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Key takeouts from the Banking Royal Commission
By the Hon. Bernie Ripoll
SAS Group Director
It would be fair to say that banking and financial advice in Australia as we know it will never be the same after the Hayne Royal Commission.
The importance of future-proofing your message
By Mitchell Collier
SAS Group Media and Communications Consultant
On September 14, 2015 Malcolm Turnbull strode into a press conference in a Parliament House courtyard and uttered the following line: “We have lost 30 Newspolls in a row, it is clear that the people have made up their mind about Mr Abbott’s leadership”. This was of course one of the benchmarks that Mr Turnbull outlined to justify toppling Tony Abbott as Prime Minister.
South Australian election result
At the weekend South Australians headed to the polls and elected a new government, with Liberal leader Steven Marshall defeating Labor Premier, Jay Weatherill. The result brings an end to 16 years of uninterrupted Labor Government in South Australia, with the Liberal Party set to hold a small majority in the 47-member parliament.
Cricket's crisis comms in a spin
By Malcolm Cole
SAS Group Director of Media and Communications
The sad affairs surrounding the Australian Cricket Team in South Africa have consumed more than enough air time and column centimetres in recent days, and most Australians are probably ready to move on. However, before we do, it’s worth reflecting on the communications efforts of Cricket Australia in the midst of the crisis.
Changes to the Federal Ministry
The Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has today announced changes to the Federal Ministry, following the election of Michael McCormack as Leader of the Nationals and his appointment to the Deputy Prime Ministership earlier this week.
Victorian Nationals MP Darren Chester returns to the Ministry as Minister for Veterans' Affairs, Minister for Defence Personnel and Minister Assisting for the Centenary of ANZAC - portfolios currently held by Mr McCormack.
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