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Maurice Saxby Lecture 2017

Tue 06, Jun 2017

The biennial Maurice Saxby Lecture recognises the contribution made to the CBCA by Dr H Maurice Saxby AM (1924 - 2014). It continues the tradition of education about Australian children’s literature established so brilliantly by Maurice Saxby. This year it will be held at the NSW State Library. Check for updates here.

CBC2U Program 2017 Applications close

Wed 31, May 2017

The CBC2U Program provides funding assistance to disadvantaged schools and libraries to organise visits by authors and illustrators. Application forms and further details are avaialble here.

Kids' Corner mascot competition closes

Fri 07, Apr 2017

Create an original character mascot for "Kids' Corner". More details here.

Book Week Merchandise Order form from CBCA NSW Branch Inc

Sat 01, Apr 2017

Order forms are available herePlease support your Branch and receive your 10% members discount by ordering your merchandise directly through the CBCA NSW Branch office. If you have any queries please email the CBCA NSW Branch Office here.

Anticipate! Appreciate! Applaud! The Short List 2017

Rydges Sydney Central

Tue 28, Mar 2017 9.00am-3.30pm

 The 2017 CBCA Book of the Year Shortlist was officially announced and delegates enjoyed a day of professional development: Keynote speaker - the award-winning Freya Blackwood and Specialist Panel - Victoria Roberts, Sue Whiting, Judith Ridge, Sarah Foster and Katrina McKelvey - talked about and nominated their shortlists. More details here