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  • Workplace flexibility in 2019

    Our CEO and Founder, Jo Scard was delighted to catch up with Anna O’Dea from Agency Iceberg for the #LeadingLadies interview series. #LeadingLadies is about empowering others, both men and women to be the best version of themselves and bringing to light taboo topics in the workplace. Read the full interview below, originally published on the […]

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  • Recalibrate and start with the vision!

    Now we are all getting adjusted to the May federal election result we also have to come to grips with how we can recommit or recalibrate our engagement goals. Although the result has come as a surprise to many, and a potential roadblock for some organisations based on the ideas they were hoping to pursue […]

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  • What do we do now?

    With the last three years’ opinion polls predicting a Labor victory on 18 May, the result has left many dumbfounded. It comes down to two key factors. The first, published and internal party polling – from both Labor and the Coalition – indicated a Labor win. This in turn gave the Opposition the belief they […]

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  • Who’ll get there first?

    If you’ve been watching the election goings on, as I have, we will all need a good sleep-in on Sunday (unless, of course, you need to be up at 9am to watch ABC Insiders, which rather scuppers that delicious idea). It seems to have been going on for months, not just for the five weeks […]

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  • ACCELERATOR partner announced!

    Fifty Acres is pleased to announce our inaugural ACCELERATOR partner – congratulations to The Youth Junction Inc! We were impressed with their vision and are so excited to collaborate with them over the next year and a half to provide communications and government engagement insights and training, counsel, implementation to the value of $20,000. “We are absolutely […]

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  • Fifty Acres expands to the US

    This story was originally posted on Mumbrella. Communications agency Fifty Acres has appointed Kari Browne to spearhead the company’s move into the United States. The agency’s North American launch comes after securing the account of Australian beekeeping startup Flow Hive, which came to prominence in 2016 after raising a record $16.9m in a crowdfunding campaign […]

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  • Are we there yet? Well, almost

    The sad thing about elections is that over 20 per cent of people start engaging in the last week of the campaign and around 6 per cent plus make an informal vote, many doing so intentionally. Every election more people are choosing to pre-poll (vote prior to the election day) – 122,771 people voted on […]

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  • And, we’re off (at last)

    Not sure how you’re all feeling, but now we’re here it isn’t nearly so exciting as the getting there bit. Though, I must say that I’m a bit of an election nerd (terrible admission). It’s a bit like contemporary philosopher Alain de Botton’s book, The Art of Travel (have you read it?). Few things are […]

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  • Post-election strategy workshops

    The Federal Election will be held on 18 May—Australia is preparing to enter into a new political environment, and within weeks, a potential new Government and new cabinet. So, what will this mean for you? Jo Scard, Founder and CEO of Australia’s leading for-good communications and engagement agency Fifty Acres is here to help not-for-profits […]

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