The APA performs regular research and data collection to track and analyse the state of the industry.

This research helps us build knowledge about trends and provide insights to members for the improvement of their services.

Our regular research activity includes:

  • Industry performance benchmarks by sector
  • International pricing comparisons
  • Reading practices in Australia
  • The Beatrice Davis Editorial Fellowship

We are always on the lookout for new research of interest and welcome ideas for research collaboration. Get in touch with us via our contact page.

Members can browse the APA’s research reports, including those from our research partners.

Latest research related news

Understanding Australian Publishing statistics with Robin Derricourt

9 Nov 22

Robin Derricourt shares his deep knowledge of the data behind the Australian publishing industry, after 11 years compiling the Australian Publishing Industry Report.

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Education publishers respond to Grattan report

21 Oct 22

Australian publishers welcome the Grattan Institute’s recent report on improving curriculum planning, but raise concerns about some of the recommendations.

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Workforce D&I survey results published

31 Aug 22

Results of the inaugural Australian publishing industry diversity & inclusion survey have been released, yielding important insights that will help to push for change in the sector.

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