Signs of the Times (Australian magazine)

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Signs of the Times
Editor Lee Dunstan
Categories Christian - Seventh-day Adventist
Frequency monthly
Publisher Signs Publishing Company
Total circulation 45,000 per month
First issue 2 November 1886
Country  Australia
Language English
ISSN 1038-9733
For other uses see Sign of the times (disambiguation).

Signs of the Times is a monthly subscription magazine published by Signs Publishing Company, a Seventh-day Adventist publishing house, for Australia and New Zealand. "Signs" is an easy-to-read magazine for the general public "promoting positive relationships and family values, a healthful lifestyle and Bible-based Christian belief."[1]

Signs is related to the North American magazine of the same title, which is published by Pacific Press.


Signs of the Times began publication in Melbourne on 2 November 1885 under the name Bible Echo and Signs of the Times.


Signs has won the following awards from the Australasian Religious Press Association (website)

  • 2010 – Best Layout - Highly Commended
  • 2010 – Best Review of Another Medium - bronze: "Making Much of Little" by Nick Mattiske, April 2009
  • 2010 – Best Article, Applying Faith to Life - silver: "From the Ashes" by Adele Nash, April 2009
  • 2009 – "Best layout" category: Signs magazine "Highly commended" for being "constantly well laid out with good use of typography and format"[2]
  • 2009 – Best humorous item[2] – silver: "Another Shot at Saying 'Sorry'" by David Edgren, May 2008
  • 2005 – Best illustration – winner: "When Liberty Drops Her Torch" by Shane Winfield, July 2004
  • 2003 – Best Features – winner: "Attack on the world trade center one year on" by Hans Kunnen, August 2003
  • 2003 – Best Magazine Layout – highly commended: Signs of the Times magazine
  • 2003 – Most Originality – winner: "Letter From the Future", Robert Wolfgramm, June 2001

See also[edit]


  1. ^ About Signs of the Times
  2. ^ a b Cited in "Church magazines enjoy ARPA nods". Record 114:38 (3 October 2009), p3

External links[edit]

Archives (from General Conference Archives):