How internal communication helps us make sense of it all

A lot is happening around us right now. If you work in internal communications, you can play a crucial role in helping your organisation’s people make sense of it all.   So, what is the role of an internal communicator?  Traditionally, internal communicators made sure information was shared with employees, through emails, newsletters, or other means. However, times have […]

From woo-woo to worthwhile: Causality in Communication

One thing that has always fascinated me as a communication professional is getting referred to as a ‘Creative’. Ok, I have to admit, a small part of me kind of likes it.  After all, who doesn’t love being told they’re creative? And it has mystical, magical unknowable vibes that make me feel a little Trelawny […]

Measurement Masterclass

More than 80 communications professionals from Canberra and across Australia joined a Measurement Masterclass last month. Victor Zalakos (Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries), Deb Camden (The Communication Dividend), Garrett Tyler-Parker (Visit Canberra) and Ngaire Crawford (iSentia) joined IABC Canberra’s President, Melanie Gibbons, to discuss: Selecting the best metrics that support your strategy How to embed a […]

Creating digital workspaces – the impact on internal communications

We all know that the pandemic has changed how we work and collaborate. Over the past two years, we have had to adjust rapidly to working in a digital environment connect, engage and support our co-workers. As a disruptor, COVID has seen us accelerate our technology use; what we had anticipated using in 10 years, […]

Public Communication: Global Context and the Way Forward

Close to 40 Communication professionals joined a conversation around the role of public communication, hosted by IABC Canberra and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) last week. The OECD’s latest report – Public Communication: The Global Context and the Way Forward – was the topic of discussion, which examined public communication structures, mandates, and practices. […]

Canberra communicators keen for insights on Indigenous engagement

A raw and honest conversation about communicating with First Nations People brought together over 120 professionals from across Canberra’s public and private sector at an event hosted by IABC Canberra. Country and City: Communicating with First Nations People offered an insightfulpanel discussion at the National Museum of Australia drawing out lessons learned in communicating with this […]


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