Dolan Hayes profile
Dolan Hayes profile
Dolan Hayes

Strategic Advisor Townsville

Experienced North Queensland based communication and engagement specialist Dolan Hayes is an exclusive advisor to Campaign Edge.
Dolan is a former journalist and Queensland Government media and policy advisor in portfolios such as Premiers, Trade and Economic Development.
Dolan has extensive professional experience across government and private industry, with expert capabilities in community and stakeholder engagement, marketing and media relations.
He developed specialist consultancy skills during a decade of work as government relations lead with public relations in Brisbane and Melbourne. He is also experienced in local government and was head of marketing and public relations for the city of Townsville for a decade to 2008. In that role he refined the brand for the city of Townsville.
Dolan has also lectured and tutored in government and journalism at James Cook University. Successful projects he has led or been involved with include:
• The advocacy campaign with TEL to secure State and Federal Government funding for the new $300M Stadium for Townsville.
• Stakeholder lead for the Australian Singapore Military Partnership, advising on landholder engagement strategies that resulted in a successful sign off on the multi-billion dollar investment in Qld.
• Political, community and stakeholder engagement support for Townsville Enterprise to help win funding for the $5B Hells Gates and Big Rocks Wier projects.