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Commercialising commuters

For Melbourne's privatised public transport operators, they don't make money by moving people - they make money selling their captive audiences to advertisers and other commercial outfits.

Oxfam chuggers wait for morning commuters at Flagstaff station

19 January 2015 09:31 AM
Viewed 636 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 23 times this year)

Three different private education providers advertising at North Melbourne station

From left to right: Melbourne Institute of Business and Technology (MIBT), Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT) and Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP).

6 January 2015 08:24 AM
Viewed 595 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 41 times this year)

Collection of education related billboards at South Yarra station

Featuring the University of Melbourne, Australian College of Applied Psychology, and Sage Institute

28 November 2014 07:57 AM
Viewed 1450 times
(10 times this week, 19 times this month, 65 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers covers Moonee Ponds station

18 October 2014 15:03 PM
Viewed 803 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 33 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers covers Moonee Ponds station

18 October 2014 15:03 PM
Viewed 540 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 16 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers covers Moonee Ponds station

18 October 2014 14:59 PM
Viewed 573 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 28 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers covers Moonee Ponds station

18 October 2014 14:59 PM
Viewed 586 times
(4 times this week, 12 times this month, 19 times this year)

'Latina Fresh' promotion blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

3 October 2014 17:42 PM
Viewed 599 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 19 times this year)

'If you see something, say something' advertisement on the screen beneath the Water Tower Clock

3 October 2014 17:40 PM
Viewed 516 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 18 times this year)

'Latina Fresh' promotion blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

3 October 2014 17:37 PM
Viewed 608 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 28 times this year)

'If you see something, say something' advertisement from Victoria Police and the State Government at Flinders Street Station

Yet another knee jerk reaction to the supposed 'increased threat of terrorism'

1 October 2014 12:58 PM
Viewed 697 times
(5 times this week, 15 times this month, 43 times this year)

Advertising screen on the main concourse at Flinders Street Station turned over to a promotion for the new 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' film

12 September 2014 08:55 AM
Viewed 623 times
(4 times this week, 15 times this month, 50 times this year)

Big screen on the main Flinders Street Station concourse displaying an advertisement for AirAsiaX

29 August 2014 18:12 PM
Viewed 571 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 24 times this year)

Advertisements for the 2014 Comedy Festival still in place onboard a Comeng train, six months after it finished

25 August 2014 19:38 PM
Viewed 686 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 26 times this year)

Advertising for 'Youi Insurance' on Siemens 776M

16 July 2014 08:10 AM
Viewed 716 times
(4 times this week, 16 times this month, 33 times this year)

APN Outdoor and Captive Vision spruiking for new advertising clients at suburban railway stations

18 June 2014 08:07 AM
Viewed 1542 times
(11 times this week, 29 times this month, 46 times this year)

Massive video wall at Flinders Street Station showing Foxtel advertisements, among others

4 June 2014 13:33 PM
Viewed 587 times
(6 times this week, 11 times this month, 33 times this year)

Massive video wall facing the main Flinders Street Station entry from beneath the dome

4 June 2014 13:32 PM
Viewed 620 times
(5 times this week, 8 times this month, 29 times this year)

Bupa health insurance promotion cluttering up the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

4 June 2014 08:28 AM
Viewed 848 times
(6 times this week, 12 times this month, 34 times this year)

Street fundraisers from Oxfam at Flagstaff station for the second time this week

22 May 2014 17:39 PM
Viewed 884 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 25 times this year)

Oxfam street fundraisers at work in the unpaid area of Flagstaff station during evening peak

20 May 2014 17:44 PM
Viewed 746 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 20 times this year)

Street fundraisers at work in the unpaid area of Flagstaff station during evening peak

Employed by a private contractor, and contracted by Médecins Sans Frontières Australia

15 May 2014 17:44 PM
Viewed 920 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 32 times this year)

Another day, another random commercial promotion is blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

13 May 2014 08:59 AM
Viewed 561 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 19 times this year)

Another day, another random commercial promotion is blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

13 May 2014 08:51 AM
Viewed 514 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 9 times this year)
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