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  • We’re going offline and participating in the global climate strikes

    We’ve joined the Not Business As Usual alliance and are logging off to participate in the global climate strikes. Our staff, located in Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Bali, Germany and Canada, are steping away from their desks on September 20 to support local strike events. We’re proud to be part of this global movement calling for […]

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  • Making change happen – Representing your members to government

    Fifty Acres CEO + Founder Jo Scard shared top tips on how associations, not-for-profits and for-good organisations can work effectively with government to create a meaningful change. Association members expect their association to provide a voice for them to government if there is an ongoing concern, or in reaction to an issue. Your association’s lobbying efforts […]

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  • Key fundraising lessons – How to get your vision and tactics aligned and maximise donor retention

    Our founder and CEO Jo Scard shares her top three fundraising tips. Whether you’re raising $10,000 or $10 million, great writing, amazing design, and compelling collateral are key for successful major donor communications, and ultimately, donor retention. Here are some key fundraising lessons that will help. Get your vision aligned before you kick off your […]

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  • Fifty Acres appoints former Greens comms director Andrew Blyberg as head of engagement

    Communications agency Fifty Acres has appointed Andrew Blyberg as head of engagement. Blyberg has previously spent five years with the Australian Greens party, firstly as senior media adviser for Senator Richard Di Natale, and later as his director of communications. Blyberg joins Fifty Acres from World Vision Australia where he spent time as campaigns and […]

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  • We’re 2019 B&T Women In Media Awards finalists!

    Our CEO, Jo Scard is a finalist in the 2019 B&T Women In Media Awards! We’re thrilled to be shortlisted in both the Public Relations and Social Change Maker categories amongst so many inspirational women across the communications industry. We’re looking forward to celebrating on 23 August at Doltone House. Learn more here.

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  • Balancing Act: Kicking Career Goals with an Invisible Disability

    Our Senior Account Executive and Social Specialist, Julia Macerola recently spoke with Anna O’Dea about what it’s like to be a career woman with a chronic health condition. Julia discusses her invisible disability, ulcerative colitis, and how working in a flexible workplace accommodates her medical needs. Read the full interview below, originally published on the […]

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  • Join the Fifty Acres team

    If you’re a senior PR professional all-rounder, have a strong understanding of government and strategic media engagement, and a passion for social causes, then this is the role for you. Fifty Acres is an award-winning virtual communications and engagement agency that works with amazing organisations and brands. We’re looking for an experienced, driven Senior Account […]

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  • Making your government engagement happen – The doing thing

    In our last post, we discussed kicking off your government relations planning by coming up with a framework to guide you. This week we will focus on the next stage – the doing thing. What do you need to do to make your government engagement happen? Remember you need to get the basic things right […]

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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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