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Australian Storytellers Festival - POSTPONED

Australian Storytellers Festival - POSTPONED

Posted 24 days ago by Nicole Clarke

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Like all of you, we have been keeping an eye on the news regarding the spread of COVID-19 and what it means for Australia and the global community. As you know, the Australian Government has now directed organisations to cancel non-essential events over 500 people. 
Regrettably, we advise we will postpone our 2020 Australian Storytellers Festival, scheduled for Sunday 5 April, to a date later in the year.  
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Information for Schools and Visitors - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information for Schools and Visitors - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Posted 28 days ago by Webmaster

10 March, 2020

Good afternoon,

The Literature Centre, as is the Department of Education, is acting on advice provided by the WA Department of Health regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Accordingly, we ask all schools whose students are attending the Centre, to refrain from sending any student or staff member who has:

 

  • left or transited through mainland China in the previous 14 days. They are required to isolate themselves for 14 days ...

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Term 2  TLC News - Picture Book Exhibitions

Term 2 TLC News - Picture Book Exhibitions

Posted 28 days ago by Webmaster

We're looking forward to working with our Term 2 Picture Book Exhibitions!

Click through to our TLC News brochure to download a copy  HERE

Remember, only a limited number of TLC News brochures will now be printed and posted to schools in WA but you can access them any time on our website or join our mailing list on the homepage.

 

LITERATURE WORKSHOPS - Do your students struggle with Visual Literacy?  Our Literature Workshops will ...

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Celebrate Reading National Conference Superb Presenter Line-up!

Celebrate Reading National Conference Superb Presenter Line-up!

Posted 2 months ago by Webmaster

Join us for the 2020 Celebrate Reading National Conference - Insights into Quality Australian Literature for Young Adults

30-31 October at The Literature Centre, Fremantle, WA

PRESENTING AUTHORS:

Alice Pung (VIC)

Karen Foxlee (QLD)

Ellie Marney (VIC)

Barry Jonsberg (NT)

Michael Pryor (VIC)

Meg Caddy (WA)

Tristan Bancks (VIC)

Michael Gerard Bauer (QLD)

 

See flyer here!

Book now on Eventbrite here

Experience two days of ...

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See Us in the Perth Festival 2020 Program -  The Sound Of Picture Books and Literature & Ideas in Fremantle

See Us in the Perth Festival 2020 Program - The Sound Of Picture Books and Literature & Ideas in Fremantle

Posted 3 months ago by Webmaster

Thank you to everyone who attended these two performances on Sunday 23 February. Our biggest crowds yet with around 950 children, parents, families and literature lovers in attendance! See our Facebook page for photos of Dumazi and the Big Yellow Lion in action. 

Literature & Ideas in Fremantle also saw around 320 people over 4 nights hearing from a remarkable group of authors, so entertaining and giving of insights into they process, ...

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Term 1, 2020 TLC News

Term 1, 2020 TLC News

Posted 3 months ago by Webmaster

The Literature Centre's Term 1, 2020 Picture Book Exhibitions have been announced! Take a look at the TLC News brochure HERE 

 

LITERATURE WORKSHOPS 

For enquiries about Literature Workshops at our Centre utilising carefully curated Picture Book Exhibitions of original artwork, preliminaries, research materials and more, please contact us on phone 08 9430 6869 or email info@thelitcentre.org.au

For school excursion ideas in Term 1, ...

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Our Centre nominated for International Award - 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Our Centre nominated for International Award - 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Posted 5 months ago by Webmaster

We're thrilled to advise The Literature Centre has been nominated for the prestigious 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. Founded in 2002, it is the largest international children's and young adult literature award in the world, with total award money of SEK 5 million (AUD $750,000) administered by the Swedish Arts Council. The award total highlights the view that reading by children and young adults is extremely important. The prize money ...

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The Literature Centre working with Healthway and Foodbank WA

The Literature Centre working with Healthway and Foodbank WA

Posted 7 months ago by Webmaster

In our primary schools workshops, The Literature Centre proudly acknowledges our long and rewarding partnership with Healthway, promoting the Go For 2&5 and the Foodbank Superhero Foods messages. Together they assist us with funding for our 'Go for 2 & 5' Primary School Literature Programme throughout the year.  New to 2019, The Literature Centre is proudly introducing and reinforcing to WA children the Superhero Super Foods - giving ...

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Words for Water Writing Challenge Winners and partnership with Water Corporation

Words for Water Writing Challenge Winners and partnership with Water Corporation

Posted 9 months ago by Webmaster

Just before National Water Week it was our pleasure to congratulate our 10 student Finalist Winners in the ‘Word for Water’ Writing Challenge, with thanks to our partner the Water Corporation.  TLC and Water Corporation staff presented certificates and 10 x $100 book voucher prizes to the winning students listed below. In addition, 3 of the 10 students received special recognition from Water Corporation staff as being their winning Metro, ...

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The Sound of Picture Books in 2019 - Fremantle and Bunbury performances this September!

The Sound of Picture Books in 2019 - Fremantle and Bunbury performances this September!

Posted 9 months ago by Webmaster

The Sound of Picture Books is coming to Fremantle and Bunbury in September!  Find out more about our NEW feature book plus two other popular books on offer as below.  Space will fill fast so do contact us at the Centre on phone 08 9430 6869 or email info@thelitcentre.org.au should teachers have any queries.   

 

FREMANTLE DATES ... 10, 11, 12, 13 & 18 September 2019

The Literature Centre, in partnership with the West ...

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