About Us

Editors Victoria is a branch of the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd), the national association for Australian editors. IPEd's role is to advance the profession of editing and to support and promote Australian editors.

Editors Victoria is Australia's oldest and largest association for professional editors. It has more than 400 full and associate members, including in-house and freelance editors, editing program students, and other people generally interested in the editing and publishing industries.

Editors Victoria aims to:

  • help establish and maintain high standards of editing
  • promote the exchange of ideas and sharing of information about editing
  • encourage contact among members
  • liaise with other organisations in all matters affecting editors as a group.

Constitution

The IPEd Constitution can be viewed on the IPEd Constitution page.

Financial statements

IPEd annual reports, which include financial statements, can be viewed on the IPEd annual reports page.

Earlier reports prepared by Editors Victoria can be viewed from the links below.

Audited financial statements

2016 Audited financial statements

2015 Audited financial statements

2014 Audited financial statements

2013 Audited financial statements

2012 Audited financial statements

Summary financial reports

2013 Summary financial report

2012 Summary financial report

Committee

Editors Victoria, a branch of IPEd, is run by a dedicated team of volunteers. We are always looking for new committee members to bring fresh ideas and energy to the mix.

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IPEd

Editors Victoria is a branch of the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd), the national association for Australian editors. Thus, to join Editors Victoria, please become a member of IPEd and select Victoria as your branch.

IPEd's role is to advance the profession of editing and to support and promote Australian editors.

The current Victorian nominee to the IPEd Board is Susan Keogh. Contact her on edvic.director@iped-editors.org.

 

History

Editors Victoria was founded in October 1970, as Society of Editors. The inaugural members included Ruth Dixon, Hedley Finger, Di Goodall, Jan Llewellyn, Janet Mackenzie, Bob Sessions and Wendy Sutherland. The first annual general meeting was held in June 1971, and Editors Victoria was incorporated in 1991 under the name Society of Editors (Victoria).

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Life Members

Editors Victoria's honorary life memberships recognise individuals who have provided outstanding service to the association and to the editing profession in Australia over an extended period.

Since 1987, Editors Victoria has awarded 25 honorary life memberships.

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