This gentleman from the U.K. has a very valid point. As an Australian I was already disappointed with a poor campaign that sought to ride off the back of it's own controversy. This flash-in-the-pan approach to advertising is risky and expensive. I cringed at the thought of more taxpayer dollars being thrown at flying models and ministers around the world to overturn bans on the campaign. I did however, laugh at the spoof. The spoof itself wasn't that funny but the fact that it was more open and honest that the original ad did it for me. It's really no surprise then that Tourism Australia are throwing yet more taxpayer dollars at taking legal action against the spoof's makers. So I guess the moral of the story is this: If you're planning a holiday in Australia make sure you laugh at us when we poke fun at ourselves, but whatever you do don't mock us or we'll sue.
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