The Printing Industries Association of Australia (PIAA) is set to showcase the winning pieces from the National Print Awards in Mural Hall, Parliament House, saying it has hopes of sharing the best in print with politicians and policy makers.
The Print to Parliament exhibition will open at 7pm October 17 in Canberra.
Andrew Macaulay, CEO of the PIAA says, “There will be an exhibition of the winners in Parliament House, where politicians will see work from the industry.
“The politicians will see further evidence of the print industry as a progressive large nationwide sector, which employs tens of thousands of people, and as such demands the support of the country’s leaders
“We are inviting our members to write to their MPs. Every suburb has a printer, printers should have a stronger voice and MPs should know that voice.”
The Parliament House exhibition is the first time with winners of the National Print Awards have been shown to politicians I their place of work, and is part of an increasing engagement by the PIAA with the nation’s legislators and policymakers.
Macaulay says, “Be sure to have your friends and other printers get involved. We want to celebrate print.”
There were around 30 gold winning entries in this year’s Awards, with Geelong based Adams Print taking four golds, Digitalpress taking three, and Momento pro winning the Judges Award.
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