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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.

Installing a LCD screen inside an advertising display

6 September 2011 08:35 AM
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(4 times this month, 60 times this year)

Skateboarding display blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

21 May 2011 09:35 AM
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(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 111 times this year)

Google Chrome advertising at Southern Cross Station

9 March 2011 08:59 AM
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(7 times this month, 47 times this year)

More Google Chrome advertising at Southern Cross Station

9 March 2011 08:59 AM
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(6 times this month, 58 times this year)

Still more Google Chrome advertising at Southern Cross Station

9 March 2011 08:58 AM
Viewed 913 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 48 times this year)

Another pile of promotional crap blocking access to Melbourne Central Station

27 October 2010 19:17 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 45 times this year)

The 2nd phase of the advertising campaign for the privatisation of QR National, at Flinders Street Station

21 September 2010 15:37 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 57 times this year)

Another QR National advert at Flinders Street Station

6 September 2010 10:33 AM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 45 times this year)

Think mixing shopping centre and a train station was a good idea?

Main entry to Melbourne Central Station blocked by the 'Tomorrow, When the War Began' film premier

11 August 2010 18:20 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 58 times this year)

Spare screen on the PIDS turned over to yoghurt advertising

21 June 2010 08:57 AM
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(2 times this week, 19 times this month, 107 times this year)

Handing out free yoghurt to tie in with Southern Cross Station being covered with yoghurt advertising

21 June 2010 08:56 AM
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(4 times this month, 54 times this year)

Handing out free yoghurt to tie in with Southern Cross Station being covered with yoghurt advertising

21 June 2010 08:56 AM
Viewed 864 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 127 times this year)

Artificial grass laid on platform 2 for a Dairy Farmers promotion

21 June 2010 08:49 AM
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(4 times this month, 43 times this year)

Artificial grass laid on platform 2 for a Dairy Farmers promotion

21 June 2010 08:48 AM
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(3 times this month, 45 times this year)

Artificial grass laid on platform 3/4 for a Dairy Farmers promotion

21 June 2010 08:46 AM
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(5 times this month, 48 times this year)

'Is your train made of camels?' advert at North Melbourne

30 April 2010 17:56 PM
Viewed 1114 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 38 times this year)

Instead of spreading the data out, they use the spare PID screen for barely legible advertising

22 April 2010 12:54 PM
Viewed 941 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 68 times this year)

Banner from ANZ promoting their sponsored WiFi hotspot

11 November 2009 17:33 PM
Viewed 816 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 41 times this year)

Security guard in attendance so no more letters get swiped

5 November 2009 08:55 AM
Viewed 1357 times
(3 times this week, 14 times this month, 117 times this year)

Broken 'The Age' advertising sign at the Spencer Street entrance to Southern Cross Station

(Can I buy an 'X'?)

4 November 2009 17:30 PM
Viewed 847 times
(10 times this month, 54 times this year)

Why isn't this crap considered a tripping hazard?

30 October 2009 08:57 AM
Viewed 890 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 43 times this year)

More advertising for The Age - black plastic with zips for 'fashion'

28 October 2009 17:32 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 41 times this year)
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