In this episode, we sit down with Assistant Secretary of Communications at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Trish Johnston. We discuss the changing role of government communications, how social media has changed the way government communicates with the public, how comms strategies are built in the public sector and how to improve the quality of public sector communications campaigns.
Trish has worked on some of the Government’s most complex policy issues including domestic violence, cyber security, indigenous affairs, climate change, resources and energy and preventative health. She has been a communications professional for over two decades. Her experience spans large scale advertising campaigns, strategic communications, public relations, media and issues management and digital strategy.