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June 2022 EdANZ

From the committee The committee has been busy over the past month. The latest EdANZ event was a successful Zoom presentation on the New Zealand Government’s guidance on content design with presenters Rebecca Brown and Hannah Cook, who both work at the Digital Public...
Event report: Accessibility matters

Event report: Accessibility matters

Brisbane Writers Festival – Accessibility Matters Panel: Dr Agata Mrva-Montoya, Greg Alchin, Laura Brady, Paul Harpur (chair). Laura and Greg joined the panel by Zoom. Paul introduced the panel members. Using his own experience, he discussed the impact of loss of...
Event report: Grammar nerds of the world untie

Event report: Grammar nerds of the world untie

Brisbane Writers Festival event – Grammar Nerds of the World Untie Panel: Jasmin McGaughey, Roly Sussex, Ruth Davies (chair) The program synopsis included enough clangers to have any editor either twitch or salivate. The “untie” in the event title was intentional. The...
Event report: The heart of editing a romance

Event report: The heart of editing a romance

  Editor, author and vice-president of the Romance Writers of Australia, Wendy Davies, was the guest speaker at an online presentation hosted by EdNSW on 3 May 2022. She writes romance stories under the pen name Wendie Daniels and her website has a useful Editing...

Cryptic crossword No. 15

By Mark Taylor Instructions:  Five of the solutions are classic Australian 23ds, one in singular.  These clues don’t include a separate definition – only the cryptic elements needed to get to the solution. ACROSS 1.    Don’t Cry…I got into top billing Lerner and Lowe...
Superannuation – who is entitled to it?

Superannuation – who is entitled to it?

Editors can be paid for their editing work under a range of different work arrangements, some of which make them eligible to receive superannuation, even if they are sole traders. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has an online super-guarantee eligibility tool to...