Young Australians Best Book Awards

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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

6 April 2023

Last Day For Votes

15 September 2023

Awards Ceremony

19 October 2023

Virtual Author & Illustrator Visits

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

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