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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.

Promotion for the film 'Tomorrowland' in the middle of the Bourke Street Bridge

Saturday 30 May 2015 08:42 AM
Viewed 670 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 52 times this year)

Rubbish bin outside Flagstaff station, full of unwanted Medibank Private flyers

Tuesday 19 May 2015 08:13 AM
Viewed 1215 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 70 times this year)

Handing out Medibank Private flyers at an advertising covered Flagstaff station

Tuesday 19 May 2015 08:12 AM
Viewed 630 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 53 times this year)

'Anzac Appeal' advertisement on the side of a Siemens train

Thursday 30 April 2015 17:53 PM
Viewed 860 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 68 times this year)

Chuggers from Médecins Sans Frontières at Flagstaff station

Thursday 2 April 2015 08:16 AM
Viewed 662 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 52 times this year)

The annual F1 disruption to Southern Cross Station reappears at the bottom of the steps to the Bourke Street bridge

Friday 13 March 2015 13:24 PM
Viewed 1128 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 109 times this year)

Second day in a row - chuggers representing Oxfam Australia‎ at Flagstaff station in morning peak

Thursday 12 March 2015 08:04 AM
Viewed 632 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 42 times this year)

Pack of chuggers representing Oxfam Australia‎ at Flagstaff station in morning peak

Wednesday 11 March 2015 08:15 AM
Viewed 785 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 48 times this year)

Lawyer advertising at the Dandenong station bus interchange - cliche much?

Friday 6 March 2015 10:50 AM
Viewed 2720 times
(6 times this month, 64 times this year)

Chuggers from Médecins Sans Frontières outside Footscray station

In the old days at Footscray getting knifed outside the station was your biggest worry!

Tuesday 10 February 2015 17:04 PM
Viewed 696 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 52 times this year)

Oxfam chuggers wait for morning commuters at Flagstaff station

Monday 19 January 2015 09:31 AM
Viewed 776 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 54 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).

Tuesday 6 January 2015 08:24 AM
Viewed 801 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 61 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

Friday 28 November 2014 07:57 AM
Viewed 1766 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 94 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers covers Moonee Ponds station

Saturday 18 October 2014 15:03 PM
Viewed 1016 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 61 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers covers Moonee Ponds station

Saturday 18 October 2014 15:03 PM
Viewed 678 times
(5 times this month, 55 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers covers Moonee Ponds station

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:59 PM
Viewed 727 times
(9 times this month, 55 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers covers Moonee Ponds station

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:59 PM
Viewed 726 times
(8 times this month, 57 times this year)

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

Friday 3 October 2014 17:42 PM
Viewed 734 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 50 times this year)

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

Friday 3 October 2014 17:40 PM
Viewed 668 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 58 times this year)

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

Friday 3 October 2014 17:37 PM
Viewed 743 times
(4 times this month, 53 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'

Wednesday 1 October 2014 12:58 PM
Viewed 861 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 53 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

Friday 12 September 2014 08:55 AM
Viewed 770 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 49 times this year)

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

Friday 29 August 2014 18:12 PM
Viewed 711 times
(5 times this month, 57 times this year)

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

Monday 25 August 2014 19:38 PM
Viewed 848 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 60 times this year)
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Viewed 4040 times (10 times this week, 68 times this month, 538 times this year)