Information on specific products and issues can be found below.

Advertising to children: determination summary

The AANA Children’s Code applies to all Marketing and Communications which are: Directed primarily...

RCMI & QSRI food initiatives: determination summary

The AFGC Responsible Children’s Marketing Initiative (RCMI), and Quick Service Restaurant...

Food & beverage advertising: determination summary

The AANA Food Code has provisions focussing on advertising food and beverages generally. Part 3 of...

Environmental advertising: determination summary

The AANA Green Code is aimed at ensuring that advertisers and marketers develop and maintain...

Environmental advertising

The AANA Environmental Claims Code is aimed at ensuring that advertisers and marketers develop and...

Distinguishable advertising: determination summary

Issues highlighted in cases relating to Section 2.7 of the Code that have been considered include:...

Motor vehicle advertising: determination summary

Advertisements for a product other than a motor vehicle, but which depicts motor vehicles will be...

Advertising to children

Codes and Initiatives There are a number of Codes and Initiatives administered by Ad Standards...

Alcohol advertising

Australia has a co-regulatory system for alcohol advertising. Guidelines have been negotiated with...

Discrimination and vilification

This information provides a general overview of Ad Standards Community Panel determinations on...

Distinguishable advertising

This section of the AANA Code of Ethics came into effect on 1 March 2017. Relevant section of the...

Exploitative or degrading

This information provides a general overview of Ad Standards Community Panel determinations on...

Food & beverage advertising

Australia has a stringent self-regulatory system for food and beverage advertising to adults and...

Gambling advertising

In Australia, gambling operators that seek to legitimately advertise their products and services...

Gender

This information provides a general overview of Ad Standards Community Panel determinations on...

Health and safety

This information provides a general overview of Ad Standards Community Panel determinations on...

Language

This information provides a general overview of Ad Standards Community Panel determinations on...

Misleading and deceptive advertising

Who considers misleading and deceptive ad complaints? Agencies in Australia which take complaints...

Political and election advertising

Ad Standards sometimes receives complaints about advertising that may be regarded as “political”...

Sex, sexuality and nudity

This information provides a general overview of Ad Standards Community Panel determinations on...

Social media advertising

While the issue of Facebook advertising and marketing hit the news in late 2012, the Ad Standards...

Motor vehicle advertising

Ad Standards has compiled information about the Ad Standards Community Panel approach in applying...

Violence

This information provides a general overview of Ad Standards Community Panel determinations on...

Wagering advertising

AANA Wagering Advertising & Marketing Communication Code The AANA Wagering Advertising &...

What is an advertising or marketing communication?

Definition The AANA Code of Ethics defines an advertising or marketing communication as:...