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  • 2020 Leila St John Award presented to Christine Oughtred

    At last week’s Clayton’s Night, Christine Oughtred was announced as the recipient of 2020 Leila St John Award.

    Chris has been involved with this Branch of CBCA since 1997 - almost 25 years!  Serving …

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  • 2021 Clayton's Night & 2020 Lelia St John Award

    Traditionally, our Clayton's Night is held prior to the official CBCA Short List Announcement. This year is no exception!

    The format may have changed but the spirit of the event lives on.  Our panel …

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  • Night of the Notables

    Join us to celebrate the announcement of 2021 CBCA Book of the Year Notables List and hear from our special guest speakers, Jane Godwin, Leigh Hobbs & Bren MacDibble. 

    Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 …

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  • Welcome News

    Books Illustrated have joined CBCA VIC Branch's Members' Benefits Program offering a 10% discount on purchases!  Simply show your current membership card!

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  • CBCA VIC Branch - YA Club

    2nd YA Club book

    The End of the World is Bigger than Love by Davina Bell.

    17th November, 2020 from 6 p.m.

    RSVP to the office - vic@cbca.org.au and a Zoom invite will be forwarded to you.

    Another …

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  • 2020 Albert Ullin Award - WINNER

    CBCA VIC Branch are delighted to announce the inaugural winner of the Albert Ullin Award is ANDREW MCLEAN!!!

    A most worthy recipient and we congratulate him on this achievement.

    To read a copy of …

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  • 2020 Albert Ullin Award - Invitation

    Inaugural announcement of the Albert Ullin Award.  This virtual event will be held on 19th October, 2020.

    The Award will comprise of a framed certificate, together with a monetary prize of $10,000.  …

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  • Online Presenting 101 - KIDS

    Want to know the secret to making children's programming work online from three seasoned online presenters?

    WHEN:     Wednesday, 7th October, 2020

    TIME:       4:00-5:00 p.m.

    COST:      FREE to all …

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  • Call for CBCA Judges 2021 2023

    Are you an avid reader and enjoy sharing and promoting great books for children and young people?

    Now is the right time to apply to become a Judge for the CBCA Book of the Year Awards - closing date …

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  • Love YA?

    With ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, Karys McEwen & Diana Kelly thought it would be a nice opportunity to get together (virtually!) and discuss some of the great young adult literature available this …

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