Danielle McCarthy

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Classic Aussie commercials from the ‘60s and ‘70s

Classic Aussie commercials from the ‘60s and ‘70s

While they might not be the most appealing portion of an evening’s entertainment, there’s something about a television commercial that captures a period of history.

With that in mind, we’ve decided to take a fond look back at some of our favourite TV ads from the ‘60s and ‘70s. Whether it’s a young Ritchie Benaud hawking tins of Milo between test matches, or an odd cartoon designed to convince us that Caltex is the petrol station to go with, these classic Australian commercials will jog a memory of two.

View a selection of the best below:


Did you remember watching these commercials? How do you think today’s advertisements stack up against the ads of yesteryear? Let us know what you think in the comments.

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