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The book "Publishing history: a guide for historical societies", by Helen Doyle and Katya Johansen, was published by the FAHS in 2006 in hard-copy format. Its contents are as follows:

1. Planning your project
2. How to publish
3. Drawing up a budget
4. Contracting an author
5. The components of a history book
6. A picture is worth a thousand words
7. Editing and design
8. Identification and access requirements
9. Selling the finished product
Further reading
   Local history research and writing
   General Australian history references
   Writing and publishing guides
   Other useful references and further reading
   Useful websites
   Examples of local history publications
   Examples of electronic history publishing

"Publishing history" may be downloaded free of charge as a PDF file (925 KB) by clicking on the following link:
Publishing history: a guide for historical societies (2006).

There are a few hard copies of "Publishing history" remaining from the 2006 print run. These may be ordered by sending a cheque for $12 (postage and packing included) to the FAHS.