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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

31 March 2017

Last Day For Votes

20 October 2017

Awards Ceremony

31 October 2017

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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 across 2017.

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