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A bitesize look at the new Food and Beverages Advertising Code

The countdown is on until the updated AANA Food and Beverages Code comes into effect on 1 November 2021. Before the switch over, it’s important to understand how these changes may affect your advertising content. Under the new Code: An independent, common nutrient criteria has been adopted Food or beverage products that...

Complaints about political advertising

Ad Standards has received complaints recently about political advertising, including messages associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. While the advertising codes we administer cover a wide range of issues of concern to the Australian community, there are some that fall outside our jurisdiction – including advertisements...

Discussing saucy topics in ads with sensitivity

What’s awkward, mildly uncomfortable to view but important to advertise? Sexual health ads can be embarrassing to see on TV especially in a family setting. Advertisers are allowed to advertise sexual health products and services, but they need to make sure their content is appropriate for the time and station it’s...
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