When publishing at Charles Sturt it is recommended that you first check that the journal is in:
The CSU Research Productivity Index (CSU login required) allocate points depending on type of publication.
The journal options flowchart (pdf) published by the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group (AOASG) is a useful starting point, but there are a number of tools and services that may help you find a suitable open access journal in which to publish:
Directory of open access journals hosted by Lund University, Sweden, with details about '... 12000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities'. A 'community-curated' list of journals with standards for inclusion, aimed at ensuring credibility as research publications. Directly entries include article processing charges (APC) and Creative Commons licences.
Database of journals and country scientific metrics indexed in the Scopus database. Search results can be limited to open access journals.
Database of publisher copyright and self-archiving policies