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Celebrating a major milestone with Cochlear

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We shared yet another Cochlear milestone with Australians: The 30-year anniversary of Holly Taylor receiving her first Cochlear implant at age four and becoming the world’s first child recipient. Sydney born and bred Holly Taylor, nee McDonell, was just four years old when she was the first child in the world to receive a commercial Cochlear™ Nucleus° implant. The 30-year anniversary was the perfect opportunity to share the many ways that Cochlear has been instrumental in allowing Holly to her life the way she chooses – “without any limitations imposed…

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Australia’s Best Bathroom Facility

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It’s not every day we have a reason to talk up a toilet, but when our role is to publicise Australia’s Best Bathroom Facility, it’s all par for the course. Now in its third year, this annual competition is run by Total Facilities, Australia’s largest facilities management exhibition, and the aim is to advocate washroom wellbeing. “A grotty restroom environment can make or break a company’s reputation,” says Event Manager, Andrew Lawson. “Our awards were established to encourage awareness and pride among Australia’s facilities and workplace management professionals. And they set…

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Rheem’s case study successes in the spotlight

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Rheem Australia is an Australian manufacturing success story. In 1937 Rheem began manufacturing hot water systems in Australia – and 80 years later the company is still going steady, hot and strong. For the past nine years, LlewComm has been privileged to partner with this iconic brand and help cement its industry-leading position. Our diverse campaigns focusing on new products, trade communications and corporate affairs issues have been successful, interesting and engaging. We also love managing and promoting the annual Rheem Apprentice Plumber Grants program (more of that to come soon)….

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Multi-sector PR strategist joins LlewComm

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A citizen of the world with a penchant for PR Creating compelling content, developing strategies that engage the hearts and minds of employees, creating value for customers, and delivering profitable growth for stakeholders – it’s no wonder that our newest team member, senior consultant Gabi Selwyn, has already found her groove working with Llewellyn Communications. Born in London and spending her formative years growing up in Boston and Miami, along with a stint in Sweden, Gabi says she feels like a citizen of the world. “This has served me well in terms…

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The PR strategy behind Swimart’s Outreach Program

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Australia’s trusted experts in pool and spa care From its humble ‘birth’ as a single pool retail store in the Sydney suburb of Killara in 1983, Swimart has matured into one of Australasia’s largest pool and spa specialist groups – and in the last year has expanded its network to 74 franchise outlets and over 250 mobile service vans across Australia and New Zealand. Owned by ASX-listed Waterco Ltd, a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of water treatment products, Swimart is considered the trusted expert in pool care, offering pool and spa owners…

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Case Study: Aussie ingenuity boosts Malaysia’s food bowl

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When a Queensland dad invented a chlorine free sanitisation system called Hydroxypure in 2014 – the only one to receive a tick of approval from the National Asthma Council Australia – Waterco saw its potential to revolutionise more than the swimming pool market. Since then, this successful partnership has seen Hydroxypure installed all over the globe, including this hydroponic farm in Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands. Location Situated roughly 150-kilometres North of Kuala Lumpur, in Pahang West Malaysia, the Cameron Highlands is a lush, picturesque region peppered with tea plantations, dense forests…

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PR client receives award

Queensland Australian of the Year nominee an inspiration

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The Llewcomm team would like to express its heartfelt congratulations to Michael Lyddiard, an occupational therapist who works with our client, rehabilitation services provider Konekt. Michael was one of only 16 Queensland finalists nominated for one of our country’s most revered title, Queensland Australian of the Year, an extraordinary honour considering he nearly lost his life while disarming an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in 2007. Despite missing out on the nation’s top accolade, his compelling story and indomitable spirit has completely captivated and inspired us. “From losing my identity…

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Llewcomm marks milestone in style

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Sydney PR agency Llewellyn Communications, which has evolved into a major player in Australia’s comms sector, celebrates 15 years in the media industry. Surrounded by sweeping views of Sydney Harbour and the decadent interior of Australia’s most awarded restaurant, Quay, the Llewellyn Communications team recently gathered from all corners of the state to mark a major company milestone: 15 years in business! Founded by communications expert Lisa Llewellyn, LlewComm has evolved into a major player in Australia’s comms sector, with a portfolio that includes a myriad of national and international…

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Hearing Awareness Week

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Sydney PR agency Llewellyn Communications has managed the media activities around Hearing Awareness Week for its client, Cochlear, for the past eight years. From an eight-year-old hip-hop dancer to a 93-year-old embracing life, this year’s Hearing Awareness Week reminded us that you are never too old to rediscover the joy of sound. An annual initiative organised by the Australian Deafness Forum, Hearing Awareness Week shines the spotlight on hearing impairment by encouraging people to talk to a GP or hearing health professional about their concerns. For the past eight years, Sydney PR agency…

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Strategic Thinking Seminar

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Australian PR industry virtuoso Amanda Little has worked with some of the world’s most prestigious companies including LinkedIn, Johnson & Johnson, BP Oil, Cadbury Schweppes, BHP and PayPal. Since founding Intermedia Consulting in 2010, she has become a dynamic workshop facilitator and executive mentor who provides business advice for Sydney PR agency owners and senior executives. Jenny Westdorp and Veda Dante, both consultants and content creators with Llewellyn Communications, recently attended Amanda’s latest course, which focused on programming and strategy skills in the account service cycle. “Held recently at Gravity…

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