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  • recent happenings in the international plain language community
  • latest highlights from our work with clients
  • our media campaigns, news stories and radio interviews.

So you want to writing in plain English, but you're not sure where to start? One of the most effective things you can do is replace complex words and phrases with a simpler, shorter alternative.

Our expert trainers and editors share their top tips to help you communicate clearly in all your writing.

Our editors have brought their plain language skills to many fascinating and influential projects. Here we share links to a handful that are available online, so you can see how we have transformed content across a range of genres and sectors.

We're thrilled to hear that New Zealand passed the plain language bill today. One MP said the bill is about 'having language that everyone and anyone can understand.' We couldn't agree more.

This year, we're inviting you to get involved. Tell us your favourite worst word of 2022 for the chance to win $250.

We worked with MusicNSW to create a plain English summary of the Raising Their Voices report. It presents important new research into sexism and discrimination in Australia's music industry and makes the case for some big, bold changes!