Australian PublishersPublishers | Distributors
Another source for information about Australian publishers is the National Library.
- Aphelion Publications
P. O. Box 619, North Adelaide, South Australia 5006.
Small press doing great science fiction from Australian authors (George Turner, Terry Dowling, etc.). (They've done ten books so far, including a 600-page anthology of Australian SF.) They didn't take credit cards in 1990; this may have changed. Their US agent is Mark V. Zeising, P. O. Box 76, Shingletown CA 96088.
- Connor Court Publishing
A regional Victorian publisher, specialising in Catholic books.
- Fremantle Arts Centre Press
- The Federation Press
A small legal/social issues publisher.
- Lonely Planet
One of the world's leading publishers of travel guides - perhaps Australia's best-known publisher internationally.
- Ngarak Press
Desk-top publishers of paperback books and booklets on the region of Gippsland, Australia.
- The Oracle
Press will help you publish your own book.
- Otford Press
Based in Otford NSW, Otford Press publishes titles on national and international issues of relevance to Australia and its position in the Asian-Pacific region. As a small, no holds barred publisher, it is committed to more transparency in Government. It also publishes specialised travel books, children's books which place fantasy foremost, and classical music from Australian composers. [possibly no longer exists, 05/2005]
- Spinifex Press
Spinifex Press is an independent, Australian owned feminist press. The titles in our list reflect a wide diversity of cultures, both within Australia and in the international nature of our list which represents authors from Asia, the Pacific, North America, Africa and Europe.
The breadth of the Spinifex list is considerable encompassing fiction (including literary, crime, science fiction and romance), poetry, drama and the arts (including theatre, film, publishing, photography, cartoons), and non-fiction (including history, ecology, health, travel, auto/biography, criticism, information technology, philosophy and psychology).
- Steve Parish Publishing
PO Box 2160, Fortitude Valley BC, Queensland 4006.
One of Australia's largest publishers of Australian Nature books, souvenir books, postcards, calendars and related products. Also publishes a range of children's books aimed at educating them about Australia, Australian wildlife, and the environment. A recent range of childrens fiction books is based around a koala called Albert.
- Sun & Moon Press
- Zeus Publications
- Global Language Books
and suppliers of books in languages other than English.
are Australian publishers of computer books; they
are also distributors for Microsoft
Press, IDG Books (the Dummies books), M&S, MIT and O'Rielly and Associates
(The Whole Internet Guide etc).
NB: I also write book reviews, so if you are a publisher trying to get publicity for your books...