Q PR+[food]comms


Life can throw up some pretty interesting community-based opportunities at times; just when you’re feeling busy, stressed, or not quite up to the challenge.  Sometimes it helps to have an outsider who can help you visualise, strategize and communicate what you’d really like to say and achieve.

As the owner and creative behind Q PR +[food] comms, Cathy Hughes offers a range of communication services to assist community organisations achieve their funding and development goals.

“Cathy made our application a thousand percent better than what we could have ever achieved on our own.  She was very professional, organised, friendly and great to work with.”


Please contact Cathy directly at


0428 720 728

or via this contact form below.


Cathy Hughes has over 35 years of corporate experiences and qualifications related to: teaching, counselling, marketing and public relations.  More importantly, she gets a buzz out of applying her blend of skills to help others in the Limestone Coast community achieve their community development dreams too.

Since commencing Q PR +[food] comms three years ago, Cathy has had a 100% success rate with funding grants, enabling over $875,000  of extra grant funding – for projects valued at over $1.73m, within the Limestone Coast region for community development and sporting infrastructure projects. According to the Grants in Australia 2018 – the Secrets of Success Report (Source: Australian Institute of Grant Management) this means that Cathy is considered a “Super-successful” grant seeker.


Inspired by facts, quotes and anecdotes, Cathy can assist you with preparing:

  • Grant applications
  • Reports*
  • Policy and procedure documents
  • Newsletters and articles*

*Note: Recommendations for photographers and graphic designers can be provided for larger publications.

Cathy can recommend other regional consultants for allied services such as: conducting strategic planning and web site design.


An initial 1 hour* consultation is free (*or part thereof) to provide a chance to get to know each other and find out what will be required to enable the best chance of success with a proposed project.  An initial written estimate of future work/hours/cost by Cathy will be prepared shortly after this consultation – which will be valid for 6 months.


Specific information gathered during any confirmed project will be treated respectfully and in-confidence. 


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