meet the team.

Sarah Fitzpatrick 

Executive Director

A journalist for 30 years, Sarah has worked across print, digital and electronic media in the UK, Asia and Australia.

She has worked as a senior media advisor for the Australian Government; recently undertook studies in digital marketing through New York’s Columbia University; and provides international media consultation services through the UK’s Third Bridge Consulting Group.

Katey Love

Account Coordinator

A graphic designer and children’s author, Katey has been an integral part of Gray Matters Advertising for over 10 years. 

Katey has responsibility for online and print advertising, including the placement of high volume recruitment and tender advertising internationally. Her list of major clients includes the Tasmanian Government. 

Conrad Thunig

Senior Graphic Designer

Conrad has  over 20 years of professional design experience working with local, national and international clients.

He brings with him a wealth of knowledge both in print and digital design, with an emphasis on logo design, typography, branding and website design. 

Helen Polanowski

Accounts/ Media Buyer

Helen has extensive knowledge in all areas of the advertising industry and specialises in media buying and accounts.

Her media buying prowess, combined with her extensive experience ensures clients not only get the best possible rates and deals available, but also prime position.

Jake Seychell

Marketing Manager

Marketing Manager Jake Seychell comes to us after studying dual Law and Psychology degrees at the University of Queensland. 

Jake is proficient in the design and development of websites and associated digital and social marketing campaigns with an emphasis on information architecture and user experience.

Steve Gray 


A member of the advertising and marketing industry for over 40 years, Steve has an impressive record of results in sales, marketing and client service strategies.

He has successfully managed large office environments and built relationships with a variety of clients ranging from small businesses to multi-nationals.

who we are.

Welcome to Gray Matters Advertising!

We specialise in digital and traditional advertising, marketing, branding and design with the aim to deliver world class communications that support the work of business; improve people’s lives; and enable the effective operation of our economy – taking into account climatic, cultural and social variances.

Based in Tasmania, we are a preferred media supplier of the Tasmanian Government and Master Ordering Agency for Print Media and the Print Media Services for Vacancy Notices, Tenders and Public Notices but also have a proud record delivering smart solutions for government, finance, banking, retail, tourism, hospitality, health and mining – across Australia.

As one of the country’s largest media buyers, we have access to prime media positioning and late placement offers at the most affordable rates ensuring our clients receive valuable return on investment. And, we offer accurate and consistent reporting that enables our clients to maintain control of their advertising spend.

Our team are proven performers experienced in creative and high volume placement and we also boast a network of some of Australia’s most talented advertising and creative specialists.

Ask us how we can help your business grow.

we proudly support…


Gray Matters Advertising acknowledges the Muwinina people as traditional landowners of this land and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to them and their culture and to their elders past and present.

Suite 12, Level 3

33 Salamanca Place

Hobart, Tasmania  7000

6224 8777

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