Turning the tide of public opinion
By Malcolm Cole
SAS Group Director of Media and Communications
Changing an entrenched public view is without doubt the most difficult task in the communications sphere. This can be even more challenging when there are opposing voices resisting the change of view.
Public consultation on assessment in VET opens
The Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, the Hon. Luke Hartsuyker, has released a discussion paper inviting stakeholders to provide feedback on how to improve the assessment of students in vocational education.
Collaboration is key to persuasive advocacy
By Jonathan Pavetto, SAS Group Consultant
For even the most politically savvy operators, some issues can be too big, too hard or too complex to manage on your own – but this doesn’t mean you can’t bring about change.
SEQ Catchments congratulates Qld Government on new program
The Queensland Government will team up with SEQ and graziers to improve south-east Queensland’s water quality by introducing a $2.3 million Grazing Best Management Practice Program and Healthy Country Program.
Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles announced the initiative today (18 January 2016) on behalf of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP), SEQ Catchments and AgForce.
Gayle-force controversy: How to avoid a media storm in the age of outrage
By Malcolm Cole, SAS Group Director of Media and Communications
Welcome to the age of outrage.
The media storm that followed West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle's now infamous interview has raged for a week.
Chris Gayle faced the media at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport. Photo: Josh Robenstone
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