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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 Politics Of Energy And Why Free Markets Aren’t Always Best

The Politics Of Energy And Why Free Markets Aren’t Always Best

26 Apr 17

We’ve seen energy mentioned a lot in the media lately, particularly since South Australia’s February blackout. But do you understand the crisis? Director Richard Harris explains.

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Turning the tables on short sellers

Turning the tables on short sellers

20 Apr 17

Short selling is when an investor makes money from a company’s share price going down rather than up. Special Counsel Brad Thompson describes the effect this practice could have on ASX-listed companies.    

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Emergence Creative Festival Wrap-up

Emergence Creative Festival Wrap-up

13 Apr 17

Art Director Cameron Jones reports from WA’s Emergence Festival in Margaret River.

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Mayday: How United Airlines crashed its reputation

Mayday: How United Airlines crashed its reputation

11 Apr 17

How can international brands get their communications so wrong? Ruth Callaghan follows the United Airlines PR disaster as it unfolds on social media.

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A picture is worth 1000 words – why you should start using them in business

A picture is worth 1000 words – why you should start using them in business

24 Mar 17

We’ve all heard the old adage ‘a picture tells a thousand words’. Senior Consultant Danika Ferguson tells us why this is the case and how you can start using visual content to improve your business. 

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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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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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