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  • 2020 Masterclass series announced!

    We’ve all been impacted in some way by Covid-19. It’s caused a massive global reset and a lot of uncertainty. We’ve seen a lot of people come together virtually to support one another during these difficult times.  Only a crisis, actual or perceived, produces real change and the actions we take now will shape the […]

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  • Tips on how to effectively work from home

    With governments and companies doing all they can to halt the spread of COVID-19, more and more people are beginning to work remotely either by choice or company policy. Our Founder + CEO, Jo Scard, goes through her tips and best practice on how to effectively work from home and stay connected. Fifty Acres has […]

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  • Protecting your organisation’s reputation during the Disability Royal Commission

    With the Disability Royal Commission kicking off its public hearings in Sydney last week, disability organisations and service providers may come under intense scrutiny. It’s vital that your organisation prepares now in order to best manage issues that may arise in the media. Our Head of Strategy and Media, Jackie Hanafie, offers her tips for […]

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  • Webinar: Crisis Communications during the Disability Royal Commission

    Our Founder and CEO, Jo Scard, partnered with National Disability Services for a free webinar focusing on how to best manage reputational and sector issues that may arise in the media from the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability, and how to develop a well-planned communications response. Recording published online by […]

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  • Setting your 2020 vision for government engagement – a checklist

    As we kick off a new year, our Head of Engagement Andrew Blyberg looks ahead to the federal budget and shares a checklist to help not for profits craft a clear vision for 2020. Many organisations will have had a busy end to the year, rushing to get their federal pre-budget submission in before Christmas. […]

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  • Workshop and webinar series to kick your communications and engagement goals

    We’re excited to announce our new workshop and webinar series for 2020’s first quarter! Join our Founder and CEO Jo Scard and Head of Engagement Andrew Blyberg to kick start your organisations goals in 2020. They’ll be helping not-for-profits and for-good businesses make sense of the media and government landscapes, covering the ins-and-outs of developing […]

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  • It’s almost the holidays!

    What’s the best way to maintain media interest in your organisation and public support for your fundraising campaign throughout December and January? Our CEO and Founder, Jo Scard, shares her advice. The end-of-year holiday season is a busy time, and that’s especially true if you run or work for a not for profit. And for […]

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  • Five tips for not for profits to leverage the next budget cycle

    Our CEO + Founder Jo Scard shares some advice on how to cut through with key decision makers. Federal budget time is a key opportunity for not for profits to lobby for funding or build support for a broader advocacy campaign. But it’s a competitive space. Everyone comes knocking on the halls of power in […]

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  • Seven deadly sins of government engagement

    Fifty Acres Head of Engagement, Andrew Blyberg, shares some of the most common mistakes not for profits make when trying to influence politicians. I spent more than five years as a political staffer and now, as head of engagement at Fifty Acres, I help not for profits pursue their policy and funding agendas with government. […]

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