Name of company:

Thames and Hudson (T&H) Australia

Contact(s) and details:

Daniel Watts, Managing Director

Address and location:

11 Central Boulevard, Port Melbourne, VIC, 3207
15 mins by car south-west of Melbourne CBD

Website address:

Geographical coverage:


General description including areas of specialism, if any:

  • A long-established associate company of the prestigious UK and US visual arts publisher
  • Represent T&H overseas, but also publish c. 25 local titles, including some children’s
  • Local and overseas publishing agencies a substantial business element
  • Access to all ANZ market channels including mass-market, gift and online
  • Especially strong in independent bookselling channel, and in museum and gallery shops


Warehousing facility and location:

Alliance Distribution Services (ADS)
9 Pioneer Ave
NSW 2259

Policy and criteria for distributed list selection, if any:

Lists would be considered if they would (potentially) contribute significant turnover, and if they fitted/complemented T&H Australia’s existing portfolio

Sales and marketing team details:

3 representatives on staff, 6 freelance; National Sales Manager; Key Accounts Manager; Marketing Manager, Publicist, Sales & Marketing assistant

Normal business model(s) for distributor trading:


Stocking and replenishment policy:

Wide stockholding; replenishment by
sea freight; drop-shipments from east Asia printers encouraged

Use of local printing and Print on Demand (POD):


Lead times for new title information ahead of overseas pub:

Six months for sales cycle, four months ahead of pub

Attendance at international bookfairs:


Sales conference season if any:

June and December