Population: 23.9m (2015)
Official language: No official language in the constitutions. However Australian english is spoken by about 81% of the population.
Currency: Australian dollar
Important ministries: Department of Education, Department of Culture and Communications
Official statistics office: Australian Bureau of Statistics
Trade associations: Australian Book Publishers Association ) and Australian Booksellers Association
Annual Book Fair: Sydney Writers’ Festival held annually in May.
VAT/GST on books: 10% on both print and ebooks.
Fixed book price system: No