Searchlight Facts

Searchlight was established in 2007 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sweeney Research, one of the largest Australian-owned research companies in Australia.
We offer a full range of market research fieldwork and data collection capabilities and resources, with a number of key benefits…


The Searchlight full-time consultant team offers a combined experience of more than 100 years in data collection and data analysis for market and social research.

Quality Assurance

We have full industry specific accreditation for our project management, data collection and data processing functions, under the ISO 20252 accreditation scheme.

Proven Track Record

We have conducted market research for over 20 of the ASX top 100 listed companies, and for federal, state and local government.


We offer in-house capabilities for surveys of all types, from telephone (65 CATI stations) to online surveys, mail out surveys, face-to-face (in-home/central location/intercept/exit interviews/door-knock surveys), sensory clinics, smart phone and tablet (CAPI) surveys, audits/observational research such as mystery shopping, and also qualitative recruitment/moderation.


We have the capacity to conduct the Australian and New Zealand research components on behalf of overseas clients.