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100 Story Building to launch 

17 October 2012

A new centre for literacy called the 100 Story Building will be launched at the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne on 30 October. The centre aims to give disadvantaged children the...

Sydney Story Factory finds home in Redfern 

27 September 2011

The Sydney Story Factory, a not-for-profit centre designed to help children and young adults with writing, has announced that it has taken a lease on a property in Redfern for...

2010 ‘Wall of Hands’ literacy project launched 

9 November 2010

The Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation launched its 2010 Wall of Hands project last week to raise funds to improve the literacy of children in remote Indigenous communities. The project,...

In brief 

29 June 2010

HarperCollins, Hardie Grant become RHYW publisher partnersReadHowYouWant (RHYW), which produces special formats of books such as DAISY and large print, has announced that HarperCollins Australia and Hardie Grant have joined...

Flanagan named national literacy ambassador 

1 September 2009

Author John Flanagan was announced as the 2009 National Literacy Ambassador during the current National Literacy and Numeracy Week (NLNW), by Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard. The ambassador will exist in order...

National Reading Day for Literacy and Numeracy Week 

2 September 2008

As part of National Literacy and Numeracy Week which kicked off yesterday, National Reading Day also coincides with Indigenous Literacy Day today (Wednesday). Schools that participate in National Reading Day...

Dymocks continues to donate for literacy 

31 March 2008

Dymocks’s seven-year-old charity arm, the Dymocks Literacy Foundation, is to donate 2,652 books to ten pre-schools and special needs schools along the Gold Coast.Titles from Libby Gleeson, Anthony Browne, Anna...

Dymocks Literacy Foundation gets into the swing 

11 March 2008

Authors Matthew Reilly and Bradley Trevor Greive were among over 100 golf enthusiasts getting into the swing of things at the inaugural Dymocks Literacy Foundation Golf Day held last Thursday....

Free books for Victoria’s toddlers 

10 March 2008

Victoria’s toddlers will receive around 280,000 free books over the next four years, thanks to a $2.1 childhood literacy program from the State Government. A literacy pack containing a rhyme...

New indigenous literacy project 

27 February 2007

The Indigenous Literacy Project (ILP), a new initiative to build on the success of the 2006 Australian Readers Challenge (ARC), has been launched.ILP is a new industry cooperative plan to...

Frankfurt expands focus on education 

3 October 2006

This year, the Frankfurt Book Fair is focusing strongly on education and literacy, with a theme of ‘Education for the Future.' Speaking at the opening press conference of the fair,...