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Local events

Our program includes social gatherings, professional development events, and opportunities to share your expertise with your colleagues. If you have suggestions for professional development or social events, please contact the committee.

What we did in Brisbane

Tasmanian members who attended the national conference will give a brief rundown of the highlights.

A light supper will be provided.

Date:
Thursday 28 September 2017, 7.00-9.00pm
Place:
Rosny LINC, 48 Bligh St, Rosny Park
Cost:
$10 (member*); $8 (distance member**); $15 (non-member).
* member of the Society of Editors (Tas), another branch of IPEd or the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre.
** member of the Society of Editors (Tas) who lives more than 80km from Hobart GPO.

Mark your diary

Details of the following events will be confirmed soon.

The return of the Great SocEds Quiz!

At last year’s Janus event, several members shared fond memories of the Great SocEds Quiz which was once a highlight of the annual Society of Editors dinner. The consensus was that we do this again.

Philip Blake will host a fiendishly tricky quiz devised by the wizardly Michael Cooke. Sharpen your wits and your general knowledge and join us.

Date:
Wednesday 15 November
Place:
TBA

Interstate events

Interstate events and webinars are listed on the IPEd Events page.

National news

IPEd restructure

Following from the national vote, IPEd became a direct membership organisation on 1 July 2016. At our Special General Meeting, Tasmanian society members voted to become part of the new organisation. For more information, visit the IPEd website.

National Editors Directory

The Institute of Professional Editors has launched a new Editors Directory.

Please visit the Editors Directory to find a freelance editor with the appropriate skills, knowledge and experience for your assignment. When searching through the directory, you are encouraged to use the search function which allows you to search for an editor based on specific criteria.

The Editors Directory has been reviewed and a report submitted to IPEd Council. The Tasmanian freelance register will close shortly.

Conferences

For the love of words

The next national conference, to be held in Melbourne in May 2019, has the theme ‘For the love of words…’. Mark your diary now!

Contact the Society: e-mail: info@tas-editors.org.au
Post: Society of Editors (Tasmania), PO Box 4512, Bathurst Street PO, HOBART TAS 7000

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