The Children's Book Council of Australia NSW Branch


Bringing words, images and stories into the hearts and minds of Australians.

Welcome to our community.

We strive to achieve a positive social impact by engaging the community with quality literature for young Australians. We are a not-for-profit, volunteer-run organisation.



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CBCA NSW Branch is pleased to announce that the Aspiring Writers Mentorship Program is being re-launched in 2021 with sponsorship by Cathie Tasker who will mentor the winner.  Fremantle Press will provide 2 runners-up with access to their online writing course plus the text How to be an author by Georgia Richter & Deborah Hunn. All the details here.

2021 CBTC - Collide with the CBCA Notabl

Create a unique and original book trailer featuring a book from the 2021 CBCA Notables list for your chance to win some great prizes. All the details here.

Teachers: Introduce students to the best of Australia Literature whilst improving their literacy skills by producing a unique and original book trailer that features a book from the 2021 CBCA Notables list.

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