book groups :: presses & Imprints

This is a developing list of Antipodean artists’ book groups and private presses and imprints. Links are included if they exist. Please get in contact to suggest additions. Many individual artists can be found on Artist Books 3.0


Association of Book Crafts, New Zealand

Book Art Object

Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild

NSW Bookbinders Guild

Papermakers of Queensland

Papermakers of Victoria

Queensland Bookbinders Guild

rah collective

Sydney Book Art Group

Victorian Bookbinders Guild





Acteus Reus Press, Sydney

Ampersand Duck, Canberra, ACT

Ant Press, Sydney, NSW

Brindabella Press, Canberra, ACT (1972-1996)

Electio Editions, Melbourne, VIC

Escutcheon Press, Pearl Beach, NSW (1986-2005)

Fernbank Studio, Wellington, NZ

Finlay Press, Braidwood, NSW (1997-2009)

Fold Editions (Edith Cowan University), Perth, WA

Frayed Friskett Press, Dunedin, NZ

Hipcat Printery, Victoria

Hill End Press, Hill End, NSW

Idlewild Press, Melbourne, VIC

Impediment Press, Sydney, NSW

Kowhai Press, Christchurch, NZ

Lyre Bird Press, Townsville, QLD & Melbourne, VIC

Pear Tree Press, Auckland, NZ

Plum Press (also Plumb Press), Sydney, NSW

Red Rag Press, Townsville, QLD

Mountains Brown Press, Melbourne, VIC

Officina Athelstane, Rockhampton, QLD

Open Door Press, Canberra ACT (1975-78)

Otakou Press, Dunedin, NZ

Red Hand Prints, Darwin, NT

Sylvan Type Works

Uncollected Works Press, Melbourne, VIC

Unstable Press, VIC

Wayzgoose Press, Katoomba, NSW