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Hawker Brownlow Education is Australasia’s leading provider of educational resources, events and professional development services.

Hawker Brownlow Education, a Solution Tree company, is Australasia’s leading provider of educational resources, events and professional development services. Since 1985, we have empowered F–12 teachers and educational professionals with the tools and skills they need to improve classrooms and raise student achievement. 

From our head office in Melbourne, we publish the latest and best-regarded educational thinking from around the region and the world, releasing over 300 new titles and printing over 100,000 publications annually to support educational professionals. Our publications can be found on the shelves of over 9,200 schools across Australia and New Zealand, in addition to reaching educational professionals in over 50 countries globally.

We train and inspire thousands of educational professionals through major annual conferences, regional events and in-school support, delivering over 2,000 hours of professional development each year.

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At Hawker Brownlow Education we are passionate about the education of students, and strive to produce outstanding resource materials, professional development and events for teachers, parents, school administrators and other professionals in education and allied fields.

Our activities include the publication of teacher resources that promote thinking, reflection and authentic assessment in the primary and secondary classroom, and encourage excellence in teaching and learning practice in schools. We also lead the way in providing innovative professional development resources and events to support the needs of teachers in the Australasian region.

In 1985, David and Elaine Brownlow founded Hawker Brownlow Education as a wholly Australian-owned family company dedicated to publishing resources that address topical educational theory and issues. Their aim being to encourage innovative practice at all levels of the education system and across all key learning areas.

Always in demand. Always in stock.

For over 20 years we have developed an unparalleled reputation as a specialist educational publisher and on-demand printer within the Australasian market. As a printer-publisher we have the unique advantage of printing-to-order based on demand.

Books & Resources

We publish over 300 new titles and print over 100,000 books each year. Our team of in-house editors and graphic designers work together to publish the latest in educational practice and theory from local practitioners, as well as Australian editions of many international titles. We also publish leading classroom series including CARS & STARS® Plus, CAMS & STAMS® and Weaving Well-Being.

Professional Learning

We help raise student achievement through a comprehensive range of professional learning services, from one-off inspiring keynotes or webinars, to longer-term professional development across schools and systems.

Whatever your goals, we can help you achieve them with tailored professional learning solutions that are both research and evidence based.

Professional learning topic areas include:

  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Response to Intervention
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • The New Art and Science of Teaching
  • Understanding Poverty
  • Feedback and Assessment
  • Using and Analysing Data in Schools …and more!


We also lead the way in providing innovative professional development events to support the needs of teachers in the Australasian region. Our annual Thinking & Learning Conference, held each May, is the only event of its kind provided by an educational publisher for teachers from across Australia. We continuously strive to identify the gap in existing educational publications to deliver enhanced, innovative and truly inclusive education programs.

Key Learning Areas

  • English/Literacy
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Technologies
  • Mathematics
  • The Arts
  • Science

Focus Areas

  • Student Activities and Exercises
  • Assessment
  • Teaching of Students with Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties
  • Personal and Social Skills
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Curriculum Planning
  • Differentiated Learning
  • Teaching of Gifted Students
  • Teaching of Students with Learning Difficulties
  • Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Leadership
  • Professional Learning Communities (PLC)
  • Coaching
  • Organisation & Management of Education
  • Professional Development
  • Classroom Practice and Direct Instruction
  • Response to Intervention (RTI)
  • Literacy
  • Philosophy & Theory of Education
  • Teaching in the Content Areas
  • EAL/D

All material published by Hawker Brownlow Education, either in print or electronically, is copyrighted. Copyright law protects the original expression of an author, specifically the words or images that the author uses to convey their ideas.

Some Hawker Brownlow titles include pages marked photocopiable. The purchaser of the title is permitted to photocopy these pages for use in their classroom.

Through the go.hbe.com.au portal, Hawker Brownlow Education further provides free downloadable materials to support educators in learning and implementing the educational strategies outlined in our titles.

Under the Statutory Education Licence, set out in the Copyright Act 1968, Australian teachers and educational institutions have additional rights to copy and communicate content for educational purposes. Please refer to the Copyright Agency to see whether your intended use falls under this licence.

Any other use of Hawker Brownlow Education material must require permission from the copyright holder. Please email your permissions requests to: info@hbe.com.au.