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2022 AGM Saturday October 29

Venue: Libraries Tasmania Meeting Room

71 Civic Square, Launceston

Time: 10:30am

RSVP: tas@cbca.org.au

2022 Executive elected on October 30, 2021

Your 2021 executive are:
President - Steve Martin
Vice President - Roxanne Steenbergen
Secretary - Loretta Brazendale
Treasurer and Public Officer - Felicity Sly

We welcome enquiries. Please go to our contacts page.


Membership for 2022

Join or renew now to support the volunteer operations of CBCA Tas branch.

From 2019-2022 CBCA Tas has been awarded a Federal Government Grant to support Book Week Activities. As part of this grant, members are entitled to a funded Creator workshop. See our Membership and Creators pages for further information.

Personal or institution membership forms can be accessed here.

Book of the Year Awards 2022

Winners 2022

Shortlist 2022

Notables 2022

Latest news (please scroll)

From the blog: Inspiring Kids to Love Nature

This week we meet wildlife ecologist and author, Gary Luck, where his years of experience studying Australian native animals is evident in the story of Melody Finch – a magical adventure with a strong environmental message.

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From the blog: A Canadian Perspective

This week we have a global perspective as Maureen Mann shares some special finds while exploring libraries and bookshops in Canada. There are some great authors and illustrators to discover!

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Events calendar

Book of the Year and Shadow Judging Winners 2022

Shadow Judging returns for 2023

More information will become available via the SUN Project website

Book Week 2023: August 19-25

Read, Grow, Inspire

Art work by Matt Ottley

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Online Resources

Visit the CBCA website to access Reading Time for children's book news and reviews.

Links to book related activities from the Kid Lit blog

Audible resources free whilst schools closed

Cloudyseas activities (Coral Tulloch facebook)