Tuesday, 17 March 2015
A Victorian thoroughbred racing venue has been forced to amend a print advertisement after the advertising watchdog ruled the ad’s slogan discriminated against women.
Friday, 13 March 2015
Subaru Australia has pulled a television advertisement after the advertising watchdog found it would be likely to offend people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.
Wednesday, 4 March 2015
The best advertising is produced when advertisers do something “just a little bit wrong”, according to Channel Ten executive general manager Russel Howcroft.
Tuesday, 3 March 2015
The first ad officially complained about to the Advertising Standards Council was a juicy one.
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
The advertising watchdog has dismissed close to 40 complaints that labelled a Lynx television commercial featuring two men kissing as “immoral”, “indecent” and “highly offensive”.
Friday, 13 February 2015
Payday lender Nimble has again been accused of exploiting people in financial hardship, with the Advertising Standards Board receiving three separate complaints about Nimble’s advertising in January.
Thursday, 12 February 2015
The co-owner of Federal Tyres Cairns is unrepentant after the Advertising Standards Board found his business’ recent TV ad was in breach of community standards.
Thursday, 5 February 2015
A WA sports store has responded to complaints about its advertising by calling the watchdog “time wasters” and the complaining viewer an “oxygen thief”.
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
A television ad that featured married men singing about their search for “someone other than my wife” was the most complained about ad in Australia this year.