2018 National Winners

Government Sponsored Campaign

WA    Scarborough Foreshore Redevelopment: Mills Wilson

Advocacy and Public Affairs Campaign

NSW    2018 Liverpool Hospital Funding Campaign: Liverpool Innovation Precinct 

Issues Management Campaign

TAS    Preventing TasWater Takeover: Bright Company 

Crisis Management Campaign

QLD    #mindthefacts: Protecting youth mental health in the marriage equality debate: Provocate

Internal or Change Management Communications Campaign

VIC    Surround sound in the first 100 days of a merger: Tabcorp

Corporate Communications Campaign

NSW    EY University of the future: Sefiani - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Community Relations

QLD    Lighting up Bowen after Cyclone Debbie: Cole Lawson Communications 

Major Campaign

NSW    Project Revoice: Haystac - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Small Budget Campaign

NSW    Girl Guides Biscuit Drive PR Campaign 2018: LBPR

Pro Bono Campaign

QLD    Dancing CEOs: P4 Group

Health Campaign

QLD    St John Ambulance – Shocking AUS: Red Agency

Digital and Social Campaign

WA    Buy West Eat Best – June Dining: Department of Primary Industries & Regional Development

Experiential Campaign

NSW  Taylor Wines Celsius – A wine temperature experience: Klick Communications

Integrated Marketing and Communication Campaign

VIC    MyMACS campaign shifts the way people think about aged care: Chatterbox Marketing

Consumer Campaign

QLD    The Great Backyard Dunny Search: Queensland Urban Utilities

Business-to-Business Campaign

NSW    EY University of the future: Sefiani 

Thought Leadership Campaign

VIC    Unspeakable: Understanding sexual crime: Victoria Police

Small Consultancy of the Year

QLD    Elevate Communications

Medium Consultancy of the Year

NSW    Honner 

Large Consultancy of the Year

NSW    Herd MSL

Corporate In-house PR Team of the Year

VIC    Holden Australia

Government In-house PR Team of the Year

QLD    Townsville City Council - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Not-for-Profit In-house PR Team of the Year

ACT    Credible Clickbait: Outshouting fake news & supplying factual, entertaining science: Australian Academy of Science 

Future Leaders

QLD    Olivia Van Dalsen: Elevate Communications 
NSW    Andrea Phillips: Red Agency  

PR Educator of the Year

WA    Katharina Wolf: Curtin University 

2018 State Finalists

Government Sponsored Campaign

QLD    Translink Local Area Marketing (North Lakes): Translink WINNER
NSW    ASEAN – Australia Codeathon hosted by AUSTRAC: Horizon Communications Group WINNER
NSW    Building Australia’s temporary electoral workforce: Horizon Communication Group - HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC    Melbourne, meet your new train: Transport for Victoria WINNER
WA    Stadium Transport Education Campaign: Public Transport Authority - HIGHLY COMMENDED
WA    Scarborough Foreshore Redevelopment: Mills Wilson WINNER

Advocacy and Public Affairs Campaign

QLD    #mindthefacts: Protecting youth mental health in the marriage equality debate: Provocate WINNER
NSW    Endo the Silence: Red Agency - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    2018 Liverpool Hospital Funding Campaign: Liverpool Innovation Precinct WINNER

Issues Management Campaign

NSW    Reputation Rebuild: NBN Co and Herd MSL WINNER
TAS    Preventing TasWater Takeover: Bright Company WINNER
WA    Protecting the Unprotected: Hunter Communications - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Crisis Management Campaign

QLD    Lighting up Bowen after Cyclone Debbie: Cole Lawson Communications - HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD    #mindthefacts: Protecting youth mental health in the marriage equality debate: Provocate WINNER

Internal or Change Management Communications Campaign

VIC    Surround sound in the first 100 days of a merger: Tabcorp WINNER
VIC    A simply brilliant approach by City of Casey: Internal Communications Team, City of Casey - HIGHLY COMMENDED
WA    Beyond MyCSIRO: CSIRO - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Corporate Communications Campaign

NSW    EY University of the future: Sefiani WINNER
VIC    ‘This is how we tram’ community relations and behaviour change campaign: Icon Agency - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Community Relations

QLD    Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 2: CPB Contractors - HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD    Lighting up Bowen after Cyclone Debbie: Cole Lawson Communications WINNER
NSW    ‘Ask your pharmacist’ flue vaccination: VIVA! Communications WINNER
VIC    Australia’s LEGENDAIRY Capital: Porter Novelli WINNER
WA    Scarborough Foreshore Redevelopment: Mills Wilson WINNER

Major Campaign

QLD    Brisbane Festival 2017: 22 Days of Wonder: P4 Group - HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD    #mindthefacts: Protecting youth mental health in the marriage equality debate: Provocate - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    Project Revoice: Haystac - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Small Budget Campaign

QLD    Department of Premier and Cabinet – Queensland Anzac Centenary grants program: Phillips Group - HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD    Litter-ally Improving Waste: Townsville City Council WINNER
NSW    Girl Guides Biscuit Drive PR Campaign 2018: LBPR WINNER
VIC    Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong spreads Christmas cheer (and plenty of laughs) via video:  Chatterbox Marketing - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Pro Bono Campaign

QLD    Dancing CEOs: P4 Group WINNER
NSW    The Palau Pledge: Red Agency WINNER

Health Campaign

QLD    St John Ambulance – Shocking AUS: Red Agency WINNER
NSW    WE Buchan – Know Meningococcal: WE Buchan - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    Cracking the genetic code of clinical depression: VIVA! Communications WINNER

Digital and Social Campaign

NSW    Anantara Kihavah: WASAMEDIA WINNER
VIC    Speaking up for speech pathologists: Using video storytelling to spread the word on communication access: Pesel & Carr WINNER
SA    SA Water – MySAWater: SA Water WINNER
WA    Buy West Eat Best – June Dining: Department of Primary Industries & Regional Development WINNER

Experiential Campaign

QLD   The Great Backyard Dunny Search: Queensland Urban Utilities WINNER
NSW  Taylor Wines Celsius – A wine temperature experience: Klick Communications WINNER
VIC    Kathmandu: Hidden Retreat: Keep Left WINNER
WA    AGL Big Breakfast BBQ: Hunter Communications WINNER

Integrated Marketing and Communication Campaign

QLD    QBANK Everyday Heroes Awards: P4 group - HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD    Vinnies CEO Sleepout Queensland 2018: Rowland -  HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD    The Great Backyard Dunny Search: Queensland Urban Utilities WINNER
NSW    An evening with Hillary Rodham Clinton – The IMPACT Agency and The Growth Faculty: The IMPACT Agency WINNER
VIC    MyMACS campaign shifts the way people think about aged care: Chatterbox Marketing WINNER
VIC    ‘Now’s the Time’ National Gun Amnesty 2017: Icon Agency - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Consumer Campaign

QLD    Supercars Vodafone Gold Coast 600 & Coates Hire Ipswich SuperSprint: P4 Group - HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD    The Great Backyard Dunny Search: Queensland Urban Utilities WINNER
NSW    Corona Wave of Waste: Fuel Communications - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    Mills & Boon – Do you dare?: FORWARD Agency - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    Launching Thompson’s hemp seed range in Australia: A superfood secret to healthy eating: Palin Communications WINNER
VIC    TrustedHousesitters.com: Red Agency - HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC    National Pet Adoption Day: Communicado WINNER

Business-to-Business Campaign

NSW    NBN Co and Regional Australia Institutes Small Business Roadshow: NBN Co - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    EY University of the future: Sefiani WINNER

Thought Leadership Campaign

QLD    At what price?: Great Barrier Reef Foundation WINNER
NSW    Project Revoice: Haystac WINNER
NSW EY University of the Future: Sefiani - HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC    Unspeakable: Understanding sexual crime: Victoria Police WINNER
VIC    HERE Technologies – Where to from HERE Campaign: Keep Left -  HIGHLY COMMENDED

Small Consultancy of the Year

QLD    Elevate Communications WINNER
NSW    VIVA! Communications - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    LBPR WINNER
WA    Hunter Communications  - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Medium Consultancy of the Year

NSW    Sefiani - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    Honner  WINNER
NSW    Sauce Communications - HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC    Think HQ - HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC    Ellis Jones - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Large Consultancy of the Year

NSW    Herd MSL WINNER
NSW    WE Buchan - HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW    Red Agency - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Corporate In-house PR Team of the Year

NSW    Knight Frank Australia WINNER
VIC    Holden Australia WINNER

Government In-house PR Team of the Year

QLD    Ipswich City Council - HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD    Townsville City Council WINNER
NSW    NSW Shark Management Strategy: NSW Department of Primary Industries - HIGHLY COMMENDED

Not-for-Profit In-house PR Team of the Year

ACT    Credible Clickbait: Outshouting fake news & supplying factual, entertaining science: Australian Academy of Science WINNER

Future Leaders

QLD    Olivia Van Dalsen: Elevate Communications WINNER
NSW    Andrea Phillips: Red Agency WINNER

PR Educator of the Year

WA    Katharina Wolf: Curtin University WINNER