• Melbourne 

    Educational Publishing Awards 2014

    The Australian Educational Publishing Awards recognise and honour the best Educational materials published during the year.

    17 Sep 2014 State Library of Victoria
    328 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
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  • Frankfurt 

    Frankfurt Book Fair

    Frankfurt Book Fair is the world's largest trade fair for books.

    Representatives from book publishing and multimedia companies from all over the world come to the Frankfurt Book Fair in order to negotiate international publishing rights and licensing fees.

    8 Oct 2014 Frankfurt Buchmesse
    Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
    60327 Frankfurt am Main
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  • Bologna 

    Bologna Children's Book Fair

    The Bologna Children's Book Fair is the most important international event dedicated to the Children's Publishing and Multimedia Industry.

    HELLO! from AUSTRALIA Children's Book Illustration Exhibition.

    Submissions are invited from APA members to be represented in the 2015 Hello! From Australia Illustration Exhibition

    Submissions are due by 14 October 2014

    30 Mar 2015 Bologna
    Piazza Constituzione,6
    40128 Bologna
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About us

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) is the peak industry body for Australian book, journal and electronic publishers. Established in 1948, the association is an advocate for all Australian publishers: large or small; commercial or non-profit; academic or popular; locally or overseas owned.

Over the years the Australian Publishers Association has grown into an organisation of considerable influence. From modest beginnings and a membership of twenty, the Association now has over 216 members and represents 91% of the industry, based on turnover.


Who Can Apply

Australian Publishers Association membership is open to any individual, partnership or corporation engaged in publishing books, journals, educational materials and electronic works as a bona fide and ongoing operation in Australia.

Want to know more about the benefits of membership?

To be eligible, an applicant's publishing must be of a continuous nature, even if their output is small. Nationality, size or speciality is not taken into account. Members may be full or associate members - associate members enjoy all the privileges of membership, except for voting. Subscriptions for full members are based on their company's annual turnover.

The Australian Publishers Association (APA) is an advocate for all Australian publishers: large or small; commercial or non-profit; academic or popular; locally or overseas owned.

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