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Join us at the gala celebration of Jackie French, the second Australian Children’s Laureate, and hear first-hand her plans and passions for the next two years. Meet Alison Lester and Boori Monty Pryor and celebrate their achievements as Australia's inaugural Laureate.

The evening will be presented by radio presenter, author and journalist, Phil Kafcaloudes. 

A Laureate Celebration
6.00pm – 8.00pm, Friday, 29th November
The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne 3000
$40 ticket.
Dress code: Festive attire.


Tickets include: Talks by the 3 Australian Children’s Laureates, a glass of champagne/wine, some delicious nibbles, a silent auction and the chance to win fantastic door prizes including: Memberships to the National Gallery of Victoria and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) and a subscription to Magpies Magazine. 

CONTACT DETAILS: Australian Children's Literature Alliance - Justine Alltimes or Geri Barr

Please visit the Children's Laureate website to view the Silent Auction items available on the night. 

We look forward to seeing you on the 29th!