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7 June 2017

New Zealand Book Awards for Children and YA 2017 finalists announced

The finalists for the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have been announced. The shortlisted books in each category are: Picture Book Award Fuzzy Doodle (Melinda... Read more


Scribe to publish former ABC journalist’s account of fatal police-shooting of mentally ill man

Scribe has acquired world rights to former ABC journalist Kate Wild’s narrative nonfiction account of the fatal police-shooting of a mentally ill man, 24-year-old Elijah Holcombe, in NSW in 2009.... Read more
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Minimum wage to rise 3.3% following Fair Work Commission’s annual wage review

The Fair Work Commission has announced a 3.3% increase to minimum wages effective from 1 July 2017, lifting the minimum wage from $17.70 per hour to $18.29 per hour. The... Read more

Slater, McCulloch and Maling receive Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships

Writers Rebecca Slater and Scott McCulloch and poet Caitlin Maling are among the 12 recipients of the 2017 Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships, worth $50,000 each. Maling will use the scholarship... Read more
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Cengage introduces certification seal to fight piracy

In the US, Cengage has introduced a certification seal on its course materials in a bid to combat piracy, reports Publishers Weekly. The certification seal includes a QR code and... Read more
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