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Join us in 2022!

We look forward to celebrating the joy of books with you on Thursday 9 June at the International Convention Centre in Sydney.

Key Dates

Book Award Nominations Open
Tue 18 Jan
Book Award Nominations Close
Mon 14 Feb
Business Award Nominations Open
Tue 22 Feb
Business Award Nominations Close
Mon 21 Mar
Announcement of Longlist
Tue 22 Mar
Audiobook Nominations Open
Wed 23 Mar
Audiobook Nominations Close
Wed 27 Apr
Announcement of Shortlist
Mon 23 May
ABIAs Event & Live Stream
Thu 09 Jun

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Latest news

2022 Publishing Rising Star shortlist

The shortlist for the 2022 Publishing Rising Star, proudly supported by MediaSuper, has been announced. These six industry professionals commenced their careers in publishing over the past ten years and are being recognised as emerging talents to watch in the Australian publishing arena. Kate Lloyd Kate Lloyd is the sales and marketing manager at Text […]

2022 Book industry Hall of Fame inductees and Business Awards shortlist

The ABIAs celebrate the professionals in the book business – the dedicated individuals and teams who bring stories to life, authors’ dreams to reality, and books to the right readers. Congratulations to the new Hall of Fame recipients, the shortlist for the 2022 Rising Star Award and the shortlist for the 2022 Business Awards, all […]

2022 Book Awards Shortlist

We are thrilled to announce the Book Awards shortlists for the 2022 ABIAs. The ABIAs demonstrate the exceptional collaborations occurring between publishers, authors, editors, illustrators, marketers and designers in bringing quality books to Australian and international markets. The ABIA Academy, comprising more than 250 publishers, booksellers, agents, media and industry representatives, has selected the shortlists […]

ABIA Awards Night with Alinta Chidzey

Join our industry’s night of nights: the Australian Book Industry Awards! This year’s in-person event will feature live entertainment and the glitz and glamour of showbiz. Unmissable! Featuring multi-award-winning actor Alinta Chidzey, one of Australia’s most captivating leading ladies. Currently wowing audiences as Satine in Baz Luhrmann’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Alinta is also an […]

2022 Long List Announcement

The Book Awards longlist for the 2022 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs) has been announced. The ABIA Academy – a group of more than 250 publishers, booksellers, agents, media and industry representatives – has selected books published in the previous calendar year across 12 categories. The ABIAs showcase the collaborative efforts of publishers, editors, illustrators, […]