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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.

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

Friday 29 August 2014 18:12 PM
Viewed 728 times
(8 times this month, 74 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 869 times
(8 times this month, 81 times this year)

Advertising for 'Youi Insurance' on Siemens 776M

Wednesday 16 July 2014 08:10 AM
Viewed 974 times
(3 times this month, 122 times this year)

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

Wednesday 18 June 2014 08:07 AM
Viewed 1798 times, 92 times this year)

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

Wednesday 4 June 2014 13:33 PM
Viewed 820 times
(11 times this month, 104 times this year)

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

Wednesday 4 June 2014 13:32 PM
Viewed 808 times
(9 times this month, 85 times this year)

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

Wednesday 4 June 2014 08:28 AM
Viewed 1084 times
(4 times this month, 80 times this year)

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

Thursday 22 May 2014 17:39 PM
Viewed 1088 times, 86 times this year)

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

Tuesday 20 May 2014 17:44 PM
Viewed 953 times, 97 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

Thursday 15 May 2014 17:44 PM
Viewed 1141 times
(3 times this month, 89 times this year)

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

Tuesday 13 May 2014 08:59 AM
Viewed 712 times
(4 times this month, 76 times this year)

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

Tuesday 13 May 2014 08:51 AM
Viewed 668 times
(6 times this month, 75 times this year)

Promotional bus for 'Whitelion' blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station during evening peak

Thursday 1 May 2014 17:10 PM
Viewed 749 times
(14 times this month, 80 times this year)

JCDecaux staff changing over posters at Newmarket station

Tuesday 18 March 2014 08:14 AM
Viewed 663 times, 69 times this year)

Grand Prix season means temporary merchandise stalls blocking access to the station

Thursday 13 March 2014 08:39 AM
Viewed 604 times
(4 times this month, 69 times this year)

Grand Prix season means temporary merchandise stalls blocking access to Southern Cross Station

Thursday 13 March 2014 08:38 AM
Viewed 623 times
(3 times this month, 65 times this year)

JCDecaux staff changing over advertising panels at Ascot Vale station

Tuesday 11 March 2014 08:53 AM
Viewed 737 times
(2 times this month, 70 times this year)

Victorian Government 'use the Right Water' promotion on the main concourse

Friday 28 February 2014 08:33 AM
Viewed 639 times
(1 time this month, 72 times this year)

Chuggers to the left of me, shops to the right, here I am: stuck trying to get out of Southern Cross Station

Tuesday 25 February 2014 08:40 AM
Viewed 794 times
(1 time this month, 90 times this year)

'Exhibition of Lost Souls' to promote the film 'Wolf Creek 2'

Thursday 13 February 2014 08:55 AM
Viewed 918 times
(7 times this month, 94 times this year)

Shipping containers setup on the Collins Street concourse to promote the film 'Wolf Creek 2'

Thursday 13 February 2014 08:52 AM
Viewed 820 times
(4 times this month, 75 times this year)

Shipping containers setup on the Collins Street concourse to promote the film 'Wolf Creek 2'

Thursday 13 February 2014 08:49 AM
Viewed 724 times
(6 times this month, 76 times this year)

Advertising for Ladbrokes bookmakers on the doors on a Comeng train

Thursday 6 February 2014 08:35 AM
Viewed 961 times
(4 times this month, 75 times this year)
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