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Advanced Speech Writing

Who is the course for? 

Staff who are responsible for coordinating, preparing and writing speeches for their Senator or Member.

About this course 

Advanced Speech Writing will give you practical skills and techniques for speech writing, reflect on the fundamentals, and explore key stages of good speech writing. You will also have the opportunity to write a short speech and present it for constructive feedback. 

What you will learn 

Throughout the day, you will learn:

  • Fundamentals of good speech writing
  • Techniques for planning, researching and managing time to write a speech
  • Power of storytelling
  • Techniques for authentic speech writing and speech making
  • Using the speaker’s voice when preparing speeches

How the course is delivered 

One day, face-to-face workshop. 

Eligibility to attend 

All MOP(S) Act employees 



Courses offered as part of the Professional Development Program (PDP), under the Commonwealth Members of Parliament Staff Enterprise Agreement 2016-2019, are provided free of charge.  


Registrations for this workshop will open in February 2020

Last updated: 21 January 2020