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Reconciliation Action Plan

This month Sharon Galleguillos, ILF Board Director, proudly announces the Foundation's Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). ‘This plan reflects our passion and commitment to building respectful, strong and collaborative relationships wi... Read more

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Do you have a ‘burning’ question you always wanted to ask Peter Garrett?  To celebrate the release of his provocative, inspiring new autobiography, BIG BLUE SKY, Allen & Unwin, are giving ILF's supporters the opportunity t... Read more

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Great Book Swaps are a simple fundraising activity run in schools right across Australia to help raise important funds for literacy for children in remote Australia.  On Monday, 7 September, 470 children at a remarkable school in NSW, won a v... Read more

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NSW Premier Celebrates Indigenous Literacy Day

NSW Premier Mike Baird, along with Leslie Williams, the Minister for Early Childhood Education, Aboriginal Affairs & Assistant Minister for Education, were at the State Library of NSW on Indigenous Literacy Day. Reading Ambelin Kwaymullina... Read more



Four young students from Milikapiti School stole the show on national Indigenous Literacy Day at the Sydney Opera House yesterday. Supported by their Principal Suzanne Brogan, the girls read their story about a hungry crocodile, No Way Yirrikipayi... Read more

What we do 

Our Foundation provides books and literacy resources for 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

How can you help?

$140 buys a Book Buzz pack for one child in one of our communities. Donate Now!

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Personal tales from our communities & supporters

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ILF delivers books to Wyndham, the oldest town in the Kimberley and northernmost settlement in Western Australia.

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  • See you there!

    It's on again Wednesday November 4 our Sydney Trivia Night!

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  • DHS Games

    The Department of Human Services are holding casual clothes days and fundraising games for three charities

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  • ART PARADE 25 Oct

    A special edition of McCulloch & McCulloch's Art Parade series to raise money for Indigenous literacy.

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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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