EPAA 2023 Winners and Shortlist

EPAA 2023 Winners and Shortlist

Congratulations to the educational publishers and authors who find their resources amongst those deemed WINNERS by the judging panel. Click across the tabs for Primary, Secondary, Tertiary/VET and Scholarly to see all categories and shortlisted, highly commended, winning and outstanding resources.

Winners and Shortlist - Primary

Student Resource – English (Literacy/Literature/Language)

Australian Primary Oxford Integrated Dictionary & Thesaurus 4E

Mark Gwynn, Amanda Laugesen, Margaret McKenzie, Susan Leslie

Oxford University Press ANZ

Highly Commended

History of the First Australians Set 5 & Teacher Resource

Sharlene G. Coombs

Knowledge Books and Software

PM Emerald, Ruby and Post-Level 30

Jill McDougall, Lisa Fuller, Melaina Faranda

Nelson Primary


PM Writing (2nd edition)

Annette Smith, Debbie Croft, Annie Facchinetti, Cameron Macintosh, Heather Hammonds, Sally Cowan

Cengage Australia

Educational Picture Book


Be Careful, Xiao Xin!

Alice Pung, Sher Rill Ng

Working Title Press: An imprint of HarperCollins Children's Books Australia

City of Light

Julia Lawrinson, Mark Jackson and Heather Potter (ill.)

Wild Dog Books

Dancing with Memories

Sally Yule, Professor Ralph Martins, Cheryl Orsini

ABC Books: An imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

luwa tara luwa waypa

Dave mangenner Gough

Aboriginal Studies Press

Highly Commended

Peregrines in the City

Andrew Kelly, Sue Lawson, Dean A. Jones (ill.)

Wild Dog Books

We Are Australians

Duncan Smith, Nicole Godwin, Jandamarra Cadd

Wild Dog Books

Educational Chapter Book


Michelle Kadarusman

Allen & Unwin

Outstanding Winner

Kit and Arlo Find a Way: Teaching consent to 8–12 year olds

Ingrid Laguna, Vanessa Hamilton

ACER Press and Spineless Wonders Audio

Mia: Through My Eyes – Australian Disaster Zones

Dianne Wolfer, Lyn White (series editor)

Allen & Unwin

The Goodbye Year

Emily Gale

Text Publishing

Student Resource – Arts/Science/Humanities/Social Sciences/Technologies/Health and Physical Education

Highly Commended


Katrina Davey

Geography Teachers’ Association of Victoria



REDeLEARN (a division of Redback Publishing)


Walkabout Wellbeing Activity Cards & Teacher Resource

Trevor Fourmile, Sharlene Coombs

Knowledge Books and Software

Teaching or Reference Resource


A New Literature Companion for Teachers (3rd edition)

Lorraine McDonald

Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)

Highly Commended

NAPLAN Writing Success – Primary

Hannah Thomas, Jen McVeity OAM

Highlighting Writing Pty Ltd trading as 'Seven Steps to Writing Success'

PAT Teaching Resources Centre


Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

The Potential of the Visual: Teaching literacy with multimodal texts

Jennifer Asha

Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)