Book of the Year Announcements
2018 Book of the Year Awards
- The Notable Books will be published on our website on 27 February at 7pm AEST.
- For more information about the Notables Announcement in 2018 visit the Branch website in your state or territory.
- The Short List will be announced at noon AEST on 27 March.
Winner and Honour Books
- The Winner and Honour Books will be announced at noon AEST on 17 August at the State Library of Queensland.
- Livestream link to the CBCA 2018 Book of the Year Awards announcement: http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/audio-video/livestream (proudly sponsored by the CBCA Queensland Branch).
- Book your free ticket to the official Book of the Year Awards announcement now at Eventbrite.
2017 Book of the Year Awards
Book of the Year
The CBCA Book of the Year Awards were announced and presented in Hobart on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Government House Tasmania. Below are some photos from the event.
The 'Night of Notables' was held on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at CBCA branches around Australia and the Short List was announced on Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
2017 Book of the Year Awards Acceptance Speeches
Claire Zorn - Winner of Book of the Year, Older Readers
Trace Balla - Winner of Book of the Year, Younger Readers
Johanna Bell - Winner of Book of the Year, Early Childhood
Bob Graham - Winner of Book of the Year, Picture Book
Dr Gina M Newton - Winner of The Eve Pownall Award for Information Books