The Indigenous Literacy Foundation works as an initiative of the Australian Book Industry with the support of:
The latest news...
Actor, singer, TV host and ILF ambassador Justine Clarke will sing local songs in Kriol for the 31st annual Barunga festival in the Katherine region. She joins artists B2M, Lonely Boys, Courtney Barnett, Jen Cloher, Serina Pech, Caiti Baker and El... Read more
ILF Board member Glen Miller is founder and President of Butchella Men's Business Aboriginal Association. He spoke to ASIC staff at the annual Reconciliation Week event in Sydney, which was broadcast nationally. ASIC's Graduates 2016 att... Read more
In May 2016, Indigenous author, playwright, poet, and academic Jared Thomas joined the Indigenous Literacy Foundation's annual trip to the Tiwi Islands. Here he discusses his experience. I was incredibly honoured to have spent 2 to ... Read more
About 75 per cent of the residents in Cunnamulla, a very remote community in Queensland’s south-west are in the ‘most-disadvantaged’ and ‘highly-disadvantaged’ categories, according to the index of relative socio-economi... 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?
GET INVOLVED in our events and programs. Sign up to our enewsletter to keep up to date
Order a donation box to raise money in your business, library, school!more info
Make a lasting difference to future generations, support the Foundation's work by leaving a bequest.more info
The Great Book Swap is a fantastic way to celebrate reading locally, and raise much-need funds to buy booksmore info
Sydney bookstore Kinokuniya invites you to become a paper pilot to raise funds for ILFmore info
Byron Bay Writers festival have announced their keynote guests for their 20th annual festival.more info
The Mudgee Readers festival is coming up in August, with Ellen van Neervan, Fiona Wright and Jorie Ryanmore info