As of October 2nd, 2015, this significant collection will now been known as the
(A note from the Board)
Our new name reflects our vision for the future: ‘Our literary past, present and future are preserved in the Centre, through the stories that touched our hearts and stirred our imaginations as children. It documents and shares the creative process, and inspires the next generation of readers with research collections, exhibitions and outreach activities.
At our AGM held on 23 September, our Board and our members unanimously agreed to change our name from the Lu Rees Archives of Australian Children’s Literature Inc to the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Inc. The name is currently being registered with relevant bodies with more to come. Why are we doing this? The proposed new name succinctly states what we are, clearly conveys our intent and embodies our vision for the future. We will continue to honour Lu Rees, as our founder, through a long-established award in her name, and in other ways.
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