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We're hiring!

We are seeking a passionate, qualified early literacy Project Manager for our national Book Buzz program, which aims to provide a strong foundation and love of reading for families, babies and toddlers in remote communities. Initial... Read more

Books on the move with "both ways" learning

The books from our Book Supply program are allowing Central Desert families to come together to discover the joys of reading. The pictures and stories have encouraged a sense of feeling safe while at the same time promoting children’s literacy ... Read more

Closing the gap on literacy

Closing the Gap, the Prime Minister’s 2016 report on Indigenous disadvantage, is being handed down in Federal Parliament this week. Among its key points are that improving literacy requires a twofold approach: “addressing early childhood ... Read more

New partnership with Disney!

We are very excited to announce a new partnership with The Walt Disney Company and Parragon that will ensure communities in remote Australia will be offered more books in the 2018 Book Supply program. Every book sold from a new series, Litt... Read more

Horse riding for literacy

The incredible journey of Kimberley and her wonder-horse, raising funds for Indigenous literacy.  Every now and again someone surprises and inspires us in ways beyond our imagination. We are simply astounded by the incredible 25 year old Kimb... 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?

You can donate funds regularly or run specific fundraising activities

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