Hire a Copy Editor in Australia

We've sourced the best copy editors in Australia who are ready to help you with all your copy editing needs.

Jessica P.

Jessica P.

Sydney, Australia

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Edited over 100 fiction and non-fiction titles, including Prime Minister's Prize, The Age and various Premiers' literary award winners.


Work experience:

  • Jessica Perini Editorial Services
  • Amnesty International
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Arts Hub Magazine
  • News Ltd

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction History Humanities & Social Sciences Home & Garden Mystery & Crime Education & Reference Parenting & Families Thriller & Suspense

Bridget B.

Bridget B.

Melbourne, Australia

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I'm an accredited editor with experience at Lonely Planet, an interest in travel and self-help writing and an addiction to reading.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Lonely Planet
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishing, UK

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Self-help & Self-improvement Travel Nature

Anita M.

Anita M.

Ocean Grove, Victoria, Australia

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An experienced publisher and editor with a 15-year career in educational publishing, including 8 years at Oxford University Press ANZ.


Work experience:

  • Freelance
  • Oxford University Press ANZ
  • Harcourt Education Australia (now Pearson Education)
  • Harcourt Education UK (now Pearson Education)
  • Agra Europe

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Picture Books Children's Fiction Middle Grade Comics & Graphic Novels Education & Reference Non-Fiction Children's - Non-fiction

Karen G.

Karen G.

Sydney NSW, Australia

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Development, structural and copy editor with over 15 years' trade publishing experience in memoir, self-help, non-fiction, children's.


Work experience:

  • Exisle Publishing
  • Allen & Unwin
  • Self-employed

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Literary Fiction Plays & Screenplays Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Health & wellbeing Parenting & Families Nature Philosophy Humanities & Social Sciences

Jess R.

Jess R.

Melbourne VIC, Australia

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Experienced non-fiction editor specialising in craft, cooking and design. Worked at Penguin Aust. and for ThamesHudson, Hardie Grant.


Work experience:

  • Penguin Books Australia
  • Jessica Redman Professional Writing and Editing

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits Non-Fiction Home & Garden DIY & Crafts Design

Kate W.

Kate W.

Sydney NSW, Australia

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Children's fiction editor with over ten years industry experience with Scholastic, Disney and Marvel.


Work experience:

  • Scholastic Australia
  • Allen and Unwin
  • Lexis Nexis

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Middle Grade Children's Fiction Middle Grade Fantasy Mystery & Crime Humor & Comedy Picture Books Fantasy Children's - Non-fiction Non-Fiction

Garima S.

Garima S.

Adelaide SA, Australia

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An editor with expertise in STEM editing (books, research papers, and theses). Worked for Macmillan, Elsevier, Springer, Cengage, AACR


Work experience:

  • Vocabulix Australia
  • MacMillan Publishing Services Ltd. (MPS Ltd.)
  • Aptara, Inc.
  • Thomson Digital

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Education & Reference Health & wellbeing Math & Science

Christina H.

Christina H.

Murwillumbah NSW, Australia

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Non-fiction & academic books in Humanities, environment, education. Clients have published with Ashgate, Routledge, and Springer.


Work experience:

  • Perfect Words Editing

Services: Editing Copy Editing Proofreading

Genres: Architecture Non-Fiction Engineering Math & Science Life Sciences Education & Reference Self-help & Self-improvement Humanities & Social Sciences

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