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Bid for a unique book of autographs signed by 2016's Conversation Hour guests, with all proceeds going to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. For the past year Jon Faine, host of The Conversation Hour on 774 ABC Melbourne and ABC Victoria... Read more

Fostering a love of books and reading in remote WA

At Wyndham Early Learning Centre in remote WA, the arrival of any parcel causes something of a stir, especially when it’s a delivery from our Book Supply Program. “Families that attend our centre become very excited to see what th... Read more

Tiwi College launches their fourth book, Shallow in the Deep End!

Ten young women from the senior girls’ class from Tiwi College, Melville Island (NT), celebrated today as their newly published book, Shallow in the Deep End was launched at The State Library of NSW. The book was written, illustrated an... Read more

Sydney Trivia Fundraiser

Fancy a coffee with Richard Roxburgh?  Or a cooking class with Christine Manfield? Supporters of ILF's Trivia Fundraising night at Paddington RSL on Wednesday 9 November, will have the chance to bid for these and other fantastic prizes inclu... Read more

AFL books, cookbooks and titles with Territory families wins over Owen Springs

Books about AFL heroes, cookbooks and titles featuring people they know have proved to be the big winners among the kids in the Owen Springs Education Centre, on the outskirts of Alice Springs. “We have a very, very limited budget and very l... Read more

What we do 

Our Foundation gifts new books and literacy resources to Indigenous kids and families in remote communities. Find out more.

Why we do it

To level the playing field so that all Australian children have the same opportunities to develop a life long love of reading

Who we are

We are a not-for-profit charity, funded entirely by donations. Licence Number CFN/21762

How can you help?

You can donate funds regularly or run specific fundraising activities

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