26 February - 14 March 2021 For more than 50 years the festival’s audiences have delighted in an outstanding mix of internationally acclaimed theatre productions, an eclectic array of world-class musicians, breathtaking dance pieces, renowned...
CBCA Book Week 2020 Theme: Reading is My Secret Power Dates: 22 to 28 August 2020 Each year across Australia, the CBCA brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. During this time schools,...
Next festival 7–16 August 2020 Melbourne Writers Festival is digital this year which means you can attend wherever you are! Attend sessions, listen to podcasts, read the blog and more. You can view or download...
Held in June each year, Williamstown Literary Festival Starting Thursday 21 May 2020, the first of our online programs will feature engaging and entertaining author panels and discussions. http://willylitfest.org.au/
Old listings – links may not work
- Bush Poetry Showcase – Traditional and contemporary Australian rhyming poetry presented by the WA Bush Poets and Yarn Spinners Association.
- Children's and Young Adult (CYA) Writers Conference
- Continuum 7 – Speculative fiction and pop culture convention. Includes science fiction, fantasy, history, horror and steampunk.
- Eye of the Storm Writer's Festival – Alice Springs
- National Simultaneous Storytime – An annual campaign organised by the Australian Library and Information Association, in which a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously to children in a variety of venues around Australia.
- National Young Writers' Festival
- Oracles of the Bush – live performances of Australian Bush poetry, music and art. Tenterfield, New South Wales.
- Perth Writers' Festival – University of Western Australia
- Romance Writers of Australia National Conference – Melbourne.
- Somerset Writers' Festival – Somerset College, Mudgeeraba, Queensland.
- Swancon – The annual West Australian Science Fiction Convention.
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo Featuring sci-fi and fantasy guest authors and a writing masterclass.
- Voices on the Coast: A Youth Literature Festival – Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
- WA Spring Poetry Festival – Organised by The WA Poets Inc.