The Printing Industry communicates via a variety of means helping the Creative Industry to deliver to
its chosen market. This may be achieved through print production, screen printing, desktop
publishing, digital printing, graphic press or multimedia. The uses of these various means are
constantly evolving & changing so the Industry must be well aware to adapt continually in order to
remain relevant.
Services provided can include printing on various surfaces & may involve three steps of service, the
preparation to print, the actual process of printing & the finishing of the product into the desired
In Australia with its 25m population there are approx. 27,000 employees in 6,500 businesses related
to the Printing & Graphic Industry, making it one of the largest manufacturing industries in the