Media Releases

Focus is Australia's leading corporate custom book publishing house. We specialise in the production and management of high-quality books and limited edition corporate artworks for companies and organisations in Australia and the Asia-Pacific. As well as the federal and most state governments in Australia, Focus has worked with numerous major business and industry organisations and many of the top 500 corporates.

Media releases (click to download the PDF):


• Martin Ferguson launched 2012 Powering Australia yearbook focusing on Australian energy policy during a period of significant reform, 11 Oct 2012

• Keith Orchison announces 2012 Powering Australia yearbook launch, 09 Oct 2012

• Dame Pauline Green, President of the International Co-operative Alliance endorses the 2012 Co-operatives Yearbook, 12 May 2012

• Toro Media aquires Focus Publishing, 5 April 2012 

• Martin Ferguson launches 2011 Powering Australia yearbook focusing on “Navigating a new electricity supply era” , 28 September 2011

Book launch Saudi Arabia-Australia. Regional Leaders, Global Partners , 22 September 2011
Book launch event Stories from the Road Volume II , 27 August 2011
Book launch event Securing Australia’s Water Future , 20 July 2011
Powering Australia: Securing Australia's energy future press release, 15 November 2010
Australian Education: Passport to a Global Career launch press, 27 August 2010
Queensland: 150 Years of Achievement press release, 13 November 2009
Powering Australia: Solutions for a sustainable future book launch press, 11 November 2009
Focus Myer book press release, 16 September 2008
Myer press release, 16 September 2008
Myer book launch press, 16 September 2008
Myer book launch press, 14 September 2008
one2one: Guide to Mentoring - Melbourne book launch Media Release, 23 July 2008
Australia-India: A Deepening Economic Partnership - Canberra, Australia launch, 22 July 2008
one2one: Guide to Mentoring - Brisbane book launch Media Release, 22 July 2008
Australia-India: A Deepening Economic Partnership - New Delhi, India launch, 21 July 2008
one2one: Guide to Mentoring - Sydney book launch Media Release, 21 July 2008
one2one: Guide to Mentoring - Adelaide book launch Media Release, 17 July 2008
Moving Business Forward - Australian expertise in Transport and Logistics, 3 June 2008
A History of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), 2 June 2008
Powering Australia: Media Release, 26 February 2008
Australia–UAE press release, 24 September 2007
Australia–India press release, 14 September 2007
Focus breaches APEC defences, 4 September 2007
Focus celebrates, 30 August 2007
New South Wales, Australia – Leading the Asia Pacific (after launch) , 29 August 2007
New South Wales, Australia – Leading the Asia Pacific Book Launch, 27 August 2007
The Road Transport Hall of Fame Launches a New Book – "Stories from the Road", 22 August 2007
Myer board appoints Focus to produce the Myer Story, 22 August 2007
Powering the world: Australia's energy industries, 26 July 2007
Australia—Japan: Friendship and prosperity, 23 March 2007
Autobiography: The inside story of Holden's all-new VE Commodore, 18 January 2007

Book launch transcripts: (Click to download the PDF)

Link to Hon. Martin Ferguson's launch speech, Powering Australia: Securing Australia's energy future
Powering Australia, 26 February 2008
New South Wales, Australia – Leading the Asia Pacific, 28 August 2007
Powering the world: Australia's energy industries, 26 July 2007
Australia-India: A Deepening Economic Partnerhsip - Australia book launch speech notes,21 July 2008

Australia-India: A Deepening Economic Partnership - India book launch speech notes, 11 July 2008
Transport and Logistics book launch speech notes, 13 June 2007
Australia–Japan: Speech transcript , 22 March 2007

Press Coverage: (Click to download the PDF)

Australian Financial Review article, Powering Australia volume 4, 17 November 2010
Courier Mail article, Keeping the dream alive: Fifty Years of the Queensland Ballet Company, January 2010
Bharat Times Article, Release of Australia-India: A Deepening Economic Partnership,August 2008
Sydney Morning Herald Article, Release of Powering Australia, 27 February 2008