If you are an editor or otherwise engaged in the publishing industry, IPEd offers a supportive network of publishing professionals. Membership gives you the following benefits:

  • workshops and professional development seminars
  • social and networking events
  • access to member-only content on IPEd’s Member Portal.
  • discounts at bookshops and other Tasmanian businesses
  • the national Editors Directory, enabling you to promote your services to a world-wide audience (professional members only).

Email us to suggest the types of social or professional development events you would like to attend.


Professional members are eligible to advertise on the national Editors Directory.

IPEd also works to raise awareness with potential employers of the benefits of professional writing and editing.


Members are eligible for significantly reduced fees to all IPEd events, including seminars given by experts working in editing and publishing. They also receive discounts or special deals at the following businesses:

  • Hobart Bookshop
    The Hobart Bookshop specialises in Tasmaniana, literature and poetry but also has a huge selection of titles in all genres. They sell new and second-hand books. They have been providing a 10 per cent discount to Tasmanian members for more than 15 years. Browse through their collection at 22 Salamanca Square, Hobart; email them; or phone on 6223 1803.
  • The Quill Consultancy
    The Quill Consultancy specialises in computer training courses, application development, preparation of technical documentation and the provision of consultancy and help-desk services. Quill is a Microsoft Certified Partner and stocks the Microsoft Press range of computer publications. They offer members a 10 per cent discount on their training courses (except those already discounted). To book for a training course, seek more information, or be included on their mailing list please email them or phone 6231 0577.