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AWARD School kicks off 2022 enrolment campaign

AWARD School kicks off 2022 enrolment campaign

AWARD School - Australasia’s most acclaimed course for aspiring creatives - has kicked off its enrolment campaign for 2022. This year’s focus is on encouraging people from all backgrounds within and outside the ad industry to apply for the 2022 program, with the only...

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Create Space  – your questions answered

Create Space – your questions answered

Today, ACA is holding Australian advertising’s first-ever industry census – the Create Space Census. Conducted in partnership with global insights agency Kantar, the anonymous census will provide a true representation of the demographics and experiences of...

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2021 Australian Effie Award winners announced

2021 Australian Effie Award winners announced

The Monkeys named Effective Agency of the YearThe Monkeys awarded Grand Effie for its entry ‘How reinventing ‘HELP’ added record value to the NRMA Insurance Brand’NRMA Insurance awarded Effective Advertiser Award Five Gold Effies awarded overall The Monkeys has...

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Special Awards winners announced for the 42nd AWARD Awards

Special Awards winners announced for the 42nd AWARD Awards

The winners for each of the 42nd AWARD Awards Special categories were announced last night, as part of AWARD’s 40th celebration, which also saw three new inductees to AWARD’s Hall of Fame.  CHE Proximity Sydney took out the Individual Agency of the Year, as well as...

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‘Australians Can Beat Anything’ ad campaign launches

‘Australians Can Beat Anything’ ad campaign launches

A powerful new public service campaign that heroes the country’s ingenuity, inventiveness and resilience to overcoming challenges is being released nationally in a bid to boost Australia’s double vaccination rate to 80% or more as quickly as possible. The ‘Australians...

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2022 AWARD School heads announced

2022 AWARD School heads announced

AWARD School has today announced its school heads for 2022, welcoming six highly acclaimed creatives who will make their debut as industry leaders helping to guide the next wave of outstanding creative talent in Australia. Taking on the joint role of National and NSW...

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ACA’s road to accreditation

ACA’s road to accreditation

Hannah Sturrock, National Head of Engagement, Advertising Council Australia Advertising Council Australia (ACA) is committed to advancing the practice, reputation and influence of the advertising industry through career development, championing creativity, and...

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Q&A with Matthew Chen, AWARD School 2021 National Top Student

Q&A with Matthew Chen, AWARD School 2021 National Top Student

1) What were the highlights of AWARD School for you?  A cliché answer, but the truth is the people. I think this makes a lot of sense since being creative is such a human quality. Not only do you get to hear from and pick the brains of the creatives who have been...

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Matthew Chen named AWARD School 2021 National Top Student

Matthew Chen named AWARD School 2021 National Top Student

Victorian Matthew Chen has been named AWARD School 2021 National Top Student as part of an interstate virtual ceremony live streamed on Facebook on Tuesday night to celebrate the industry’s brightest new talent. Matthew emerged as the winner ahead of more than 208...

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124 Finalists in Round One of 2021 Australian Effie Awards

124 Finalists in Round One of 2021 Australian Effie Awards

Following a rigorous round of online judging by 156 industry experts, Advertising Council Australia today announced that 124 finalists from 38 agencies on behalf of 55 clients have made it into Round Two of the Australian Effie Awards. Finalists will now compete for...

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AWARD School Super Jury 2021 announced

AWARD School Super Jury 2021 announced

The Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association (AWARD) has today announced the line-up of Australian and international ‘Super Jurors’ who will select the 2021 AWARD School national winner. This year’s Super Jury line-up includes an exceptional group of...

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Q&A with Emily Colman, Strategy Director, The Brand Agency

Q&A with Emily Colman, Strategy Director, The Brand Agency

Emily Colman's career has spanned roles across all facets of agency life, from account management, media planning, and for the last half of her career, strategy. She is the one of the facilitators for AdSchool's Core Strategic Planning course taking place over eight...

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Q&A with Meg Coffey, Founder, State of Social

Q&A with Meg Coffey, Founder, State of Social

State of Social (SOS21) is building up to be one of the biggest social media and digital marketing conferences in Asia Pacific, taking place in Perth this year on August 24 and 25. This year’s theme is ‘Chaos’ with breakout sessions and workshops run by leading...

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2021 AWARD School Legendary Lesson impresses top creatives

2021 AWARD School Legendary Lesson impresses top creatives

More than 36 creative leaders from Australia and around the world came together virtually last week with all 2021 AWARD School students for the second annual AWARD School Legendary Lesson. Among the many creative legends who took part in the unique AWARD School...

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