Museums and letterpress printers in Australia have been urged to help stop rare items from Melbourne Museum of Printing going overseas or worse still, being scrapped.
Printing and telecommunications equipment which charts much of the history of the industry comes under the hammer in Melbourne at the end of this month.
New Zealand's two historic Cossar presses are in limbo after hopes of housing them in a new museum were abandoned.
What did Gutenberg's first wooden printing press look like? An impression of the print pioneer's 1436 original is helping raise funds for a Sydney museum.
They have been firing up the pots on three hot-metal linecasters at the Penrith Museum of Printing again following a major renovation and extension.
Sydney print recruitment consultant James Cryer tells the intimate story of a printing industry in the midst of dramatic change, as related in in the personal diary of his grandfather.
A meeting of Sydney Pressgang at Penrith Museum of Printing in September will be an opportunity for those interested to see the newly-renovated museum 'in action'.
The name of inkmaker and typefounder Frederick Wimble is writ large on Good Friday week when an inaugural lecture and the return of a traditional wayzgoose brings print fans to Armidale, NSW.
A heartening tale about the value of tangible print history comes with the US$10 million valuation of a collection of old letterpress printing blocks.
With a stay of execution on its present location, there are hopes for a new future for two Cossar presses in Pahiatua, New Zealand, with the formation of an action committee to make plans and raise funds.
Contributions have begin to come in to a fund to restore the Kiwi Cossars, with a Pahiatua pensioner first to make a donation.
There are hopes for a new future for two Cossar presses in Pahiatua, New Zealand, with the formation of an action committee to make plans and raise funds.
Letterpress is back at New Zealand's Greymouth Star, 38 years after the newspaper abandoned hot-metal typesetting.
Amid continuing plant closures, Australia's Single Width Users Group has "put in" to ensure that traditional printing crafts and machinery are preserved.
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