Public Relations
Government Relations


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Font is Tasmania’s leading public relations, government relations and campaigning organisation.

Becher and Brad have an extensive and unrivalled experience and understanding of Tasmania’s media and political landscape, and are uniquely positioned to assist you in achieving your goals.

Our publishing arm is Tasmania’s largest locally-owned media operation, printing and circulating over one million community and regional newspapers per year.

Simply put, we offer the best communications, lobbying and campaigning services in Tasmania.

Meet The Team

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Becher Townshend
Managing Director

Becher Townshend is the Managing Director of Font and draws together more than two decades as an award-winning state political reporter and public relations professional.

Brad Stansfield - Font Public Relations

Brad Stansfield

Brad Stansfield brings to Font nearly 15 years’ experience in the pressure-cooker of politics, including eight years at the highest level as Premier Will Hodgman’s Chief of Staff. 


Hilary Smith
Office Manager


With over a decade’s experience running successful and innovative small businesses, Hilary brings a broad range of skills to the Font team and a passion for social media.


David Abbott
Senior Consultant


Since joining Font in 2017, David has become a vital member of the team, bringing with him a diverse skill set, youthful perspective and keen analytical mind.


Holly Smee

Holly is the newest member of the Font Public Relations team, joining as a Consultant in 2022.