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.
About Style Manual
Use Style Manual when creating Australian Government content.
Writing and designing content
Use this guidance to create content that’s clear and findable.
Grammar, punctuation and conventions
Reference this section for definitive rules and examples of Australian Government style.
Use the format that helps meet the user’s need. This could be a form, a blog, an image or another format.
Design content with a structure that helps the user navigate and understand.
Referencing and attribution
Reference correctly so users can identify the sources you use.