Jan, 2018


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Sound Text Media commenced trading in 1999 as a specialist library supplier for children’s backlist, adult literacy resources and audio resources. Since its commencement, Sound Text Media has continued to specialise but has expanded to become a well-known mainstream library supplier for children’s and young people’s resources (book and non-book), adult non-fiction, literacy resources for children and adults, indigenous resources and DVDs and audiobooks.

Sound Text Media is passionate about early literacy and delighted to support the First 5 Forever programme. STM has an extensive range of books and non-book items such as puzzles, musical instruments, music CDs, puppets and games sourced specifically to meet the needs of the First 5 programme and the importance of the first five years of early literacy learning.

Sound Text Media is a highly skilled company formed by librarians with a team of professionals who have worked in public libraries and/or the library supply industry and publishing, enabling us to provide high quality services. More







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Since 1986 Elizabeth Richards has been delivering bright ideas to classrooms around Australia. We are an independent, family-owned Australian business and wherever possible we source our products from similar Australian businesses.

Elizabeth Richards have a unique range of products to deliver the very best in storage solutions, furniture and resources for teachers and their classrooms. From book boxes to art dryers, furniture to puppets, as well as maths, language and science resources, we have everything you need to maximise your teaching effectiveness. Our products are tailored for students at every age; from early learning to primary school and high school, as well as resources for those with additional needs. More






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Australia’s leading, local library supplier, James Bennett are known for our advanced print and digital acquisitions and collection development services. Our order management system is tailor-made for libraries in Australia and New Zealand.

James Bennett have recently launched a product for families called Storybox Library. This is a subscription-based educational website, created for children to view stories by local authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic, predominantly Australian and New Zealand, storytellers.

James Bennett has a strong foundation as an organisation: we are customer-centric, our systems are leading edge, and our team is skilled and motivated. Our vision is to be the leading supplier of innovative, cost effective library solutions in Australia, New Zealand and the wider Asian market. More

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