2011 New Year resolutions for team VIVA!

We at VIVA! are determined to keep our new year resolutions and are enlisting you all to keep us on the straight and narrow. The aim of the game is to make our resolutions public and provide a few updates on our progress throughout the year in the hope that we will stick to our…

Team VIVA! off to a flying start

Fingers are noisily tapping at keys, the whiteboard is swamped in ideas and to-dos and the phones are running hot.  Team VIVA! is back and ready to make its mark on 2011! After swapping holiday stories and sharing New Year resolutions (more on that later), we’re now officially in work mode.  2010 was a great…

My VIVA! experience

Written by Lauren Davie   My month as an intern at VIVA! Communications opened my eyes to the fast paced world and hard work of healthcare public relations. I tackled a national media launch with the VIVA! team, drafting media materials, researching key contacts, assisting with event management and helping to pitch the story to…

VIVA! la Melbourne Cup

It was the race that stopped the nation and it brought the VIVA! office to a halt for a few short hours. On Melbourne Cup day we donned our finery – for ladies that included fabulous head gear – and stepped out to celebrate in style. We even managed to induct the youngest member of…

Team VIVA! socialise at the inaugural Live & Love Short Film Competition awards

There was nothing but love to be felt at the Live & Love Short Film Competition awards on Tuesday, October 19 at Soho Bar, Potts Point, Sydney. Live & Love Short Film Competition awards

VIVA! employs user-generated content to “spread the message, not the virus”

Australia’s budding film-makers have found an unexpected muse in the Herpes simplex virus (HSV) thanks to the Live & Love Short Film Competition, coordinated by multi award-winning healthcare PR agency VIVA! Communications. The competition wrapped up on the eve of National Herpes Awareness Day (October 19, 2010) with a red carpet event at Soho Bar, Sydney.…

1st place in the PRIA State Awards for Excellence

VIVA! Communications clinched first place in the 2010 Public Relations Industry of Australia (PRIA) State Awards for Excellence Thursday, September 23 in the Health Organisations category, for our “Trimming teens with gastric banding surgery” campaign. In February 2010, our company teamed with leading Australian researchers from Monash University and the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, to…