Welcome to the CBCA ACT
Come along to the 2021 AGM & Laurie Copping Award Announcement on 22 April 2021
Join the CBCA ACT committee and members for the 2021 Annual General Meeting at CIT Restaurant.
Emeritus Professor Belle Alderman is our guest speaker and we will announce the recipient of the 2021 Laurie Copping Award, all while enjoying a 3-Course set dinner.
Visit our Events for more details and to pay by 14 April 2021.
Congratulations to all CBCA Shortlist Authors, Illustrators and Publishers for 2021.
An extra big congratulations to local Dr Gina Newton for her shortlisting on the Eve Pownall list for ‘Hold On! Saving the Spotted Handfish’ illustrated by Rachel Tribout.
Nominations to join the 2021 CBCA ACT Committee are now open
The CBCA ACT Branch welcomes members to nominate to join the CBCA ACT Committee.
If your time is limited, members can instead express an interest in joining one of the four subcommittees supporting the committee.
Completed Nomination Form for Committee Positions are due by 14 April 2021.
Nominations for the 2021 Laurie Copping Award are now open
The Laurie Copping Award for Distinguished Service to Children's Literature in the ACT is a biennial award of The Children's Book Council of Australia ACT Branch, the accent being on Service. A recipient of the award, then, will have given service well beyond his or her professional association with children's literature. More information about the award is available here. Read about past Laurie Copping Award recipients.
To nominate please complete the online Laurie Copping Award Nomination form. Nominations close 31 March 2021.