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Learn more about Banksia Gardens Community Services

In 2018, the Readings Foundation is supporting the Banksia Gardens Community Services in delivering their Aiming High VCE Support Program. Here, our Grants Officer Gabrielle Williams shares some insight into this incredible project and who it supports.

The banksia plant is a bold, beautiful native of Australia with over 170 different species fa…

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Six gorgeous new picture books

Sometimes a wave of fantastic picture books will arrive, reminding me how good they can be. Not only for kids, picture books can be objects of art, deeply philosophical, poetic in their use of language, or just downright silly and joyous. Here are six picture books that have made me smile this month. Puddle Hunters by Kirsty Murray & Karen B…

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The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction shortlist 2018

Congratulations to the six authors shortlisted for The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction 2018. Now in its fifth year, the prize recognises exceptional new contributions to local literature.

Over the past twelve months, the judging panel considered more than ninety books which made for some difficult decisions. The six books listed here re…

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