The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes moves to rid New South Wales roads of sexist, obscene and offensive slogans, and urges the government to prioritise the protection of our children from this unnecessary and extremely offensive advertising.
They gloated about obscene images of people wearing only sand shoes that they marketed to children and adults.
Volley Australia should apologise to children and the wider community for subjecting them to highly sexualised advertising to sell sport shoes, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.
The Australian Christian Lobby has called for consistency in advertising standards following the passing of legislation yesterday that removes offensive advertising, like that promoted on many Wicked Camper vans, off Queensland roads.
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes the decision by the Advertising Standards Board that Honey Birdette’s Christmas advertising in Westfield shopping centres was offensive and contravened community standards.
The Australian Christian Lobby today welcomed a Queensland Parliamentary Committee’s recommendation supporting legislation that will remove offensive advertising, like that promoted on many Wicked Camper vans, off state roads.
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Today, the Australian Christian Lobby has repeated its call for Volley shoes to remove sexually explicit advertising from its website and to uphold a ruling over the campaign by the Advertising Standards Board.
Have you ever pulled up at a set of traffic lights with the kids in the car and promptly noticed a sexualised billboard that you just hope your kids aren’t looking at?
Have you ever been confronted by graphic or sexualised outdoor advertising? Such advertising is the focus of a Queensland parliamentary inquiry which is underway and today was addressed by Australian Christian Lobby Queensland director Wendy Francis.
As a campaigner for G-rated outdoor advertising for more than six years, Ms Francis today stressed the need for all outdoor advertising to be free from sexualised images and messages. Below is an abridged version of her opening statement to the inquiry.
Advertising self-regulation has not delivered on community expectations and continues to expose children to sexualised outdoor advertising, a Queensland Parliamentary inquiry into outdoor advertising heard today.
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