Michael is a trusted government, investor relations and stakeholder engagement adviser. He is a Director with a high level of professional and client experience across the mineral exploration and mining sector as well as the infrastructure and agriculture industries.

Michael provides specialist advice and facilitation services to public company boards and senior private company executives on government and community engagement, issues and reputation management, and investor and media communications.

Michael has 18 years of professional experience in financial communication and associated promotional activities, having held senior editorial, advertising and commercial roles in national media businesses as well as in conference and event management prior to joining Cannings Purple in 2015.

He is politically astute and maintains a close watching brief across key federal and state policy changes affecting relevant industry sectors.

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Cannings Purple recognised as an Employer of Choice for the second year running

We’re proud to once again be recognised as an Employer…

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Corporate Affairs

Brand activism: The positives and pitfalls of taking a stance

Meaningful brand activism is no longer a nice-to-have, it is…

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Digital

A digital approach to stakeholder engagement

Over the past decade, the way we communicate has changed…

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Corporate Affairs

Who reads the news anyway? Actually, you should

There’s nothing like a social media slam to give business leaders a…

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Digital

How to make your website more accessible

1 in 6  Australians have a disability. The figure, from…

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Digital

Cannings Purple takes home gold at the 2021 SABRE Awards

Cannings Purple have been announced a winner in the Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards for the work…

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Crisis Readiness

High Court rules media companies responsible for comments on their Facebook pages

The High Court has dismissed an appeal by some of…

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Crisis Readiness

Key takeaways from the latest Notifiable Data Breach Scheme stats

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) recently released…

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Feature

State Budget 2021 – 2022: The numbers that matter

Still riding high following March’s election landslide, Premier Mark McGowan today handed down his first Budget in his dual…

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On RUOK day, check on your Stakeholder Engagement team

I’ve worked in retail and raised toddlers (and teenagers) so I…

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