12 Nov, 2020

Australia Reads

1–12 November We’re inviting Australians of all ages and from all walks of life to share and celebrate the joys of reading. Thursday 12 November is the main event – Australian Reading Hour. Visit the website.

25 Oct, 2020

Desert Mob 2020

Symposium: 4–11 September · Marketplace: 12–19 September · Exhibition: 11 September – 25 October For artists, arts workers and arts lovers. A total immersion in the artwork and stories of Aboriginal art from the desert. Visit the website.

07 Oct, 2020


23 September – 7 October This course is ideal for writers who want to know all about self-publishing and if it’s the right solution for them, as well as those authors who have already made the decision to self-publish and want to know where to start. Visit the website.

03 Oct, 2020

Love Your Bookshop Day 2020

Celebrate what makes your local bookshop great! Whether it’s for their amazing staff, their carefully curated range or specialisation or an online events program, we encourage you to celebrate with a visit to your favourite bookshop on Love Your Bookshop Day. More information available here.

06 Sep, 2020

Room to Dream

31 August – 6 September Brisbane Writers Festival presents 14 incredible Australian artists from different disciplines in a celebration of story, connection and collaboration. Artists spanning disciplines from dance to poetry and illustration to writing will interpret and respond to the Room to Dream themes of awe, wonder, love, reverence for nature, resilience and connection. […]

05 Sep, 2020

Picture Book Collaborations

Online course by the Australian Society of Authors Have you ever wondered how authors and illustrators collaborate to produce award-winning picture books? In this full day online session, authors and illustrators will explore answers to questions such as: What comes first – illustrations or text? Can you do both? How do publishing companies go about […]

04 Sep, 2020

Money Matters 2020

Online course by the Australian Society of Authors Developing your creative ability is important, but only part of the picture. To have financial stability you need to equip yourself with the business skills to develop and grow your creative career. Understanding your rights, knowing how to negotiate a fair deal, establishing a good working relationship […]

04 Sep, 2020 to 23 Sep, 2020

Australian Copyright Council 2020 Webinar series

Australian Copyright Council 2020 Webinar series The Australian Copyright Council is an independent, non-profit organisation. Founded in 1968, they represent the peak bodies for professional artists and content creators working in Australia’s creative industries and Australia’s major copyright collecting societies. We hope that you are enjoying their 2020 webinar series focusing on the use of […]

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