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Cannings Purple is an award-winning, strategic communications consultancy, providing high quality and personalised communication advice. We deliver communication programs across media, government, investor, employee and community audiences, providing an efficient, single source for clients seeking external support. WPP AUNZ is a cornerstone shareholder in Cannings Purple and part of WPP, the world’s largest communications services group. This close working relationship allows us to provide our clients on-the-ground support in any market and access to a national and international network of communication specialists.

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The New WA Cabinet

The New WA Cabinet

17 Mar 17

Find out who Mark McGowan has named in his new WA State Cabinet

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Not dead yet: the seven reasons you should be monitoring traditional media

Not dead yet: the seven reasons you should be monitoring traditional media

09 Mar 17

Traditional media still plays a big role in the corporate conversation. Consultant, Emma Britton explains why it is important to monitor the traditional media for what is being said about your business, your industry and your competition. 

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Politicians embrace the art of the selfie

Politicians embrace the art of the selfie

08 Mar 17

The review of WA’s election candidates, carried out by strategic communications firm Cannings Purple, highlights the importance of connecting with constituents through visual platforms.

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Parties surprise with policy detail on social media

Parties surprise with policy detail on social media

03 Mar 17

You’ve followed every election announcement and scrutinised every promise made – but just how well do you really know the policies? Play Pin the Policy on the Party Quiz to find out.

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Five signs your business needs a better corporate narrative

Five signs your business needs a better corporate narrative

02 Mar 17

It sounds like the worst sort of marketing buzzphrase — a corporate narrative — but telling a compelling story to your customers and staff can make a real difference to your bottom line. Associate Director, Ruth Callaghan explains. 

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Righting the wrongs in prospectus disclosure

Righting the wrongs in prospectus disclosure

01 Mar 17

Australia’s corporate watchdog has made it clear that scores of companies aren’t adhering to correct disclosure practices when going to the market for funds. Special Counsel, Brad Thompson explains. 
 

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#SocialStars halfway point - how are the parties performing?

#SocialStars halfway point - how are the parties performing?

24 Feb 17

With just two weeks until the WA Election, which parties are using their social platforms effectively? Associate Director, Ruth Callaghan explains. 

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Public sector shake up the big news under a new government

Public sector shake up the big news under a new government

23 Feb 17

In a speech to CEDA last year, Mark McGowan said a Labor-led government would cut back the public service. Account Manager, Renee Wilkinson tells us what these changes might look like should Labor win government next month.

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Are you talking to me? Getting community consultation right the first time

Are you talking to me? Getting community consultation right the first time

21 Feb 17

Failure to adequately engage with stakeholder and local communities can have disastrous results. Account Manager, Renee Wilkinson shows us how to get it right. 

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