Helping You

Hawker Britton works with its clients to make the most of their dealings with Australian and New Zealand governments. If you have a risk or an opportunity associated with a current or possible future government decision, Hawker Britton can help you. Whether you do business with government, are exposed to regulatory or legislative decisions, require a government approval, need government support or just want more information on the people, priorities, processes and policies of government, Hawker Britton’s experienced consultants are able to help.

Government relations and lobbying

Hawker Britton is a leading Australian government relations and government lobbying firm. Hawker Britton can assist you with unrivalled expertise in government lobbying at a federal, state and territory level. We advise Australian, New Zealand and international firms and organisations on regulation, legislation, policy and commercial matters with Australian and New Zealand governments.

Hawker Britton can help you with:

  • Identifying and mapping decision-makers and stakeholders
  • Understanding government’s decision-making processes
  • Working with parliamentary committees and inquiries
  • Working with minor party and independent Senators and MPs
  • Leveraging policy processes to support your aims
  • Working with politicians and the bureaucracy
  • Building and effectively arguing your case with government

Management consulting and strategic advice

Hawker Britton’s strategic consulting services will help you to manage risks and pursue opportunities presented by current or potential government decisions. Through board and senior executive mentoring or working with your senior team, Hawker Britton will help you with the strategy, insights, human resources, contacts and policy smarts needed to work effectively with government.

Hawker Britton can help you with:

  • Understanding how government risks and opportunities can inform your corporate strategy
  • Improving your internal government relations structures
  • Training and coaching your board and senior executives on government relations and lobbying
  • Improving your government relations performance

Strategic communications and campaigns

Hawker Britton’s strategic communications expertise will help you with crisis and issues management and media management. Hawker Britton’s success supporting the Australian Labor Party in political campaigns has been applied to winning campaigns in the corporate and community sector, including board and workforce elections.

Hawker Britton can help you with:

  • Developing strategies for winning campaigns
  • Managing effective communications in a conflict environment
  • Understanding and managing communications with the news media