Libby Callister

Libby has had more than 20 years experience in communications, media and marketing with a vast range of experience in both the private and government sector at the senior level. She has been the director of her own company for the past eight years.

Libby Callister has worked in State Government at a senior advisory level offering strategic advice, media advice, formulating policy, corporate development, stakeholder and community management and issues and risk management. She has worked within a range of government portfolios such as Sport and Recreation, Treasury, Emergency Services,  Local Government and Planning, State Development, Communication and Information at all times liaising closely with a variety of stakeholders at all levels of Government.

Libby has extensive knowledge of the machinations of Government and a keen understanding of the corporate environment. She has invaluable and vast experience liaising with State Government leaders, State members, Local Government,  Government staff, industry leaders and business and community agencies to develop policy,provide key strategic advice, media relations and communications.

Her valuable insight and her wealth of experience has delivered outcomes beyond the expectations of her clients with clearly measurable results.

Libby holds a Bachelor of Arts (Recreation Administration) Griffith University, Queensland and undertook a cadetship as a journalist with Queensland Newspapers. 


Matt Mullens 
Manager: Media and Public Relations

Matt Mullens has expertise in the fields of journalism, communications and media relations developed during his more than 15 years as a professional writer, journalist and media consultant.

Matt has an insider’s knowledge of the world of journalism and has been published in Australia’s major newspapers, dozens of regional publications and niche magazines, and has written news and advertising copy for radio and television.

Matt has a Bachelor of Arts (Creative Communication) from the University of South Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Tracey Challenor
Senior Consultant

Tracey has been a Queensland journalist and presenter in television, print media and radio for 25 years.

For 12 of those she was chief presenter of Seven News’ weekend service, and delivered some of the biggest news stories of the day, including the September 11 attacks, royal visits and state elections. She was also a regular presenter on Seven’s popular lifestyle program The Great South East.

Since leaving TV news, Tracey has continued to broaden her media skills as a conference facilitator, magazine feature writer, scriptwriter and voicer for corporate videos, media trainer, and as a radio scriptwriter for Southern Cross Austereo, one of Australia’s largest media companies. 

Sue Lappeman
Senior Consultant

Sue has been a journalist for almost 20 years, including 13 years covering State and Federal politics for the Gold Coast Bulletin and a stint at The Times in London.

Sue’s roles have included reporting each year from the State and Federal Budget lock-ups in Brisbane and Canberra, searching for the economic implications for her newspapers’ readerships. Sue has a wide knowledge of parliamentary and legislative processes and has been a close observer and follower of several election campaigns.

During her time as a journalist, Sue has developed extensive local, state and national contacts in the media and politics. Sue has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism and Literature) from the University of Queensland.