Digital keys to unlocking political popularity

What makes a politician popular on Facebook? CGM's Senior Social & Digital Communications Advisor, Anwen Pattinson, breaks down the ways that political figures can build their popularity in the digital world.

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McGowan’s manufacturing vision

Premier Mark McGowan's manufacturing vision sets a new course for WA's economy. CGM's Daniel Smith on why this push has broader impact than some thought.

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Key takeaways from the second McGowan Cabinet

The announcement of new Cabinet portfolios was about a lot more than who became Treasurer. CGM's Daniel Smith on key takeaways from the new Ministry.

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WA Labor: The Next Generation

Meet the six rising stars from WA Labor expected to replenish Mark McGowan's second term Cabinet.

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The next frontier in the pandemic fight is communications

Science has struck the first blow against COVID-19 with the development of effective vaccines, now it's a war of information. CGM's Mark Ravi on the role of communications in the vaccine rollout.

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Taking a ‘brave’ approach to reconciliation

Australia has made progress since ‘the Apology’ but taking the next step towards reconciliation is going to take a shift in mindset. CGM’s Victoria Green on moving from ‘safe’ to ‘brave’.

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All questions are important, stupid

Watching a press conference is seeing how the news sausage is made, with "stupid" questions an essential ingredient in serving the public interest. CGM's Rebecca Munro on the unseen pressures journalists face at these events.

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Australia's defence of public interest journalism

Big tech is crying poor in the face of forced remuneration for news publishers, but that hasn't stopped the Australian Government from pushing ahead with its plan for a mandatory code. CGM's Anthony Fisk on why it's time to pay the piper.

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Fake news and the COVID rumour mill

West Australians came together in the face of adversity this week as we dealt with two crises, but our collective anxieties created an undercurrent of rumours and misinformation that was shared rapidly online. CGM's Amy Blom explains how you can check the

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Does your digital presence match your brand messaging?

Social media presents a remarkable opportunity to communicate directly with your audiences, but also provides a platform for brand damage if handled incorrectly. CGM digital specialist Anwen Pattinson reviews some common mistakes and gives her tips on the

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