Why work with Fifty Acres?
We make extraordinary things happen for good. Fifty Acres has earned its reputation as an award-winning for-good communications and engagement agency, founded by Chief Executive Officer Jo Scard in 2010.
We get results. Our team of experts works with organisations small and large across Australia, and has a proven track record delivering intelligent communications and engagement strategies, integrated campaigns and creative.
We offer genuine integrated communications solutions. We’re one of Australia’s only agencies delivering strategic communications PR and engagement services, from strategy to rollout.
Our for-good ethos is for real. Fifty Acres’ operates a virtual workplace, ensuring broad geographic reach and low environmental impacts.
We have global reach. Fifty Acres has partnerships with agencies in Asia, the US and UK – our coverage spanning the Australia Pacific, Asia, Europe and North and South America.
One of Australia’s foremost strategic communications and engagement advisers, Jo founded Fifty Acres to make real impact, for-good.
Jo has over 20 years’ experience in communications, corporate and political advisory roles and journalism, and trained as a lawyer. She played a unique role as a senior adviser to the Rudd and Gillard Governments, before consulting at leading public affairs agency Gavin Anderson, and earlier was a respected journalist – working in the UK and Australia with ITV, Associated Press, Seven Network, SBS, ABC and Fairfax.
Jo is a Member of the NSW Council of the Public Relations Institute of Australia, and sits on the Boards of the Australian Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Hockey ACT.