Press Releases

Australians without computer skills seen as being left behind – national poll

Almost 90 per cent of Australians believe people who can’t use computers are being left behind, according to a national poll released by the Reading Writing Hotline today on International Literacy Day (September 8). Read More

More Queensland adults reaching out for help with reading and writing per capita than in NSW and VIC

A quarter of calls to the Reading Writing Hotline in the past year were from Queensland, with about half of those from regional or remote areas of the state. Read More

25 years of the iconic jingle – “One three double oh, six, triple five, oh six” – promoting the Reading Writing Hotline

The Reading Writing Hotline is celebrating 25 years of its catchy, iconic jingle, which promotes the free service for adults who have trouble with literacy and numeracy. Read More

Reading Writing Hotline helping to revitalise First Nations languages this NAIDOC Week

The theme of NAIDOC week this week is ‘Our Languages Matter’ and the Reading Writing Hotline has partnered with First Languages Australia to celebrate by launching a new resource to support learning Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. Read More

Hundreds of volunteer adult literacy tutors ready write now in WA

Hundreds of volunteer tutors are trained up and ready to start helping adult Western Australians who would like to improve their reading and writing skills. Read More

Bendigo adult literacy programs ready to help with reading and writing New Year’s resolutions

The Reading Writing Hotline is urging people in Bendigo who want to improve their literacy skills to make it their New Year’s resolution to call the Hotline on 1300 6 555 06. Read More

National snap shows more Australian men are seeking literacy

Men aged between 25 and 44 are by far the largest group seeking literacy support according to the first five- year national literacy snapshot from the Reading Writing Hotline. Read More