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Children's Book Council of Australia, Qld Branch

The Children's Book Council is an Australia-wide organisation which aims to foster children's enjoyment of books. On a national level, the organisation of the annual Children's Book of the Year Awards and Children's Book Week are important ways of achieving this aim. The Qld Branch is organised by volunteers and operates out of the Qld Writers Centre located in the State Library of Queensland (SLQ).

Current Events

Past Events

  • Between Friday 1 October 2021 and Saturday 31 December 2022
    The Children's Book Council is an Australia-wide organisation which aims to foster children's enjoyment of books. On a national level, the organisation of the annual Children's Book of the Year Awards and Children's Book Week together with a biennial National Conference focussing on children's literature are important ways of achieving this aim. Join our organisation or renew your membership now. (PLEASE NOTE MEMBERSHIPS FROM 1/10/2021 ARE HONOURED UNTIL 31/12/2022)
    CBCA Qld Branch
  • Tuesday 24 May 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Hillcrest Christian College
  • Thursday 26 May 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    St Mary's College
  • Wednesday 1 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Rosedale State School
  • Thursday 2 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Leichhardt State School
  • Friday 3 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Yeppoon State High School
  • Friday 3 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Yeppoon State High School
  • Tuesday 7 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members if allowed by the region. $40 per team, non-members.
    Citipointe Christian College
  • Tuesday 7 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Sandy Strait State School
  • Tuesday 7 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Saint Stephen's College
  • Wednesday 8 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members if allowed by the region. $40 per team, non-members.
    Hilder Road State School Hall
  • Wednesday 8 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Smithfield State High School
  • Thursday 9 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Moreton Bay College
  • Thursday 9 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    St Augustine's
  • Thursday 9 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members if allowed by the region. $40 per team, non-members.
    St Andrews Catholic College
  • Thursday 9 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Fernvale State School
  • Thursday 9 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    TBA
  • Tuesday 14 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Highlands Christian College
  • Tuesday 14 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Southern Cross Catholic College Hall
  • Tuesday 14 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Southern Cross Catholic College Hall
  • Tuesday 14 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Southern Cross Catholic College Hall
  • Tuesday 14 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Louise MacDonald Room, Brisbane Girls Grammar School
  • Tuesday 14 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Highlands Christian College
  • Wednesday 15 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Frenchville State School
  • Thursday 16 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Faith Lutheran College
  • Thursday 16 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Faith Lutheran College
  • Friday 17 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Fernvale State School
  • Wednesday 22 June 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Taabinga State School Resource Centre
  • Thursday 21 July 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Hillcrest Christian College
  • Thursday 28 July 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Moreton Bay College
  • Thursday 28 July 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    TBA
  • Between Friday 29 July 2022 and Thursday 4 August 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Kepnock State High School
  • Wednesday 3 August 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Smithfield State High School
  • Thursday 4 August 2022
    Readers’ Cup has become a regular event on many school calendars since it began in 2004. The state wide competition is an initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia Qld branch, designed to encourage students who enjoy reading, to work together as a team and then to compete in a quiz style competition. Enter your team now. Two teams free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    St Mary's College