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There’s just one more month to apply for the Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy!

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This has been a record year for Reading Australia: not only did our community surpass 20,000 subscribers, but we also published 35 resources in the last 12 months (compared with 21 resources the year before). As our final news post for the year, we’ve gathered here all 35 resources – 15 for primary teachers and […]

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Karen Yager, a teacher with more than 25 years’ experience, has been awarded the 2020 Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy.  The Reading Australia Fellowship provides $15,000 to a leading English and/or literacy teacher to undertake a career-enhancing research project that will benefit the successful Fellow as well as the education sector. Karen […]

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The Reading Australia team are delighted to announce that next year we will publish ten units of work for secondary school and 20 units for primary school. This is in addition to the resources already available on our website, including 78 primary units and 120 secondary units. Click the book covers below to read more about each […]

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We are thrilled that Ursula Dubosarsky has been named the new Australian Children’s Laureate for 2020–21. Ursula is the author of over 60 books for children, including novels, picture and illustrated books, non-fiction books and a play. Three of her books have been adapted into plays, and many of her titles have won or been […]

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Applications are now open for the 2020 Reading Australia Fellowship for the Teaching of English and Literacy. For full details visit the Copyright Agency website. The Fellowship, worth up to $15,000, will support an experienced teacher or teacher librarian to undertake professional skills development and career-enhancing opportunities. The Fellowship will enable teachers of English and […]

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We are thrilled to be able to share with you the new titles we will be publishing resources for in 2020. This news follows our announcement last month that the Miles Franklin Literary Award-winning title, Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko, will have a secondary unit of work published on Reading Australia next year. Click […]

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Alex Wharton from Carinya Christian School in Gunnedah, NSW, is the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund’s first Reading Australia Fellow for a Teacher of English and Literacy. Copyright Agency’s CEO Adam Suckling says, ‘The Reading Australia Fellowship provides $15,000 to a leading English and literacy teacher to develop a career-enhancing research project which can be shared […]

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Reading Australia is saddened to hear of the passing of Andrew McGahan, the Miles Franklin Literary Award-winning author of The White Earth. He was born in Dalby, Queensland, but lived and worked mostly in Brisbane. His first novel Praise (1992) was winner of The Australian/Vogel Literary Award. His second novel was the prequel 1988 (1995), and his third novel Last Drinks (2000) was […]

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The Copyright Agency is offering a $15,000 Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy to support an experienced teacher in undertaking professional skills development. This is an exciting career-enhancing opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge through a research project, which may be undertaken overseas. The deadline for applications is 1pm EST on […]

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