About

BBS Communications Group is an award-winning, independent consultancy specialising in integrated marketing communication. Our work spans corporate communication and digital PR, risk and crisis management, B2B marketing communication, stakeholder engagement and advocacy.

Our success over the last 30+ years has been built on meeting our clients' needs with an intense focus on business strategy alignment, consistent achievement, and a service approach which means our clients enjoy doing business with BBS.

Chairman Jane Edwards AM established BBS in 1989 and now leads the firm with Managing Director Lisa Nixon and General Manager Louise Cruice. Together, this team has fostered the creative and professional culture which underpins the business today.

BBS’ team of communication strategists, marketers, digital and social media campaigners, writers and creatives focuses on what we are very good at – crafting and telling our clients’ stories to help them build business, government and community relationships which underpin enduring and profitable organisations.

We are well known for building long-term client relationships and our project portfolio reflects this through referrals and repeat business. We are responsive, collaborative and driven to achieve. We solve complex problems and our commercial understanding ensures we always have the broader business objective in mind. We are passionate about what we do and take our work personally.

BBS (b.b.s) adj. insightful, creative, passionate

Global Communications Partner

BBS Communications Group partners with global communications PR firm Edelman, an independent business with 6000 staff in 60 offices worldwide.

Our relationship is founded on shared values, an unwavering commitment to professionalism and the pursuit of best practice in all aspects of our work.

In recent times, the BBS + Edelman partnership has delivered work for clients operating in technology, financial services, fast moving consumer goods, health and aged care and more.

Industry Partnerships

Awards

Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA)

2021 PRIA National Golden Target Awards
Category: Crisis and Issues Management – Gold
Client: St Vincent’s Care Services
Project: COVID Communications 

2021 PRIA National Golden Target Awards
Category: Thought Leadership Campaign – Gold
Client: Brisbane Girls Grammar School
Project: The Illumine Podcast

2021 PRIA National Golden Target Awards
Category: Media Relations Campaign – Silver
Client: AVID Property Group
Project: From lockdowns to unlocking land supply: Creating Harmony
for Buyers

2021 PRIA National Golden Target Awards
Category: Thought Leadership Campaign – Silver
Gina Calder

2021 PRIA National Golden Target Awards
Category: B2B Campaign – Finalist 
Client: Bolter
Project: Little Start Up Grant

2019 PRIA National Golden Target Awards
Category: Thought Leadership Campaign – Highly Commended
Client: Retirement Living Council
Project: A Book of Wise Moves

2019 PRIA QLD Golden Target Awards
Category: Thought Leadership Campaign – Winner
Client: Retirement Living Council
Project: A Book of Wise Moves

2019 PRIA QLD Golden Target Awards
Category: Future Leaders – Winner
Cassie Charlish

2014 PRIA QLD Golden Target Awards
Category: Community Relations – Highly Commended
Client: Hamilton Harbour
Project: Hamilton Harbour Precinct

2014 PRIA QLD Golden Target Awards
Category: Public Affairs – Highly Commended
Client: Pharmacy Guild
Project: Pharmacy Under Threat

2012 PRIA Golden Target Awards
Category: Environmental
Client: Greencross Australia
Project: Harden Up Campaign

2011 PRIA Golden Target Awards
Category: Consumer Marketing and Social Marketing
Client: urbanest
Project: urbanest Australian Market Entry

2011 PRIA Golden Target Awards
Category: Environmental
Client: Shine Lawyers
Project: Erin Brockovich Tour

Government Relations Awards

2013 Government Relations Awards

Category: Best Campaign: Health
Client: The Pharmacy Guild of Australia/BBS Communications
Project: Community Pharmacy Under Threat

Planning Institute of Australia

2011 Planning Institute of Australia Certificate of Merit
Category: Public Engagement and Community Planning
Client: Powerlink
Project: Ebenezer Industrial Precinct

Lord Mayors Business Awards

2011 Lord Mayors Business Awards Finalist
Category: Employer of Choice

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