Australasian Open Access journals

This page is compiled from information sent to AOASG by individual publishers (last updated 27 Oct 2017) – additions and corrections can be sent through the contact form

79 journals are listed as having an Australian publisher  in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ); 67 are from New Zealand.

The National Library of Australia hosts many Open Access journals through its Open Publish program, which uses the Open Journals System. The OJS website indicates nearly 1000 journals use the open source OJS for publication in the Oceania region.

CSIRO, through CSIRO Publishing, publishes New South Wales Public Health Bulletin and the South Pacific Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences .

Scholarly associations publish many journals, some are open access. Examples include the Australasian Association for Information Systems which publishes the Australasian Journal of Information Systems, the Australasian Law Teachers Association publishes the Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, the Maritime Law Association of Australia and New Zealand publishes Australian and New Zealand Maritime Law Journal and the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s Journal of Physiotherapy. The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology  is published by ASCILITE

Humanitarian organisations also publish open access journals, for example Engineers Without Borders publish the Journal of Humanitarian Engineering.

Some professional organisations also publish Open Access Journals. The Australian Computer Society publishes Australasian Journal of Information Systems, Journal of Research and Practice in Information Technology and Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology. The Australia and New Zealand School of Government is a not for profit educational organisation and publishes Evidence Base , a journal of evidence reviews in key policy areas.


University publishing – Australia

Australian National University publishes Aboriginal History Journal, Agenda – A Journal of Policy Analysis and Reform , Australian Humanities Review, craft + design enquiry, East Asia Forum Quarterly and Humanities Research Journal Series through the EPress. ANU eView publishes Burgmann Journal – Research Debate Opinion, The ANU Undergraduate Research Journal, Cross-sections and Medical Student Journal of Australia. ANU also publishes China Heritage Quarterly

Australian Catholic University publishes Australian eJournal of Theology

Bond University publishes ADR Bulletin, Bond Law Review, Bond University Student Law Review, Corporate Governance eJournal, Culture Mandala: The Bulletin of the Centre for East-West Cultural and Economic Studies, EASSC Publications, International Journal of Banking and Finance, Owen Dixon Society eJournal, Public Infrastructure Bulletin, Revenue Law Journal, Sports Law eJournal, Spreadsheets in Education (eJSiE) and The National Legal Eagle

Canberra University publishes The Canberra Law Review and World Customs Journal

CQ University publishes International Journal of Mixed Methods in Applied Business and Policy Research and Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development

Charles Sturt University publishes fusion and Salus Journal

Deakin University publishes Deakin Law Review

Edith Cowan University publishes Australian Journal of Teacher Education, eCULTURE, Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care, Landscapes: the Journal of the International Centre for Landscape and Language and Research Journalism

Flinders University publishes Transnational Literature, Writers in Conversation and the Flinders Journal of History and Politics

Griffith University publishes Aeronautica, Journal of Social InclusionPneumonia, Dancecult and Griffith Asia Quarterly

James Cook University publishes the Journal of Rural and Tropical Public HealthEtropic: electronic journal of studies in the tropics , James Cook University Law Review and Queensland Archaeological Research.

La Trobe University publishes The Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children’s Literature and Writing from Below

Macquarie University publishes Macquarie MatrixScan: Journal of Media Arts CultureMacquarie Law JournalMacquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law and NEO: journal for higher degree research in the social sciences and humanities

Monash University publishes Applied GIS,  PAN – Philosophy Activism NaturePractice Reflexions plus Monash University Law Review

Murdoch University publishes eLaw and IM: Interactive Media

Queensland University of Technology publishes  Student Success (previously FYHE – International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education), Journal of Learning Design, QUT Law Review Law, Technology and Humans, and International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

RMIT publishes Communication, Politics and CultureLocal-Global Journal and Senses of Cinema 

Southern Cross University publishes The Journal of Economic and Social Policy

Swinburne University of Technology publishes Sensoria: A Journal of Mind, Brain, and Culture, Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government, and the SAE-A Vehicle Technology Engineer – Journal.

University of Adelaide publishes the Adelaide Law Review

University of Melbourne publishes PLATFORM Journal of Media and Communication   Melbourne Journal of International Law , E-MAJ and Melbourne University Law Review.

University of Newcastle publishes Popular Entertainment Studies and Kulumn : Journal of the Wollotuka Institute

University of Note Dame Australia publishes SolidarityThe:  Journal of Catholic Social Thought and Secular Ethics

UNSW publishes The Economic and Labour Relations Review, the eJournal of Tax Research and the University of NSW Law Journal

University of Queensland publishes the University of Queensland Law Journal and Australian Archaeology

University of South Australia publishes International Journal of Educational Integrity, Journal of Student Wellbeing and Journal of Educational Enquiry

University of Sydney publishes Arts: The Journal of the Sydney University Arts Association, Australian Association for the Study of Religions Annual Conference Proceedings, Hermes: an undergraduate’s magazine, History of University Life, International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education (formerly CAL-laborate International), Journal and abstract of proceedings of the Sydney University Engineering Society, Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, Literature & Aesthetics, Minutes of proceedings of the Engineering Association of New South Wales, Modern Greek Studies (Australia and New Zealand), Orbit : University of Sydney Undergraduate Research Journal, Organizational Economics Proceedings, Proceedings of The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (formerly UniServe Science Conference), Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, Sydney Studies in English, Sydney Studies in Religion, Sydney Undergraduate Journal of Musicology, Telopea and White on Black: Writings on Oceania. They also publish the Journal of Law and Financial Management and Current Issues in Criminal Justice

University of Tasmania is hosting Journal of Law, Information and Science

University of Technology, Sydney  (UTS ePRESS) publishes Commonwealth Journal of Local GovernanceConstruction Economics and Building (formerly Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building);  Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary JournalCultural Studies ReviewGateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement;  International Journal of Rural Law and Policy;  Literacy and Numeracy Studies;  Organisational Project Management (formerly Journal of Project, Program & Portfolio Management);  PORTAL Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies;  Public History Review;  and Sydney Journal.
[Archived titles: African Journal of Information & Communication Technology;  Public Communication Review;  Provincial China;  Public Space: The Journal of Law and Social Justice and Transforming Cultures]

University of Western Australia publishes University of Western Australia Law Review

University of Western Sydney publishes Global Media Journal, Translation & Interpreting: The International Journal of Translating and Interpreting Research and Elder Law Review

University of Wollongong publishes Animal Studies Journal, Asia Pacific Media Educator, Australasian Accounting Business and Finance Journal, Current Narratives, Illawarra Unity – Journal of the Illawarra Branch of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, International Gramsci Journal, Journal of Peer Learning, Journal of Student Engagement: Education Matters, Journal of University Teaching & Learning Practice, Law Text Culture, Learning and Socio-cultural Theory: Exploring Modern Vygotskian Perspectives International Workshop 2007, Middle East Media Educator, Overview – University of Wollongong Teaching & Learning Journal, Paper Rock and Tide

Victoria University publishes the Victoria University Law and Justice Journal

University publishing – New Zealand

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Page last updated April 19 2018


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