2022 EPAA winners announced


The winners of the 30th annual Educational Publishing Awards Australia were announced live at the EPAA Ceremony in Melbourne this week.

Congratulations to all the publishing professionals with titles in the running for the 2022 EPAAs, from those shortlisted teams right through to the overall winners – browse the winning and shortlisted titles across all categories.

EPAA coordinator and Director of Publishing at Jacaranda Brent Ramsay said of the awards:

'Across all 24 categories, the Judges were supremely impressed with the detail, quality and innovation displayed in all 103 entries. Congratulations to all entrants, and thank you for your contributions to improving Australian teaching and learning outcomes.'

Publisher of the Year 

For the first time Cambridge University Press (Secondary) and Seven Steps (Primary) have been voted as the winners of the Publisher of the Year awards by the education community. 

Congratulations to both companies for continuing to lead the way in their connections with and services to schools, teachers, librarians and booksellers. 

Outstanding Award Winners 2022

Each year, three Outstanding Award winners are selected from the winners across all categories in their teaching tier. The Outstanding Award winners for this year are: 

Outstanding Primary Resource

Title: Bailey Finch Takes a Stand

Author: Ingrid Laguna

Publisher: Text Publishing

Read the judges’ comments

Outstanding Secondary Resource

Title: examplus VCE Biology Units 1-4

Authors: Diane Canavan, Nicole Henry, Anne Maslin

Publisher: Nelson - A Cengage Company

Read the judges’ comments

Outstanding Tertiary / VET Resource

Title: Principles of Anatomy & Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students in Australia

Authors: Ian Peate, Suzanne Evans, Amy Byrne, Will Deasy, Michele Dowlman, Pauline Gillan, Siva Purushothuman, Dan Wadsworth

Publisher: Wiley

Read the judges’ comments


The Mike Horsley Award recipient – Sophie Kaliniecki, Cengage 

The Mike Horsley Award 2022 for outstanding service to the industry is awarded to Sophie Kaliniecki. Currently the Portfolio Lead, Vocational at Cengage, Sophie’s career has spanned many of the major companies in educational publishing. Sophie has shown steadfast dedication to the industry, to her colleagues and to the authors she works with, who speak so highly of her support and expertise. 

Sophie’s nominators praised her drive and commitment to quality learning experiences, creating relevant and meaningful resources that maintain the integrity of the content, while being easy for learners to understand.  

Missed the EPAA Ceremony?

You can watch the Awards broadcast back below: