Plain language professionals

Plain language professionals play a vital role in the community by helping subject matter experts explain important information to other people in their enterprises, or to the public. They often translate technical expertise into actionable knowledge.

Some plain language professionals listed on this site run a writing, editing or training enterprise. Others work directly for business or government organisations. See for people who can certify documents meet plain language standards.

As a community, plain language professionals listed are committed to the following principles in all their work:

  • Documents are developed with the end user in mind. Plain language professionals consider the users’ (readers’) circumstances, their comfort with the written word and how they need to use the information provided.
  • Use the simplest writing style possible, as appropriate to the users.
  • A dedication to continually improve and refine their writing skills.

Search for a Plain Language Professional in your city.
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Nan BerrettWriting for local government &, Australia
Sue CartledgeQuality control for your copycontextualise.comSydney, Australia
Lyndall ThomasMaking content easy to read.informationaccessgroup.comMelbourne, Australia
Di HoldingAg research outcomes for Wagga, Australia
Louise, Australia
Matthew SkoienPlain English editing and
Rhonda BraceyMaking technical information, Australia
Heather DoubledayPlain language editors - business &, Australia
Brigitte, Australia
Warren KissellOperations, quality mgt and HACCP documentsdescribe.wk@gmail.comBathurst, Australia
Rory DalyThe internet is big. Stand, Australia
Bec ChristensenKeep your communications clean and, Australia
Andy QuanI'll make your words, Australia
Susan McKerihanCoaching and editing in clear, Australia
Judy GregoryComplex information made, Australia
Pam KershawPlain language editing and, Australia
Colin AlcockPE training and editing since, Australia
Glenn JohnsonClear communication is plainly, Australia
Andrew PeglerPlain language writing, training and, Australia
Greg PendleburyRigorous thinking, always reader, Australia
Melinda LeyshonSimple writing is the ultimate, Australia
Mel RoomePolishing your, Australia
Ian ShortWriting that gets
Simon MitchellSmart, effective writing for businessescopyoctopus.comCanberra, Australia
Lu SextonJargon buster & bureauspeak translatorlusexton.comMelbourne, Australia
Will BelfordMaking complex things Central Coast, Australia
Addy Watsonaddles1979@gmail.comDubbo, Australia
Shae LalorExcellence in written, Australia
Denise HoldenImproving text quality and, Australia
Adam RaffelYour ideas expressed clearly to readersadamraffel.comSydney, Australia
Hilary Cadmancadmanediting.comBellingen, Australia
Di HoldingAg research outcomes for Wagga
Julia GarryPlain language editors - business &, Australia
Russell ThomsonWe help you say exactly what you, Australia
Susan PierottiMake your writing ZING!, Australia