As you'll see from the articles listed below, Collective Shout is critical of the system of ad industry self-regulation and has recommended it be replaced by an independent regulator.
Until such change takes place, the ASB remains the official complaints handling process for advertising and it is vitally important that we use it.
Read: Why you should make a complaint to the Advertising Standards Board
Aug 11, 2023
Contact your council today Following Ad Standards' dismal double endorsement of a massive suburban streetside porn billboard, Western Australia's City of Stirling updated its outdoor...
Aug 03, 2022
Parent plea to 'let kids stay kids'
May 17, 2022
Other porn themed ads OK for kids, says Ad Standards [Updated]
Dec 17, 2021
Sex store sets new record for ad violations with BDSM-porn themed ads Honey Birdette is keeping Ad Standards busy. Last month the self-regulated ad industry...
Jul 27, 2021
Westfield-based sex shop chain racks up 50th violation
May 17, 2021
[*Updated*] Repeat offender untouchable under ad industry self regulation Honey Birdette has rolled out a new porny ad campaign - before the self-regulated industry “watchdog”...
Aug 27, 2020
House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs Inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence
May 27, 2019
As expected: "The advertiser has not provided a response to the Panel's determination"
Sep 27, 2016
"Sexism is not always obviously violent, exploitative or degrading. It can be unintended or disguised innocently as humour, but it is always insidious, offensive to...
Jul 28, 2016
Collective Shout call for financial penalties for repeat offenders