Common Ground Queensland - Board and Staff Members

Deanna Nott - Director

Deanna Nott has extensive communication, marketing and public relations experience in both the private and public sectors.

Prior to launching her firm Wings Public Relations, specialising in media relations and government communication, Deanna gained a high profile in south-east Queensland and beyond as Logan City Council’s head of media and communication by developing award-winning campaigns designed to change perceptions of the city located between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Deanna spent 20 years working as a communications specialist within the Department of Defence before her move into local government. Deanna is renowned for her passion, love of crafting the perfect pitch and devotion to excellence. 

Deanna’s energy and expertise in the communication field has led to key roles in the public sector, including appointment as Aide-De-Camp to the Governor of South Australia.

Deanna also serves as a Royal Australian Air Force Squadron Leader Reservist, joining in 1994. In November 2012 she was awarded an Australian Defence Force Silver Level Commendation for her efforts in promoting the benefits of Reserve service to the Australian community.

In September 2014, Deanna was appointed to the Public Relations Institute of Australia Queensland Council and is an active mentor and supporter of young pr specialists. 

Deanna holds an undergraduate degree in Arts from Bond University, a Master of Defence Studies from the University of New South Wales and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.