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more details coming December and January

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Why become a member...

  • Be part of a vibrant group of people passionate about engaging the community in supporting literature for young Australians promoting literacy and the importance of literacy.

  • Help ensure 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, plus receive discounts to events, activities, conferences, professional development and merchandise.

       Share our vision and become a member today!

Adult or

Small School


Author & 



Large School

Library, Corporate




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revised membership categories and charges coming soon

Member Benefits - currently under review

All Membership categories:

  •  Discounted member rates to all CBCA NSW Branch and sub-branch events.

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

  •  Access to Book Week images with copyright permission.  

  •  10% discount on Book Week merchandise when ordered through the CBCA NSW Branch office (not online). PLEASE NOTE: Must be ordered and paid for by the member. Non-member prices and an account fee will   apply if this does not occur.

  •  digital newsletter: includes advance notice of CBCA NSW Branch and other literature related activities.

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

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

  •  No administration fee charged if booking manually to attend events.

  •  Kids’ Corner: access to additional resources in Members’ Lounge.

  •  10% discount at member bookshops.

  •  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 including Small School 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 events free of cost.


Author/Illustrator membership provides the opportunity to appear on our Meet our Members website page which links straight to the creator’s website, Instagram and Twitter. CBCA NSW Branch logo (linked) may be added to creator’s website.