Society of Editors (SA) is a branch of IPEd and the lead organisation for editors and editing in South Australia

The Society of Editors (SA) supports editors in South Australia and runs activities for IPEd members such as regular meetings and professional development programs. The society continues to host this branch website, produces a quarterly newsletter and maintains social media. IPEd maintains an Editors Directory, which you can use to find an editor with particular skills and experience. The society’s Freelance Register will be maintained and will link editors to potential employers or clients until the end of June 2017.

Upcoming events:

Academic editing: working with authors who use English as an additional language

With Margaret Cargill

Saturday 20 May 2017, 9.30 am to 1.00 pm

Venue: Intersect, 167 Flinders Street, Adelaide
Cost: $80 (members); $60 (concession); $132 (non-members)

Bookings for this workshop are closed as all workshop spaces have been filled.
If you have been unable to book, please let us know by sending an email to We will put you on the waiting list and, if numbers warrant it, may run a similar workshop at a later date.

How to become a member:

If you are a member, you will also receive an email notification for each event, including details of how to RSVP for the event and (if applicable) how to book and pay.

If you are not currently a member, contact IPEd to apply and join.

We look forward to seeing you at a Society of Editors (SA) event very soon.

News and events

Society of Editors (SA) now a branch of IPEd

Posted on: 10 July 2016

As of 1 July 2016, the Society of Editors (SA) became a branch of the Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd), following a member vote.


Join us

The Society of Editors (SA) is a branch of IPEd and works actively to support and promote editors and the editing profession, both in South Australia and nationally. As a member of IPEd, you will have access to a variety of benefits.



The 8th IPEd National Editors Conference, Advancing Our Profession, will be held in Brisbane from 13 to 15 September 2017.

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Purcell, Rosemary

I provide copyediting and proofreading services for academic articles and theses, including language editing for English as a second language writers. I provide manuscript assessment and editing services for fiction and creative non-fiction authors.