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The good, the bad and the unmuted – Tips and tools for running a successful webinar

In this webinar recording, we provided tips and tools for delivering a successful webinar – and avoiding common pitfalls.

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Getting the message across - Communicating effectively with young people

Full video recording of Better Information Workshop: Getting the message across - Communicating effectively with young people.

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Getting the right people to your CLE activity

Full video recording of Better Information Workshop: Getting the right people to your CLE activity

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Using case studies effectively video

Full video recording of Better Information Workshop: Using case studies effectively.

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Best practices and social media

A Better Information session about best practices and social media by Matt Hurst

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Community legal education - design materials for designers

A suite of design materials for designers of community legal education

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Community legal education and information: model priorities and principles, Justice issues paper 25

A paper which summarises evidence to provide clear direction for planning effective community legal education and information.

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Sharing your research findings effectively video

Full video recording of Better Information Workshop: Sharing your research findings effectively. Watch video
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Sharing your research findings effectively

Slides from a Better Information Workshop on sharing your research findings effectively. Download
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Modern legal drafting: a guide to using clearer language (3rd ed)

An Australian legal writing guide with an international perspective
BookLegal writingPlain language

Plain Language Action and Information Network (PLAIN)

An American association dedicated to plain language. Visit Website
OrganisationOrganisationPlain language

Plain language for lawyers (4th ed)

An practical Australian guide to plain language writing for lawyers with international relevance.
BookLegal writingPlain language

Caught in the web - young people and the internet

A summary of research into how young people use the internet to solve legal problems
ArticlePlain languageResearch and journals

Clarity Journal

An international scholarly journal covering plain language issues
OrganisationOrganisationPlain language

Law and Justice Foundation of NSW website

An organisation promoting access to justice in NSW, including through plain language
OrganisationOrganisationPlain language

Plain Language Association International (PLAIN) website

The international association of supporters and practioners of plain language.
OrganisationOrganisationPlain language

Plain language checklist: five steps to plain language

A quick and easy guide to making sure your writing meets the fundamentals of plain language.
ArticlePlain language

Writing effective letters

A US government article covering the essentials of good legal letter writing Visit Website
ArticleLegal writingPlain language

The elements of plain language

A short article outlining fundamental elements to good writing Visit Website
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Legal Writing in Plain English exercises

Fifty plain English exercises, taken from Legal Writing in Plain English by Bryan A. Garner (2001)
ArticleLegal writingPlain language
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