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    Welcome to the Children's Book Council of Australia 
    Western Australian branch

    Supporting the CBCA charter, this branch website is a Western Australian-centric resource for children’s book information.

    You can find all the latest news about the CBCA WA Branch, event information, interesting articles, book launches and important milestones in the world of children’s literature here.

    IMPORTANT NOTICE

    The current threat of transmission of COVID-19 means that many events are being cancelled or postponed. The WA Branch will act on advice from the Health Department and State and Federal Government. Please check our website, Facebook page and your email inbox (if you are a WA Branch member) for updates as they occur. 

    Information & Dates for your Diary

    Annual General Meeting of the Children's Book Council of WA Branch (Incorporated)

    Members are cordially invited to attend the CBCA WA Branch 2020 AGM


    Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the CBCA WA Branch Annual General Meeting originally scheduled for 23 April was cancelled. The AGM must be held before 30 June and will now take place immediately prior to the June committee meeting on Wednesday 17 June. Places will be limited so that we can adhere to social distancing regulations, therefore RSVPs will be essential.

    Nomination form download: As we do not accept nominations from the floor at the AGM you must email completed nomination forms to our WA Branch Secretary at  no later than Wednesday 10 June 2020

    CBCA WA Branch 2020 AGM

    Date: Wednesday 17 June, 2020

    Time: AGM to commence promptly at 6.30pm.

    Committee meeting to commence 7.00pm.

    Venue: Oasis Lotteries House, 37 Hampden Road, Nedlands

    Please RSVP to  by Wednesday 10 June if you plan to attend.

    CBCA Book Week Grants Funding

    As you would expect, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted significantly on our Grants program for CBCA Book Week 2020.

    Currently our Grants Officers are considering all the EOIs received and will be in touch with stakeholders – public libraries and creators – as soon as the situation becomes a little clearer.

    Thank you for your patience and understanding.

    Make Your Own Story Book

    The 2020 Make Your Own Story Book Competition is underway.

    Open to all children in year PP – Year 8.

    NEW CLOSING DATE: Friday 24th July

    Visit the Make Your Own Story Book page for more information, including the entry form and links to WA Author Sean E. Avery's YouTube lessons on making your own story book.

    2020 CBCA Book Week Opening and Dinner

    Curious Creatures, Wild Minds

    Save the date and mark Friday 16 October in your diaries as we are planning a wonderful celebration for CBCA Book Week in a very special venue! Stand by for further details.

    CBCA Book Week Free Activities!

    See our Ideas and Activities page for CBCA Book Week 2020 inspiration, including Free Colouring Poster and Bookmarks!