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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


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


For Workplace Groups

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


This workshop is run over one full day or a half day


Full Day Workshop Rate

  • $3200 + GST

Half Day Workshop Rate

  • $1800 + GST

Our workbooks are printed in full colour and are wire bound and cost $25 + gst per person, these will include copies of the slides presented on the day and supporting resources.


Our straightforward approach is specifically tailored to our clients’ unique needs. We offer practical solutions that will improve the dynamics and enhance the productivity of your business.​

  • The workshop will be contexualised to your workplace;

  • Training personnel are highly qualified and experienced;

  • We provide you with the best support and encouragement;

  • Training can be delivered on site at your workplace;

  • Training resources are of the highest standard;

  • We are flexible to take into account your requirements.

We aim is to assist and support our clients in a safe, non-threatening environment to achieve their business goals. We always strive to be flexible and make decisions quickly to support the client’s changing needs.


McMillan will provide our clients a highly experienced trainer who will spend time during an initial consultation to gain an understanding of your requirements, the desired outcomes, the reason behind needing the training. From there we will contextualize our the workshop to meet the outcomes required.

Our trainers will develop workbooks, powerpoints and supporting resources.

On the conclusion of the workshop, evaluation forms will be distributed to all participants for completion. From the information gathered, we will compile an evaluation report which is forwarded on to the course organizer.


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