You have found the Young Australians Best Book Awards website. YABBA is the children's choice book award in Victoria. First given in 1986, YABBA has honoured popular Australian children’s books each year since.
It's a huge, huge reward to be acknowledged by the actual readers you're writing for!
Felice Arena - Author
The YABBA Awards... I think they're the best part of the job.
Oliver Phommavanh - Author
I love the YABBA Awards... they're the thing I look forward to the most every year.