Ballarat's Regional Director is Debbie Marshall

CBCA Ballarat Judges' Talk

15th June, 2019 at Sovereign Hill from 10:30 to 3:00

Once again, CBCA Vic Members and non-members will hear from three of the Victorian 2019 CBCA BOTY Awards Judges

  • Mandy Cooper (Early Childhood)
  • Jo Panckridge (Picture Books)
  • Brook Tayla (Eve Pownall Award)

Lunch, followed by a Tour or further discussion ...  booking details to come!

Past Events

Saturday, 2nd June, 2018 - 2018 CBCA BOTY Victorian Judges' Talk in Ballarat 

Members and non-members spent the moring listening to the three Victorian BOTY Judges, Mandy Cooper (Early Childhood), Jo panckridge (Picture Books) and Heather Zubek (Eve Pwonall Information Books).

After a delicious luncheon, two sessions were offerred to participants - a tour of the special treasures of Sovereign Hill or discussing of the Younger Reader & Older Reader categories with the Victorian Judges.

2018 Clayton's Night

The CBCA Ballarat Branch proudly hosted our annual Clayton's Night at Barkly's Restaurant on Wednesday, 21st March, 2018.

Attendees had the opportunity to hear from some of our local Treasures from libraries and bookshops around Ballarat:-

  • Loretta Kaval (Damascus College Library) 

  • Ruth Oppenheim (Ballarat Books)

  • Gail Severino (Kelty Resource Centre, St Patricks College)

  • Julie Bull (Ballarat City Library) 

  • Fiona Kieni-Judd (CBCA Ballarat Committee)

We were so pleased to have shared this informative event with our community.