As our name suggests, we aim to establish a national hub for industry networks and stakeholders such as children; families; schools; government departments; publishers, authors, illustrators, storytellers, performance artists and booksellers.

Please enjoy our links to some amazing organisations and people.

Children’s Literature Organisations

Australian Children’s Literature Alliance – Australian Children’s Laureate

Children’s Book Council of Australia

Children’s Book Council of Australia – QLD Branch

SCBWI Aus & NZ – Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators

SCBWI QLD – Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators

Other Children’s Literature Centres


The Literature Centre, Fremantle

The Sydney Story Factory

Westwords (Western Sydney Young People’s Literature Development Project)

Centre for Youth Literature, Victoria

ArtPlay – Melbourne (based on Dublin model of The Ark)


Seven Stories – The National Centre for Children’s Books, the UK

Children’s Story Centre – Discover, London

The Ark, Ireland 

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinbugh

National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature, Texas

Authors and Illustrators

Andrew King – author

Angela Sunde – author/illustrator

Brian Falkner – author

Gregory Rogers – author/illustrator

Jackie French

James Moloney – author

Kerry Argent – illustrator

Kim Michelle Toft – author/illustrator

Lucia Masciullo – illustrator

Micheal Gerard Bauer – author

Narelle Oliver – author/illustrator

Peter E. Taylor – author/illustrator/artist

Sheryl Gwyther – author

Stephen Axelsen – author/illustrator

Other Like-minded Organisations

National Year of Reading

Inside a Dog

My World of Words

StoryArts Festival Ipswich

Curtis Coast Literary Carnivale

Somerset Festival

Voices on the Coast

Voices on the Range

Brisbane Writers Festival

Queensland Writers Centre

Storytelling Guild

Speakers Ink

The Learning Place

Education Network Australia

Australian School Library Association

School Library Association of Queensland

State Library of Queensland

Brisbane City Council Library Services

Authors & Illustrators Visits Database