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The 64th Australian Book Design Awards 2016

Join the Australian Book Designers Association to celebrate the most original and beautiful book designs of the year.

This year the party returns to Melbourne, with spot-on food and drink, our famous show bag and ABDA’s well-earned reputation for a sensational night out.

Our venue is Shebeen on Manchester Lane in the city. Doors will open at 7pm and the on stage proceedings will commence at 8pm.

The master of ceremonies for the evening will be comedian, musician and former librarian Josh Earl.

To view the shortlist for the 2016 Awards please click here.



This event is currently fully booked. Please click here here to join the waiting list and you will be contacted if a ticket becomes available.


Date: Friday 13 May

Time: Doors open at 7pm
On stage proceedings start at 8pm

Location: Shebeen, 36 Manchester Lane, Melbourne


Ticket Prices

ABDA Members  $75
Non Members  $90


ABDA individual membership costs $50 for one year. Click here to find out more.