We understand that the circumstances surrounding COVID-19 are having a huge and resounding impact on the entire Australian community.

One of these impacts is the cancellation of physical events, conferences and meetups.

During this time, we will be sharing digital events locally and internationally that you can attend online from the comfort of your home. This will help you to keep learning, improving your skills and networking.


Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Sub-Editing and Proofreading One-Day Short Course

October 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


Who can benefit from this sub-editing and proofreading workshop?

This subbing course will help anyone improve their editing skills, regardless of whether they’re new to editing or are an experienced editor who wants a refresher.

People who usually attend are often involved in:

  • communications
  • publishing
  • journalism
  • marketing
  • public relations (PR)
  • blogging.

Taught by a former Sydney Morning Herald editor, this practical course covers:

  • tightening sentences
  • writing in the active voice
  • using positive phrasing
  • writing strong intros
  • connecting paragraphs
  • making sure the lead isn’t buried
  • restructuring articles
  • grammar and punctuation tips
  • maintaining consistency
  • fact checking
  • proofreading mark-up symbols
  • writing strong headlines for both print and online

Only nine places are available to ensure every participant receives personalised attention.

Editing exercises are included throughout the class so you can immediately practise what you’ve learnt.

Handbooks and certificates will be handed out to each participant.


North Sydney Training Rooms
Level 2, 80 Mount Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060 Australia


Dan Kaufman