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Insights from launching the Open Book internship

9 May 22

Grace Heifetz, chair of the Open Book Advisory Board, discusses learnings to date from the internship, and the process a more accessible recruitment and selection process.

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Dr Renée Otmar awarded the 2022 Janet Mackenzie Medal

5 May 22

Accomplished Geelong-based writer, editor, researcher and trainer Renée Otmar has been awarded IPEd's Janet Mackenzie Medal for her service to editing.

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Election 2022 – Books Create Australia manifesto

27 Apr 22

We're calling on election candidates to back an industry plan that prioritises reading, writers incomes, industry infrastructure, new markets, and Australian content in schools.

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New study to understand accessible educational publishing

13 Apr 22

The Schools and Educational Publishers Committee (SEPC) of the APA has commissioned a study of how accessibility is implemented in the sector, with the first stage of research now underway.

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Impacts on Primary Educational Publishing

12 Apr 22

Editor Grace Reid researched the Impact of Digital Technologies and COVID-19 on Educational Publishers, and here shares an overview of her findings.

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Insights into accessibility for publishers at Australian virtual conference

8 Apr 22

The 2022 Round Table conference will take place on Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 May 2022, with sessions across the three days perfect for publishers looking to better understand accessibility and inclusivity.

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Indigenous creators in demand at Bologna Children’s Book Fair

30 Mar 22

While a quieter than previously, there was joy and optimism for those attending Bologna Book Fair, with stand manager Kabita Dhara reporting strong demand for books from Indigenous creators and opportunities for English language sales in Italy.

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Tickets on sale for BookUp and ABIAs

24 Mar 22

Join industry colleagues and peers as Australian publishing comes together in-person for a day of reflection, planning and celebration with the BookUp Conference and Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) at the ICC Sydney on 9 June 2022.

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ABIA Book Awards longlist announced

22 Mar 22

The Book Awards longlist for the 2022 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) has been announced.

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Publishing Industry Workforce Survey launches

2 Mar 22

A research survey to provide data on the demographic make-up of the publishing industry workforce in Australia has been launched by the Australian Publishers Association and the University of Melbourne.

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