SAS Group News
The SAS Group named Asia-Pacific PR Agency of the Year for Crisis & Reputation Communications
We at the SAS Group are very proud to have been named the winners of the 2018 Asia-Pacific Public Relations Excellence Awards for Crisis and Reputation Communications.
We were recognised for our campaign on behalf of LUSH Cosmetics Australia, which was forced to confront a serious crisis earlier in the year relating to unintentional underpayment of staff in its retail and manufacturing arms.
Turf War – How to avoid lawyers vs PR in a crisis
By Scott Emmerson
Most large companies or organisations will have to deal with a significant crisis at some stage. Whether it’s a sudden disaster, such as the tragedy at Dreamworld, or an emerging and evolving threat – the Hayne Royal Commission is a current example for the financial sector - they will usually engage two key consultants, lawyers and public relations/communications advisors.
New Treasurer Announcement
As foreshadowed in our earlier blog, Josh Frydenberg has been named the new Treasurer by PM Scott Morrison.
Scott Morrison announces new Ministry
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his Ministry following his election as the new leader of the Liberal Party last Friday.
New Prime Minister but questions to be answered
Australia has its 30th Prime Minister in Scott Morrison, defeating Peter Dutton 45 votes to 40 after Julie Bishop was eliminated in the first ballot. Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg was elected deputy Liberal leader.
Morrison leapfrogged Dutton in the final ballot after garnering the moderate vote that had backed Bishop.
But will the extraordinary and chaotic senses in Canberra over the past few days only herald more uncertainty in the coming weeks and months?
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