Events

​​​The Autism Hub and Reading Centre support and host a number of events each year. Information about upcoming events can be found here.

2018 Online Literature Festival

Tuesday 4 – Friday 7 September

Recordings of the Online Literature Festival authors' presentations are available below.

You will need to enter a valid email address and download the Blackboard Collaborate Launcher when prompted.​

Lance Balchin

Lance Balchin  

Middle primary

Lance is author of Mechanica and Aquatica. He journeys into futuristic worlds, learning processes of scientific and visual research that combine the real world with fantasy and an environmental message.

Davina Bell

Davina Bell  

Lower primary

Davina shares practical tips and tricks for getting readers to connect with their characters.

Kate and Jol Temple

Kate-Jol Temple  

Lower Primary

Kate and Jol explore books that find exciting new ways of telling stories and have fun with language and persuasive storytelling.

Mick Elliott

Mick Elliott  

Upper Primary

Join Nickelodeon TV producer Mick Elliott for a roller coaster ride through the hilarious, disgusting, shape-shifting world of his smash-hit series, The Turners.

Emily Conolan

Emily Conolan  

Upper primary

Join humanitarian Emily Conolan, as she shares the inspirations behind her stories of courage and resilience.

Peter Carnarvas

Peter Carnarvas 

Lower-middle primary

Award-winning illustrator Peter Carnarvas shares the secrets of his expressive illustrations.

Jared Thomas

Jared Thomas 

Upper Primary and Secondary

Jared shares the inspirations behind his writing career, and the role culture plays in writing and in life. Jared is co-author of the Game Day series with basketballer Patty Mills, Australian Olympian and NBA star.

Clare Atkins

Clare Atkins  

Secondary

Clare shares her process of approaching cultural sensitivity when writing a voice outside your own culture and experiences.

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki  

Primary and Secondary

Q and A with Australia's favourite scientist, Dr Karl - one of Australia's 100 National Living Treasures.

James Moloney

James Moloney  

Secondary

In a career spanning three decades, James Moloney has delved fearlessly and with the deepest compassion into what it means to be human.

Lovers of grand adventure continue to be enthralled by his Book of Lies trilogy and the Silvermay Sagas.

In The Love That I Have he turns his eye on humanity's darkest chapter, searching for light and hope amid the ashes.

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Last reviewed 25 September 2018
Last updated 25 September 2018