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14 August 2019

New report shows lack of diversity in arts sector leadership roles

A new report launched today by Diversity Arts Australia has found culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) Australians are underrepresented in arts sector leadership roles. The report, titled Shifting the Balance:... Read more


UQP appoints Hume as commissioning editor for children’s and YA x

The University of Queensland Press (UQP) has appointed Clair Hume as commissioning editor for children’s and young adult books. Hume, who joined Affirm Press in 2016 to launch the Melbourne-based... Read more
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Environment Award for Children’s Literature 2019 shortlist announced

The Wilderness Society has announced the shortlist for the 2019 Environment Award for Children’s Literature. The shortlisted books in each category are: Picture fiction: More and More and More (Ian... Read more


Shortlist announced for inaugural Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize

Hachette NZ and the Margarey Mahy estate have announced the shortlist for the inaugural Margaret Mahy Illustration Prize for unpublished illustrators. The shortlisted illustrators are: Emily Walker Hilary Jean Tapper... Read more
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UK retailers demand business tax reform

In the UK, the Booksellers Association (BA) has joined with more than 50 retailers in signing an open letter demanding the government take action on the business rates system, reports... Read more
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