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Workers to fund TV ads on Rio pay

Friday March 25, 2011
IN AN unusual advertising blitz aluminium workers are set to fund much of a three-month TV campaign against Rio Tinto to highlight claims that non-union Tasmanian workers at the company are underpaid.


Friday March 25, 2011
KNIGHTS coach Rick Stone, captain Kurt Gidley and legend Andrew Johns have joined Nathan Tinkler's TV ad campaign, but Stone yesterday urged club members to educate themselves fully on the details of the takeover before making their decision.

O'Farrell demands list of ads in election run-up

Wednesday January 26, 2011
THE Opposition Leader, Barry O'Farrell, has asked the Premier for a list of all taxpayer-funded advertising the government intends to run from today, including radio and TV scripts, as the first of the caretaker government conventions begins.

Abbott was the north wind and Rudd was the sun

Wednesday March 24, 2010
IN THE Aesop's fable where the north wind challenges the sun to a test of strength, the wind uses all its bluster to rip the cloak from a passing traveller.

Gillard waits in the wings

Friday March 19, 2010
The "Julia factor" has the potential to threaten Rudd during his second term.

Unions must leave Labor

Thursday February 11, 2010
It's time for a new relationship with the ALP based on mutual respect.

From silver tongue to foot in the mouth

Monday December 28, 2009
Tony Abbott needs to be careful about using his talent for words, writes James Mahoney.

Taxpayers 'funding Labor ads'

Monday December 28, 2009
PREMIER John Brumby has been accused of misusing taxpayers' money on a multimillion-dollar pre-election advertising blitz.

It's scary that this film is a hit

Thursday December 3, 2009
PARANORMAL ACTIVITY (M) 1/5 86 minutes

Animal magnetism

Monday November 16, 2009
If you've ever wondered where those confronting television ads about battery chickens, sow crates and other forms of industrial-scale farming come from, Brian Sherman is a good place to start.

When kind words are not enough

Tuesday September 29, 2009
The world's crises demand more than lip service, writes Michael Roux.

Overly stimulated, and heading overseas to spread the joy

Saturday September 5, 2009
AUSTRALIA'S stimulus package has been like no other €” for tourism in Fiji, New Zealand, Britain, the US and Canada.

Left, right, now together

Monday June 1, 2009
Modern Labor may have spurned factionalism, but this beast is not dead yet.

2009 Opel Astra

Saturday March 8, 2008
REMEMBER the TV ads for the Holden Astra from several years ago? A bunch of people running around in the buff, exposing their, ahem, joy for the new small hatch?

Labor Sends In Mum With Attitude

Sunday November 4, 2007
LABOR'S final election campaign assault will be aimed at young mums, with the unleashing today of TV ads depicting Prime Minister John Howard as being "out of touch".

Chopped: Tv Ad That Tells Viewers How To Skip Tv Ads

Saturday November 11, 2006
WHEN television networks ban an advertisement promoting a recorder that can skip ads, you know advertising is in trouble.

Tv Ads Shove Drugs Down Our Throats

Saturday October 7, 2006
A weight-loss medication has won the right to be named on TV, writes Ruth Pollard.

Cattrall Too Hot For Kiwis To Handle

Wednesday July 26, 2006
IT SEEMS Nissan's gasping TV ads for its Tiida hatchback starring Sex and the City siren Kim Cattrall are too raunchy for our trans-Tasman neighbours in New Zealand.

Off Road With Sexism

Sunday June 25, 2006
THE soundtrack to the Ford Territory TV ads is Alex Lloyd's song Amazing, but the only thing amazing about the pitch is its old-fashioned sexism.

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