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?

Valerie Khoo
CEO, 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!


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

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

Carli Ratcliff established and has led the UX/UI writing team at Qantas for many years. She now also advises on UX/UI digital content and best practice for clients including SBS OnDemand, and advises Adobe on the design of their ‘Writing for Voice’ platform. Carli is an award-winning editor, journalist, digital content specialist and UX/UI writer. More

Michelle Guillemard is an award-winning freelance writer specialising in corporate training and health communication. Her clients include hospitals, health insurers, government departments, not-for-profit organisations and healthcare groups. More

Ky Chow has over a decade of journalism experience as a reporter for Australia’s top news brands such as SBS, Sky News, the Australian Financial Review and the ABC. As a specialist in business and finance journalism, Ky can share how to write persuasively on business topics both simple and complex. More

Kath Walters is a business writing trainer, journalist, feature writer, editor and book coach. Over her career at Fairfax Business Media and beyond, her stories appeared in the Australian Financial Review, Smart CompanyBusiness Review Weekly, Business Spectator, Women’s Agenda, ANZ Bluenotes and Company Director. 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:


And many more ...