Useful list of organisations for Australian writers, authors and publishers

Useful list of organisations for Australian writers, authors and publishers

Here’s a list of organisations that might be of use to you during your writing and publishing career:

Australian Government organisations relating to writing and creatives

Australian organisations for writers, authors and publishers

Rights and Royalties for Australian Writers and Authors

Major Australian and State Library Organisations

Editing, Indexing, Proofreading and Book Designers Associations in Australia

  • The Institute of Professional Editors – IPED Australia (editors and proofreaders)
  • Australian & New Zealand Society of Indexers – ANZSI
  • Australian Book Designers Association – ABDA

Writing and editing style guides for Australian writers, editors and publishers

Publisher and Bookseller Organisations in Australia

State-based and regional writing organisations for Australian writers

NSW

VIC

QLD

SA

TAS

WA

NT

Australian Writers Festivals 

A list of writers and readers festivals by state

Other organisations of interest to writers, authors and creatives in Australia

International organisations for writers, authors and publishers  (self-publishing)

Online courses for writers including indie and self-publishing authors

  • Bold Authors (a collaborative course hub coordinated by me and authors from around the world)
  • Bold Authors may be of special interest if you would like to apply for writing grants, creative residencies, fellowships and other opportunities as there are courses on how to go about it! Plus how to put your writing CV and writers/artist statement together.

Australian Library Distributors

Australian literary journals and publicationswriters can submit work to: