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Rowland celebrates 30 years of communication success

February 17, 2022 – By Geoff Rodgers, Chairman

MEDIA RELEASE 1 February 2022 Rowland ─ one of Australia’s leading strategic communication and advisory firms ─ is celebrating 30 years of success and achievement in 2022. Headquartered in Brisbane, Rowland works with some of the world’s and Australia’s leading corporations, brands and government agencies to help them achieve corporate strategy, shape culture and brand,… Read More

Are you fully equipped to deal with a cyber-attack?

October 27, 2021 – By Rowland

October is Cyber Security Awareness month, but that is not the only reason organisations should be thinking about whether leadership, operations and communication teams are fully equipped to deal with a cyber-attack. The Australian Cyber Security Centre’s latest Annual Cyber Threat Report revealed more than 67,500 cybercrimes were reported in the 2020-21 financial year, an… Read More

The rise of social activism: a new reality for corporate Australia

August 9, 2021

There is no better time to look at the radical transformation of business that has occurred domestically and globally on the back of a surge in social justice and equity movements. The acceleration of social activism has significantly impacted the way in which companies put their ESG principles into practice and also, how they communicate… Read More

Global outlook – the strategic communication response to the pandemic

April 30, 2021 – By Rowland

From a global perspective, Australia has fared very well in its management of the health and economic impacts associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the Australian economy is recovering faster than originally forecast, and we feel somewhat protected simply by virtue of being an “island”, as a trading economy, our continued recovery will be… Read More

Brand and marketing through a crisis — promote the wins, you’ve earned it

August 7, 2020 – By Emily Samuels, Consultant

In our previous Brand and Marketing Through a Crisis article, we explored the importance of businesses leveraging their owned channels during the pandemic. Just as critical in supporting a brand’s story are earned and paid channels. But are these crucial functions getting pushed aside in the current environment? Here’s why now might be exactly the… Read More

Brand and marketing through a crisis — taking ownership of your owned channels

August 7, 2020 – By Emily Samuels, Consultant

The world of COVID-19 has opened brands’ eyes to interesting and new territory as they get a glimpse of the light at the other side of the recovery tunnel. But which brands will emerge stronger than before? Times like these put a spotlight on those who choose to stand out and stay proactive through their… Read More

Communication culture: Momentum and legacy in the post-COVID business environment

June 30, 2020 – By Janet Houen, Group Manager - Organisational and Change Communication, and Emily Wood, Director

With the initial economic shock of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, the task of rebuilding businesses and the economy is now high on the agenda — for organisations and government alike. We are all acutely aware that the enforced change of the past months has brought uncertainty and accelerated adaptability in equal measure, with communication… Read More

Planning for when the unpredictable strikes

June 12, 2020 – By Fiona Sperou, Chief Operating Officer and Jo Osborne, General Manager

They say the best time to deal with a crisis is when there is no crisis. Which is why developing a robust crisis and issues communication plan is vital to businesses navigating these already challenging times. In our latest Communication for business leaders seminar brought to you in partnership with CCIQ, Rowland’s Chief Operating Officer… Read More

Steering the ship: Corporate Affairs during a global pandemic

June 5, 2020 – By Rowland

At a time when authenticity and altruism are not only expected — but demanded — by consumers, it’s become clear that the power of communication and genuine relationships are more than earning their place on the COVID-19 response and recovery agenda. In fact, as we heard in Rowland’s first Corporate Affairs Discussion Forum — bringing… Read More

Rowland and CCIQ webinar series: Communication for business leaders

May 20, 2020 – By Geoff Rodgers, Chairman and Fiona Sperou, Chief Operating Officer

Doing business in the current COVID-19 environment is the very definition of unprecedented. We’ve never seen anything like it. Which means we don’t always have the answers. But if you’re leading a business, people are counting on you and expect you to show up, every day. And this is hard. We recognise that, and so… Read More