Locke Press will help you publish & promote your book.

It can be very hard to be successful as an author. You need a good idea, the ability to write well, and the ability to market your book better.

Back yourself by self-publishing. By choosing our publishing and marketing support either by fee-for-service or profit-share, your success may be a lot closer.

Who Is Locke Press

raison d’être

Our driving motivation is to help conservative & Christian thought leaders make a living from their work.

We are supporting self-publishing to help authors earn better royalties, to foster broader debate of the world we live in and to better advocate for principles of liberty and Truth.

your advantage

  • keep up to 100% of profits
  • receive professional advice & support through every stage
  • have a professional quality, final result
  • give your book a better chance of being seen by your target audience
  • utilise our online bookstore &/or drop shipping service
  • have the final word on your book, and
  • retain all legal rights to your intellectual property

Self-Publishing Services

Book Cover Design

Make an impression with your new book’s design front and back with creative, professional graphic design.

Webpage Design

A dedicated, secure webpage for your new book includes graphic design, unique domain name and managed hosting.

Social Media

Shareable content strategy and execution in collaboration with you, on your existing channel or one we create for you.


Your book can be promoted by a video trailer, live Q&A video with your followers, or a video with an experienced interviewer.

The Editorial Board

Locke Press is a free speech initiative being advised and supported by some of Australia’s most notable academics and thought leaders.

Gabriel Moens

is an Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Queensland. He served as Pro Vice Chancellor and as a  Dean  at Murdoch University. He also served as Head, Graduate School of Law, The University of Notre Dame Australia. Professor Moens is a past winner of a University of Queensland Excellence in Teaching Award. In 1999 he received the Australian Award for University Teaching in Law and Legal Studies. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Trade and Business Law Review. In 2003 the Prime Minister of Australia awarded him the Australian Centenary Medal for services to education. He has taught extensively in the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, P R China, Hong Kong, Japan and the United States.

He is co-author/co-editor of The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia Annotated (9th ed), LexisNexis Butterworths, 2016; Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in the Resources Sector: An Australian Perspective, Springer, 2015; Jurisprudence of Liberty (2nd ed), LexisNexis, 2011; Commercial Law of the European Union, Springer, 2010; and International Trade and Business: Law, Policy and Ethics (2nd ed), Routledge/Cavendish, 2006.

Augusto Zimmermann

is Professor and Head of Law at Sheridan Institute of Higher Education in Perth, Western Australia. He is also Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia (Sydney campus), President of the Western Australian Legal Theory Association, Editor-in-Chief of The Western Australian Jurist, an Elected Fellow at the International Academy for the Study of the Jurisprudence of the Family, and a former Vice-President of the Australasian Society of Legal Philosophy.

From 2012 to 2017 Professor Zimmermann served as a Law Reform Commissioner with the Law Reform Commission of Western Australia. Professor Zimmermann was also the Murdoch University Law School’s Associate Dean for Research (2009-2012). While working as a legal academic at that university, he was awarded the 2012 Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research, and two Law School Dean’s Research Awards, in 2010 and 2011.

Stephen Chavura

is a lecturer in European and Australian history at Campion College, Sydney. He also taught the philosophy of social science and political theory at several Australian universities.

Dr. Chavura has published in numerous journals including History of European IdeasJournal of Religious History, and Australian Journal of Political Science. His most recent (co-authored) books are The Forgotten Menzies: The World Picture of Australia’s Longest Serving Prime Minister (MUP, 2021) and Reason, Religion, and the Australian Polity: A Secular State? (Routledge, 2019).

He is a contributor to The Australian and has also written for Spectator Australia and ABC Religion and Ethics. His recent co-authored book on Menzies was listed in the Sydney Morning Herald’s ‘Most Anticipated Books of 2021’.

Let’s Start Your next Book
Let’s Chat

This really needs to be a conversation discussing your unique manuscript and needs as an author. The journey begins by requesting a phone call below…

All other enquiries are also welcome to contact Locke Press using the form below or emailing publish@LockePress.com.