Writing For Goverment Workshop


Our Writing For Government Workshop is a must for all Public Servants.

The Writing for Government Workshop provides an overview of the Government standards and expectation for all Public Servants. 

McMillan Staff Development (McMillan) is a Registered Training Organisation delivering this course for years.

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  • Workplace
  • Online
  • Half Day
  • Full Day

Resources All Provided

  • Workbooks
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Assessments



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

Please note that this can be delivered online.
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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

Workshop Benefits

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.

More Information

For Workplace Groups​

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

This workshop can be run over one full day or a half day.

Inclusions & Investment

McMillan will provide you with a highly experienced trainer who will spend time during an initial consultation to gain an understanding of training requirements for the participants and the desired learning outcomes. From there we will contextualise the workshop to meet the outcomes required. Our trainers will develop all learning resources required to complete the session.

Our trainers will develop all learning resources required to complete the session. 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 organiser.

Our fee structure is highly affordable.

Half Day Workshop is $250.00 per person, plus GST.

Full Day Workshop is $500.00 per person, plus GST.

Our workbooks are printed in full colour and are wire bound and cost $25 + GST per person. 

Please check out our bundled specials as you can save up to 20% of the total cost.

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