Advertising Standards Bureau - Ad Standards Bulletin (Recent News)

Issue 78. July 2016.

ASB 2015 Review of Ops available

The ASB has released its 2015 Review of Operations which includes achievements, statistics and Board Reviews.

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‘Making love’ in bathroom OK

The Board has determined an ad in a public bathroom for condoms which used the term ‘making love’ is appropriate for all audiences.

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Ice-cream isn’t phallic

The Board has dismissed complaints against an ad which featured a celebrity chef with an ice-cream and the words ‘for pleasure seekers’ finding that the complainant’s interpretation of the ice-cream representing the chef’s penis was unlikely to be shared by the broader community.

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Sex education

Take a look at the new determination summary for detailed information on previous Board determinations on sex, sexuality and nudity in ads.

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