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    Lunch and Learn: Tips to reach a more diverse audience.

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    Are you missing potential customers, clients and visitors?

    44% of Australian adults have low literacy, and struggle with a range of everyday reading tasks.

    Get some tips and resources currently available to assist you expand your reach.

    When:    Thursday, 23 May 2024

    Where:   Online via Zoom

    Time:     12:00noon - 12:30 pm Melbourne time

    Cost:      Free

    Suitable for professionals and volunteers writing any content. You may be working in

    • communications & marketing
    • journalism & content creation
    • community development
    • stakeholder engagement
    • allied health, NDIS & providers
    • My Aged Care & providers
    • case managers
    • advocacy
    • teaching & community education
    • survey development & research
    • government
    • website development
    • law
    • work safety & HR
    • Health Promotions etc.


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    Access Easy English is owned by Cathy Basterfield.

    Cathy is a trained Speech Pathologist, with more than 35 years’ experience.

    She has a national and international reputation in the development of Easy English.

    Cathy is acknowledged by her peers as a highly experienced practitioner in the field of Easy English.

    She is recognised as being at the forefront of the development of Easy English in Australia, being one of the first practitioners in this specialist field nearly 20 years ago. This includes the development of quality standards and benchmarks for Easy English and writing the first guidelines for writing Easy English.  This is still the basis of quality Easy English.

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    Your presenter is Jodie van de Wetering.  Jodie was an ABC reporter and broadcaster for 13 years, including work for The Queensland Country Hour and regional postings across Queensland and New South Wales.  They are also experienced in corporate communications in the disability sector, supporting agencies’ communication with service users, stakeholders, funding partners and the broader public. As a specialist content writer with Access Easy English they create accessible resources so everybody, of all backgrounds and abilities, has access to information they need to be informed, safe and empowered.

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