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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.

Limited access between the Melbourne Central Station escalators and the Swanston Street exit

Normal access to Melbourne Central Station blocked by a fashion show held in the main atrium.

28 November 2012 19:56 PM
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Welcoming a handful of guests to the Melbourne Central fashion show

Normal access to Melbourne Central Station blocked by a fashion show held in the main atrium.

28 November 2012 19:56 PM
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Fashion show blocking access to Melbourne Central Station

28 November 2012 19:56 PM
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Passageways between Melbourne Central Station and Swanston Street even more narrow than normal

Normal access to Melbourne Central Station blocked by a fashion show held in the main atrium.

28 November 2012 19:55 PM
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Passageways between Melbourne Central Station and Swanston Street even more narrow than normal

Normal access to Melbourne Central Station blocked by a fashion show held in the main atrium.

28 November 2012 19:54 PM
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Passageways between Melbourne Central Station and Swanston Street even more narrow than normal

Normal access to Melbourne Central Station blocked by a fashion show held in the main atrium.

28 November 2012 19:53 PM
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Passageways between Melbourne Central Station and Swanston Street even more narrow than normal

Normal access to Melbourne Central Station blocked by a fashion show held in the main atrium.

28 November 2012 19:52 PM
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Another evening where Melbourne Central Shopping Centre blocks the main entrance to the railway station down below

28 November 2012 19:52 PM
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iPod advertising covers the station

23 November 2012 09:00 AM
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iPod advertising replaces the bookmakers at Southern Cross

21 November 2012 15:09 PM
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(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 35 times this year)

Advertising promotion for 'Skyfall' - the new James Bond film - on the Collins Street concourse

16 November 2012 08:59 AM
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Advertising promotion for 'Skyfall' - the new James Bond film - on the Collins Street concourse

16 November 2012 08:50 AM
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(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 38 times this year)

Sexpo advertising on the trailer car of a Siemens train

12 November 2012 08:52 AM
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Lyca Mobile advertisements on the side of 310M

2 November 2012 08:36 AM
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(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 47 times this year)

Advertising panel on a Comeng train - $1 a day for a 1/2 size panel?

30 October 2012 18:00 PM
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(5 times this week, 8 times this month, 52 times this year)

Replacement window without advertising on the Sportingbet train

17 October 2012 07:14 AM
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A second replacement window without advertising on the Sportingbet train

17 October 2012 07:13 AM
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Trying to look out the windows of the train covered in Sportingbet advertising

The see through window decals are a vinyl product called 'contravision'

17 October 2012 07:12 AM
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Closeup of the 'contravison' film used to cover train and tram windows with advertising

17 October 2012 07:11 AM
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Trying to look out the windows of the train covered in Sportingbet advertising

17 October 2012 07:10 AM
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Advertising for Domaine Chandon wine on the main concourse at Flinders Street Station

11 October 2012 14:28 PM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 34 times this year)

Penguin Books promotion blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

One of four promotions underway in a single morning

11 October 2012 08:44 AM
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Fundraisers for 'Care Australia' at the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

One of four promotions underway in a single morning

11 October 2012 08:43 AM
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Handing out copies of free newspaper 'Melbourne Weekly' at the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

One of four promotions underway in a single morning

11 October 2012 08:43 AM
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