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There are

3 membership categories

and the payment covers

the calendar year

  • Personal @ $90 

  • Concession (pensioner, retired) @ $70

  • Institutional @ $130

To access Hello Club
to make bookings and pay fees

Thank you to those who have renewed their 2023 membership or joined up for the first time this year.  

We are excited to welcome so many new members as well as many familiar faces.


2023 Membership is now closed. 

2024 membership will re-open in November 2023


We have great activities and events planned for the remainder of this year

Missed joining up? You can attend at non-member rates.


We would welcome your support of our work by visiting the CBCA eStore for your READ GROW INSPIRE Children’s Book Week® merchandise.

We thank you for this affirmation of our purpose. 


Member Benefits:

  • Discounted member rates to all CBCA NSW Branch events and activities

  • Exclusive free 2023 e-products from CBCA (National)

  • Free entry to the First Wednesday Book Club 

  • Opportunity to participate in the CBCA Shadow Judging program

  • Password access to valuable and exclusive resources in both the ‘Members’ Lounge’ section of the CBCA NSW

  • Branch website and CBCA National websites featuring unique information regarding CBCA Book of the Year, Notables, Shortlist and Winners

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

  • CBCA NSW Branch logo may be added to member creators’ websites

  • Opportunity to be featured in or contribute to Kid's Corner

  • Receive digital newsletters iREAD & Kid's Corner plus advance notice of CBCA NSW Branch and other literature related activities

  • Opportunity to promote literature- related activities on the CBCA NSW Branch Facebook and Instagram  pages.   

  • Supporting and be an active part of the childrens’ literature community in NSW and Australia, with opportunities to meet and network with like-minded people.

  • Attend any or all of our sub-branches. Sub-branches are active in these local regions: Blue Mountains, 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 three staff may attend free-to-member events.

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