ACLF Blog Posts


Australian Children's Laureate Summit CANCELLED

In light of the fast moving changes due to the Corona Virus, the ACLF has decided not to proceed with the second Australian Children's Laureate Summit scheduled for Tuesday 17th March at the Somerset Festival. We would like to thank … READ MORE

Write with Ursula in March!

MARCH MARCHES Ah the month of March! I love March. March was named after the ancient Roman god Mars. The ancient Romans lived a long time ago (about 2000 years at least) but we still remember them in lots of … READ MORE

Second Australian Children's Laureate Summit

We welcome you to attend the second Australian Children's Laureate Summit at Somerset Storyfest Tuesday 17 March 10am-4pm.   Click on the flyer below for details and book online here:  

Our Biennial Report 2018-19

This report heralds the official end of the term of our fifth Laureate, Morris Gleitzman, but as we say, ‘once a Laureate, always a Laureate’; and what a superb Laureate he has been. For the past two years Morris has … READ MORE

The inaugural Australian Children's Laureate Summit

Here's a video highlighting day two of the inaugural Australian Children's Laureate Summit at the Sydney Opera House in collaboration with the NSW Advocate for Children and Young People. 100 children had the honour of a workshop with all five … READ MORE


Hello. I'm delighted, honoured and excited to be your new children's laureate. Delighted because for thirty years I've seen what reading can do for young people and I want to spread the word. Like you, I wish that every young … READ MORE

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