Appendix 7: Advertising and Marketresearch
Under section 311(a) of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, agencies are required to report in their annual report on payments made to advertising agencies, market research organisations, polling organisations, direct mail organisations and media advertising organisations.
During 2014–15, the ARC paid a total of $11,267 (including GST) to Mitchell and Partners for advertising costs. The advertising was undertaken to advertise an Executive position and ARC programmes—specifically nominations for the ARC College of Experts. No advertising campaigns were undertaken by the ARC during 2014–15.
During 2014–15, the ARC did not employ the services of any market research, polling or direct mail organisations.