Communicating in a crisis

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Crisis in local government is not new and often they can happen when you least expect them. This practical workshop helps you respond when a crisis strikes — particularly through your council’s communications team.

The course looked at:

  • Awareness of the reputational risks for your organisation
  • Understand what to expect when crisis strikes
  • Create your own crisis communications plan.

Course materials and outline

Course materials:

Slides Communicating in a crisis Jul23


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