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Welcome to CBCA ACT

2022 Calendar


CBCA eStore - where Book Week begins…

The CBCA's 2022 "Dreaming with eye's open..." range of CBCA Book Week products are now available via the CBCA eStore. This year all your favourites return accompanied by new bespoke, made-to-order installation art!


New Membership System for 2022

January 27, 2022

CBCA ACT's new member management system, Hello Club, is live. 

Through Hello Club, you will be able to:

  • Renew and pay for your membership or any other outstanding fees,
  • View past transactions and download invoices and receipts, and
  • Sign up to events.


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Members' Recent Books


We Are Australians - Jandamarra Cadd

Camp Canberra : By the Smart and Excellent Students of Mount Mayhem Primary School - Krys Saclier

Seree's Story - Irma Gold

Ghostie - Stephanie Owen Reeder


 Established in 1945, the Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a not-for-profit, volunteer run organisation which aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians.

The CBCA presents annual awards to books of literary merit, for outstanding contribution to Australian children's literature.

In 2015, the CBCA celebrated 70 years of enjoying and promoting the best of Australian literature for children and young people.