– Mumbrella gifts and hospitality – 2018

Mumbrella’s editorial team occasionally receives hospitality or gifts.

In the interests of transparency, our policy is to declare the sources of both. Our policy is not to accept gifts to the value of more than $100.

In the interest of source confidentiality we do not disclose occasions when we have meals with contacts.


  • Tasty Latest & Greatest Book – BuzzFeed for Christmas/New Year
  • Box set of Enid Blyton books – part of News Corp subscriptions promotion


  • A dozen cupcakes from Impulse Screen/ Einsteinz Communications to promote TV monitoring service
  • Box of biscuits from Nine Entertainment to publicise this year’s upcoming royal wedding


  • Chocolate – Greeting from Spot X


  • Bottle of Rockford Moppa Springs Grenache Mataro Shiraz 2014 from Facebook as thanks for speaking at internal event


  • Box of cupcakes – gift from The Lumery
  • Box of chocolates- gift from The Comms Department
  • Ten Daily branded iPhone charger stations – gift from the Ten Network
  • Sydney Morning Herald branded keep cups – gift from Fairfax Media
  • Australian Financial Review drink bottles – gift from Fairfax Media


  • 12 x cupcakes – gift from MediaMath
  • Half a dozen delicious mini (or possibly medium) donuts – from Australian Radio Network to promote Christian O’Connell and Jonesy & Amanda
  • 2 x drink bottles, pen, headphones from Nine
  • Hipflask with DVM Law logo on it – Gift from the DVM Law winter party
  • 2 x Cosmo magazine and Benefit brow product from Bauer


  • 20 x biscuits from Enthral
  • 2 x bottles Veuve Clicquot champagne – Australian Radio Network to mark new survey ratings
  • 1 x bottle Mumm champagne – Cummins & Partners trade marketing push
  • 2x bottle of Voyager Estate Girt By Sea wine – gift by Liquid Ideas


  • 380g jar of Vegemite with plastic toy included – gift from Thinkerbell
  • 330ml bottle of Doss Blockos beer and nail polish – gift from Polished Man foundation
  • 2 x boxes of Roses Chocolate – gift from iD Collective


  • English Breakfast Tea and mug and macaroons – BBC


  • 350g and 60g Glasshouse candle – Stellar Concepts
  • 1x notebook and pen – Group M
  • 4x lipsticks – Revlon
  • 6x boxes of fortune cookies and document clip — Bonzai
  • Eyeshadow palette, sherbies illuminating palette, peaches and cream nail polish – Sportsgirl
  • Flower illuminiser, eyeshadow palette, highlighter and lip gloss – Torstar
  • 3 x Adshel pens


  • 3 x Penfolds red wine – WSFM
  • Headphones and pen – Oath
  • Yoku Moku Japanese cookie assortment – BusinessWire
  • 4 x Lo Fo Pantry flour and cookies – Lo Fo Pantry
  • One plant – Indigo Digital
  • 3 x Osher bobbleheads – Ten
  • 5 x flavoured ice teas – Cha Time
  • 2 x Amazon Alexa – Commercial Radio Australia
  • Cobram Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil and those weird glasses/ goggles which you can put your phone in to to have a ‘VR experience’


  • 5x Norfolk Rise Shiraz – Brooke Hemphill
  • 1 x Mumm champagne and RNB Friday’s game – Southern Cross Austereo
  • Smash cake with roller – BBC Studios
  • Four t-shirts, four canvas bags and four portable phone chargers – Twitter
  • 5 x Reynalla Estate 2015 shiraz – The Works
  • 2 litres of Camel milk egg nog – Mammal
  • 2 x John Duval Entity Shiraz 2017 – Brightcove
  • Noel classic assortment chocolate assortment – Cybage Software
  • Mickey Mouse plush toy – Stan
  • 2 x Nova gift packs (Kate, Tim & Marty mug, ‘It’s not scribble to me’ by Kate Ritchie, ‘Baby it’s Christmas’ CD by David Campbell, Bird in Hand Sparkling Pinot Noir)
  • A lump of coal – Koala
  • Book pack including Jimmy Barnes’ Working Class Man, Delicious magazine and Taste Amazing Desserts – News Corp
  • Gourmet Basket including Villa Maria Sauvignon Black, Shiraz, Chocolate and mini melting moments – Tonic Health Media
  • 3 x Maison Blanche soy wax candles – ARN
  • 350g Glasshouse candle – Virginia Hyland
  • 8 sticks of MCN-branded caramel – MCN
  • Amazon Echo Dot and chocolates – Audible

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