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The community’s values have taken the lead at the mid-year mark in complaints to the Advertising Standards Bureau.

Advertising Standards Bureau Chief Executive Officer, Ms Fiona Jolly said issues surrounding religious beliefs and gender identity have taken out the top three spots in the mid...

Benefit to the community and Australian business will be the Advertising Standards Bureau’s primary consideration in assessing recommendations in the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs report into the regulation of billboard and outdoor advertising.
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A Senate inquiry into the National Classification Scheme suggests that the current advertising complaints procedure is working.

Advertising Standards Bureau Chief Executive Officer, Ms Fiona Jolly, said she was pleased that in its report, the inquiry suggests that the current complaints...

Applications are open now to people interested in making sure ads in Australia uphold the community’s standards.

People from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds, who are active in their communities, are encouraged to apply to become new members of the Advertising Standards Board....

The details of the Advertising Standards Bureau’s achievements and initiatives for the past year are available with the release of the Review of Operations 2010.

“Our work during 2010 has placed us in a strong...

Sexuality and nudity, social values, discrimination and vilification, language and health and safety are issues which concerned the community in this year’s most complained about advertisements.

Advertising Standards Bureau Chief Executive Officer, Ms Fiona Jolly said billboard and television...

The Advertising Standards Bureau's new website is now live and ready for all to explore.

"Our aim has been to create a website that is more interactive, is easier to use and has a clear layout and logical flow of...

The Advertising Standards Bureau is seeking views about its Independent Reviewer system.

“At the same time as introducing the system in 2008 we also announced that we intended to review the system within a couple of years...

The question of how much is too much sex, sexuality and nudity in advertising has been answered with the release of the latest community research.

The research, commissioned by the Advertising Standards Bureau, was released...

The details of the Advertising Standards Bureau’s achievements and initiatives for the past year are available with the release of the Review of Operations 2009.

“During 2009 the ASB worked with a...

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