Advertising and market research
During 2018-19, the Council’s expenditure on advertising totalled $2 116 (including GST). This expenditure was for the purpose of advising arrangements for public consultation regarding the Council’s consideration of whether to make a revocation recommendation in respect of the declared service at the Port of Newcastle. The Council did not otherwise make any payment during 2018-19 to advertising agencies, market research organisations, polling organisations, direct mail organisations or advertising agencies that place government advertising in the media. The Council did not conduct any advertising campaigns.