IPEd Editors Conference

The 10th IPEd Editors Conference will be hosted online on Monday 28 June 2021 to Wednesday 30 June 2021.

IPEd Strategic Plan

IPEd Strategic Plan July 2020 to June 2023.

Branch Events

The branches of IPEd host workshops, seminars, member meetings and other events that are open to all IPEd members and non-members. Information and booking details are listed on the Events page of this website.

SMSG is now a standing committee

IPEd’s Style Manual Steering Group (SMSG) is set to take on an ongoing role as the Style Manual Standing Committee (SMSC).

With the Australian Government’s digital Style Manual now publicly available to all, the SMSG’s specific purpose of negotiating with the government over the long-awaited 7th edition of the Style manual for authors editors and printers, now superseded by the digital manual, has come to a close. It was formally created in 2015, with strong guidance provided by the late Janet Mackenzie DE, and chaired over the years by Rowena Austin AE and Kerry Davies AE.

The new standing committee will work with the Accreditation Board and the Communications Standing Committee to monitor and/or review the ongoing development of the government manual, the Australian Manual of Style and other style manuals, including a potential guide for editors of fiction and narrative non-fiction, as well as IPEd’s in-house style and broad style issues. Its terms of reference will be drawn up soon.

Kerry Davies
SMSC Chair

Find an editor

IPEd has established the Editors Directory. Clients can search the directory for freelance editors using specific criteria. These will identify editors that have specific interests, skills or experience in certain areas.