News

  • 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 …

    Read more...


  • 2018 Dame Annabelle Rankin Award Recipient - James Moloney

    318 Comments

    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 …

    Read more...


  • 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 …

    Read more...


  • Invitation to meet Catherine Bateson

    269 Comments

    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 …

    Read more...


  • Exciting activities happening with UPLIT in May

    No Comments

    There are two events happening in May hosted by UPLIT which we are proud to promote.

    May 12 LoveYA one day literature program being held at Flow State at Southbank.

    All the details are here. Spread …

    Read more...


  • 2018 BILBY Award Nominations now open

    4169 Comments

    The 2018 BILBY Awards process is now launched! All the details about nominating including links to online voting and timelines are now updated at the BILBY pages.

    We would love to hear from the …

    Read more...


  • CBCA Book of the Year Short List Announcement 2018

    The Children's Book Council of Australia presents a star-studded announcement event.

    Meet Queensland’s Treasures - local authors and illustrators who’ve featured on CBCA Book of the Year Award …

    Read more...


  • Night of the Notables - Book Slam!!

    277 Comments

    We are hosting our 3rd annual book slam on March 6, one week after the Notables are announced!

    Come along and slam about your favourite Notabled book, listen to our guest slammers, and browse ALL …

    Read more...


  • 2017 AGM Notification

    6011 Comments

    The CBCA (Qld Branch) AGM will take place on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 on Level 2 in the Qld Writers Centre at SLQ beginning at 6 pm. Following the formalities, we will be joined by Margot Hillel, …

    Read more...


  • 2017 Readers Cup State Final Results

    246 Comments

    On September 6, both Year 5/6 and Year 7/8 competitions were held at different venues. The Year 5/6 competition took place in Ipswich and was supported by the StoryArts Festival, and A Lot of Books  …

    Read more...