Direct Debit Request Service Agreement
This is your Direct Debit Service Agreement with Life Education Centre Foundation
Queensland Inc. ABN 17 760 280 660, APCA ID 475635. It explains what your
obligations are when undertaking a Direct Debit arrangement with us. It also details what
our obligations are to you as your Direct Debit provider.

Please keep this agreement for future reference. It forms part of the terms and
conditions of your Direct Debit Request (DDR) and should be read in conjunction with
your DDR authorisation.

• Account means the account held at your financial institution from which we are
authorised to arrange for funds to be debited.
• Agreement means this Direct Debit Request Service Agreement between you and us.
• Banking day means a day other than a Saturday or a Sunday or a public holiday
listed throughout Australia.
• Debit day means the day that payment by you is due to us.
• Debit payment means a particular transaction where a debit is made.
• Direct debit request means the Direct Debit Request between us and you.
• Us or we means Life Education Centre Foundation Queensland Inc, (the Debit User)
you have authorised by requesting a Direct Debit Request.
• You means the customer who has signed or authorised by other means the Direct
Debit Request.
• Your financial institution means the financial institution nominated by you on the
Direct Debit Request at which the account is maintained.

1. Debiting your account
1.1 By signing a Direct Debit Request or by providing us with a valid instruction, you have
authorised us to arrange for funds to be debited from your account. You should refer to the
Direct Debit Request and this agreement for the terms of the arrangement between us and
1.2 We will only arrange for funds to be debited from your account as authorised in the
Direct Debit Request.
We will only arrange for funds to be debited from your account if we have sent to the
address nominated by you in the Direct Debit Request, a billing advice which specifies the
amount payable by you to us and when it is due.
1.3 If the debit day falls on a day that is not a banking day, we may direct your financial
institution to debit your account on the following banking day. If you are unsure about which
day your account has or will be debited you should ask your financial institution.

2. Amendments by us
2.1 We may vary any details of this agreement or a Direct Debit Request at any time by
giving you at least fourteen (14) days written notice.

3. Amendments by you
3.1 You may change*, stop or defer a debit payment, or terminate (cancel) this agreement
at any time by providing us with at least seven day’s notification by writing to:
Life Education Queensland
PO Box 247
Pacific Fair QLD 4218
By telephoning us on 07 5572 0166 during business hours; or arranging it through your
own financial institution, which is required to act promptly on your instructions. *Note: in
relation to the above reference to ‘change’, your financial institution may change your debit
payment only to the extent of advising us of your new account details.

4. Your obligations
4.1 It is your responsibility to ensure that there are sufficient cleared funds available in your
account to allow a debit payment to be made in accordance with the Direct Debit Request.
4.2 If there are insufficient cleared funds in your account to meet a debit payment:
a) you may be charged a fee and/or interest by your financial institution;
b) you may also incur fees or charges imposed or incurred by us; and
c) you must arrange for the debit payment to be made by another method or arrange
for sufficient cleared funds to be in your account by an agreed time so that we can
process the debit payment.
4.3 You should check your account statement to verify that the amounts debited from your
account are correct.

5. Disputes
5.1 If you believe there has been an error in debiting your account, you should notify us
directly on 07 5572 0166 and confirm that notice in writing with us as soon as possible so
that we can resolve your query more quickly. Alternatively, you can take it up directly with
your financial institution.
5.2 If we conclude as a result of our investigations that your account has been incorrectly
debited, we will respond to your query by arranging for your financial institution to adjust
your account (including interest and charges) accordingly. We will also notify you in writing
of the amount by which your account has been adjusted.
5.3 If we conclude as a result of our investigations that your account has not been
incorrectly debited, we will respond to your query by providing you with reasons and any
evidence for this finding in writing.

6. Accounts
You should check:
a) with your financial institution whether direct debiting is available from your account
as direct debiting is not available through BECS on all accounts offered by financial
b) your account details you have provided to us are correct, by checking them against a
recent account statement; and
c) with your financial institution before completing the Direct Debit Request if you have any
queries about how to complete the Direct Debit Request.

7. Confidentiality
7.1 We will keep any information (including your account details) in your Direct Debit
Request confidential. We will make reasonable efforts to keep any such information
that we have about you secure and to ensure that any of our employees or agents who
have access to information about you do not make any unauthorised use, modification,
reproduction or disclosure of that information.
7.2 We will only disclose information that we have about you:
a) to the extent specifically required by law; or
b) for the purposes of this agreement (including disclosing information in connection
with any query or claim).

8. Notice
8.1 If you wish to notify us in writing about anything relating to this agreement, you should
write to:
Life Education Queensland
PO Box 247
Pacific Fair QLD 4218
8.2 We may send notices either electronically to your email address or by ordinary post to
the address you have given us.
8.3 If sent by mail, communications are taken to be received on the day they would be
received in the ordinary course of post.

Details of Payment to Trader
Donating via a monthly gift is the most effective way to help Life Education Queensland.
Life Education Queensland has engaged Community Collective Pty Ltd, Level 5 490 Upper
Edward Street Spring Hill Qld, 4000 ABN 85 611 674 509 as its ‘trader’. This appeal is
being conducted by Community Collective in support of Life Education Queensland for
the purpose of educating children to make safer and healthier life choices. Community
Collective shall receive a one-off set amount in undertaking the activities. This fee is not
deducted from the amount donated, but is taken from an allocated budget set aside for
promoting the work of Life Education Queensland to the general public. The amount of
the fee is equivalent to a flat fee of $310 per donor. Taking the average period of a donor’s
regular giving pledge (estimated to be 3 years), the fee is equivalent to an average of
approximately 24% of the total amount donated.

Privacy Statement
Life Education Queensland and Community Collective Pty Ltd (ABN 85 611 674 509)
of Level 5, 490 Upper Edward Street Spring Hill Qld, recognise the importance of
safeguarding your personal information. By providing your mailing address, email or phone
number you are agreeing that Life Education Queensland can use it to keep you informed
about future activities and events. If you would like to change your contact preferences in
the future, please contact Life Education Queensland by the above mentioned methods in
clause 3. All communication addressed to us should include your full name and
telephone number.

Direct Debit
I/we have authorised Life Education Queensland, to arrange for funds to be debited from
my/our account at the financial institution identified and as prescribed through the Bulk
Electronic Clearing System. This authorisation is to remain in force in accordance with the
terms described in the Direct Debit Service Agreement.

Credit Card
I understand that I am giving authority to debit my credit card with the donation amount
shown, until I notify Life Education Queensland to cease making deductions.