Tagged: Australia

Amazon opens in Australia

After months of speculation, Amazon has opened in Australia, promising to “create thousands of new jobs and invest hundreds of millions of dollars” in the... Read more

Australia to tax online overseas book orders

Australia will reportedly begin a 10% tax on books ordered online from within Australia and shipped from abroad. Read more

Amazon to open retail presence in Australia

Amazon has revealed it will launch a retail arm in Australia after years of speculation. Read more

Australia debates axeing of import restriction rules

The debate in Australia, following proposals by the government’s Productivity Commission to remove parallel import restrictions and turn Australia into an open market, has led... Read more

Bonnier creates Australian publishing division

Bonnier Publishing has created Bonnier Publishing Australia in a bid to expand further into the Australian and New Zealand markets. Read more

WHS to open six stores at Sydney airport

WH Smith has struck a deal to open six outlets at Sydney airport, Australia.  The company, which bought the Queensland-based Supanews chain last year, has... Read more

HC Australia in Keating apology

HarperCollins Australia has apologised to former Australian prime minister Paul Keating and agreed to pulp unsold copies of a book about him following a legal... Read more

Patterson donates $100k to ANZ indies

James Patterson has extended his support of indies to Australia and New Zealand, offering bookshops $5,000 each from a pool of $100,000 to spend on... Read more

Company spotlight: Text Publishing

Michael Heyward spoke with Tom Tivnan at the London Book Fair, and points to translation as the heart... Read more

Bonnier opens Australian adult publisher

Bonnier Publishing is expanding in Australia with a new company based in Melbourne. Bonnier is carving out the adult programme from another one of its... Read more

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