About

We’re Fifty Acres – an award-winning communications and engagement agency. Our team of passionate strategists and creatives believe in doing great work, for good.

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Fifty Acres was established in 2010 by Chief Executive Jo Scard. We work with NGOs and not-for-profits, industry associations, local councils, government departments and national organisations providing a wide range of communications and engagement services.

Why work with Fifty Acres?

  • We’re sector experts
    We specialise in communications and engagement for not-for-profits and for-good organisations, which means we understand how they work, their unique operating environments and their challenges.
  • We’re strategic thinkers
    Our experience in media, communications, government and advocacy means we can provide tailored strategic insights that align with your organisation’s needs.
  • We’re storytellers and communicators
    With extensive experience as journalists, we know what organisations need to do to communicate effectively with their stakeholders and audiences. With strong media networks, we can find newsworthy hooks in any narrative and always ensure that we’re applying a human lens.
  • We care about your work
    Like the clients we work with, Fifty Acres is in the business of undertaking positive work that contributes to the greater good.

We’ve collaborated with some incredible people

We’re proud to represent some of Australia’s most well-known and impactful organisations across a wide range of sectors. Here are some of the clients we’ve worked with.

Our team

Jo Scard

Founder + Chief Executive Officer

Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Managing Director

Dasha Romanowski

Account Director

Ethan Wales

Executive Assistant

Madi Holloway

Account Manager

Awards + recognition

2021

B&T’s Women In Media Awards: Public Relations, Social Change Maker, Glass Ceiling and Rising Star – Finalists

2021

Mumbrella PR Leader of the Year + Best New PR Talent of the Year – Finalists

2020

Mumbrella PR Leader of the Year + Small Agency of the Year – Finalists

2019

B&T’s Women In Media Social Change Maker + PR Awards – Nominee

2019

Mumbrella CommsCon Award: PR Leader of the Year – Highly Commended

2018-2021

B&T’s Women In Media Power List – Nominee

2019

B&T’s Women In Media Social Change Maker + PR Awards – Nominee

2018

Mumbrella CommsCon Award – PR Leader of the Year

2018

Finalist B&T’s Women In Media Social Change Maker 2018, B&T’s Women In Media Power List – Nominee

2018

Telstra Business Awards – Finalist: Social Change Maker ACT

2017

Women in Media Awards – PR Winner

2013 + 2017

Cool Company Awards – Finalist and Top 100

2013-2017

Telstra Business Women’s Awards – Nominee

2013 + 2015

NAB Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards – Finalist

2013

The Government Relations Summit Canberra: Best Small Agency – Winner

2013

The Government Relations Summit Canberra: Fastest Growing Agency – Winner

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