The Copyright Agency’s Publishing Industry Career Development Grants support individuals working in the Australian publishing industry with grants for professional development, skills development, leadership, and career enhancing opportunities.
These grants are aimed at mid-career publishing individuals in trade and educational publishing; Australian literary agents; freelance editors; and editors working at literary magazines and journals in Australia.
Potential projects could include:
Industry research into issues such as leadership in publishing, diversity, developing editorial/sales/marketing skills, etc;
Mentorships with other publishers to gain new skills and insights;
International market exploratory visits;
Upskilling in online publishing and accessible publishing models;
Attendance at a significant international leadership program;
Digital transformation/new models and upskilling
Successful recipients will be required to write a report of up to 5,000 words on the completion of their project. If appropriate, the report may be shared with industry peers.
These grants will support projects that start after 1 July 2021.
Amount of grant: $5,000
For more information and to apply online visit the Copyright Agency website