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GovComms: The Future of Government Communication

Through conversation with industry greats, experts and innovators from around the world, GovComms delivers the latest insights and best practice in government communication. We provide the resources to help you, the government and public sector, communicate policies, services and regulations with impact.

A podcast by contentgroup, leaders in government communication.

Jul 31, 2018

This week on GovComms we talk with Caroline Fisher,an Assistant Professor in journalism at the University of Canberra.

Caroline is a member of the News & Media Research Centre and co-author of the annual Digital News Report-Australia. Caroline is the recipient of the 2018 Anne Dunn Scholar Award and the 2017 Early...


Jul 24, 2018

This week on GovComms we talk with Neryl East, an experienced government communicator, about how to successfully and positively navigate change in our industry.

Starting her career in the late 1990s, Neryl has encountered many dramatic shifts in communication. Following the introduction of the internet and social media,...


Jul 16, 2018

Recently David presented at ComCAN, an event by the Department of Finance that explores communication challenges faced in the public sector and ways they can be solved.

Held quarterly, ComCAN is an opportunity for government communicators to network and work together to coordinate efforts in the communication space; this...


Jul 9, 2018

This week we bring you a special episode of GovComms; a free masterclass on how-to pitch to the media. We provide you with the tools and know how to approach the media confidently.

No stranger to this practice, David spent ten years pitching stories as a journalist and several more doing the same thing from the other...


Jul 2, 2018

Damian Carmichael is from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and leading in the development of a framework that will change how the Australian Government operates. Supporting the 2016-2018 and 2018-2020 Open Government National Plan, his role is to design and implement tools that will enhance public...