AQ: Australian Quarterly offers a variety of subscription options so that you can enjoy the best in social and scientific debates in any way you like, anywhere you like.

Individual or Organisation?

– If you are an individual looking for a print or digital subscription for yourself, a friend or a family member, then check our Individual Subscription options.

– If you are purchasing on behalf of a library, organisation or business, then please refer to our Organisation Subscription pricing.

Individual Subscriptions


Get all 4 editions delivered to your door for only $28, including postage. Quick and easy subscriptions can be made through






Australia’s oldest political science journal has gone digital!

AQ Digital is available for all your favourite PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Delivering four editions of Australia’s best independent political, social and scientific analysis for only $14.99.




Get AQ Digital on Zinio, the world’s largest newsstand. Available for purchase online or through the Zinio app.


Digital subscriptions and single editions are available NOW through


Organisation Subscriptions


If you’re a library that would like to offer one of Australia’s oldest magazines to your readers, or a university department wanting the best in political science debate, or a business exposed to the political currents of the country, an organisation subscription can get AQ into your hands.

Organisation subscriptions can be made directly online, via the secure My Booking Manager portal.

Does your organisation use a subscription management service like EBSCO, CoInfo, Harrassowitz etc? No worries. Talk to your individual subscription service to arrange a print subscription to AQ.

On request, we are happy to upgrade all Organisation Print Subscriptions so that you receive 2 copies of each edition. After purchasing via the link you can email to request the free upgrade.


AQ is now available in digital format for Libraries via the EBSCO Flipster portal or Zinio for Libraries.


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So if your library uses Flipster or Zinio, see your account manager to have AQ added to your library’s catalogue.



Back issues of many individual editions of AQ can also be purchased at $20 plus postage.


Please note: If you wish to become an individual Member of the Institute you will receive a complimentary print subscription to AQ. Read more about Membership