Ogilvy PR News

  • 2017-18 NSW Budget – Cash in Hand, Cash in the Bank, Cash to Spend

    21st June 2017: The NSW Treasurer, Dominic Perrottet, has firmly placed families and communities at the centre of this year’s budget with a focus on hospitals and school building projects. As the Treasurer stated “our economic and fiscal position is…

  • Ogilvy PR Australia moves head office to Sydney’s hottest precinct

    20th June 2017: It has been years in the planning, months of coordination and this week, Ogilvy PR Australia has landed in our new offices, in the burgeoning Barangaroo precinct. Barangaroo is the $6billion+ project which is redefining an area…

  • The importance of purpose in shaping hearts and minds

    16th June 2017: Samara Kitchener reflected on a culture where tribal chiefs guide through change, providing leadership and giving purpose to their people. As President of the NSW Public Relations Institute of Australia, she was acknowledging the traditional owners of…

  • You can’t fake change at the World Business Forum

    5th June 2017: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales wants to fix the news. That was the biggest story from day two of this year’s World Business Forum in Sydney. As an internet entrepreneur he knows a thing or two about disruption…

  • Ogilvy PR takes home the PR Campaign of the Year at the MCV Pacific Awards

    2nd June 2017:  Another night, another awards ceremony as Ogilvy Public Relations is recognised for their viral Xbox Onesie campaign! The Xbox@Ogilvy team made their way to Sydney’s ivy Ballroom for the fifth annual MCV Pacific Awards last night. The…

  • Thinking differently is simple at the World Business Forum

    2nd June 2017:  In the communications business we challenge ourselves every day to disrupt the normal. We want to be creative and deliver new ideas that will keep our clients ahead of the competition. This felt very prescient at the…

  • Howorth wins Riverbed Technology account

    Sydney, May 24, 2017:  Following a competitive pitch, Ogilvy Public Relations’ specialist technology agency, Howorth Communications, has added Riverbed Technology to its growing client roster. With an immediate remit to raise brand awareness for Riverbed in Australia and New Zealand,…

  • Pulse Communications shortlisted by PR Week – for THREE outstanding technology and consumer campaigns!

    16/05/17 The accolades keep coming for Pulse Communications in 2017!  The latest news is that Pulse has been shortlisted for three PR Week Asia Awards. The PR Week Awards celebrate inspiring campaigns from across the Asia-Pacific communications industry. Agencies that…

  • A Budget that lands the Coalition in the political centre

    2017-18 Federal Budget 10 May 2017 Budget Highlights Revenue: $444.4 billion in 2017-18.  Expenditure: $464 billion in 2017-18.  Budget position: Deficit of $29.4 billion in 2017-18 with a return to surplus of $7.4              …

  • Museum wins regional “Dance Off” and wants YOUR vote to take on the world!

    I don’t know about you, but there’s nothing like a happy, heart-warming video to put a smile on your dial! So, when the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) released their Dance-Off video as part of the ‘When You…

  • If saving is too hard – spend big! – 2017-18 Federal Budget

    There is nothing like spending on nation building projects to deliver the Government’s new mantra of don’t tell but show. The Turnbull Government heard loud and clear that innovation was intangible and un-relatable to the common man. Yet, building things…

  • Ogilvy PR a proud supporter of a ‘bright’ future for health care and medical research

    May, 1st 2017:  Last week, the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre (NCCC) in Sydney was officially opened by The NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Health and Medical Research Brad Hazzard. The NCCC brings together world-class health care and medical…

  • Brian Corrigan joins Howorth as Director of Content

    Sydney. April 28, 2017. Ogilvy Public Relations’ specialist technology and business to business agency, Howorth Communications, has appointed the former Australian Financial Review’s business and technology journalist, Brian Corrigan, to the newly created position of Director of Content. Corrigan will…

  • Ogilvy PR Announces Sponsorship of 2017 Vivid Festival of Ideas

    Ogilvy PR Australia, in partnership with the PRIA, has announced that it is the principal sponsor of this year’s Vivid Festival of Ideas Communication and Brand Event on June 13. According to the PRIA, brands and organisations are increasingly standing…

  • ANZAC character

    On this Anzac Day, 2017, is this a question you would consider? What has Anzac Day become and what does it mean to us as individuals and as a nation? Let’s take a moment to reflect. Is it a day…

  • Bernard Salt on Melbourne, China and everything in between

    What is the social and economic outlook for Melbourne and Australia? This was the question that Australia’s leading demographer, Bernard Salt, tackled at an Ogilvy PR breakfast this week in Melbourne. While the answer is a complex one, Bernard was…

  • Ogilvy Impact and Ogilvy PR Melbourne wins in the 2017 Gold Quill Awards

    The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) has announced the Excellence and Merit winners of the 2017 Gold Quill Awards program. The program recognises business communication excellence globally, and is acknowledged as one of the most prestigious awards programs in the…

  • It’s time for content to stop living in “listicle La La Land”

    Did you know half of B2C marketers have a content strategy, but it’s not documented? As a Brit this reminds me of Brexit and the time Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage had a plan for how Britain would leave the…

  • Telum Talks To… Adam Vincenzini, Managing Director, Ogilvy PR Melbourne

    You founded your own content agency, Kamber. Why did you decide to join Ogilvy now? My last three jobs had been starting something from scratch or building something from scratch and that’s super rewarding but it takes a certain type…

  • Fake News: does PR play a role?

    Sitting in the studio audience for ABC’s Q&A episode this week, it was hard not to notice a certain level of excitement as we sat patiently for Tony Jones and his panel. With a younger audience (a quick studio poll…