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GovComms Blogs | Building Government Capability Through The Publishing Of Useful, Relevant, and Consistent Blogs. (4)

Eddie Jones joins the GovComms Festival

I remember it like it was yesterday. The first day I met Eddie Jones. It was a day much like today in Canberra. Bright blue skies, fresh clean air and a sense of optimism and nervousness. Back then I was worried the team leadership had made a poor choice and we would be stuck with a young dud ...

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How To Build A Creative Culture In Government Communication

“My team is not creative enough.” “I don’t have the skills to be creative”

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Announcing the new and improved GovComms Podcast

Our InTransition Podcast has been sharing insights and innovations in government communication with global audiences since 2015.

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Key learnings from Open Gov Week 2018

Celebrated annually, Open Gov Week aims to increase awareness of the open government movement organised by the Open Government Partnership (OGP). It’s a week for open government thinkers, doers and leaders to share ideas, discuss solutions and commit to citizen participation in government.

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Four media skills that comms professionals need

“When I first started working in journalism, I was given the advice to write for my 12-year-old cousin. If they don’t understand what you have written, start again.” – David Pembroke, CEO & Founder

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Authenticity, government and social media

Those of us who’ve worked in government communications for any length of time have probably had a conversation with someone from Business Area X that started something like “I want to do 12 Facebook posts to tell people about this thing they have to do”.

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Data footprint paves the way for world of stories

It’s a fact. Communicators love finding inventive ways to tell poignant stories – even more so when audience data shows they are hitting the mark.

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Listen: Making sense of data, visually

Scott Berinato, Senior Editor at Harvard Business Review and data visualisation guru talks us through the ins-and-outs of getting your message across visually, including how to build the right team, advice for business and government and achieving the “bliss point” of getting an infographic just ...

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Listen: If you’re writing for everyone, you’re writing for no one

Brody Dorland, long time #contentgroupie and founder of content creation and workflow platform Divvy HQ, sits down with Dave Polglase, our Head of Consulting, to talk all things content marketing.

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