To assist readability, headings need to follow a structured hierarchy, with a clear distinction between heading sizes.
Sentence case, which has a capital at the beginning of sentences and the initial letter of proper nouns in capitals, is the preferred style for headings:
Headings must not include punctuation (i.e. a full stop or colon) at the end of the heading.
Use bullet points to break up content, especially on websites, for ease of readability.
The two styles of bullet point lists are:
For punctation requirements of these two styles, refer to bullet point punctuation.
Authorised by the Associate Director, Service Delivery & Support
25 October, 2011