Website links for Magabala website (from a publishing perspective)

Australian Society of Authors

The Australian Society of Authors is the peak professional association for Australia's literary creators. Our members are biographers, illustrators, academics, cartoonists, scientists, food and wine writers, children’s writers, ghost writers, librettists, travel writers, romance writers, translators, computer programmers, journalists, poets and novelists.

AustLit The Australian Literature Resource

AustLit's aim is to be the definitive virtual research environment and information resource for Australian literary, print, and narrative culture scholars, students, and the public. AustLit is a non-profit collaboration between a network of researchers from Australian universities and the National Library of Australia, led by The University of Queensland (UQ). Our goal is to support research in and the teaching of Australian literary, narrative, and print cultures. This site provides authoritative information on creative and critical works by and relating to Australian writers, relevant cultural organisations, and industries.

black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing Project

black&write! is a national project and the first of its kind in Australia. It was developed to foster a significant Indigenous writing community.

Launched by author Boori Monty Pryor and actor Ernie Dingo at the 2010 Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair, it is a bold, inspiring project designed to nurture talent, flex the creative imagination and change the landscape of Indigenous writing in Australia.

Backroom Press

Backroom Press Inc is one of Australia’s smallest publishing houses. It is located in Broome, a small Kimberley town in Western Australia, and was set up to publish entertaining and educational books from the region.

National Association of the Visual Arts (NAVA)

The National Association for the Visual Arts (NAVA) is the national peak body for the visual and media arts, craft and design sector working through advocacy and service provision, to achieve a flourishing Australian visual arts sector and a more vibrant, distinctive and ethical cultural environment.  Since its establishment in 1983, NAVA has been extremely successful in bringing about policy and legislative change to encourage the growth and development of the sector and to increase professionalism within the industry.  NAVA undertakes advocacy and lobbying, research, policy and project development, data collection and analysis.  It also provides direct service to its members and the sector generally by offering expert advice, referrals, resources, professional representation and development, grant programs and a range of other opportunity brokerage and career development services.