About Us

  • Twitter: @footyindustryAU
  • email: jmlassey@gmail.com

The main intent of the site is to be a repository of the stuff that i argue about or discuss or write about on various forums and sites without having to go back and look it all up. I hope it proves useful to others.

Footy Industy was originally concieved as a wordpress blog in 2011,  before moving to the worldofwookie.com site in 2013. Today it has finally got its own domain, and we are in the process of shifting data from the old site to this one.

Why does this site exist? Boredom and a desire to freely share as much information as possible. With the move to the new domain, Im going to be paying more attention to the NRL and HAL competitions, indeed this year we began tracking NRL crowds, members and ratings before the move.

If you have any questions or suggestions, or corrections, we’d love to hear from you.

Thanks Wookie.

A note on ratings figures

We’ve received formal notice from Oztam that we may not publish tables with ratings figures sourced from Oztam, and must remove any from this site forthwith. We have thus complied with this demand. We apologise for any inconvenience as some of this data could not be sourced elsewhere.

However please note that the data sources for these tables were all publicly available and come from:

  • Mediaweek Twitter (@MediaWeekAUS)
  • www.tvtonight.com.au (metro/fox)
  • www.mediaspy.com.au (metro/fox)
  • www.throng.co.nz (nz ratings – daily top 20)
  • www.thinktv.com.au (regional weekly top 40)
  • www.regionaltam.com.au (wa/tas regional weekly top 20)

Other sources may be released information from the AFL, NRL and other sporting bodies.

Discussions on Ratings can be had at various forums.

You can feel free to direct link to any image on the site.

11 thoughts on “About Us

  1. Love your work Wookie, I need many personnel assistants, and your website is an asset to my project. What do you do for a job, have you a cv that you would like to to forward to my email address.
    Yours truly

  2. Not a comment, but seeking guidance. How can I access Football Federation Australia Financial Statements? I don’t wish to pay IBIS $85 + GST for the privilege.

    1. See thats the rub. The cheapest you can buy them is direct from ASIC for $38.00 each. Either someone like me pays for them and makes them public, or many of these arent released. At $38.00 a pop it starts to get expensive.

  3. Wookie

    Have been reading your work for a while.

    I am putting together a table / chart or something I can use in comparing marketing campaigns.

    I was wondering if you know how to get hold of TV ratings and the years I want are 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015. I can get 2015 but the 2010 in AFL as well. However the ratings [especially Fox] I am finding hard to get.

    Also any idea on how to find media stories articles like how many articles written about the key sports in the same years.



    1. Fox ratings early on werent published for the public at all as far as I know. You might need to write to oztam for earlier ratings information.

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