For Children’s Literature

Authors, Writers and Illustrators

Organisations and Societies in Support of Children’s Books

Behind the scenes of our creative community, there are not-for-profit, run by volunteers organisations. These are just a few. Click through to learn more about these amazing groups.

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The Children's Book Council of Australia

The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) aims to engage the community with literature for young Australians.

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SCBWI Australia East & New Zealand

A community of kids’ book creators. Connecting to develop our craft, learn about the world of publishing, secure publication and have a lot of fun.

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ASA Style File

A one-stop shop for publishers, advertising creatives, journalists, editors, writers, agents, in fact anyone searching for the very best Australian illustrators.

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The Children's Book Council Vic Branch

Supporting the charter of the CBCA Australia, the branch is a Victorian-centric resource for children’s book information.


Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators

The international professional organization for authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

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Copyright Agency

Copyright Agency collects fees and distributes royalties to creator members for the reuse of text and images.

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Australian Society of Authors

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) is the professional organisation, community and voice of Australia’s writers and illustrators.

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Writers Victoria

Victoria is all about writing. Writers Victoria supports and connects writers at all stages of development.



Booked Out is a speakers agency for writers, artists and thinkers.

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Creative Net Speakers Agency

We facilitate author and illustrator participation in schools, libraries, conferences and festivals.