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Currie Communications is an independent Australian public relations agency which thrives on work that starts conversations about solving problems. We assist clients to make sense of complex issues, engage influential stakeholders, and tell stories that inspire positive change.

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Communications vs journalism: my experience

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After five and a half years as a journalist for agricultural newspapers, two months ago I switched to the dark side (ie: communications). It has been fun and busy, and I’ve learned a lot. Some of that learning has dispelled preconceptions held by many – including me – about PR.

Peek-a-boo, we see you

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Do you spend much time on peak hour public transport? I do, and I’ve spotted a major psychological regression in many of my fellow passengers. They seem to be experiencing some kind of deficit in their object permanence development. If you’re a bit rusty on the phenomena of object permanence,…

Currie 2017 Sustainability Report

Let’s talk: How are we tracking on sustainability?

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Our say on sustainability For more than 25 years we’ve been connecting our clients and their stakeholders in conversations about sustainability. Now, we’re seeking to talk with you about our sustainability. Last month we published our first Sustainability Report. We’ve taken stock of our progress, using the B Impact Assessment…

Migrant scientist Carolina Zuluaga explains the mysteries of Galapagos ecology to primary students (Photo: Cultural Infusion).

Migrant scientists bring wealth of experience

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Australia’s migrant scientists are more likely to be working as taxi drivers or cleaners than as scientists, according to co-founders of a program which aims change that paradigm. The Migrant Science Communication Accelerator program is putting science-trained migrants into schools to teach children about their field of expertise in short,…

Currie Communications have been invaluable through the development of the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework. It’s refreshing to work with an agency that genuinely has a deep understanding of sustainability and the complexities that come with it. This in combination with their broad networks and a passion for stakeholder engagement have been the perfect fit for this project.

Pip Band, Industry Sustainability Framework Manager, Meat & Livestock Australia

Working with Currie has been highly productive for us. Currie understood what was needed for an effective submission. They took the time to nail down what we really wanted to say, and then made our story easy to understand.

Dr Michael Robinson, Chief Executive Officer of Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre (PBCRC).

Currie’s work on communications and engagement has been crucial in obtaining stakeholder agreement for a national sustainability framework for the Australian dairy industry. I have no hesitation in recommending them.

Helen Dornom, Manager Sustainability including Food Safety & Integrity, Dairy Australia

Currie ensured they had a thorough understanding of the project needs and the culture of the organisation in shaping their approach. They maintained professionalism and attention to detail throughout, and their diligence and effective stakeholder engagement has resulted in a clear, comprehensive plan. All in all they helped us achieve a great outcome and were a pleasure to work with.

Julie O’Brien, Acting Environmental Sustainability Manager, La Trobe University

Ridley was looking for an innovative and cost effective way to promote the new positioning, look and feel for its Cobber range of dog feeds. The Cobber Challenge proposed by Currie met the brief perfectly and exceeded our expectations in the media it generated. We really enjoyed the experience with working with Currie on this campaign and look forward to working with them on other campaigns in the future.”

Marika O'Leary, Marketing Brand Manager, Ridley Agrifoods