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Advertising Design
It is the marketing department or in smaller companies, the management, that hires an advertising agency to create, produce and place its messages. An advertising agency can be anything from a creative shop of two to an operation employing several hundred people. There are about 250 major advertising and marketing agencies in Australia, with perhaps another 1000 small advertising and marketing consultancies.  There are around fifteen ad agencies with major international networks, operating a number of offices in Australia.


Follow the links to the websites to find out detailed information about Australian and International advertising agencies. The site also has detailed information on specialist digital agencies, as well as providing rankings for creative achievements.


AFJ  Partnership

BMF Australia
BMF example campaigns

BWM (Australia) or BWM Dentsu

(Belgiovane Williams Mackay)


Clemenger Group (Australia)

Clemenger BBDO, the local outpost of BBDO Worldwide.
Examples BBDO


DBD world wide
selected DBD campaigns


George Patterson Y & R Australia



Grey Global Group (US)



STW Group (Australia)

In 2015 WPP took control of Australian marketing roll-up STW Communications, the independent that, for historical reasons, has controlled the local operations of several of the UK group's key brands, including

Ogilvy & Mather,

J Walter Thompson,

Mindshare and Maxus.


McCann Erickson

McCann Worldgroup (US)

The Interpublic Group of Companies (US)

Momentum Worldwide (US)



Weber Shandwick


Publicis Worldwide

Mojo Australia



Saatchi & Saatchi Australia

The Monkeys



satellites include PR agency Eleven and shopper marketing specialist Integer.


Leo Burnette Australia


303 Mullen Lowe Australia


M&C Saatchi


McCann Erickson
offers a broad range of other marketing services under the banner of the
McCann World group (US)














McCann Erickson



STW Group (Australia)









The Communications Council
The Communications Council is the peak body representing agencies in the marketing communications industry to media, government and the public. It is the marketing advertising communications industry’s not-for-profit peak body, The Communications Council encompasses more than 190 member agencies, with individuals represented under APG, AMG and AWARD.


Advertising Job Roles:

Follow the links below to detailed descriptionsfrom the Communications Council Website:


Account Management
Strategic Planning
CreativeStudio Production
Print Production
Television/Radio Production
Web Designer
Online Producer/Strategist
Traffic Department



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