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

Full program announced for BookUp 2024

4 Jun 24

Innovation and adaptation is the focus for the 2024 BookUp Conference, offering valuable networking and PD on Wednesday 7 August 2024 in Melbourne.

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First announcements for BookUp 2024

7 May 24

On 7 August the Australian publishing industry will come together for BookUp in Melbourne, a conference full of thought-provoking ideas and valuable professional development.

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Funding for new research to support promotion of authors

13 Jul 23

A new project to investigate the changing use of digital media in promoting Australian women authors has received Australian Research Council funding with the support of the Australian Publishers Association.

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