Easy English

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Access Easy English interprets documents into simple everyday language, supported with images.

It means more people can

  • read
  • understand
  • actively use your written information.

What is Easy English?  Find out more

Find out what services we offer.


44% of Australian adults (15-65 years old) have non-functional literacy skills.

This means 7.3 million adult Australians have low literacy skills. 

(Report No. 4228.0). 2013  www.abs.gov.au.

Some current publications
from Access Easy English
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Country Fire Authority, Victoria.

How to be Safe from Bushfire in Victoria

4 books & a set of questions to plan.

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 Women with Disabilities Victoria


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Book 7 in their research Voices against Violence


Women with Disabilities, Victoria have have also had developed their AGM report in Easy English and a series of training fact sheets to use with young women in schools.

Victorian government logo. Department of Health and Human services logo. Black words on white backgroundVictorian Government DHHS


Quality of Support Review. Look for the heading Quality of Support Review 2/3 of way down the page.

Human Services Standards. Scroll 2/3 way down the page for the Easy English version

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Integrated Family Violence Partnership. Southern Melbourne.

1.Men. Think Safe act safe. Post – Court Intervention Order Fact Sheet.

2. Further publication out soon.

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Find recent Easy English publications from Access Easy English or email us to get other examples.

2 speech bubblesLink to Access Easy English blog. Commentary, research, resources from Access Easy English.

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Email: cathy@accesseasyenglish.com.au


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          Phone: 0466 579 855

Training Opportunities

After getting a number of requests for training, I have put together some planned opportunities for training. Individuals or groups can join this training, or email me to request something specific for your environment.

There is

Easy English training

Introduction to working with people with little or no speech

Participation, Inclusion and Positive Communication for people with little or no speech.

All welcome.

More information on Easy English training

More information about Communication and Interaction workshops for people with little or no speech

Journal Publications from Access Easy English

Basterfield and Starford (2014) Plain Language for Access to  Democracy and Citizenship. Clarity. 72 (2) pp22-25

Email Cathy@accessseasyenglish.com.au to request a copy.





2016 Conferences

May 2016. Connecting Up.

Advancing towards 2020. Connecting up vulnerable people in our community.

How important is literacy to engaging with our communities?

August 2016 IASSIDD 16

Health Literacy. What do you really need? – Paper Presentation

Do we take it for granted everyone is connected to and can access the internet? – Poster