The branch meets every first Tuesday of the month at 6.30 pm for 7 pm at the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts Level 5, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney (between Park and Bathurst streets, near the Town Hall train station.) Map located below.

Cost: $20 for members, $25 for non-members
, $10 concession available to those holding a current Centrelink or DVA concession card.

If you have speakers or topics you would like the branch to present, please contact

Bookings online or via email essential. Click the current meeting link below. Alternatively, contact the events manager at events

Our July and December meetings are dinners and held at different venues and at a different cost.


2017 Meetings calendar to date:

Tuesday, 7 February

A guide to the Australian manual of scientific style

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Tuesday, 7 March

An editor’s tale

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Tuesday, 4 April

How booksellers survived the death sentence

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Tuesday, 2 May

Macquarie Dictionary in 2017

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2016 Meetings calendar

Tueday, 2 February

Evidence of hype – accuracy and clarity in science writing and editing

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Tuesday, 1 March

Society of Editors (NSW) Inc. AGM 2016

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Tuesday, 5 April

The Copy Collective presentation

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Tuesday, 3 May

An interview with Craig Munro, author of “Under Cover: Adventures in the Art of Editing”

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Tuesday, 7 June

A report from the Sydney Writers Festival

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Tuesday, 5 July

July dinner

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Tuesday, 2 August

Understanding insurance and risk management for editors

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Tuesday, 6 September

Contracting and evaluating an index

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Tuesday, 4 October

Viva Novella

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Tuesday, 2 November

Editing theses

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