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Vale publisher Frank Thompson AO

16 Jan 24

Esteemed publisher Frank Thompson passed away in January 2024, and former UQP colleague Craig Munro shares insights and reflections on a remarkable career.

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Cross-country collaboration helps small publishers grow

5 Dec 23

Discover how two past ABIA small publisher of the year winners – Melbourne’s Affirm Press and Broome’s Magabala Books – came together to share knowledge and grow.

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ABDA launches ‘Baseline’ Book Design internship program

10 Oct 23

The Australian Book Designers Association is proud to announce the establishment of the ‘Baseline’ Book Design Internship.

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Hardie Grant on supporting the Voice to Parliament

12 Sep 23

Following the Australian Publishers Association’s recent statement in support of the Voice to Parliament, one of our members Hardie Grant share what they have been doing to campaign for the Voice.

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New award highlights diversity in children’s literature

1 Aug 23

The newly launched Diversity in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand (DANZ) children’s book award will celebrate and lift the voices of marginalised and minority people and communities.

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The current state of Australian book printing

4 Jul 23

Richard Celarc of Opus recently discussed the state of Australian printing in the book market with Print21, touching on offshore printing, censorship, ebooks, and a return to growth for print books.

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Jordan Artery on the Penguin Random House sustainability journey

16 Jun 23

One year into her role as Social Impact Officer, Jordan Artery explains recent sustainability activities and achievements at Penguin Random House.

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New look & enhanced access to TitlePage data

6 Jun 23

New developments to TitlePage have increased access to product data through a new display, browser extension and APIs.

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Winners announced for 2023 Australian Book Industry Awards

25 May 23

The 2023 Australian Book Industry Awards were presented on Thursday 25 May at a star-studded event in Sydney.

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Kerry Davies awarded the 2023 Janet Mackenzie Medal

20 May 23

Kerry Davies has been awarded the 2023 Janet Mackenzie Medal for four decades of remarkable service to the editing profession and to the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd).

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