Bruce Hawker is a leading campaign manager with 30 years experience advising leaders in business and politics. As MD of Campaigns & Communications, Bruce manages crises and plans and executes communications campaigns.

What was done right and what still needs work

By Andy Brack

This post originally from the Statehouse Report

APRIL 12, 2015 -- North Charleston, the state’s third largest city, has never been an easy place in which to live.  With large pockets of poverty and schools that face inner-city conflicts not found in suburbs, daily life -- even today -- can be a struggle.

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NSW election: Luke Foley will maintain the rage

April 1, 2015 - 1:36AM

Bruce Hawker

This article originally appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald

It's time to put some perspective into the debate about Labor's anti-privatisation campaign in the recent NSW election. The first point that seems to be lost on Michael Egan is that Labor's State Conference, the ALP's [...]

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Tony Abbott's survival an exquisite dilemma for Bill Shorten

Originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald

February 10, 2015 - 1:31AM Bruce Hawker

The more things change, the more they stay the same. After three years of unstable Labor leadership in government, the Coalition finds itself in precisely the same position with a wounded Prime Minister forced to fight the enemies within and [...]

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Half-hearted Coalition measures rewarded with drop in polls

Bruce Hawker

January 5, 2015 - 12:15AM

This article originally appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald

Scraping barnacles off the hull of a vessel makes it go faster but voters don't want Tony Abbott to speed up: they want him to change course.

Recent polls are particularly bad news for Tony [...]

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Letter from… Sydney

Bruce Hawker  |  5 November 2014

As backbench pressure mounts on David Cameron to either strike some sort of deal with Nigel Farage or co-opt his policies, it is time to ask: what is the prime minister’s campaign director, Lynton Crosby, planning?

The answer might be found by looking at [...]

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