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CBCA NSW Branch Sub-Branches

The CBCA NSW Branch has a number of sub-branches active in local and regional areas. Each sub-branch is run by their own group of passionate and dedicated volunteers. Members and the general public are welcome to become involved with any one or all our sub-branches. Visit sub-branch pages for all their news and activities.

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Blue Mountains


Encompassing the Blue Mountains, Penrith and as far west as Bathurst, this sub-branch has an active committee of teachers, librarians, authors, illustrators, editors and publishers who meet approximately every six week in Lawson.

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Eastern Suburbs


The newest of our sub-branches is a vibrant mix of passionate teachers, librarians, authors, illustrators, editors and publishers who meet regularly in the east. They welcome you to join them and become involved with this growing group.

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New England & North West


Our oldest sub-branch, has been in existence since 1989. As well as promoting the aims of the CBCA they hold Booked In! an annual children's book festival held cooperatively with the New England Writers Centre and University of new England.

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Inner West

Newly formed, our sub-branch is an eclectic, enthusiastic group of members who aim to creatively connect kids, teachers, librarians, and book lovers with children’s literature.

With lots of exciting ideas simmering, we welcome new members to join.

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Illawarra South Coast


Formed in 2007, this sub-branch has an active group of members. Their common aim is to promote a love of the written word as a joyous experience for children. From these beginnings it is hoped that children acquire a lifetime love of reading.

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Northern Sydney


A lively group of local teachers, librarians, authors, illustrators and parents from around the Northern Sydney area who love books and kids. They meet 3-4 times a year in various locations in the area.


Central Coast


A small sub-branch who look forward to welcoming new members. They believe that with more voices and minds committee to the cause, a greater impact on improving the connection to children's literature will be felt on the Central Coast.




An active group that includes teachers, librarians, authors, illustrators, bookshop owners, local business people and book lovers who enjoy sharing their love of children's literature with people.

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Thinking of Starting a


Missing a sub-branch in your area?

Are you interested in starting one?

Contact the CBCA NSW Branch office for more information. 

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