Our Story

Cole Lawson was founded in Brisbane in 2008 and has grown to become one of Queensland’s most trusted names in public and media relations. Whether you are a global client or an emerging business, we can help build and maintain your reputation and establish productive relationships with the audiences who matter most to you.

At Cole Lawson, we judge ourselves not by the output we generate, but the outcomes we create. As a result, our team is in demand from local and global clients across a range of sectors including energy, oil and gas, aviation and aerospace, healthcare, property, finance and government. We have also helped countless emerging companies and non-profits to grow and succeed.

Cole Lawson’s team members come from a range of backgrounds including public relations, journalism, international politics, aviation and marketing.

Our experienced team has earned a reputation for its world-class talent, advice and solutions. We are the only business based in Queensland, Australia to ever be awarded a "PR Consultancy of the Year" by the Public Relations Institute of Australia, and our people have won more than a dozen industry awards across issues and crisis management, public affairs, and experiential communications. 

Each of our team members is expert in applying their qualifications and experience to help clients achieve their business goals through communications activities including:

  • Audience research and analysis
  • Communication audits
  • Communication strategy and planning
  • Media relations and training
  • Marketing communications
  • Content marketing
  • Digital and online communications
  • Internal communications
  • Issues and crisis management.

Visit our portfolio page to learn more about some of our clients and campaigns. If you are ready to consult with us, get in touch to find out how we can protect your reputation and promote your business.


“You are able to see through what I refer to as ‘organisational fog’ and deliver a creative yet simple strategy to achieve the desired results. That skill is quite rare and, in my experience, is usually only found in blue-chip marketing agencies.”

- Robert Naddei, Group National Sales Manager
“Cole Lawson has been instrumental in helping us communicate with an international audience, ensuring our home-country reputation remains strong and provided strategic advice for our growth.

They are a valued partner of Ausco Modular and we recommend them not only for their media, marketing and communication expertise, but for their focus on enhancing business progress and success through their activities.”

- Patrice Simpson, National Marketing Manager
Ausco Modular
“Thanks to the efforts of Cole Lawson, Trident’s staff are now regularly called on by national and Queensland media for expert commentary on security issues.”

- Perry Dollar, Managing Director
Trident Security
“Having been around a great many years I think this has been the most successful media exercise I have been involved with largely (I believe) due to the engagement of Cole Lawson.”

- Debra Tape, CEO
Qld Meals on Wheels