The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a volunteer run, not for profit, organisation that was established in 1945 and is comprised of branches of individual members who are passionate about children's and young adult literature.
Book Week merchandise now available for online ordering
Book of the Year 2013 Short List has been announced
Book of the Year Awards
ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR 2014
Change to entry of Picture Books: In 2013 Publishers must choose from the following categories for each book: Older Readers, Younger Readers, Early Childhood, Picture Books, and/or Information Books.
Fees: There is a new fee of $99 for EACH category entered.
All fiction and non-fiction books must be entered before 30 November 2013 for consideration by the judges. Early entry of titles is important so that the judges have sufficient time for their deliberations. Please send entries of all new titles when review copies are distributed.
HURRY AND GET YOUR ENTRIES IN NOW!
Detailed information and entry forms
The contact for publishers is Julie Long: firstname.lastname@example.org
2011 Annual Report now available
Important Announcement – the CBCA is undergoing some changes. Please read the official Statement of Restructure.
Be a part of National Year of Reading
All submissions to Teacher Librarian Inquiry are linked here
Many more links and comments on our facebook page.
The CBCA National Conference - held biennially, highlighting national and international authors and speakers on reading and literacy
Each State and Territory has a branch which supports our mission through a range of activities. To become a member of the CBCA contact your local branch
Awards Foundation Benefactors