An effective and commercially-minded communicator, Carina draws from more than 25 years of experience across media, government and law to support clients with insights from a rare multi-disciplinary perspective.

Carina has substantial experience in stakeholder engagement, profile raising and crisis and reputation management and has advised clients across the resources, technology, education, health and property sectors.

Prior to joining Cannings Purple, Carina was a journalist at The West Australian and worked in the paper’s Federal Parliament bureau in Canberra as a political reporter and chief of staff. She subsequently held both government and political roles as a public affairs officer in the Federal Department of Health and Ageing and media adviser to the Federal Attorney-General and Minister for Communications and the Arts. Carina is also a qualified lawyer.

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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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