A community of federal employees from different agencies promoting the use of plain language for government communications. It provides training, information on plain language requirements and guidelines, and plenty of resources and examples to get you inspired.
A company that provides training and editing services in plain language. It also accredits documents and websites with its Clear English Standard logo. The Commission’s website provides a free plain English lexicon and plain English style guide.
A foundation seeking to improve access to justice in New South Wales. It provides resources and guidelines for writing and useful guides to Australian law. The Foundation also publishes a monthly newsletter on plain language.
The government office responsible for drafting legislation. It has published a plain English manual and a guide on drafting clear and simple legislation.
Published in The Clarity Journal 76 – 2018 By Neil James and Susan Kleimann No one could object to the evaluation of texts to assess their quality and effectiveness. Many evaluation methods exist, from readability formulas and expert reviews to usability tests and the analysis of outcomes. Yet in recent years, a divide has developed […]