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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 19 February 2021 and Friday 31 December 2021
    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 2020 ARE HONOURED UNTIL 31/12/2021)
    CBCA Qld Branch
  • Tuesday 1 June 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Saint Stephen's College
  • Friday 4 June 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Biloela State High School
  • Tuesday 8 June 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Ormiston College
  • Thursday 10 June 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Fernvale State School
  • Thursday 17 June 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Immanuel Lutheran College
  • Thursday 17 June 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Chisholm Catholic College
  • Monday 21 June 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Kurwongbah State School Hall
  • Wednesday 21 July 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Mirani State High School Library
  • Thursday 29 July 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Redlands College (TBC)
  • Thursday 29 July 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Nambour State College
  • Tuesday 3 August 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    St Mary's College
  • Wednesday 4 August 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Cairns State High School Library
  • Friday 6 August 2021
    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. Free for CBCA Corporate members. $40 per team, non-members.
    Gin Gin State High School