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A guide to help Australian Government teams design simple, clear and fast content.
The basic building blocks for crafting good content. Includes hyperlinks, headings and bullet lists.
Guidance on writing plain English content that reflects a modern government voice. Includes readability, audience and voice.
How to design content for everyone. Includes guidance on writing for First Australian audiences and people who speak languages other than English.
How to punctuate and capitalise content for screens.
Spellings of commonly used government and digital words and terms. Includes Australian Government words and common digital terms.
Guidance for writing numbers on screens.
How to use italic, bold and underline.
How to create and use common kinds of content. Includes documents, fact sheets and video.
How to write content that will help search engines more easily find and rank your information. Includes guidance on keywords, headings, metadata and SEO tools.
New to content design? Read this first.
Download templates, streamline processes and reduce risk in your agency.
List of the resources used to write the Content Guide.
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