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Writing for Government Training

Course Overview

Writing for Government provides an overview of the general principles of writing required in the workplace, specifically in relation to a Government context. It can be tailored to meet the needs of a Department of Agency utilizing work based examples and case studies.

The topics covered in this session are:

Components of Effective Writing including:

  • Audience and Objectivity
  • Effective and Inclusive Language
  • Writing Fundamentals
  • Style and Tome
  • Editing and Proof Reading

Types of Business Writing:

  • Meeting agenda and minutes
  • Letters
  • Emails
  • Memos
  • Activities analysing good and poor examples

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify the most appropriate type of written communication for your situation
  • Understand and know where to find out about organisation formats, guidelines and procedures
  • Recognise the components of effective written communication
  • Analyse and give feedback on other people’s writing

Target Audience

This course covers writing skills for all employees in the Public Sector in both Federal and Local Government


This course can be tailored to business needs and can be run over one full day or a half day

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Participants attending McMillan courses will experience a different kind of learning that produces transformation in not only their attitude but also in the way they apply the information.


McMillan can tailor and customise all of our Qualifications and Short Courses to ensure that students understand the direct application of learning and have a great impact directly in the Department.

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