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Our team co-authored the manual with the Digital Transformation Agency to produce the definitive Australian guide on writing style.
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Thursday 12 November: The essentials of Australian Government writing style (two three-hour sessions)
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22 October, 2020
If you haven’t had a chance to catch up with Ethos CRS October webinar on clear writing, with Kate Wall, Chas Savage, Dr Amanda Laugesen and Chris Hammer, here are 10 key takeaways: The point of writing clearly is to have people focus on the content and not on the […]
20 October, 2020
The rapid technological changes that have occurred over the past few decades are creating unique challenges for governments everywhere, transforming how they communicate and engage with citizens In this changing world, how do governments develop responsive, effective information campaigns, while managing a dialogue with their citizen audience? Before the advent […]
19 October, 2020
One of the best known rules of plain language writing is ‘Avoid the passive voice’. As George Orwell said, wagging his finger sternly: ‘Never use the passive when you can use the active.’ Really? Not at all? Not one teensy-weensy little passive? Surely a construction that’s survived in English for […]