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Company Details

Established 1991

PO Box 633
Balmain NSW, 2041 Australia

Phone: 0412 412 955
Contact: Ric Yamine

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General Information

Cultural Partners is a recognised leader in the highly specialised area of Multicultural and Indigenous research and communication. We provide research and consultancy services for public education, advertising and behavioural change programs.

Our principals have specialist experience in hard to reach audiences - including Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD), Small and Emerging, Refugee and Indigenous communities. Our reputation is built on creating culturally sensitive methodologies that deliver pathways for informed and practical decisions.

We offer clients:
o Highly skilled and experienced research specialists
o Full service qualitative and quantitative methods
o Multilingual call centre
o Capacity to conduct research in 60+ community languages
o Consultants in regional and remote locations across Australia
o Proven track record in social and government research.

Examples of the type of research we undertake:
o Advertising and communication monitoring
o Concept and message testing
o Social policy research
o Social marketing strategy development
o Health promotion research
o Large-scale survey conduct and management
o Campaign and program evaluation
o Community consultation
o Stakeholder engagement
o Audience measurement and media research.


Research Society Members Ric Yamine

Key Personnel

Ric Yamine: Ric has over 25 years of experience in special audience social research and marketing and is a leading advocate for the sector. His ability to demystify special audience research and provide clear and direct focus around diverse audience methodologies offers great added value and builds trust and confidence in the process.

Justin Noel: Justin is Australia's most respected Indigenous research and communication consultant. He specialises in community based research and consultation with a focus on culturally sensitive and cost effective methodologies.

Stella Blay: Stella has over 30 years of social research experience and is a highly skilled analyst. Her deep knowledge of this specialist sector delivers cutting edge insights and adds an important contextual framework to research outcomes.

Fiona Jones: Fiona has over a decade of market research and consulting experience in the United Kingdom and Australia. She has managed many social and government sector projects and is a highly regarded professional researcher. 

Amanda Buckland: Amanda is a very experienced and skilled social and market researcher with over two decades in the sector. Her areas of expertise include qualitative moderation and analysis. 


Research Fields:
  • Advertising
  • Social/opinion research
Research Methods:
  • Consultancy
  • Non English speaking background
  • Face to face interviewing
  • Group/in depth analysis and interpretation
  • Group/in depth moderation
  • Group/in depth recruitment
  • Telephone interviewing
  • Web surveys

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