Kathryn Goldie




Kathryn Goldie is an experienced editor who has worked in the government, private and not for-profit sectors. She has edited publications including the Federal, Victorian and NSW Hansard, non-fiction books, software training manuals, operational and business plans, quarterly magazines, literary journals, and street and student press.

Kathryn has also written and directed several short films and plays, which have appeared in festivals around the world.

Before joining the Foundation, Kathryn was a subeditor at Hansard in the Parliament of NSW, where she spearheaded the creation of a streamlined house style guide.

Professional qualifications

  • Master of Arts in English (University of Queensland)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English (University of Wollongong)
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts in Creative Writing (University of Wollongong)
  • Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting (RMIT)
  • Graduate Diploma of Narrative Film and TV (VCA, University of Melbourne)


Kathryn is an active member of the global plain English community and keeps up with all the latest developments through PLAIN.