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Click on this JOIN US button to

become a member or to renew

Its easy to join using Hello Club

When you click the button you will be taken to this home page

Having trouble? these hints might help


Membership renewals for 2023 need to be completed by registering with Hello Club

This registration process only needs to be done once.

To become a member or renew your need to register. Click on the JOIN US button and then complete these steps:

1.  Use your email address as your username
2.  Set up your own password
3.  Update information eg phone number
4.  Go to the three lines in the top left-hand corner and choose membership
5.  Even though you have had a membership, this program asks you to “purchase” a membership
6.  An automatic email receipt will be sent on payment.

Please send any queries to

Why become a member


  • Be part of a vibrant group of people passionate about supporting and promoting literature for young Australians. We understand and promote reading and it's significant contribution to literacy.


  • Help authors, illustrators, publishers, booksellers and educational organisations bring words, images and stories into the hearts and minds of Australian children and adults.


  • Gain VIP access to valuable information on our annual CBCA Book of the Year Notables, Shortlist and winners, unique merchandise, plus receive discounts to events, activities, conferences, professional development. and merchandise.


Member Benefits

  •  Free and discounted member rates to CBCA NSW Branch and sub-branch events.

  •  Unique information regarding CBCA Book of the Year Notables, Short List and Winners.

  •  Access to Book Week images with copyright permission.  

  •  Digital newsletter plus advance notice of CBCA NSW Branch and other literature related activities.

  •  Access to valuable and exclusive resources in both the ‘Members’ Lounge’ section of the CBCA NSW Branch and CBCA National  website. 

  •  Author and Illustrator members feature on our Meet the Author & Illustrator Members page - with links to your website and socials.

  •  CBCA NSW Branch logo (linked) may be added to creator’s website.

  •  Opportunity to promote literature related activities on the CBCA NSW Branch Facebook Discussion page.

  •  Opportunity to be featured in or contribute to Kids Corner

  •  Supporting and being an active part of children’s’ literature in NSW and Australia.

  •  Opportunities to meet and network with like-minded people.


Membership includes access to any one or all of our sub-branches. Sub-branches are active in these local regions: Blue Mountains, Canterbury Bankstown/Inner West, Central Coast, Eastern Suburbs, Illawarra South Coast, New England North West, Newcastle and Northern Sydney.


Institutional membership includes provisions for an unlimited number of staff to attend CBCA NSW Branch paying events at member’s rates. Up to five staff may attend free-to-member events free of cost.

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