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Reading Australia turns two this month and we want you to help us celebrate! Reading Australia and your industry associations, AATE and ALEA, appreciate just how busy teachers are, and have created resources to make your working life a little easier. There are now over 100 teacher resources and 70 essays available to every teacher […]

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Narrow Road to the Deep North - Richard Flanagan

Last year Richard Flanagan joined the handful of Australian writers who have won the prestigious Man Booker Prize. While this year there are no Australians in the running, we can enjoy the last day of Flanagan’s literary reign and remember Australia’s other winners and almost winners. 1. The Narrow Road to the Deep North – Richard Flanagan (2014 winner) Tasmanian-born Richard […]

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To commemorate World Mental Health Day we’ve put together a list of titles that explore different perspectives of mental illness. Visit the Mental Health Australia website or the official World Mental Health Day website for more information on World Mental Health Day. 1. Tell Me I’m Here, Anne Deveson Seventeen-year-old Jonathan developed schizophrenia at a […]

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New Primary Titles 2015

We have been busy adding new titles to the Reading Australia list, along with useful new lesson plans for classroom teachers, and fascinating essays of real interest to secondary/tertiary teachers and avid readers too. We have expanded our Children’s Books category by adding 31 new books to the site. The first 10 titles on this list have been selected to be accompanied by helpful […]

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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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Reading Australia Facebook Launch

Facebook launch for Reading Australia! We want to keep you informed on all the latest from the wonderful world of Australian books, authors and illustrators, along with advising you about new literacy initiatives and conferences. Plus we’ll let you know when new teacher resources, essays and book titles are added to our website. We’re also […]

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ABC Splash Interviews

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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