News

  • 75 Years Young

    1946 was a watershed year. World War Two had just ended and plans for a more hopeful future were being laid worldwide. The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) had been established the year …

    Read more...


  • The 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Awards are coming!

    The 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Award winners and honour books will be announced online at 12 noon AEST on Friday August 20.

    Watch the special announcement film on our website HERE.

    Read more...


  • No Change of Date for CBCA Book Week 2021

    We have been juggling many enquiries as to whether the CBCA will move CBCA Book Week again this year to October. The National Board has given this consideration, however decided to keep the August …

    Read more...


  • Bravo!!! resources for the 2021 CBCA Shortlist

    We've been working hard behind the scenes to bring you some fabulous resources for the 2021 CBCA shortlisted books including judges' critiques, teaching notes, Reading Time reviews, videos and more! …

    Read more...


  • The CBCA Announces the 2021 Nan Chauncy Award Winner

    A ‘living treasure’ of the Western Australian children’s literature community was today awarded the prestigious Nan Chauncy Award.

    The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Chair Wendy Rapee …

    Read more...