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May 2016 Meet the Publishers (Melbourne, Australia) Sign up to meet with editors and industry professionals. Opportunities for one-on-one meetings and critiques.

Good Articles

All News No Schmooze- Laurie Wallmark 

Aussie Owned and Read - 8 Aussie writers take on YA/ NA 

Australian Literary Agents Association

Copyright AU  a not for profit Copyright Agency and rights management organisation. 

CBCA -The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) is a volunteer run, not for profit, organisation that was established in 1945 and is comprised of branches of individual members who are passionate about children's and young adult literature. 

Cupids Connection - Where an undercover cupid brings writers and agents together to form magical literary connections 

Ruth Harris New York Times bestselling author--and former Big Six editor- will impart her wisdom every fourth Sunday. Unless she doesn't.

Picture Book Den - Professional writers from the UK and Ireland

Varuna, The National Writer's House -Varuna, the Writers’ House is a creative retreat and writers’ network for Australian stories and ideas.  

Words and Pictures: Online Magazine for SCBWI British Isles Magazine

Writing Organizations – Australia

Book Links Our goal is to establish a Children’s Literature centre in Queensland where young people can interact with authors, illustrators and storytellers. 

ASA – Australian Society of Authors The ASA was instrumental in setting up the CopyrightAgency and the AustralianCopyright Council, and successfully campaigned for PublicLending Right in 1975 and EducationalLending Right in 2000. The ASA is continually acting as an advocate for the rights of professional authors. Has yearly mentorships.

QWC - Queensland Writers Centre strives for more Australian writers to have sustainable careers, and to be read and enjoyed throughout the world. Holds a yearly writing conference.