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Josh Pyke and Justine Clarke

Josh Pyke, Justine Clarke and Deborah Cheetham record song for ILD

In April, ILF ambassador and singer-songwriter Josh Pyke was joined by fellow ambassadors Deborah Cheetham and Justine Clarke, along with a group of students from Sydney's Gawura School to write a song for Indigenous Literacy Day.  On the... Read more

Manly Village Public School participates in the Great Book Swap

Great Book Swap microsite

We've launched our new online platform for the Great Book Swap! The microsite is designed to make it easier for schools, businesses, libraries and book clubs to take part in our Great Book Swap fundraiser.  You ca... Read more

Mark Rubbo

Mark Rubbo joins ILF Board

In our April e-newsletter, we announced that Mark Rubbo, Managing Director of Readings, has been appointed as a new member of our Board. He has joined new Board members Anna Low, James Kellow, Glen Miller, and our new Chair, Patricia Genat. ... Read more

Cooktown community news

From Community: Cooktown news

  The Cooktown District Community Centre in tropical Far North Queensland, has been receiving the ILF's Books 4 Toddlers packs for the past four years. The Centre runs a main playgroup in Cooktown, and outreach groups in three remote... Read more

Kick On boots

Brisbane fundraiser: 27 May

Get your tickets now at Try Booking!  Epic Good Foundation hosts 'Kick On' Brisbane fundraiser with all proceeds going to the ILF Date: Friday 27 May Time: 7:30pm-11:30pm Venue: The Fox Hotel, Melbourne St, South Brisban... Read more

What we do 

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

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

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  • Brisbane 27 May

    The Epic Good Foundation's Kick On for Literacy fundraiser – all proceeds going to the ILF

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  • Help fundraise

    Order a donation box to raise money in your business, library, school!

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    Make a lasting difference to future generations, support the Foundation's work by leaving a bequest.

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  • Microsite launch

    We've launched our new online platform for the Great Book Swap! The microsite is designed to make it easier

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  • Win a ticket!

    Sydney Writers Festival gives you the chance to see Alexis West, Celestine Rowe and Ali Cobby Eckermann

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