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InTransition Podcast

Presented by David Pembroke of contentgroup, InTransition is a weekly podcast dedicated to the practice of content communication in the public sector. Every week David interviews leading experts in public sector communications from policy makers, to agencies with government clients, to journalists and technical specialists. The world of communications is changing, be part of the transition.

May 21, 2018

After recently celebrating Open Gov Week 2018 we thought we’d revisit this episode with Helen Owen, the then Principle Advisor on Public Data Policy at the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Helen shares with David the importance of Australia joining the Open Government Partnership and what it means for...


May 14, 2018

In the world of communication, there’s one rivalry bigger than them all: internal vs external communication.

The common belief is that external is superior simply because it’s what you use to communicate with your audience. But something we often forget is the crucial role internal plays. It may not be pleasing your...


May 7, 2018

Public participation (P2) is a core principle of contemporary politics and policy and is used to involve people and communities in problem-solving and decision-making discussions.

In order to understand the importance of P2, we talk with Kylie Cochrane this week on the role it plays in infrastructure projects, the...


Apr 30, 2018

Originally nicknamed the ‘Hay Capital of the World’, the City of Gilbert is now a leading example of what it means for a government to go digital. Wanting to engage their residents, they struck gold finding one crucial aspect of their demographic – the average age of Gilbert is 32. Why is that important? Well,...


Apr 23, 2018

Rachael Sweeney is the Director of Collective Position, a boutique communications agency that specialises in stakeholder engagement. Collective Position pride themselves on bringing clients closer together.

With her extensive experience in the field, hear Rachael and David discuss the importance of stakeholder...