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We're hiring!

21 February, 2017

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. Initially for a twelve month period, this role is based in Sydney and involves travel to remote communities across...

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Books on the move with "both ways" learning

16 February, 2017

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 skills.   In the Central Desert books from ILF Book...

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Closing the gap on literacy

15 February, 2017

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 education, and accelerating learning for students currently at school”. Closing the Gap report) The report...

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New partnership with Disney!

13 February, 2017

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, Little Treasures from today until 12 March this year, Disney and...

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Horse riding for literacy

31 January, 2017

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 Kimberley Delavere and her tough, scrappy horse Archy. Together they are riding a...

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