Collective Shout has made a submission to the Qld Inquiry into sexually explicit outdoor advertising and participated in the public hearing.
Read Collective Shout’s submission here.
The Committee’s report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on Friday 31 January 2014.
Recommendations from the Parliamentary Committee include fines for non-compliant advertisers and amendments to the code of ethics to reflect the fact that children form part of the “relevant audience” for outdoor advertising.
View the report and the complete list of recommendations here.
Tighter scrutiny and accountability recommended
A parliamentary report tabled today has recommended a tightening up of the outdoor advertising industry through a more rigorous system of self-regulation. Outdoor advertising is one of the least regulated forms of advertising yet the hardest to avoid - billboards have a captive audience and cannot be turned off.Read more
Community concerns about the sexualisation of society and the objectification of women should be key principles, says Committee
As published by Melinda Tankard Reist
Last week outgoing Senator Guy Barnett, chair of the Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee, tabled the report Review of the National Classification Scheme:achieving the right balance. (PDF)
The report was the result of the first major review to be conducted into the scheme since its introduction 15 years ago.