Exciting new prize up for grabs!

For those of you entering our latest Survey please see below for our terms and conditions.

To enter please visit www.tonicsurvey.com

Tonic Health Media’s Win a Holiday Competition

Terms and Conditions

Your entry into Tonic Health Media’s Win a Holiday Competition (“the competition”) is deemed acceptance of the following Terms and Conditions. Information on how to enter this competition and the prize(s) form part of these Terms and Conditions.

Who Can Enter

  1. The competition is open to Australian residents aged 18 years and over.
  2. Employees and immediate families of Tonic Health Media (“the promoter”) and associated agencies are not eligible to enter the competition. Immediate family includes: spouse, ex-spouse, defacto spouse, child or step-child (including by adoption), parent, step-parent, grandparent, stepgrandparent, uncle, aunt, niece, nephew, brother, sister, step-brother, step-sister or first cousin.
  3. By entering the competition you warrant that you meet the entry requirements detailed in the Terms and Conditions and accept all conditions therein.
  4. The promoter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed by the promoter to have breached any of the competition Terms and Conditions or engaged in unlawful or improper misconduct compromising the fair and just running of the promotion.
  5. The promoter reserves the right to verify the validity of any entry or individual entering the competition at any time.

How to Enter

  1. The competition commences on Wednesday 7 March 2018 at 00:00 AM AEDT and closes on 9 May 2018 at 23:59 PM AEST (“the competition period”).
  2. Entries must be received within the competition period.
  3. To enter the competition, eligible individuals must:
  4. visit tonicsurvey.com and complete the survey
  5. enter their name and either their email address or phone number
  6. Multiple entries are not permitted. A maximum of one (1) entry per person is permitted in total.
  7. Late, incomplete, indecipherable, discriminatory or otherwise offensive entries will be deemed invalid.

The Prize

  1. The prize (“the prize”) comprises of one (1) Flight Centre gift card to the value of $1,500 AUD.
  2. Additional costs and any other ancillary cost resulting from acceptance of the prize that are not stated as inclusions are not included as part of the prize and are the responsibility of the prize winner.
  3. The total prize pool is valued a $1,500 AUD. The prize or any portion thereof, is not transferrable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash, unless otherwise stated or agreed by the promoter. No compensation will be offered if the prize winner is unable to take the prize as stated.
  4. The prize is subject to availability at the time of booking. The promoter reserves the right to substitute any portion of the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value in accordance with licensing and state regulations.

The Prize Draw and Judging Process

  1. The prize draw will take place at Level 7, 10-14 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills NSW 2000 on 11 May 2018 at 12:00 PM AEST.
  2. The first valid entry to be drawn by computer-generated random selection will be deemed the winner of the competition (“prize winner”).
  3. The prize winner will be notified via the email and/or phone number provided in their entry within 24 hours of the draw date. Upon acceptance of the prize, the prize winner’s name may be published on Tonic Health Media’s website and social media channels.
  4. The prize must be claimed by the prize winner within three (3) days of being notified.
  5. If for any reason, the prize winner does not claim their prize within the specified period, the prize will be forfeited and a redraw will be conducted to determine a valid prize winner.
  6. The promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  7. Please note that Flight Centre Terms and Conditions may apply with regards to redemption of the prize.

Liability and Release

  1. Your entry into the competition, confirms that you own all necessary rights to provide the intellectual property constituting your entry.
  2. As a condition of entering the competition, you hereby grant the promoter, the supplier and their affiliates irrevocable, royalty-free rights to reproduce, modify and republish any material created as a result of entry into the competition, including but not limited to your competition entry, photographs, sound recordings and video recordings and acknowledge you will not be entitled to any fee for such use.
  3. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits, excludes or modifies or purports to limit, exclude or modify the statutory consumer guarantees as provided under the Competition and Consumer Act, as well as any other implied warranties under the ASIC Act or similar consumer protection laws in the States and Territories of Australia.

Personal Information

  1. Any personal information submitted to the promoters will be held in accordance with the Privacy Act. The promoter reserves the right to disclose personal information of entrants to the supplier and its affiliates assisting with the running of the competition.
  2. Personal information collected during the competition period may be used for direct marketing purposes.
  3. All personal information will be handled in accordance with the promoter’s Privacy Policy available here http://www.tonicondemand.com.au/privacy/.

Promoter Information

  1. The promoter is Tonic Health Media Limited (48 147 968 885) of Level 7, 10-14 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills NSW 2000. You can contact the promoter by email at enquiries@tonichealthmedia.com.au.

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Congratulations to Glyn!!

Congratulations to Glyn!!

The lucky winner of our recent survey is Glyn Blake! Glyn is off to Tropical Queensland with her family for a couple of days of relaxation. Stay tuned for our next survey for your chance to win.

Tonic’s Meditation Guide for Beginners

Tonic’s Meditation Guide for Beginners

Written by Joanna Mitchell, Tonic’s Business Communications Manager

At the recent Adnews Media & Marketing event, our Tonic Ambassador Matthew Johnstone spoke about managing stress and building resilience in media. One of his key recommendations is implementing a daily meditation practice.

Many of my friends in Adland say they’d love to practice meditation but they ‘just don’t have the time’ or ‘I’ve tried it once but my mind was too busy’. However, as someone who started meditating several years ago, I’m here to tell you that it’s easier than you think….

Don’t worry about quietening the mind
Lots of people think meditation is about stopping the mind chatter. It’s not. Thoughts are normal and they will continue while we meditate. It’s just about redirecting our attention to a calmer space (like the sound of our breath) and not diving into the thoughts that come up.

Just Breathe
Once you’ve found a comfortable seat and relaxed your body into position, turn your attention to your breath as it flows in and out of your nose, and start to make your breaths longer and smoother. It really is that simple. Don’t worry about doing it wrong and if you become side tracked and loose focus, just keep taking it back to your breath.

Start with just 5 minutes
Keep your practice short by starting with just 5 minutes of meditation per day. You can even do this during your commute to work. Once you feel comfortable with 5 minutes of meditating, extend it to 10 minutes and then to 15 minutes. Like most things, meditation takes practice.

Download the Insight Timer
The Insight Timer is a free mindfulness app. One of my favourite settings is the ‘Deep Om’ sound. As well as paying attention to your breath, play the ‘Deep Om’ in the background to help create and maintain a relaxed state of mind.

Tonic Health Media offers wellbeing programs and initiatives to agency staff for free. Check out Tonic Healthy Living here >>

*Image by Matthew Johnstone

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Expanding our Sydney team – Jo Anne Tan, Commercial Manager

Expanding our Sydney team – Jo Anne Tan, Commercial Manager

We are delighted to welcome Jo Anne Tan to the Sydney Commercial Team.

As commercial manager, Tan will work directly with agency partners and key decision-makers to deliver campaigns across Tonic’s network of health-focused media inventory.

Tan joins Tonic from Bauer Media, where she worked for the past five years as an agency manager, responsible for major accounts such as P&G and Revlon.

Tonic commercial director Jack Mortlock said Tan’s appointment is a true reflection of the company’s strong start in 2017.

Read full article on BandT here >>

Tonic acquire Torch Media’s digital pharmacy network

Tonic acquire Torch Media’s digital pharmacy network

We are thrilled to announce the recent acquisition of TorchMedia Pharmacy Network.

Tonic TVs, Digital Panels & Brochures Boards are now featured in 4500+ GP practice, Hospital and Pharmacy waiting areas across the country, with an audience of over 14 million per month.

Thank you to the Gold Cross and Pharmacy Guild of Australia for their support. We look forward to working with you and your Pharmacists to provide the best in-pharmacy service for their patients and customers.

For more info on this new story please visit:


Tonic’s Top Wellness Tips for Busy Media Executives

Tonic’s Top Wellness Tips for Busy Media Executives

Written by Joanna Mitchell, Tonic’s Business Communications Manager

Agencies are notorious for long hours and tight deadlines and can easily become high-stress environments. In 2016, the Tonic team ran a health initiative across 20 media agencies nationwide, which we called Psych Up.  The lunch and learn sessions were free for media agencies and focused on educating staff about stress, mindfulness and resilience.

Matthew Johnstone is a friend and Ambassador of Tonic Health Media and our expert on managing stress. He’s taught the Tonic team a lot about being mindful and how to ensure a good work-life balance.

Here are a few wellness habits we’ve adopted at Tonic to keep agency stress at bay.

Download a mindfulness app

Mindfulness apps are a great way to get into the swing of the day, refocus during a particularly busy period or switch off after work. Some of our favourite apps are Headspace, Insight Timer and The Mindfulness App which offer a mix of guided meditations and relaxing music.

Check in with your breathing

If you find your breathing is often shallow and frequent, take a moment to focus on 3-5 deep breaths. Doing this will send a message to your brain that it’s ok to relax and rebalance whatever pressures you might be feeling.

Have lunch away from your desk

Lock the lunch time hour into your diary and use this break to focus on eating mindfully and breathing in some fresh air. This act of self-care will increase your afternoon productivity.

Take advantage of any wellness programs on offer

Tonic Health Media offers wellbeing programs and initiatives to agency staff for free, so make sure you check out the seasonal Bootcamp training and lunch & learn sessions, which are all part of our Tonic Healthy Living series >>

For more info on our Tonic Ambassador, speaker, author and resilience expert Matthew Johnstone, visit his website here >>

*Image by Matthew Johnstone

Launching our new brand positioning and channel content

Launching our new brand positioning and channel content

Posted by Zoe Samios, Mumbrella

Australian health media network has unveiled its new branding, products and positioning, in an attempt to improve health outcomes for Australians.

As part of the new brand launch, Tonic Health Media has upgraded its television screens, channel content and brochure board assets across Australian hospital and doctors’ waitings areas.

Tonic Health Media has also created 30 hours of health and wellness video content for its Tonic On Demand channel which aims to meet modern consumer behaviour and offer new opportunities for advertisers.

Matthew Cullen, CEO at Health Media, said the rebrand was the first of several strategic announcements for the brand.

“We believe our assets empower consumers with useful information about their health and wellbeing, and these updates to our media network will further enhance the effectiveness and impact of the information we deliver to patients”, Cullen said.

Read full article >>

Expanding our Melbourne team – Sam Matheson, Commercial Manager

Expanding our Melbourne team – Sam Matheson, Commercial Manager

Posted by B&T MAGAZINE

Australia’s largest place-based health and wellness network, Tonic Health Media announced an expansion of its Melbourne operations, hiring Sam Matheson as commercial manager.

As commercial manager, Matheson will head up Tonic’s agency relations in Victoria, working with agency partners and key decision makers to deliver campaigns across Tonic’s leading network of health focused media inventory.

Matheson joins Tonic from a group sales manager role with Executive Channel. Prior to that he rose through numerous planning, buying and trading roles within Universal McCann. With an outstanding industry reputation for client relations and strategic campaign planning, Matheson’s appointment further bolsters Tonic’s account management team heading into 2017.

Read full article >>

How to combat stress in an agency job

How to combat stress in an agency job

Opinion Piece by Managing Director, Dr Matthew Cullen

Agency careers have always walked a line between glamour and grind. Long hours and tight deadlines are a package deal with the added fun and adrenaline of working in media. When stress and pressure begins to outweigh the reward you take from your job however, it’s important to understand that what you feel is normal. Feeling tense or overwhelmed are often symptoms or the result of short-term pressures. With this in mind, having the tools to combat stress in a smart way should be part of every agency staffer’s toolbox.

Read more on AdNews >>

Health & Fitness Is Booming, So Why Doesn’t Ad-land Get It?

Health & Fitness Is Booming, So Why Doesn’t Ad-land Get It?

Opinion Piece by Commercial Director, Jack Mortlock

It’s fair to say we’re living bigger lifestyles than ever before. The ‘lifestyle category’ takes in more activities now than it ever has. Travel is one example. Health and fitness is another. What not so long ago were relatively niche pursuits have become prominent features of the mainstream lifestyle. It’s time the media industry’s approach to channels caught up. If our lifestyles are becoming more unlimited and diverse, why don’t channel strategies more often reflect that?

Place-based media channels, like airports, gyms and doctors waiting rooms are great examples of media channels that are increasingly finding a new role as our modern lifestyle expands. Pigeonholing an audience based solely on their location is, in my opinion, a short-sighted view of how modern people live their lives. Just because you’re in an airport, doesn’t mean you spend all your time flying about shopping for cars and watches. And just because you’re sick and sitting in a doctor’s waiting room, it doesn’t mean you stop being a normal person.

Read more on B and T >>

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