Chalkboard is Perth's only communications agency specialising in social and environmental sustainability.

Working exclusively with the change-makers – including startups, NFP & social enterprise, the public sector and corporates – we create communication strategies and campaigns for impact, helping to grow the ideas, technologies, products and services that are addressing the biggest challenges of our time.

Our small team of strategists, communicators and creatives work with clients across many sectors, including community, environment, energy, technology, arts and education. We help them to effectively engage their stakeholders, change behaviours, attract customers and inspire investment in the areas that need it most.

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Our tailored communications strategies ensure all activities are underpinned by our client's unique purpose and business objectives, while linking together as part of a broader campaign. Our strategies act as an essential roadmap, maximising impact and bang for buck.

Media & PR

Our integrated public relations campaigns leverage news media, social and online, events, thought leadership and industry partnerships to elevate a message and inspire action. 


We design, write and deliver a full range of marketing communications to engage key stakeholders, support brand awareness and promote advocacy in a way that is both relevant and creative.

  • Branding - logos, visual identity and brand guidelines.
  • Publications - sustainability & annual reports, newsletters and presentations.
  • Digital - websites, social media, e-campaigns, video and photography.


With over 15 years of experience working with ASX-listed organisations, the NFP sector and start-ups, we understand continuous disclosure requirements and how to best communicate with shareholders, philanthropic partners and donors. We assist clients to communicate their purpose, impact and investment case, positioning them effectively for sustained financial capital.

  • Pitch and investment decks
  • Annual and sustainability reports
  • Fundraising campaigns and events
  • Grant applications
  • ASX & continuous disclosure materials
  • AGM presentations and investor briefings

Employee Engagement

We help our clients to reach, communicate with and empower their workforce so that employees become their greatest advocates and brand ambassadors.

  • Intranets and social media
  • Leadership communications & townhalls
  • Award programs & events
  • Newsletters and publications


We provide full service event management as part of our integrated campaigns, creating memorable experiences for a range of stakeholders.

  • Product and business launches
  • Fundraising events
  • Media Q&As
  • Awards ceremonies
  • Investor briefings
Media & PR
Employee Engagement

The Chalkboard approach

Our approach brings together strategy, storytelling and creativity to deliver compelling communications & social impact campaigns that excite, inspire change and turn passive onlookers into brand advocates.

Whether it be developing a 12-month strategy, creating a new purpose-led brand, inspiring action through digital channels or building your industry reputation, we work with your team to craft and deliver communications that make an impact.

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This is us getting to know you.

We want to know your business and understand your purpose. Do you want to attract customers? Harness the power of your community? Raise funds?

Communicate effectively with stakeholders? Launch a product? Measure your impact? We’ll tell you how we can help (and if we can’t).

Our detailed proposals outline our suggested approach.

We aim to be fully transparent so you know exactly what you’re getting, the timeframes involved, and for how much.

You can then choose to proceed with one part of the proposal or all, or even implement as a staged approach. From here, the real fun begins.

We pride ourselves on delivering campaigns as if they were our own.

Once we’ve agreed on an approach and budget, we’ll develop and deliver a strategy and/or individual communications that get your story heard and meet your objectives.

This may be a one-off project or a long term campaign – either way, we’re invested in your success and committed to achieving results.

We’re big believers in continuous improvement.

After every campaign we’ll spend time researching and evaluating its effectiveness with stakeholders to make sure it’s hit the mark, while assessing what needs to be tweaked for future campaigns.

As your business and priorities evolve, so will the campaign.

Latest works

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Carly West


Chalkboard Communications is a small collective of strategic and creative thinkers who are committed to working towards a sustainable future.

The agency was founded by Carly West, a senior communications and corporate affairs executive with over 17 years of experience gained in Perth, Sydney and London.

Having led communications, media and high-profile campaigns for a number of top 50 ASX-listed corporates, leading not-for-profits, education institutions and advocacy organisations, Carly launched Chalkboard to collaborate with purpose-driven business and inspire positive change in the world.

Carly’s broad mix of experience across many sectors has her team deliver highly effective, bold strategies to help clients nationally cut through the clutter and deploy campaigns that make an impact. She is a strong advocate for climate issues and conscious business, ensuring that clients are represented authentically and with passion.

Melanoma WA
Climate Clever
Good for the Hood
Museum of Freedom and Tolerance

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Do we sound like a good fit? We'd love to hear from you.