SAS Group News
Ministerial reshuffle places the Coalition on election footing
By Larry Anthony, SAS Group Director
Barnaby Joyce, Fiona Nash and Malcolm Turnbull. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the Guardian
The next federal election has to be held within the next eight months. There is increasing talk that there will be an early election, potentially a double dissolution, to be held as early as July 2016.
SAS Group commends Warren Truss for 26 years of service in the Federal Parliament
Image: NSW Nationals
By Larry Anthony
History will mark Warren Truss as one of The Nationals’ greatest leaders for taking the Party from the despair of the 2007 election loss to a near win in 2010 and triumph in 2013.
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.
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.
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.
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