Imaging & Posters

Imaging & Posters in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology offers specialist photography, digital and printing services to the University of Melbourne and external clients.

Offering specialist photography, digitisation, and printing services

Please contact us to find out how we can support your photography, video, digital and printing requirements.

Our services

General and scientific photography PR and event photography
Macro photography of specimens and instruments Digital image editing
Photography of procedures and operations Video productions
3D Printing Layout and design of posters, presentations, figures for papers
3D digitisation using photogrammetry Large format inkjet printing & Poster production
3D scanning with Artec Space Spider Scanning from whole mount sections
 Time lapse video

Poster printing information

We create custom sized conference posters with a range of print media to choose from. Fabric and polypropylene backed posters can be printed up to 1.12m x 4m. And laminated posters a maximum of 1m x 4m. All poster are trimmed to the correct size to comply with any conference requirements. Poster tubes are kept in stock if you require one for safe and easy transport. Our turnaround time is two business days. We can provide a same-day service which attracts a 25% surcharge (please note that these print jobs must be submitted before 11am to be printed on the same day).

If you can't find the information you need in the Poster Printing Guide, please email the Imaging & Posters team or give us a call.

Please Note:

  • Once you have placed the order for your poster, any re-prints due to errors or changes to the poster on your behalf will be charged at full price. Check carefully before submission.
  • Please submit your details to us before printing your poster. We require your name, email, department/institution, contact phone number, and preferred process for payment.  University of Melbourne staff & students are welcome to use their 25 digit Themis account string, or external customers, may be invoiced.  Credit / debit card facilities are available on the premises when collecting your poster, or over the phone.
  • The accepted file types for poster printing are PDF, PSD, and correct resolution image files (TIFF / JPG etc). Please contact us if you are unsure. We are more than happy to check your file for you!

Poster submissions can be made via email or in person - Medical Building, Ground floor (Foyer), E201.

Poster printing guide

Please refer to our Poster Printing Guide for advice on producing a successful poster file. It is full of information on getting started as well as tips and suggestions for various software packages.

Roll-up display banners with stand. Perfect for special events, conferences and open days.

Dimensions: 205cm (H) x 85cm (W)

Includes: carry-case and stand

Cost: $270 plus GST

photo of pull up banner

Our Costs for Services

Photography, Videography, Graphic Design & Digitisation is charged at $190/hour Excluding GST. Technical photography, videography and 3D scanning is charged at higher rates.

Poster Printing & Signage

We have a range of different print media options available for posters, signage, and photographic prints.

Material Poster
(Polyester fabric)
Foldable poster, perfect for travel and packing in your suitcase.
Polypropylene PosterHigh quality matte surface paper. Polypropylene coating on the back
helps to increase strength and stops rips, tears, and creases.
Laminated Paper PosterLaminated capsulation provides exceptional durability at the expense
of portability. Glossy finish.
Adhesive Backed prints
(Polyester Fabric)
A re-usable and re-positionable adhesive backed polyester fabric material.
Will not mark or damage surfaces. 

Best used on smooth surfaces as department signage etc.
Not advised for carpeted symposium boards.

Poster Prices

SizeUniversityExternal Clients & Card Sales
(Inc. GST)
Up to A1$70$77
Up to A0 or 1000 x 1200mm     $120$132
For each 200mm over
1200mm in length
Laminate Only
(Max width of 1000mm)
Laminate any existing image,
poster, map etc.
UniversityExternal Clients & Card Sales
(Inc. GST)
Up to A1$15$16.50
A1 to A0$20$22
1200 - 2000mm (length)$30$33

Fine Art Photo Print Prices

High quality archival photographic paper in a pearl finish.

SizeUniversityExternal Clients & Card Sales
(Inc. GST)
A4    $13$15
A3     $25$30

Other Items

ItemsUniversityExternal Clients & Card Sales
(Inc. GST)
Poster Tubes*  80mm standard diameter tube               $45$49.50
Poster Tubes*  120mm diameter for more than 5 posters$45$49.50
Pull-up Banners$260$286

*Our poster tubes are black, hard plastic, extendable, with a screw top lid and carry strap.


Michelle Bilton

Gavan Mitchell

Phone(03) 834 45780
LocationRoom E201
East Wing (Anatomy) - Ground Floor
Medical Building (Cnr Grattan Street and Royal Parade)
University of Melbourne
Opening hours9:00am - 5:00pm
Monday to Friday