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Close the Gap 2016

In response to the release of the ‘Close the Gap’ report card today, The Indigenous Literacy Foundation will be looking closely at the progress on improving literacy rates in early childhood. Our approach is to work closely with commun... Read more

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Delivering literacy

Learning to read begins with books—and being able to read can open doors to a world of opportunities. Our Book Supply program gifts new and culturally relevant books to over 200 remote communities across Australia. This year our goal is to g... Read more

CLP

Stories that grow literacy

Our Community Literacy Projects (CLP) in a nutshell..." it's a human need to be told stories ... we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible." Alan Rickman Th... Read more

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Let the buzz begin for 2016!

Let the ripples spread—In 2016 our target is 12,000 books delivered through our community partner organisations and services 2015 was enormous and successful, we thank all our supporters for making it possible. The early years in a ... Read more

Suzy at UTAS

Founder at Global Education Conference

ILF Founder Suzy Wilson inspired attendees at the 2016 Global Education Conference in Tasmania this week as she spread the word about our work. Delegates responded well to her reminder of our Ambassador Richard Flanagan's words;  &qu... 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

How can you help?

You can donate funds regularly or run specific fundraising activities

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Reading at WELA

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

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