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.
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Insurance company AAMI has been accused of encouraging theft and workplace bullying in a complaint to the Advertising Standards Board.
Wednesday, 24 September 2014
A medical clinic that offers help to men with erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation concerns has fallen foul of the advertising watchdog.
Thursday, 21 August 2014
The Advertising Standards Bureau has upheld a complaint against a TV commercial by an insulation company that shows customers installing its insulation batts without wearing the proper safety gear.
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
A Melbourne motorbike store has been forced to cover up a 30-year-old poster in its window showing a naked toddler after the advertisement was found to be sexual by the Advertising Standards Board.