Best practice guidelines and advice for creating digital content on vic.gov.au
How to structure the content on your page using headings, short paragraphs, lists and clear calls to action.
How and why you should make sure you're writing in plain English.
This page contains common errors and questions of spelling and punctuation. It provides guidance for content editors on vic.gov.au
Ensure your content is user-focussed and accessible by reviewing our quality checklist.
Website content should be HTML by default. There are a few exceptions for when Word or PDF documents are acceptable.
All content on vic.gov.au must meet WCAG AA guidelines. Find out what to look out for and how to make your content accessible, including images, videos and documents.
Information to help you decide if you should build a campaign page (to support an advertising campaign, policy or program) or a commemoration page (to commemorate historic events).
Instructions for vic.gov.au website content editors on how to create case studies.
Get step-by-step information about researching, creating and testing a life event guide on vic.gov.au
This section of the vic.gov.au content guidelines provides editorial guidelines for content about government policy, ministers and groups.
Best practice guidelines for creating content pages for a department or agency, to give an overview of your work, responsibilities and priorities.
This section of the vic.gov.au guidelines page provides information on the rules for site-section landing pages, including the use of campaigns, body content, topics and tags and sidebar.
Reviewed 08 July 2021