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Blog archive: 2020

In case you missed it: Co-design in COVID times

27 Nov 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

Hear from Etienne Maujean, Head of Research and Design at Cordelta Digital, about design thinking and remote collaboration. Video from our webinar on 15 October 2020 ..... Read more »

Congratulations to our newly certified members!

22 Nov 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

At the IABC Canberra Board strategic planning session at the beginning of the year, we committed to holding our first Global Communication Certification Council exam in Canberra. Until fairly recently it was difficult for Asia Pacific members to sit for the Communication Management Professional (CMP) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP) exams as most were held at the international IABC conferences in North America. We were determined as part of our three year strategic plan..... Read more »

The Australian War Memorial wins AMI award for Our Continuing Story campaign

22 Nov 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

The Australian War Memorial has been recognised by the Australian Marketing Institute, winning the Marketing Excellence state award (ACT) for their Our Continuing Story campaign. The Public Sector Marketing category award recognises marketing excellence in campaigns delivered by or for the public sector.  Our Continuing Story was developed as a brand campaign to support the Memorial’s development project. The campaign aims to establish a narrative and strategically influe..... Read more »

The ATO wins AMI award for Single Touch Payroll campaign

22 Nov 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

The ATO wins AMI award for Single Touch Payroll campaign It’s not every day you get to work on an award-winning communications campaign but for the team at the ATO, this became a reality last week after walking away with the state award (ACT) for their Single Touch Payroll (STP) campaign at the Australian Marketing Institute’s Marketing Excellence awards for the best integrated marketing communications program.  The award recognises excellence in the implementation of an int..... Read more »


17 Nov 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

Everyone I speak to lately is ready to say goodbye to 2020 and welcome new opportunities in 2021. If you're looking to challenge yourself in 2021 joining the IABC Canberra Board could be just the thing! Serving on the IABC Canberra Board helps grow your professional skills, build your personal network, and provides an opportunity to contribute to the communication profession not just in Canberra but across the world. We are looking for experienced communication professionals who have dive..... Read more »


2 Nov 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

By Juliette Taylor, creativeXpeople It used to be a creative’s dream. Break free from the shackles chaining you to the desk to get outside and let your creativity run wild. Brainstorm at the park. Ideate in a cafe. Write scripts from your own couch. Get out of the stifling four walls of the office and get the creative juices flowing in a new environment. It was the perfect formula for thinking outside the box. And to most, a mere dream of an alternate reality. Then, all of a sudden, it ..... Read more »

In case you missed it: Are you crisis ready?

21 Oct 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

Hear from Peter Rekers, one of Australia’s leading experts in crisis management. Video from our webinar on 11 June 2020: Are you crisis ready? webinar recording ..... Read more »

Listen up

13 Oct 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

'Friends, Romans, countrymen – lend me your ears!' Like Mark Anthony exclaims in Shakespeare’s oft-quoted Julius Caesar, the function of communications is often diminished to a one-way exercise. Whether it be the presidential candidate waxing lyrical at the lectern, or the young revolutionary calling his fellow citizens to arms from a soap box styled pulpit – the focus is on message transmission. But what if that was only half the picture? If you were to ask a layman to des..... Read more »

Federal Budget 2020: Notes from Canberra

9 Oct 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

The Isentia team in Canberra was part of the Press Gallery Budget lock up and attended the Budget lock up press conference given by Treasurer The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP and Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann. Read the full summary of Budget-related media activity on the Isentia blog. The Isentia team based in Canberra ..... Read more »

Creating a digital experience

15 Sep 2020 / Posted by leanne  /  News

IABC Canberra President Amanda Dennett sat down with David Pembroke for the GovComms podcast about social media in government, digital experiences at the Australian War Memorial, and how we're supporting communication certification. ..... Read more »

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