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  • Readers Cup 2020 Competition Update

    Update 20/04/20

    Because students have not all returned to school this term it is with much regret that we have decided to cancel all Reader's Cup competitions for 2020  and look to planning for 2021 …

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  • 2020 Dame Annabelle Rankin Award Launches

    We invite interested persons to consider submmitting a nomination to our biennial award, The Dame Annabelle Rankin Award.

    All the details about eligibility, selection criteria and deadlines are …

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  • 2020 Book Slam

    Our annual book slam will be held on March 3rd, in Meeting Room 1B (lower level of State Library of Qld).

    For more details, and to RSVP, click here.

    Everyone is welcome to 'slam' a book. It's a …

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  • 2019 AGM Notification

    The CBCA (Qld Branch) AGM will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Meeting Room 1b on the ground floor at SLQ, beginning at 2.30 pm following the Reading Cup Symposium.

    2019 Annual Report …

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  • Notable versus Longlist

    Do you have an opinion as to whether the CBCA should change the name of the Notable Books to Longlist? Here are arguments for and against. We would love to hear from members on this issue. The Board …

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  • Book Slam 2019 - A Qld Branch Night of the Notables Event

    Hear about the best new Australian children’s literature when we unveil the Notables List 2019 at the CBCA (Qld branch) Book Slam. What is Book Slam, I hear you say? It’s short sharp book talks …

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  • 2018 AGM Notification

    The CBCA (Qld Branch) AGM will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in Meeting Room 1b on the ground floor at SLQ, beginning at 10 am with morning tea. Following the formalities, we will be …

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  • 2018 Dame Annabelle Rankin Award Recipient - James Moloney

    Last night, at the memorable Book Week dinner, The CBCA (Qld Branch) awarded the 2018 Dame Annabelle Rankin to author James Moloney to acknowledge his significant and considerable services to …

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  • Book Week Dinner August 17

    Join us on Friday, August 17th for our annual Book Week Dinner, celebrating the wonderful authors and illustrators responsible for so many quality Australian books for children and young adults. We …

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  • Invitation to meet Catherine Bateson

    Catherine Bateson will be in Brisbane during May to research and draft a YA novel due to a May Gibbs Fellowship. She will be talking about this, as well as other aspects of her long cateer on Mary 27 …

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