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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 Monday 17 October 2022 and Sunday 31 December 2023
    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 1/10/2022 ARE HONOURED UNTIL 31/12/2023)
    CBCA Qld Branch
  • Thursday 8 June 2023
    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. FNQ allows one team per school. It is free for CBCA Corporate members and $50 per team, non-members.
    St Andrews Catholic College