JMS Public Relations

JMS Public Relations is a highly regarded public relations house based in Perth, Western Australia, specialising in the arts, entertainment, health and lifestyle areas and is frequently on the cutting edge of contemporary arts practice.


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Just some of the many clients and productions JMS Public Relations has had the pleasure to be involved with

The Director of JMS Public Relations, John Michael Swinbank MPRIA is a public relations strategist. He specialises in media relations and is a sought after publicist who has achieved nearly 100 cover stories for his clients.


Professional services are offered in the fields of public, media and community relations. Marketing and design expertise is offered, as well as event and crisis management.


We have created innovative and effective campaigns for a variety of the Western Australia’s leading arts organisations and projects such as Artitja Fine Art, Barking Gecko Theatre Company, Bare Naked Theatre Company, Buzz Dance Theatre, Class Act Theatre Company, The Graduate College of Dance, Greenroom Productions, Milestone Productions, Million Puppet Project, Mirage Makers, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Pi Ensemble, Prickly Pear Ensemble, S.A.L.T Writers, So Frenchy Productions, Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, Storm the Stage, Strut Dance, and Tura New Music.

Other projects and clients include the Fremantle Prison Masterplan, The Good Store, Rosewood Care Group, Southern Cross Cleaning and Windows Boutique. John Michael was Publicist for the West Australian Ballet from 1994 to 1998.

JMS PR also specialises in artistic festivals with diverse content, undertaking public relations management for over fifteen festivals ranging from the inaugural Western Australian Shakespeare Festival Bard on the Bay, Bunbury International Jazz Festival, Joondalup Festival, Little Feet Festival, QFest, Sounds Outback Festival, Totally Huge New Music Festival, WA Fringe Festival and the Wild West Comedy Fest to the world’s largest arts and disability festival, Wataboshi International Music Festival in Brisbane, as well as publicising numerous local productions during the Perth International Arts Festival.


To get in contact with JMS Public Relations to discuss your next production or event, and for a list of staff contact details please click here.

Latest PR roster:

JMS PR Roster of shows and events - Last updated November 20, 2008

Latest media releases:

Home grown cabaret act heads to London (Noel it All!) - November, 2008
The Arrival
keeps on going
- October 29, 2008
National Comics head to Wild West Comedy Fest
- October 13, 2008

Total ravishment of the senses (Preparing to be Beautiful) - October 1, 2008

Cabaret rover at the Chapel for Melbourne debut (Noël it All! - Melbourne) - September 24, 2008

Award-winning play gets music treatment (Presence) - September 10, 2008

America’s Cup euphoria recreated onstage (Taking Liberty) - August 13, 2008

London calling Australian troubadour (Noël it All! Perth) - August 8, 2008

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For other media releases, or to be added to our media release mailing list, please contact John Michael Swinbank.