The standard for Australian Government writing and editing

Style Manual is for everyone who writes, edits or approves Australian Government content. Use it to create clear and consistent content that meets the needs of users.


  • Defining words: harder than it sounds

    There are some common problems with defining words, and some tools and strategies to solve them.

    29 April 2021

  • Capital letters: less is more

    While it might be tempting to use capital letters for emphasis or to show respect, there are clear rules around when they can be used and when they should be avoided.

    4 March 2021

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