Why use Easy English?

For government departments and agencies

As a government department, you have a responsibility to ensure everyone can access your written information.

Read more at Who needs Easy English?

There is significant legislation at an international, federal, and state level of government which drives the implementation of Easy English.

Who needs to understand your documents?

All government and non government departments produce information for the public.

We have the right to access information in the way we need now, to read, understand and use this information functionally. UNCPR 2006

What information does your department currently write for the public?

  • Fact sheets or information sheets
  • Appointment letters
  • Flyers & Brochures
  • Invoices
  • Training materials
  • Minutes and Agendas
  • Posters
  • Website – for desk tops or ipads or mobiles
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Consumer reports
  • Text message reminders
  • Surveys & customer feedback
  • Committee reports
  • Response to proposed policy or law changes

Can you add to this list?

All government departments have to be able to communicate effectively with the public.

Audit your public documents.

All documents need to be accessible to the 44% of the Australian population with non-functional literacy. ABS 2013 #4228

Examples of our work are coming soon....

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