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29/04/2011 - Latest issue of newsletter out today!

The latest issue of our National Year of Reading 2012 e-newsletter is out now. Download the pdf version here and head to our home page to sign up on our mailing list and receive future issues.


31/03/2011 - Second issue of National Year of Reading 2012 e-newsletter out now.

The second issue of our National Year of Reading 2012 e-newsletter is out now. If you missed out on your copy download the pdf version here and head to our home page to sign up on our mailing list and receive future issues.


14/02/2011 - William McInnes is our patron

Award-winning actor and bestselling author William McInnes has accepted the role of patron of the National Year of Reading 2012. Download the media release here.


14/02/2011 - National Year of Reading 2012 e-newsletter

    The first issue of our newsletter is out now - subscribe to the mailing list to receive future copies and download the pdf version here  .


14/02/2011 - National Year of Reading 2012 wiki

Visit our new wiki to find lots of resources and a guide that gives you all the background information.


20/01/2011 - Flood Disaster

Our thoughts are with colleagues, partners and friends in Queensland, country Victoria and Western Australia. Everyone we've spoken to has been amazingly stoic in the face of natural disasters on an unprecedented scale. 


08/11/2010 - Prime Minister's Literary Awards

Congratulations to the Prime Minister's Award winners:

Children's fiction winner

    Star Jumps by Lorraine Marwood

Young Adult fiction winner

    Confessions of a Liar, Thief and Failed Sex God by Bill Condon

Fiction winner

    Dog Boy by Eva Hornung

Non-fiction winner

    The Colony: A History of Early Sydney by Grace Karskens


19/10/2010 - SPA Book of the Year Awards

Speech Pathology Australia announced the 2010 Book of the Year Award winners today. Congratulations to all the winners! The awards raise awareness of the role speech pathologists have in assisting language development and literacy skills in people of all ages, and recognise the best books for language development. 

See the poster for the 2010 winners, and visit the website for further information.


08/09/2010 - International Literacy Day

To mark International Literacy Day 2010, the National Year of Reading has released an email signature - head over to our Reading Professionals page to download it  and use it as you like!


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