PRIA ‪PR & Communication‬ Insights November Newsletter is out!

Thu, Dec 03 2015

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COVER - 15 leading communicators help relaunch PRIA's Mentor Program: Based in NSW, the mentors attended the opening launch night with big names including Ava Lawler, Managing Director, Weber Shandwick; Jackie Crossman, CEO, Crossman Communications; Jörn Sanda, Head of Insights, PPR; Lynnette Edmonds, Talent Director, Edelman; along with other senior communcations experts from CBD and regional in-house organisations and consultancies

Say hello to PRIA's Membership Machine: We have been working hard on our 'Membership Machine' project for some time now and the idea behind it was to conceptualise what PRIA membership looks like from a consumer's point of view.

PRIA's three-day Summer Masterclass is back: an intensive professional development three days in Sydney & Melbourne is back. Save the dates: 19 -  21 January 2016. Early bird member price only $999 inc. GST. Learn from Laurel Papworth, Geoffrey Stackhouse and Richard Spencer in NSW and Jo Painter, Nicole Matejic and Lelde McCoy in VIC, plus lots more industry experts.

Free ethics helpline for PRIA members: Are you facing an ethical dilemma at work or away from work? A conversation with an objective, independent person can really help.

PR Central Job Board monthly newsletter: Here are the latest jobs from within the industry.

Start 2016 off right by recruiting top candidates through PR CentralManage your posted jobs and applicant activity easily on our user-friendly site.

Latest News from NEPG Victoria: A toast to twenty fifteen: With 2015 nearing to a close, I would like to celebrate this evolution of PR and in particular the great changes to the New and Emerging Practitioners Group.

Plus all the big news that happened in the industry that you need to be across:

Are you ready to finish 2015 off with a bang? Join us at various PRIA end-of-year celebration events across the country. Just check the event calendar on the PRIA website or pick your state in the events section for details. 


PRIA's membership consists of a 75% female demographic and this week we read this article and found it to be quite an interesting read. It seems there is still much to be done in Australia: Workplace gender equality scorecard puts Australia to shame.

Telstra - recorded webcast content: Navigating the Internet of things.

It’s time! Move ‘Enter the Australasian Reporting Awards (ARA)​ Awards’ to the top of your 'To Do' list: Entries will be accepted until Friday, 11 December. To make a late entry submit the Entry Form ASAP and let us know when the copies of your annual report can be expected. Alternatively, send the URL for your online report.

Funding Grants for Women in the Media and Communication Sector - extended until 17 December. The initiative will provide women in the media and communication sector with grants for leadership development.

Mindframe survey on suicide closes this Friday, 4 December 2015: There is still time to participate in the research project that is looking at the views and attitudes regarding communication about suicide held by public relations and communication professionals in Australia.





Neil O'Sullivan

National Marketing and Communication Manager

Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)

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