Academic & Education

Aboriginal Studies Press (ASP) is the publishing arm of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). ASP publishes about six titles each year, providing a view of Australian history that might otherwise remain invisible. Authors are indigenous and non-indigenous academic and general writers. The list includes books written collaboratively by Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal writers.

Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Non-Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous
ACER Press

ACER Press is the publishing arm of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) which is a national educational research and development agency. Established in 1930, it is an independent, not-for-profit company. ACER Press publishes in print and online formats. Specialisation: Education, psychology, human resources, parenting education.

6 weeks
ACT Writers Centre

The ACT Writers Centre promotes writing-based culture and supports the rights and interests of writers throughout the ACT and region. The Centre also acts as an information and liaison centre for writers, publishers, and educational institutions. Members have access to the resource library, meeting room, and office equipment. The Centre publishes a monthly magazine with regional and national information on literary events and opportunities.

Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd

Allen & Unwin produces over 250 new titles each year in diverse areas including academic books, professional reference works, adult fiction, children's books and electronic publications. Most new books are released simultaneously in print and e-book format. The company is an independent fully Australian-owned company. Allen & Unwin books are available throughout the world, with distribution arrangements in the US, UK, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa.

Digital/E-Publishing, Crime, General Fiction
Aquaculture Magazine

An independent journal for the aquaculture and seafood industries, covering a broad spectrum of subjects from research to aquaculture production and harvesting.

5 days
Arena Magazine

Features Australian and international political, social and cultural commentary from a critical and/or left perspective.

1-2 weeks

All ArtWear magazine titles only accept original patterns, articles and Q&A interviews. Each issue has a central theme, please contact the editors before putting an article or pattern proposal together. Yarn Magazine is aimed at Yarn enthusiasts. Topics covered include knitting, crochet, spinning, dyeing and felting. Felt Magazine focuses on all aspects of wet and dry felting, including machine embellishing. Embellish Magazine covers all matters pertaining to textiles including dye techniques and fabric manipulation. Textile Fibre Forum promotes textile and fibre related arts, exhibitions and the individual artist.

1-2 weeks

An independent publisher specialising in books for children with language and literacy. Their mission? To foster a love of reading in all children by producing language rich, engaging, and entertaining books that inspire and empower children. Aulexic are committed to making a difference in the lives of children who struggle to learn to read and write because of dyslexia, autism, or other learning difficulties.

Digital/E-Publishing, Children/Young Adult, Education/Reference
1 week
Auslib Press Pty Ltd

Auslib Press specialises in library and information literacy texts, directories and mailing labels for Australian and New Zealand libraries. Manuscripts and publishing ideas always welcome

2 weeks

Australian Academic Press publishes a range of books, programs and conference proceedings with an emphasis on practitioners and professionals in the behavioural sciences, especially psychology.

2 weeks

Whether you are looking to up-skill to improve your career prospects or are looking for an exciting new career opportunity, you will find a course to meet your needs in the Australian College's extensive course catalogue. Once you enrol, you not only get the course material but you will also get trainer guidance to help you through the course and answer any questions that you have. With over 100 courses on offer, Australian College will help meet your educational and career needs.

Digital/E-Publishing, Crime, General Fiction, Romance, Short Stories

The Australian Copyright Council (ACC) is an independent non-profit organisation that provides information, advice and training about copyright in Australia. The ACC represent the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major copyright collecting societies. ACC also produces publications, does research, and makes submissions on copyright policy issues.

Professional journal focusing on current theory, practice and policy relating to the career and work education field. Interested in human resources and career counselling.

Publisher of scholarly books, periodicals and electronic products for all academic disciplines. Under the Arcadia imprint, a publisher of general books, principally history, biography and fiction. Specialisation: Academic and general non-fiction, history, biography, lifestyle, information, corporate, fiction.

Digital/E-Publishing, General Fiction, Short Stories
4 weeks

The ASA promotes and protects the professional interests of Australian literary creators, setting minimum recommended rates of pay for authors and illustrators, providing information about minimum recommended terms for contracts for writers and illustrators and campaigning for author and illustrator rights to government and industry. The ASA also provides a contract assessment service, individual advice for members, mentorships, professional development events and awards.

Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International
Blake Education

Blake Education produces primary and secondary teaching materials that are useful and user-friendly. Materials are largely written by teachers, for teachers, and cater to the exact needs teachers share and are most appropriate for classroom use. Specialisation: Primary education (reading books, teacher resource material), primary literacy resources, secondary education (teacher resource material).


The magazine of the book industry in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. The major source of information on new and forthcoming books, industry news, jobs, store openings and closures, personnel changes, book awards, media coverage of books and much, much more.


Brisbane Writers Festival is a five-day feast of reading, writing, books and ideas, unfolding across Brisbane  every September. Celebrate words, learn something new and challenge your ideas with a range of writer talks and feature events guaranteed to stir your senses. Develop your ideas with celebrated authors in Author+ masterclasses, while the kids enjoy our Word Play program, especially designed for young storytellers.

Digital/E-Publishing, Auto/Biography, Children/Young Adult, Crime, General Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Romance, Short Stories, Speculative Fiction, History, Education/Reference, Indigenous, Travel, International

The British Australian Community, an incorporated association, was established in 1967 to represent the interests of Australian residents of British Isles descent. The award is for an essay of up to 800 words on the theme of the positive heritage of British culture in Australia.


Bushfire Press is an Australian publishing house servicing Performing Art Education in primary and post primary schools and non-professional and youth theatre. They publish music, dance, drama, media and visual arts materials.

Children/Young Adult
1-2 months

Cambridge University Press is the printing and publishing house of the University of Cambridge. Specialisation: academic publications in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, technical, professional and media sciences as well as primary and secondary education texts.

History, Education/Reference
2-3 months

Official journal of the Royal College of Nursing, Australia. Produced for registered and enrolled nurses as well as students. Focuses on professional development for nurses and advancement of the nursing profession.

3 months

Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) is a not-for-profit copyright collecting society that manages the right of authors and publishers to reproduce their work. CAL's mission is to secure fair payment to authors and publishers for the copying of their works while providing users with a legal and practical way to meet their copyright responsibilities. All Australian publishers and authors are eligible for free membership.

Cordite Poetry Review

Cordite is an online journal dedicated to celebrating new and established Australian poets. Features poetry, articles, interviews and reviews. It is a peer-reviewed journal.

2 months
Currency Press

Currency Press is a specialist publisher in books relating to the performing arts including screenplays, professional handbooks, histories and biographies, critical and reference works.

Up to three months
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