Media

Media

2nd August, 2018

Edify takes on responsibility for the promotion of OUP’s global catalogue in New Zealand.

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25th June, 2018

New research launched today reveals Aussie children have learnt to love their informal lingo, with words like super, awesome, crazy, stuff and amazing, all making the New Oxford Wordlist.

Click below to find a full statement about the New Oxford Wordlist Research Report.

20th June, 2018

Response to recent social media comments regarding The Oxford New Zealand Dictionary.

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01st May, 2018

Help us celebrate the 90th birthday of the Oxford English Dictionary with the #WordsWhereYouAre appeal.

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10th April, 2018

Media release

Lee Walker appointed President of the Australian Publishers Association

Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand (OUP ANZ) School Publishing Director Lee Walker has been appointed President of the Australian Publishers Association (APA).

Lee undertakes the position from April 2018 for a term of three years, succeeding Melbourne University Press CEO Louise Adler, who was APA President since 2012.

Lee comes to the position with four years’ experience on the APA Board of Directors and more than 25 years working in the Australian educational publishing industry. She was also Convenor of the APA’s Schools and Educational Publishers Committee between 2014 and 2018.

Lee said she was honoured to have been appointed to the position. “It is a privilege and a pleasure to be elected as the new President of the Australian Publishers Association,” she said.

“I am an experienced and successful publisher and have worked in educational publishing for more than 25 years. Presently, I am the School Publishing Director for Oxford University Press, who I have absolutely loved working for over the past decade.

“As the new President, I follow Louise Adler, who I admire immensely for the exceptional work she has done for the industry, and who I sincerely thank for her support and guidance.

“I am looking forward to continuing to work collaboratively with the Board of Directors, who are an incredibly experienced, passionate and committed team of publishing professionals from the trade, educational and scholarly sectors. Together, we will ensure that the APA has the right strategies in place and that it implements the best activity to make the business of publishing easier for all its members.”

31st January, 2018

A response to recent coverage of Epigeum’s ‘Consent Matters’ course in Australia.

Click below to find a full statement about the content and feedback on the ‘Consent Matters’ course on the Epigeum website

4th December, 2017

Kwaussie wins Australia’s Word of the Year

25th October, 2017

‘Equality’ trends in school yard conversation. Oxford University Press announces the 2017 Australian Children’s Word of the Year

23rd October, 2017

Oxford Children’s Word of the Year 2017 Summary

19th October, 2017

Oxford University Press appoints Arthur Baker as new Managing Director for OUP Australia & New Zealand

16th October, 2017

What do selfie stick, paleo diet and whatevs have in common? Oxford University Press celebrates Dictionary Day by revealing more than 2000 new additions to the Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary

23rd February, 2017

Peter van Noorden to retire as Managing Director of Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand