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Matt Murray

About Matt Murray

Matt Murray is Principal Adviser, Digital Communications at Redland City Council in south east Queensland. His blogs about digital communications have been published by The Guardian, the Australian Emergency Management Knowledge Hub and comms2point0. Check out Matt's photography blog featuring Fujifilm X cameras and lenses: mattloves.photography

Hello Yellow: 6 lessons from a new social media report

By |15 June 2014|

Matt Murray explains 6 lessons that government and non-profit communications teams can take from the 2014 Yellow Social Media Report.

Local government comms survey: surprising optimism amid the storm clouds

By |12 June 2014|

Here's a snapshot of what local government communications people feel and think in the UK and Australia / New Zealand. There are some surprising stats. Not least the amount of optimism.

20 things I learnt at a public sector social media conference

By |2 June 2014|

Matt Murray lists 20 things he learnt at the #sm4ps conference in Melbourne.

Setting up social media: 10 questions your organisation needs to consider

By |16 May 2014|

Matt Murray examines 10 questions your organisation needs to consider when setting up social media.

20 must-have apps for communications professionals

By |26 March 2014|

Matt Murray provides a list of 20 must-have apps for communications professionals.

8 reasons why I love Surf Life Saving Western Australia’s Twitter

By |17 February 2014|

Matt Murray provides 8 reasons why the Surf Life Saving Twitter account is ace.

10 Christmas present ideas for #digital and #socialmedia people

By |29 November 2013|

Need to drop some hints for cool Christmas presents this year? Check out these 10 suggestions for #digital and #socialmedia lovers.

Councils on film: the best of #localgov video

By |29 October 2013|

What do Duran Duran and council videos have in common? Quite a bit actually. Andrew Coulson and Matt Murray look at the best of #localgov video.

36 skills and abilities for digital comms people

By |3 October 2013|

What skills and abilities are essential for digital communications professionals heading into 2014?

From the West Midlands to managing council communications in Australia

By |30 July 2013|

After eight years at UK councils, Matt Murray took up the challenge of transforming an Australian council's digital strategy.