YABBA Winners 2020

Young Australians Best Book Awards

Australian Books

What are the YABBA Awards

The Young Australians Best Book Awards (YABBA) were established in 1985 by a group of Victorians keen to see children engage in reading Australian books.

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How to Participate

Participating in the annual awards process is very easy.  Children get to Recommend, Read, Rate and Reward their favourite Australian book each year.

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Key Dates

Nominations Close

27 March 2020

Last Day For Votes

16 October 2020

Awards Ceremony

27 October 2020

2020 YABBA Award Winners

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Virtual Author Visits

YABBA has partnered with the Victorian Department of Education and Training to deliver all members a series of virtual Author visits throughout the year.

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Latest Announcements

ANDY GRIFFITHS I Love the YABBA Awards! ... they're the thing I look forward to the most each year FELICE ARENA PHOTOGRAPHY It's a huge, huge reward to be acknowledged by the actual readers you're writing for! OLIVER PHOMMAVANH The YABBA Awards... I think they're the best part of the job.

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