Individuals and teams – improve your skills, increase productivity and get the edge by learning better business communication. We’ll show you how.

Why business writing training?


Why Australian Writers’ Centre?

At Australian Writers' Centre, we offer:

  • Full-day and half-day writing courses.
  • Real world “best practice” training from experienced professionals.
  • Empowerment for your team through practical knowledge.
  • A fun and supportive learning experience.
  • Classroom training for individuals.
  • In-house training (we come to you) for 6+ participants.

World-class training from world-class presenters

Kate Hennessy is a professional writer who splits her time between corporate writing, travel writing, journalism, editing and communications consulting.

As a travel writer, Kate's travel stories can be seen regularly in The Guardian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Vice/Noisey, The Saturday Paper, The Australian Financial Review (Life & Leisure), The Australian, The Wire, The Quietus, AWOL, Wellbeing Magazine, CEO Magazine, Get Lost Magazine, Marie Claire, A Hotel Life and more!

Prior to teaching at the Australian Writers' Centre, Kate’s experience includes a role as senior writer and editor at writing agency, The Editor Group, and as internal communications manager at Cisco (Australia & New Zealand).

Since then, Kate has provided writing services and communications consulting to dozens of well-known organisations including Insurance Australia Group, Sydney Theatre Company, Channel 7, National Science Week, Community Broadcasting Association of Australia, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, MBF and E*TRADE Australia. More

Grant Doyle is an experienced copywriter, content manager and web editor. After many years as a print journalist and author, Grant began writing web content in the late 1990s. Since then, he’s worked for many corporations, government departments, SMEs and not-for-profit organisations in various online content roles. More

Deb Doyle is a consultant who runs three businesses: Editorial Training Services, Living Proof – Book Editing, and Draw On. She specialises in publication editing as well as in training company and government employees to improve their skills in grammar, punctuation, writing, editing, proofreading and plain English. She’s conducted courses for AMP, Police NSW, the Productivity Commission, the RTA, and many other corporate and government entities in Sydney and Melbourne. More

Nic Brasch is a corporate writer with more than 15 years’ experience as a teacher. He’s delivered writing and communication workshops for many corporations, government departments, SMEs and Not-for-profit organisations. More

Sue White is a freelance features and travel writer whose stories have featured in The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, Vogue Australia, Travel + Leisure (Australia), Sun Herald Travel, Women’s Health, Vogue Entertaining + Travel, CNN Traveller, the South China Morning Post, Good Health, various ABC outlets, Green Living, Green Lifestyle magazine and numerous other publications in both Australia and overseas. More

Valerie Khoo is an award-winning feature writer who is also CEO of the Australian Writers’ Centre. She writes for a range of corporate and consumer publications and was previously a regular writer for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age for over 15 years. Valerie is also the author of six books. Her latest book is Power Stories: The 8 Stories You MUST Tell to Build an Epic Business. More

Organisations that have benefitted from our training include:


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