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Radio ad revenue up in January

8 February, 2017
Metropolitan commercial radio stations reported modest growth in advertising revenue of 0.85% in the month of January 2017 to a total of $50.551 million, according to figures sourced by Deloitte and released by Commercial Radio Australia. ...read more

Further restrictions on gambling advertising counterproductive

8 February, 2017
Commercial radio broadcasters today criticised an attempt by the Labor Party to amend the Interactive Gambling Bill to phase out and ban advertising of betting odds and gambling commercials during live sporting broadcasts.
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Radio ad revenue strong in December

11 January, 2017
All metro markets recorded positive growth in radio ad revenue in December 2016 up 6.75% to a total of $58.837 million, according to the metropolitan commercial radio advertising revenue, sourced by Deloitte and released today by industry body, Commercial Radio Australi...read more

Ad agencies to receive free software for regional radio data

16 December, 2016
Radio industry body Commercial Radio Australia today announced that, with the support of Southern Cross Austereo, media agencies and large direct advertisers across Australia will be offered a free software package called Frequency that will allow analysis of regional r...read more

Clemenger BBDO Melbourne shines with third Sirens win

14 December, 2016
Melbourne agency Clemenger BBDO has won round four of the 2017 Siren Awards, taking out the single category and overall win with the ad “Surgeon” by creatives Adam Barnes and James O’Sullivan.  The round four win gives Clemenger BBDO three out of ...read more

Radio ad revenue up in November

8 December, 2016
Radio ad revenue has recorded an increase in November 2016 up 5.5% to $72.411 million, according to the metropolitan commercial radio advertising revenue, sourced by Deloitte and released today by industry body, Commercial Radio Australia. The Sydney market showed ...read more

Audio brand VQ puts on the glamour with Christmas offer

6 December, 2016
Designer British radio brand VQ plans to accelerate its expansion into Australia through a joint Christmas campaign with Commercial Radio Australia aimed at putting the glamour into radio products. The campaign is VQ’s first major marketing push in Australia since...read more

Canberra, Darwin and Hobart next in line for DAB+ digital radio

6 December, 2016
Canberra, Darwin and Hobart will be the next in line for permanent DAB+ digital radio services, with commercial radio broadcasters today welcoming the ABC’s announcement that it intends to extend services into the three capital cities.
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Commercial radio industry announces fully operational automated holdings system

5 December, 2016
Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) today announced the first step in a fully operational all of industry automated holdings system, appointing AudioNET as the industry partner to automate the radio buying process. The CRA Automation and Programmatic Committee established ...read more

Survey shows gift vouchers top Xmas lists

1 December, 2016
Gift vouchers are at the top of Christmas shopping lists this year, according to a survey of radio listeners by Commercial Radio Australia (CRA) and Presslaff Interactive Revenue. Seventy percent of survey participants said they like to give gift vouchers for Christmas,...read more

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