Launch of the Australian Children’s Laureate 2024 – 2025
Celebrate the new Australian Children’s Laureate, the ambassador for Australian children's literature nationally and on the world stage.
Watch the live-stream here from 11am Tuesday 20 February
About the Event
Join the Australian Children Laureate’s Foundation for a livestreamed morning of performances, readings and creative activities to celebrate the program launch of the newly appointed Australian Children’s Laureate for 2024 and 2025: writer and illustrator Sally Rippin.
The Australian Children’s Laureate embraces the transformational power of reading, creativity and story in the lives of young Australians. A national and international ambassador for Australian children’s literature, the Laureate is appointed on a biennial basis, and selected from our country’s leading authors and/or illustrators. Gabrielle Wang, the outgoing Laureate, called her appointment her ‘greatest honour’.
Presented in partnership with the Australian Children’s Laureate Foundation
This livestream will be Auslan Interpreted. If you require any further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wheeler Education encourages creativity and critical thinking on a range of issues, offering a range of events that prioritises the voices and experiences of young people – on the stage, and off. In our dynamic and interactive events, we’ll hear from young people about the challenges facing them right now, we’ll equip them with the skills they need to participate in important public conversations and, most of all, we’ll celebrate their passions, their ideas, and their stories.
Sally is the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2024 – 2025. She is Australia’s highest-selling female author and has written over 100 books for children and young adults, many of them award-winning, including the popular Billie B Brown and Hey Jack! series, and the Polly and Buster tr... Read more
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