Our corporate communications team puts you at the centre of the frame, getting your message out and cutting through the noise.
We develop social licence. We change minds. We raise profiles.
When you have a story to tell, we give you the right words.
In a crisis we have your back.
Whatever your business communications objectives, we provide trusted advice to secure your success.

Strategy and success workshops

We are Perth’s biggest and best-known communications consultancy but our reputation relies on safeguarding yours.
Our corporate affairs team applies a strategic lens to your communications, considering the messages, markets, media and method most effective for your goals. We bring unsurpassed expertise in digital and traditional communications to the table, helping you craft the right words, manage your stakeholders, and deliver your message to audiences.

A full-service communications consultancy

As a full-service corporate and business communications agency, we support clients across sectors, and deliver communications solutions in any environment.
Our in-house design studio guarantees seamless project management and rapid turnaround of digital and designed collateral. With a team of former journalists and editors, Government staffers, digital agency innovators and investor relations specialists, there’s no problem too big or question too hard.

Specialisations

We are specialists in media relations, corporate affairs, change management, and internal communications. We also offer training to up-skill internal resources in areas such as presentation delivery, networking, media engagement and digital techniques.

We particularly focus on clients in :

  • Health
  • Education
  • Professional services
  • Technology/innovation
  • Resources and the
  • Public sector.

When you need us, we are there

Cannings Purple has earned a reputation as an experienced partner in times of crisis. With a team of more than 40 consultants, and crisis and issues management experience spanning everything from hostage situations to workplace injury, we can help you prepare for the worst and ensure your communications is supportive, empathetic and helpful.

If a crisis happens, we can support your engagement with media, authorities, those impacted and the broader community. In the aftermath we can assist you to implement a reputation recovery strategy to re-build trust and relationships.

Talk to one of our directors today to see how we can help.

Expertise

Tap into our extensive expertise

Cannings Purple is a full-service PR and communications agency, and we’re great problem solvers. Browse our knowledge and skills about how we help your voice to be heard.

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EXPERTS

Meet the corporate affairs team

We start and shape conversations that matter.

Fran Lawrence

Fran Lawrence

Director, Corporate Affairs

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Karen Brown

Karen Brown

National Director

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Caroline Thomson

Caroline Thomson

Director

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Ruth Callaghan

Ruth Callaghan

Director

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Carina Tan Van Baren

Carina Tan-Van Baren

Associate Director

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Jean Perkins

Jean Perkins

Associate Director

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Ray Jordan

Ray Jordan

Account Manager

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Chris Leitch

Chris Leitch

Account Manager

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Emily Coates

Emily Coates

Senior Consultant

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