisfying Melbourne’s taste for soul and funk (especially on vinyl) since 2002.


Winner: Kate MacLaren



A Pieater tote bag stuffed with vinyl, CDs and t-shirts from artists including Big Scary, Christopher Port, No Mono and Airling.

Winner: Clara Hargreaves

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Print Council of Australia

A one-year subscription to the Print Council of Australia. That includes four editions of Imprint Magazine and a beautiful finart original hand-produced print from their 100x100 archives from the 1980s.


Winner: Mike Caruana


Red Hill Ridge

Two nights' accommodation at this luxurious renovated farmhouse in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula. Enjoy panoramic views across Port Phillip Bay, explore the stunning farm and bushland, and visit local eateries and vineyards. Sleeps up to eight people.


Winner: Steve Bone

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Scribe Publications

win one of two packs from from local independent publisher Scribe Publications.
a selection of serious non-fiction: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, Fascists Among Us by Jeff Sparrow, No Visible Bruises by Rachel Louise Snyder, All Our Relations by Tanya Talaga, and City on Fire by Antony Dapiran.
a selection of local and international fiction: The Animals in That Country by Laura Jean McKay, Greenwood by Michael Christie, Frying Plantain by Zalika Reid-Benta, The Blessed Rita by Tommy Wieringa, and Fly Already by Etgar Keret.


Winner#1: Anne King Scott

Winner#2: Terese Fullerton


Smart, Alec... Hatters

A finely woven Truffaux panama trilby tweaked in-house by SMART,Alec in Fitzroy, for your hat-wearing pleasure.


Winner: Barry the Groodle


Tallboy And Moose

A brewers-bounty pack of brewery-fresh beer cans from Preston’s local brewpub, Tallboy and Moose.

Winner: Solar/Sonar


The Blues Train

One Double Pass for the Ultimate Blues Train Experience. The Blues Train is a mini music festival on a heritage train that travels along the iconic Bellarine Railway.

Winner: Adam Carruthers


Moor's Head Thornbury

A four-person "Moor Moor" Set Menu Banquet. Moor's Head is a well-loved and popular inauthentic pizza restaurant that has been feeding Thornbury locals since 2011.


Winner: Andrew Murray


White Rabbit Record Bar

One of two $120 gift vouchers to spend on food, drinks, records and/or CDs. Have a cocktail and some tapas while drifting through the selection, or just chill out in the beer garden (when attendance is possible).


Winner#1: Emmy Watson

Winner#2: Jo Kiernan


Wide Open Road Coffee Roasters

A three-month coffee subscription. That's 250g of Wide Open Road's finest beans delivered to you every two weeks.


Winner: Correne Wilkie


Wine Revolution

A mixed six-pack of premium organic wine from Wine Revolution, is a boutique company exclusively supporting the passionate winemakers who grow or source fruit from organic, biodynamic and sustainable vineyards.


Winner: Natasha Phillips


Zoos Victoria

Win one of two Zoos Victoria memberships, entitling the holder to unlimited entry to Melbourne Zoo, Werribee Open Range Zoo and Healesville Sanctuary (when attendance is possible) whilst supporting Zoos Victoria’s conservation efforts to fight wildlife extinction.


Winner#1: James Monahan

Winner#2: Heather Iveson


Green Magazine

A two-year subscription to Green Magazine (that's 12 issues). Green is a leading architectural and landscape magazine focussing on sustainable design.


Winner: Jenna Mizzi

For the full list of terms & conditions for the prize competition, click here.