2019 State Results


2019 State Finalists

Government Sponsored Campaign

NSW Love Water Campaign: Hunter Water - STATE WINNER
NSW StartingBlocks.gov.au Brand Communication Campaign: ACECQA
VIC Deadly Questions: Porter Novelli - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Employ Their Ability: Think HQ
VIC Helping Save Victorian Lives by Raising Awareness of Thunderstorm Asthma: Upstride Creative Agency - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC More Go Time - Streamlining Hoddle Street: Major Road Projects Victoria - STATE WINNER
VIC Stay Smart Online Week 2019 - Reversing the threat of cybercrime: Icon Agency
WA Plating Up WA 2019:  Buy West Eat Best (DPIRD) - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
WA Shifting Waste - Tackling Perceptions and Inspiring Action: Mills Wilson - STATE WINNER

Advocacy and Public Affairs Campaign

NSW Net Free North - We bought the net, now shop the sunnies:  WWF Australia - STATE WINNER
NSW Strengthening Australia's Biosecurity Regulation: Financial & Corporate Relations - STATE WINNER
SA Addressing Racing's Point of Consumption tax in SA: Michels Warren PR
SA Princes Highway Action Alliance: McCo Group - STATE WINNER
SA Restoring indexation for radiology: Michels Warren PR - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Don't Kill Competition: Porter Novelli - STATE WINNER
WA Building Bridges not Traffic: City of Swan - STATE WINNER

Issues Management Campaign

QLD Crime Stoppers Australia - Dob in a Dealer to stop the manufacturing, supply and use of illicit drugs: Elevate Communication - STATE WINNER

Crisis Management Campaign

NSW DPI Fish Rescue and Recovery: Department of Primary Industries - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Save Luna Park Campaign: Cannings - STATE WINNER
QLD Are You Disaster Ready?: Townsville City Council - STATE WINNER
QLD Supporting our customers and the community to recover from the Townsville Floods: Suncorp - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED

Internal or Change Management Communications Campaign

NSW Commonwealth Bank Leave Campaign: Commonwealth Bank of Australia - STATE WINNER
QLD Integrated Data Delivering Dividends in a Numbers-driven Industry: The Communication Dividend
VIC The Introduction of the Body Worn Cameras to Victorian Police: Victoria Police - STATE WINNER
VIC Strategy 2024: Think HQ and VMIA - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED

Corporate Public Relations Campaign

NSW Little People, Big Lives: Red Havas and Sanitarium Health Food Company - STATE WINNER
NSW Coca-Cola Australia - Recycling Phase 1: DEC PR - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
WA Bayswater Station Upgrade: METRONET - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
WA Repositioning Busselton Water: Mills Wilson - STATE WINNER

Investor Relations

NSW Next Science IPO and ASX Listing: Sefiani - STATE WINNER
NSW PainChek (ASX:PCK) Giving a voice to people who cannot verbalise their pain: Palin Communications - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Althea ASX Listing Campaign: Keep Left - STATE WINNER

Community Relations

NSW Community Noise Respite Consultation: John Holland CPB Ghella - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Urging at-risk Australians to vaccinate against "Killer Lung Infection": VIVA! Communications - STATE WINNER
NSW The Westmead Institute for Medical Research 21st Birthday Gala Dinner: Laconic PR + Communications - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD Here for Business: Rio Tinto - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD Supporting our customers and the community to recover from the Townsville Floods: Suncorp - STATE WINNER

Major Campaign

NSW scUber - Changing perceptions about the Great Barrier Reef: Publicis and Herd MSL - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD BNE Stories: Rowland and Brisbane Aiport Corporation - STATE WINNER
VIC More Go Time - Streamlining Hoddle Street: Major Road Projects Victoria - STATE WINNER

Small Budget Campaign

NSW No Dog or Cat Should Die from Tick Paralysis: LBPR - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW PSMA GeoScape National Launch: Ovato Communications
NSW Say No to Bullying Poster Competition: Undergound Communications - STATE WINNER
QLD Queensland Anzac Centenary Grants Program: Phillips Group - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD Child Protection Week Campaign: Act for Kids and MediaCast - STATE WINNER
VIC PAWGUST 2019: Keep Left - STATE WINNER

Pro Bono Campaign

NSW Tunnelling Titans Superhero effort for Bear Cottage: John Hollland CPB Ghella - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Give a $#*! About your bowel: Cox Inall Change - STATE WINNER

Health Campaign

NSW Community Pharmacists' Public Health Plea Against Devastating Flu Virus: VIVA! Communications - STATE WINNER
NSW Driest July Ever: FORWARD Agency - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW I touch myself, Berlie and BCNA: The Mint Partners
VIC Get Psorted: Senate SHJ - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Helping save Victorian lives by raising awareness of Thurnderstorm Asthma: Upstride Agency - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Promoting new choices for after hours healthcare using PR and earned creative: ICON Agency - STATE WINNER

Content Marketing Campaign

NSW In the Zone: Red Havas and Reckon
NSW Little People, Big Lives: Red Havas and Sanitarium Health Food Company - STATE WINNER
VIC The NEFF Kitchen: Keep Left - STATE WINNER

Digital and Social Campaign

NSW Daydream Island Relaunch: The Mint Partners - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW HiKOKI Rebrand: LBPR - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Tim Tam Slam - The ritual that took over Australia's social feeds: Herd MSL - STATE WINNER
QLD Human Bean Co: BBS Communications Group
QLD Stand Up for Stability: Rowland and The Real Estate Institute of Queensland - STATE WINNER
VIC ASO: 3 Years Brand Campaign: Keep Left - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC DFO Influencer Video Campaign: iD Collective
VIC Adapt All Weather Wedding Dress: Kathmandu
VIC LCI Melbourne Student Recruitment Campaign 2019: Ellis Jones - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC "You are not alone" - Empowering young people to take action against suicide: Pesel & Carr - STATE WINNER
WA Own your impact - Bringing Government's War on Waste to the Community: Mills Wilson - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
WA Plating Up WA 2019: Buy West Eat Best (DPIRD) - STATE WINNER

Experiential Campaign

NSW  A World-first Cellar Door at Sea with Taylors Wines: Taylors Wines - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Jacobs Creek Kitchen Collective: The Mint Partners
NSW Koala Museum est 2050: WWF Australia
NSW Tree to Cup - Bringing the Coffee Rainforest to Sydney CBD: Weber Shandwick - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Uncle Toby's Oats Energy Exchange Café: FORWARD Agency - STATE WINNER

Integrated Marketing and Communication Campaign

NSW Coca-Cola Australia - Australian Made Campaign: DEC PR - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Daydream Island: The Mint Partners - STATE WINNER
NSW Engaging top 0.003%: Weber Shandwick
NSW In the Zone: Red Havas and Reckon
NSW Sydney Beer Co - It's Sydney Time: Havas Blvd and H/Commerce - STATE WINNER
NSW Say No to Bullying Poster Competition: Underground Communications
QLD Integrated Data Delivering Dividends in a Numbers-driven Industry: The Communication Dividend - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD Play it Safe: Seqwater
VIC More Go Time - Streamlining Hoddle Street: Major Road Projects Victoria - STATE WINNER
VIC Stay Smart Online Week 2019 - Reversing the threat of cybercrime: ICON Agency - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Using EPOS integrated communication to drive new health behaviours: ICON Agency and NWMPHN - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
SA Flinders Village: Flinders University- STATE WINNER

Consumer Campaign

NSW CreditSmart - Consumer educations campaign by ARCA: Honner - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW You do life, We'll do food Program: Red Havas & Menulog - STATE WINNER
VIC Adapt All Weather Wedding Dress: Kathmandu - STATE WINNER

Business-to-Business Campaign

NSW Building Studiosity's thought leadership: Agent99 - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Equity in Education: Red Havas and Instructure
NSW In the Zone: Red Havas and Reckon - STATE WINNER
QLD Global influencer media roadshow campaign: Phillips Group - STATE WINNER

Thought Leadership Campaign

NSW EY Project Sirius: Sefiani and EY
NSW Franklin Women and AbbVie Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Showcasing the ground-breaking contributions of Australian Women in STEMM: Palin Communications - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Little People, Big Lives: Red Havas and Sanitarium Health Food Company - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Say No to Bullying Poster Competition: Underground Communications - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW Sustainable Packaging on the National Agenda: Horizon Communication Group - STATE WINNER
QLD A Wise Move: BBS Communications Group - STATE WINNER
VIC Kellog's Good Gut Podcast: Porter Novelli
VIC HESTA's Transforming Aged Care Project: Senate SHJ - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC The Perfect Candidate: Cox Inall Change - STATE WINNER

Small Consultancy of the Year

NSW 360 PR
NSW Agent99 - STATE WINNER
NSW The Atticism
NSW C7EVEN Communications
NSW LBPR - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
NSW VIVA! Communications - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
QLD Elevate Communication - STATE WINNER
SA Callie Rose Communications STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
SA Commshake Media + Engagement - STATE WINNER
WA Hunter Communications - STATE WINNER

Medium Consultancy of the Year

NSW FORWARD Agency
NSW Honner - STATE WINNER
NSW The Mint Partners
NT True North Strategic Communication - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Ellis Jones
VIC Keep Left - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Think HQ - STATE WINNER
VIC Senate SHJ - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED

Large Consultancy of the Year

NSW Herd MSL - STATE WINNER
NSW Red Havas - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED

Corporate In-house PR Team of the Year

NSW Genea Fertility
NSW ING Australia - STATE WINNER

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

NSW Cancer Council NSW - STATE WINNER

Future Leaders

NSW Eric Robledo Fuentes: Honner - STATE WINNER
NSW Niki Aquino: Map and Page
QLD Cassie Charlish: BBS Communications Group - STATE WINNER
QLD Chloe Fitzgerald: Elevate Communication
QLD Claire Banfield: Cole Lawson Communications - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
WA Dennielle Massang: Mills Wilson - STATE WINNER
WA Genevieve Howe: Hunter Communications - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED

Student of the Year

VIC Jacinta Leppik: RMIT University - STATE WINNER
VIC Majlin Skjente: RMIT University - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED

PR Educator of the Year

VIC Alain Grossbard: RMIT University - STATE HIGHLY COMMENDED
VIC Marianne Sison: RMIT University - STATE WINNER