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Every year, Australia dedicates the first week of October to Be Kind to Animals Week, a time to be active in improving the lives of all creatures. Reading books to children is a fantastic way to teach them about having compassion and empathy for animals. Choose one (or all!) of these seven books and be swept […]

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ABC Splash author interviews with Reading Australia ABC Splash author interviews are commencing. The Copyright Agency’s Reading Australia initiative has collaborated with ABC’s ‘Splash’ online education portal, to present interviews with ten of the best Australian writers and illustrators who feature in Reading Australia’s list. Designed by the Reading Australia team, the ABC Splash author interviews provide […]

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Literary icon David Malouf invited teachers and students to discover Australian stories when he launched Reading Australia at the country’s premier event for English educators, the AATE/ALEA Conference in Canberra today. Reading Australia, set up by not-for-profit rights organisation, the Copyright Agency, provides teaching resources for books, plays and poetry from top Aussie authors such […]

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Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan

The multi-award winning book ‘The Narrow Road to the Deep North’ by Richard Flanagan should be on the compulsory reading list of all senior secondary school students, says Copyright Agency board director, Kim Williams. Ahead of both ANZAC Day and World Book and Copyright Day (April 23) next week, the not-for-profit Copyright Agency has just […]

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Australian stories are being brought back to life through Reading Australia. In a first for Australian schools, teachers can now source dedicated teaching resources for Australian stories, from Kindergarten to Year 12. The Reading Australia website, set up by the not-for-profit rights organisation, the Copyright Agency, provides teaching resources for books, plays and poetry anthologies from top […]

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Australian teachers should support Australian literature in schools. As the country’s teachers dive into Term 3, the not-for-profit Copyright Agency is calling on 60,000-plus Australian teachers of English and Media to back Australian stories and authors in the classroom. “Term 3 is traditionally the time for Australian teachers to choose the novels and other texts […]

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Expanded resources for Reading Australia thanks to the Copyright Agency’s board. Ahead of UNESCO’s World Book and Copyright Day on April 23, Copyright Agency’s Board has committed half a million dollars from the agency’s Cultural Fund to develop even more resources for teachers to bring Australian literature into the classroom. Copyright Agency’s Reading Australia website […]

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200 Titles on Reading Australia

200 of Australia’s top literary works will be linked to a range of related material online as part of a new project, Reading Australia. Literary works will be linked to a range of related material such as videos and online resources, newspaper articles, biographies and photos as part of a ground-breaking project to make it easier […]

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