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Yvette Blackman

Director of Australian Government Relations


Yvette Blackman

Yvette Blackman BIO Director of Australian Government Relations - smiling with a mountain background © Brian Foo

Areas of Expertise

Government business, stakeholder engagement, strategy, policy, leadership, communication

General Enquiries

ph. +61 +61 3 8346 8600


Yvette Blackman is the Director of Australian Government Relations for The Nature Conservancy Australia and is based in Canberra, ACT.  She engages with Government to help move the policy needle, shape implementation of commitments to better conservation outcomes, secure funding and establish The Nature Conservancy as a delivery partner of choice.

Yvette has circa 20 years’ broad ranging experience across Government in both Australia and the UK in the health, environment, and national security portfolios.  Prior to joining us, Yvette worked for PM&C where she provided advice to Government on environment and water infrastructure matters, including policy and funding priorities. 

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