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Care Packages

21 October 2020
The Wheeler Centre
Lucy Thomas, Jayda Franks, Freddie Russon, and...

Lockdown has been tough for many teens – missing milestones, dealing with school and family stresses and...

Creative Careers

22 October 2020
The Wheeler Centre
Felix Briggs, Leah Jing McIntosh, and Santilla...

History shows that people often turn to arts and culture, and to the people who create them, during...

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Writing a Character Worth Reading About

23 October 2020
Writers Victoria
Paul McVeigh

This workshop will be taught online. Detailed instructions for participation will be included.

ONLINE WORKSHOP: Using Science as your Muse

25 October 2020
Writers Victoria
Leah Kaminsky


ONLINE WORKSHOP: Plotting, Structuring and Pacing when writing for children

25 October 2020
Writers Victoria
Gabrielle Wang


Queer Book Club

26 October 2020
City of Melbourne Libraries
Join us to read and discuss all manner of books with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or...

OutLoud Secondary Digital Slam! 2020 Final

28 October 2020
The Wheeler Centre
Emilie Zoey Baker

Are you ready to rhyme? Or is free verse your jam? Whatever your style, it's time to slam.

October Zoom Book Club – The Mother Fault by Kate Mildenhall

28 October 2020
The Sun Bookshop

For our October Book Club we will be reading, THE MOTHER FAULT by Kate Mildenhall. IMPORTANT: Due to...

Reading Forum Series 2020 - Session 4 - Online (29 Oct 2020)

29 October 2020
School Library Association of Victoria

Readers, Stories, Literacy