Simon Banks

Simon Banks is one of Australia’s most highly respected government relations, campaigning and strategic communications professionals. Since 2007, Simon has advised some of Australia’s and the world’s largest companies on significant commercial transactions requiring Commonwealth Government approvals. Following the 2010 Federal election, Simon served as one of the four “wise elders” that helped the Government,… Continue reading Simon Banks

Emma Webster

Emma Webster is a Director based in our Melbourne office with a focus on Victorian and Commonwealth Government work. Emma has been a trusted Senior Adviser at the highest levels of Government, working for Government leaders at a state, territory, and federal level including for Premier Daniel Andrews and former Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Most recently Emma… Continue reading Emma Webster

John-Paul Blandthorn

John-Paul is a Director at Hawker Britton’s Victorian Office where he specialises in providing strategic advice to business on the operations of both the Victorian and Federal Labor Governments. Having worked in a senior role for the Premier of Victoria and for the Federal Leader of the Opposition John-Paul is highly regarded by both the… Continue reading John-Paul Blandthorn

Juliana Plummer

Juliana Plummer is a Director based in our Perth office who is experienced in legislative compliance and relevant regulations; government and private sector reporting responsibilities; project management; stakeholder engagement and has a sound understanding of all tiers of government. Since 2018, Juliana held the position of Business Roundtable Director in both Queensland and Western Australia. … Continue reading Juliana Plummer

Mike Tegg

Michael Tegg is an Associate Director and will assist clients in their dealings with the Commonwealth, New South Wales and Queensland Governments. Michael has worked on two Federal election campaigns with the then Leader of the Australian Labor Party, Bill Shorten. During his time working in politics Michael worked as a parliamentary advisor and media… Continue reading Mike Tegg