October 1997 Hardie Grant Publishing launched with five staff - Fiona Hardie, Sandy Grant, Julie Pinkham, Penny Rankin and Fran Berry.
December 1997 First book Antonio Carluccio's Complete Italian Cookery released.
March 1998 Hardie Grant Magazines launched with Clemenger a 25% shareholder.
April 1998 Hardie Grant Books' first Australian book released for the Adelaide festival - Labels, by Louis de Berniere.
October 1998 Hardie Grant first magazine is published for Ansett International.
April 2002 Hardie Grant Publishing forms new business Hardie Grant Egmont to publish childrens books in partnership with Egmont Ltd UK.
August 2002 Hardie Grant Publishing acquires Explore Australia from Penguin.
June 2006 Hardie Grant Magazines acquires This Week...
2007 Hardie Grant Publishing celebrates ten years of business
2008 Hardie Grant Publishing and Egmont Ltd form 50/50 relationship for Hardie Grant Egmont
2009 Hardie Grant Books London opened
September 2009 Hardie Grant Publishing acquires Universal Publishers
February 2010 Hardie Grant Egmont acquires Little Hare Books
January 2011 Hardie Grant Magazines acquires Jigsaw Media in Adelaide, now Hardie Grant Magazines Adelaide office