Resources

Current Education Department Handwriting Syllabuses:

Click on the links below to download the most recent official Education Department handwriting syllabus materials for your region. These downloads are free. If you find that any of these links no longer work please let us know.

  • New South Wales
    2711 kB

    (also used in Australian Capital Territory and some schools in Western Australia and Victoria)

  • South Australia
    6958 kB

    (also used by some schools in Western Australia)

  • New Zealand
    1258 kB

 

Graphity! Resources & Information:

  • Coloured Dotted-Thirds GT_v1.1
    1103 kB

    Easy instructions for achieving coloured dotted-thirds behind your letters in Microsoft Word (Mac and Windows). Useful for VIC, SA and TAS users who wish to have the exact dotted-thirds used in the syllabus documents for their State.

  • GT Australian & NZ School Handwriting Styles_v1.1
    481 kB

    Shows the six current handwriting styles taught in Australia and New Zealand schools and available from Australian School Fonts.

  • GT Australian School Fonts Info_v2.1
    763 kB

    Information about Australian School Fonts™, including samples of all the styles available for each of the six regional areas.

  • GT Custom Keyboard Layout Installation_v1.1
    106 kB

    Instructions for installing the Australian Aboriginal GT and Phonetic Latin GT custom keyboard layout software (Mac & Windows) for use with our Tight Text GT fonts and our Beginner Regular & Thick fonts.

  • GT Font Installation & Replacement_v1.5
    182 kB

    How to install your fonts on Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android and Linux. Includes the essential steps to follow when upgrading to a new version of the same font which has the same name as the old version.

  • GT Lettershape Comparison_v4.0
    186 kB

    Document that allows easy cross-comparison of the basic lettershapes from each of the six regional areas.

  • GT Standard Licence Agreement_v4.0
    90 kB

    Standard Licence Agreement (EULA) applying to all items purchased from this website.

  • Licence Price List_Dec 2016
    309 kB

    The current price list for all of our Licences except for our Publishing and Web Licences which are quoted on application. Includes our current Site Licence fees and conditions. This document replaces and supercedes all earlier price lists.

    The above Graphity! resources are free but they are still strictly protected by copyright (© Graphity! 2001-2016). These files may not be redistributed by any means (eg download from a website) which imposes any financial barrier or actual cost on the recipient. If these files are made available free on or via another website then the original source www.australianschoolfonts.com.au must be explicitly acknowledged.

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    Other Resources:

    The Writeboards website at www.writeboards.com.au uses our Australian School Fonts handwriting fonts exclusively to create their vast range of Worksheets and Templates – over 2100 different items are available for each State. Site Licences providing access to these resources are available for schools and professionals to purchase here. Click below to see and download samples of the Writeboards resources in each of the five Australian styles:

  • NSW/ACT
    1134 kB
  • QLD
    1087 kB
  • SA
    1104 kB
  • TAS
    1134 kB
  • VIC/WA/NT
    1126 kB
 

The Australian National Curriculum/The Future of Handwriting

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