Wow, what a Conference! Celebrate Reading 2016


SEE YOU IN 2017!


The 2016 Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into Quality Australian Literature for Young Adults will be held on Friday 28 to Saturday 29 October, 2016.

As with our 2014 conference, the focus will be on quality Australian books for young adults.  This amazing line-up of ten authors and illustrators from all over Australia will be presenting, sharing and celebrating with us. 

Markus Zusak (NSW)

Libby Hathorn (NSW)

Nick Earls (QLD)

Scot Gardner (VIC)

Archie Fusillo (VIC)

Maureen McCarthy (VIC)

Lili Wilkinson (VIC)

James Molony (QLD)

Deb Fitzpatrick (WA)

Dianne Touchell (WA)

The Conference programme will again be diverse, entertaining and perfectly paced.  You can expect keynotes, thought-provoking discussions, lively panel sessions and a lot of fun. It will suit teachers, teacher Librarians, librarians, authors, illustrators and anyone with an interest in literature for young adults.

STANDARD REGISTRATION - $550 per person (incl GST) After Early Bird Registration.

STUDENT REGISTRATION - Two days. Total $395 per person (incl. GST)

SHARED REGISTRATION - One day. Total $330 per person (incl. GST) Two people attend one day each. 

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