ModelArt Australia magazine was preceded by Plastics Modeller magazine, a popular Australian publication that was purchased by editor Frank Morgan in 2000. Frank immediately set about creating a new presentation style and name for the magazine. The new-look magazine was well received by Australian modellers and quickly became the most popular of its genre, a position it still holds today. ModelArt Australia magazine is a wholly Australian owned and privately operated publication.
Frank as editor is ably supported by a small team of dedicated staff, including Terry O'Neill (Associate Editor), and Keryn Mason (Production Artwork and Typesetting).
At left is the first issue of ModelArt Australia magazine, published in April 2001.