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Building relationships with educators and elders in the APY lands

Packed up with a few hundred books, bags, t-shirts and two bush libraries, the ILF Program team, Tina and Cindy set out onto the unsigned and washed out roads to the APY Lands earlier this month. APY stands for Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjar... Read more

Gifts for Cunnamulla Library Reading Club

“Our award-winning After School Reading Club would not be able to function without the generous donations [of books] from ILF,” says Tammy Hickey, the librarian at Cunnamulla Library. Tammy first heard about ILF’s Book Supply Pro... Read more

ILF visits APY lands for the first time

We’re visiting the APY lands in remote SA today! APY stands for Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara and are the lands in remote North West South Australia with a population of 2500, consisting of Pitjantjatjara, Yankunytjatjara and Ngaanyatja... Read more

Celebrating Indigenous Literacy Day the Pormpuraaw Way

Indigenous Literacy Day 2016 was a family affair at Pormpuraaw, a remote Aboriginal community on Cape York Peninsula. The Child Care Centre at the Pormpur Paanthu Aboriginal Corporation, which caters for infants to 3½ year olds, hosted a Fa... Read more

LEARNING PITJANTJATJARA

Students in inner West Sydney learn a little Pitjantjatjara, that birds literally fall out of the sky during the hottest months in Tjuntjuntjara; and how to hunt Marku.... It's not often that children from an inner west primary school get the ... Read more

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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

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