Industry leading advice

Cornerstone provides clients with broad-ranging services to suit any scale and issue. Cornerstone works with international businesses, advocacy groups, not-for-profits, industry associations and charities on a range of public policy objectives.

Advocacy, strategy and partnership are at the heart of the Cornerstone approach.

Government Relations

Lobbying for policy, legislative or regulatory change can only be effective through building a comprehensive case to key government decision makers. The Cornerstone team is expert at building this narrative and executing effective strategies for this change. We partner with our clients to provide industry-leading corporate and political advice to ensure that they are best placed to effectively and efficiently adapt to change.

Policy Development

We work to align our client's requirements with the policy direction of government identifying synergies between business and the legislature. Our team has some of the foremost policy minds in Australia with a wealth of experience in industry and government.

Procurement & Tendering

The Cornerstone Groups tendering specialists prepare comprehensive tender documents to put clients in the best competitive position. We assess and develop procurement documents, making sure organisations have the best opportunity to win competitive tenders and that they are not underselling their product or service.

Polling & Public Opinion

The Cornerstone Group works with Australia's largest polling companies. We develop polling strategies with a focus on defining trends and identifying and monitoring emerging issues. This enables planning for precisely tailored communication programs to identify target markets and build engagement.

Policy & Political Research

The Cornerstone Group provides in-depth analysis and insight into government decision-making and the public policy agenda. Our researchers identify policy solutions in detailed briefs on the political landscape and key players in the public domain.

Stakeholder & Public Campaigns

The Cornerstone Group provides specialist campaign resources to build grassroots engagement. This can range from large corporate and public relations campaigns to political campaigns and local community movements. The Cornerstone team consists of experienced campaigners who have participated at managerial levels in Local, State and Federal elections as well as public relations and media campaigns.

Communications Advisory Services

Through our strategic partnership with some of the country's leading corporate communications specialists, the Cornerstone Group can tailor the right communications strategy to work jointly with your government relations programme

Media Monitoring & Media Training

The team at The Cornerstone Group has extensive media experience, spanning decades of interaction with political journalism and business commentary. Equip your organisation and senior management with strategies to manage media issues and develop a comprehensive approach to building positive coverage with media stakeholders. We can also monitor major media outlets to make sure you are up to date on issues affecting your organisation in the press.


Gain access to prominent networking events for the body politic, intimate industry dinners and political functions. The Cornerstone Group facilitates access to these events and enables organisations to interact with stakeholders in an informal setting. The Cornerstone Group also hosts a range of events throughout the year with a number of special guests and speakers from various political and professional backgrounds.


Government by its nature is all-encompassing, it must understand all industries. The Cornerstone Group has wide ranging understanding of the politics of almost every major industry in Australia; from energy to agriculture, defence to pharmaceuticals, we have the experience to provide specially tailored services.