ACT Heritage Library Manuscript Collection

HMSS 0077 Public Relations Institute of Australia (ACT) Time Capsule, 1999

Scope and Contents Notes

Call Number HMSS 0077
Collection Public Relations Institute of Australia (ACT) Time Capsule, 1999
Date Range 1994-1999
Quantity 0.18m (1 manuscript box)
Access Conditions open
Copying Conditions with attribution
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The National President, Ms Lelde McCoy ceremoniously closed the capsule, as part of the Awards for Excellence presentations, held at the National Convention Centre, Canberra, on Thursday August 19 1999. The time capsule was an archive box spray painted with gold paint for effect or possible "photo opportunity". The box is no longer part of the collection.

Box List

Box No. Description Quantity Date Range 
1

1999 Awards for Excellence

  • Letter from National President, Lelde McCoy, which she read at part of the evening's
  • proceedings giving a description of the public relations industry at that time.
  • Personal Invitation to Institute members from the President, with details on the time capsule.
  • Envelopes announcing Award winners as follows:
    • Winner of the Employee/Member Communication Category is the Australian Customs Service entry Establishing an Intranet for Better Employee Communication
    • Winner of the Community Communication Category is the Defence Public Affairs Organisation and the Defence Force Exhibition at the 1999 Sydney Royal Easter Show
    • Winner of the Marketing Communication Category is the Defence Public Affairs Organisation and the Defence Force Exhibition at the 1999 Sydney Royal Easter Show
    • Winner of the Multimedia Category is the Association of Consulting Surveyors ·of Australia for the MAXS Membership and Administration Control System
    • Highly Commended in the Issues/Crisis Management Category is the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs for its Operation Safe Haven media program surrounding the Kosovar refugee stay in Australia ..
    • Winner of the Comprehensive Program Category is Parker and Partners for their entry All Aboard the National Express.Business cards from industry representatives attending the dinner.
1 file 1999
1

1999 Conference - Power, Politics and PR - PRIA (ACT) Conference, National Convention Centre, Thursday 19 August 1999

  • Registration Brochure
  • Keynote Address: Mr Max Moore-Wilton, Secretary of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, (read by Mr Greg Williams, First Assistant Secretary, Government Communications Unit)
  • Luncheon Speech by Senator Christ Ellison, Special Minister of State at Atlantic Restaurant, Palmerstone Lane, Manuka, Canberra, 12.45pm
1 file 1999 
1

1996 Awards for Excellence

  • Two sets of photographs from the event, held at the National Press Club, Wendy Hamilton was the President of the PRIA (ACT), Paul Lyneham, journalist and television presenter was the Master of Ceremonies, Hon. David Jull, MP, Federal Minister for Administrative Services was the keynote speaker.
  • Framed photograph taken at the 1996 Awards for Excellence donated to the time capsule by PRWORKSI - Federal Minister for Administrative Services, Hon. David Jull, presents PRWORKS! principals Daniells Morris and John Walker with the Awards for Excellence certificates at the 1996 Awards presentation. (For more information please see caption on back of photograph)
1 file 1996 
1

PRIA (ACT) Administrative Records

  • Copy of Procedures Manual (January 1999) as prepared by Tom Parkes, FPRIA and other council members
  • Application for Membership form
  • Records of PRIA (ACT) meetings Annual General Meeting, 3 December 1998
    • Agenda and Minutes from 1997 AGM
    • President's Report 1997
    • List of nominations for Election of Officers 1998
    • Auditor's Report for period ended 30 June 1998
    • Council members as at 6 October 1999
    • Membership database as at October 1999
    • Minutes Annual General Meeting, 3 December 1998
  • Directory of Registered Public Relations Consultancies in the Australian Capital Territory-1998/1999
  • Newsletters
    • Australian Capital Public Relations News June 1994 newsletter, Council members listed on back page
    • Public Relations News November 1995, October 1995, February 1996, June 1996, September/October 1996, December 1996, May, 1997.
1 file 1994-1999
1

Member Contributions to the Time Capsule - Australian Bureau of Statistics donated by Stephen Dangaard, Director of Media & Public Affairs

  • Media releases procedures & checklist,
  • News releases demonstrating statistical information as at 1999,
  • Media Alert for "Population Event: Historic Milestone marked in Sydney"
  • Media response checklist used by Media & Public Affairs team when handling telephone media inquiries
  • Copy of Media Watch (compilation of press clips) dated 19 August.
  • Frequent Media Contacts listing, and
  • New media coverage analysis from Media and Public Affairs Unit
  • 1998 Awards for Excellence entry: "PR Launch of 1996 Census data" -- a Comprehensive Program entry which was highly commended.
1 file 1998-1999
1

Member Contributions to the Time Capsule - Government Communication Unit, donated by Mr Greg Williams, First Assistant Secretary, Government Communications Unit

  • "Dialogue" Newsletter, May 1999
  • A Compact Disc
  • Business Cards from GCU staff members, August 1999
  • PRIA (ACT) Annual Conference- National Convention Centre
  • Keynote Address by Mr Max Moore-Wilton, Secretary, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

 

1 file  1999
1

Member Contributions to the Time Capsule - Hill and Knowlton Australia Pty Ltd, Material donated by Stephen Gilfedder, Manager Public Affairs

  • Credentials and Case Studies, Other printed materials
1 1999
1 Member Contributions to the Time Capsule - Publication
Copy of "The Millennium Edge" - Prospering with Generation MM, written by Noel Turnbull, published by Allen & Allen, St Leonards, Sydney, NSW. First published in 1996. The book was donated by the author The back cover of the book describes Noel Turnbull as "an expert in community attitudes and corporate responses. He is Chairman of Turnbul. Fox Phillips , Australia's largest independent public relations firm.
1 book 1996