Prahran Mechanics' Institute Press is the result of a Mechanics’ Institutes Community Partnerships Grant from the Department of Victorian Communities in 2004. The grant was presented by the Member for Prahran, Mr Tony Lupton, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Prahran Mechanics’ Institute.

Prahran Mechanics’ Institute Press operates on a not-for-profit basis, and its aim is to assist individuals and historical groups to publish works about the history of Victoria, Australia.

The scope includes works about the history of:

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, owing to preparations for the moving of the PMI library, we've needed to scale down some of our activities, including the activities of PMI Press. We intend to resume publishing as soon as possible after we're set up in our new building so keep an eye on the PMI website. 21/08/2012