Bookbinding Workshops / Classes in Australia (2015)

Find below a list of bookbinding courses and workshops in Australia. All courses listed are available to the public, some are day courses, others are multi-day courses and some are full time.

If you know of any more bookbinding courses or related book arts workshops (paper making, marbling, conservation etc) then please leave them in the comments section below. Thank you =)

New South Wales


Barbara Schmelzer Bookbinding & Book Repair


NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders
email: [email protected]
phone: 61 (02) 9555-5730 (Bindery)

PO Box 1110, Rozelle, NSW 2039, Australia

Leather trimmed slipcase and folding cruciform enclosure (Members $85; Non-members $90. Includes all materials)

28 November, 2015. 9 am – 4 pm

Sydney Community College

Beginner workshops run by the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders

14-15 November, 2015. 9:30 am 4 pm ($230 inc GST)

5-6 December, 2015. 9:30 am 4 pm ($230 inc GST)



Victorian Bookbinders Guild

St. Kilda

Melbourne School of Bookbinding — OrtBindery