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Applications are now open for the 2017 NSW Premier’s Copyright Agency Creativity and Innovation Scholarship for Teachers. This $15,000 prize is awarded for a study in any curriculum area related to creativity and innovation. Matt Scott, Head Teacher of STEM at Canobolas Rural Technology High School, won the 2016 Creativity and Innovation Scholarship. His proposal was […]

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Because books can be life-changing, the Copyright Agency has launched a campaign, This Book Changed My Life. You and your students are invited to take part by posting about a book – or other creative work – that has had a major impact on you – and you can also make a pledge via social media to […]

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As Australian students and teachers begin the school year, one of the remotest publishing houses in the world, Magabala Books in Broome (WA) is gearing up to bring new Aboriginal perspectives to primary school classrooms all over the country. With a grant of $33,550 from the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, Magabala Books will soon deliver […]

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We are excited to announce the winners of the 2016 Ann James Colouring Competition! We selected two winners, one from lower primary and one from upper primary. Illustrator Ann James was one of the judges and she was so impressed with the entries that she offered to donate additional prizes, so we selected a further […]

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Georgia Blain, author of Births Deaths Marriages, and her mother Anne Deveson, who penned Tell Me I’m Here, have passed away within days of each other. Georgia was diagnosed with brain cancer at the end of last year and had been recording her life with illness in a column in the Saturday Paper called ‘The […]

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New texts and Approaches to Australian literature In this workshop, English teacher participants will be introduced to new Australian texts and short stories, particularly by Indigenous and migrant writers. Presenters will offer different approaches to teaching these texts, aligning these with the Victorian Curriculum and VCE Units 1 and 2 English and Literature. Texts covered […]

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We are so excited to reveal the winners of the My Two Blankets colouring competition! Check out the winning entries below then browse through the entire gallery of entries. Laguna Street Public School (Year 6) Woollahara Public School (Year 4) Foundation Christian College (Year 3)

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We ran a My Two Blankets colouring competition during National Literacy Week and received over 250 entries from students across the country! Browse our gallery below to see all the creative, colourful and unique artworks inspired by Freya Blackwood’s award-winning illustrations. Click on the images to enlarge them. The winners will be announced next week in […]

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How did Reading Australia celebrate National Literacy Week? Through literacy-themed knitting! The Copyright Agency’s inaugural Knitting Group has been meeting every Wednesday for the last two months, clicking and clacking their knitting needles, and combining their efforts to produce this beautiful woollen blanket. The design was inspired by My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald and Freya […]

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