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Girls Tiwi Islands

ILF Ambassador Trip to Tiwi Islands

Over 200 school children will engage in literacy workshops run by four ILF Ambassadors early next month. Students from three schools, Milikapiti, Pularumpi & Tiwi College, will meet and work with Alison Lester former Australian ... Read more

Buzz Resources Tjuntjuntjara

Tjuntjuntjara produces young illustrators

Storytelling through illustration was the theme of our trip to Tjuntjuntjara last week as we travelled out with illustrator Ann James. “It’s a great privilege to be invited as a guest to a remote community,” said Ann. “... Read more

May O'Brien in Perth for Warburton Visit

NAIDOC Week: Recognising and Respecting Elders

 “NAIDOC Week is a time of pride and happiness, when we get together to celebrate the achievements of our people, our families and our communities. It's also a time of remembrance, when we think of our ancestors, and s... Read more

Lachie and Tjuntjuntjara kids, Sydney Opera House
Photographer: Prudence Upton

ILF's First Visit to Tjuntjuntjara

Ann James, children’s author and illustrator, will travel out to Tjuntjuntjara with our Foundation next week to run workshops with children and community members. Tjuntjuntjara is a remote community in the Great Victoria Desert, about 700 ki... Read more

Lachie and Andy Griffiths Book Launch

Motivated students sign up as Ambassadors

“All Australian children should have the opportunity to imagine, understand and enjoy stories and ideas through reading.” – Lachlan Coman, inaugural Student Ambassador We're excited to launch the Student Ambassador p... 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

Reading at Cunnamulla

Cunnamulla Library in Queensland uses books supplied by our Foundation for after school reading programs

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