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Born: Established: 1948 ;
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'The Australian Publishers Association (APA) is the peak industry body for Australian book, journal and electronic publishers. Established in 1948, the association is an advocate for all Australian publishers: large or small; commercial or non-profit; academic or popular; locally or overseas owned ...The APA was formally known as the ABPA - the Australian Book Publishers Association. However, with magazine and e-publishers joining the fold, "book" was dropped in 1996 to better reflect the diversity of ... members. Before the ABPA, there were two local associations in Sydney and Melbourne - the New South Wales Publishers Association and the Victorian Publishers Association. These associations merged to form a national body, whose membership was - and still is - open to any person or company engaged in publishing in Australia, regardless of size or nationality of ownership.'

(Source: Australian Publishers Association website,

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2020 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Four Year Funding     $950,900 
2019 recipient The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund Cultural Fund Grants for Organisations Editing $30,000 for its Residential Editorial Program for Editors
2019 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Arts Projects for Organisations $81,180
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