Who can join?

Papermakers of Victoria is open to anyone with an interest in paper, whether professional or non-professional, in any associated area, and at any level of expertise.

The group has members in all states and territories in Australia and several members in other countries.

The Benefits

  • Assistance and advice are freely exchanged between members, who include bookbinders, printmakers, collage and fibre artists, calligraphers and paper conservators.
  • The ‘Deckle Edge’, our newsletter, is one of the few Australian paper newsletters available.
  • Discounted access to workshops.
  • Access to monthly virtual artist talks.
  • Access to monthly Zoom chats – a chance to ask questions, show your work etc.
  • Access to Stables Studio – $10 per visit or unlimited by purchasing stables studio access.
  • Access to our library of books, magazines and other publications on papermaking and related subjects.
  • Opportunity to share your paperwork in member’s gallery.
  • Opportunity to participate in biennial paper art exhibitions.


General Meetings

General Meetings are held at Box Hill Community Arts Centre six times a year with speakers, activities and show and tell.

Three other groups meet for hands on activities each month.


Papermates is a group of Papermakers of Victoria members who meet at The Stables, once a month on the second Monday to take part in hands on paper activities.

We plan a year of activities and different members of the group take responsibility to run the day.

If you are interested in joining in, please contact Tricia on 0412 336 757


Yabbers group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month in each other’s houses mostly towards the south of Melbourne, if you are interested in joining, please contact Gail on 0424 333 136.

Stables Mob

Stables Mob was originally set up for those members on the North side of Melbourne.

In the Summer months we make paper using different techniques from recycled card to kozo fibres and in the Winter months we teach each other different techniques for printing, making books and boxes.

We meet on the first Friday of the month at The Stables.

If you would like to join, call or text Carole on 0422 558 597

Membership form

Join and share in the collected knowledge and experience of over 25 years of an incorporated and dedicated group of papermakers and paper artists.

Membership applications and renewals are now open for the 2024/2025 year. Please use the form below to apply or renew your membership.



Ticket Type Price Spaces
Basic membership
Australia and overseas, with emailed newsletters.
Full Membership including Stables Studio Access
Annual subscription that includes the use of PoV’s Stables Studio and equipment therein
Life Member Stables Access $40.00

Registration Information

I agree to having my address and phone number shared with other PoV members.
I agree to having my email address shared with other PoV members.
I am happy to have images of my work shared on PoV Social Media (Facebook and Instagram), with attribution, to showcase the work and activities of POV and its members.

Booking Summary

Please select at least one space to proceed with your booking.

If you have any questions regarding your application or renewal, please contact us.