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Raise a Reader

Make the most of your child’s first 5 years and Raise a Reader! 

Ready to Raise a Reader?

We are pleased to participate in the Raise a Reader campaign, highlighting the benefits of sharing stories with your children – right from birth – and celebrating wonderful Australian authors.

It’s easy to get started

You can visit your local library to borrow books or join a free First 5 Forever session and sing, dance and share stories together with other parents and caregivers and their children in a fun and supportive atmosphere. 

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