Annette Ellis is the Managing Director of Cannings Purple, heading our organisation and its teams and setting strategic direction.

Annette specialises in corporate communications, reputation management, crisis communications, change management and stakeholder relations and is an accomplished corporate editor, speechwriter and a highly regarded coach in executive presentation skills.

With more than 25 years’ experience gained primarily in the global resources and logistics sectors, Annette ran her own successful communications agency before joining Cannings Purple in 2008. Over the course of her career, she has provided community engagement, media management, internal communications and issues management support to major project developments both in Australia and around the world.

Annette provides pro bono public relations advice and support to a number of community and industry associations including Murdoch University’s PR Industry Advisory Committee, The Salvation Army’s Business and Industry Advisory Committee and the Australia-Africa Minerals and Energy Group.

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Government Relations

Last month in politics: dawn of the Albanese era

One month has passed since the Federal Election, but while…

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Corporate Affairs

Is your business being brave and making real change?

Following the Federal Election, incoming Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s immediate…

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Government Relations

McGowan invests heavily in health, infrastructure, diversification, and relief for WA families

Premier and Treasurer Mark McGowan has delivered another bumper budget,…

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Government Relations

2022-23 WA budget fast facts

Before we look forward to 2022-23, it’s also helpful to…

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Government Relations

The cost of living versus the cost of winning

As the worst economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic appear…

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Digital

Why is everyone hooting about cartoon apes?

Bored Apes are 2022’s hottest thing in crypto – but…

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Government Relations

Let’s talk clean energy systems

In any discussion around global warming and net-zero emissions, it…

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Corporate Affairs

Embracing the spotlight: how to make an interview your own

With consumption of news at an all time high in…

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Investor Relations

Investor Insight 20 basket outperforms during turbulent first quarter

Cannings Purple’s investor relations publication Investor Insight reflects on a turbulent first…

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Feature

Budget switches focus from national security to domestic pain relief

Commonwealth Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and his Cabinet colleagues have squarely…

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