31 Jan, 2021


8 August 2020 – 31 January 2021 Telstra NATSIAA is Australia’s longest running and most prestigious art awards for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. Each year the Awards showcase a wide variety of contemporary two and three dimensional artworks from right across the country. Visit the website.

20 Nov, 2020

2020 Walkley Awards

The Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism are presented annually in Australia to recognise and reward the best in the craft. They reward excellence, independence, innovation and originality in storytelling and distinctive reporting. Visit the website.

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 […]

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