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You can purchase paperbacks directly from our online store.




  • Australia-wide: Free
  • Rest of the World: Our shopping cart will calculate postage on checkout

If we need to revise your international freight charges, we will contact once your order is placed.




Please place your order or subscribe before 14 December for the best chance of delivery before Christmas. Gift subscriptions placed by 14 December should be delivered in time, but delivery timeframes become more unpredictable in the lead up to Christmas.

Quarterly Essay makes every effort practical to ensure fast delivery. This can range from 2-15 days. For delivery times from Collingwood, please see Australia Post.

Quarterly Essay delivers worldwide via Australia Post. Please visit Australia Post for global delivery estimates.

Once items are lodged with Australia Post, Quarterly Essay cannot be responsible for lost or delayed packages. If you experience delays, first check with your local Australia Post office. If you don’t receive your order within three weeks, please contact us. For more information about deliveries visit Australia Post.

It is your responsibility to provide accurate details for delivery. Quarterly Essay is not responsible for orders that are not delivered if the address you provided is incorrect.

By placing an order online, you agree not to hold Quarterly Essay liable for any loss or damage directly or indirectly arising out of or in connection with any delay or failure to deliver within the estimated time frame.




Q: When will my credit card be charged if I order online?
A: Your credit card will be charged when you complete your order. If there are any price changes or an item is unavailable, we will contact you before your order is shipped.

Q: Do you accept all credit cards for online orders?
A: We accept VISA, MasterCard and American Express credit cards. We don’t accept debit cards or Diners Club cards.

Q: My order is going to a different shipping address. Can I still get a tax invoice?
A: Yes, please email [email protected] with your order number and we will arrange a tax invoice to be sent out to you.

Q: I don’t have a credit card. Can I pay another way?
A: Yes, you can order with us by telephone (+61 3 9486 0288).