Forthcoming Events

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Oh Kipper! – University of Canberra (

Love dogs?
Come see Dog Tales, an exhibition of 35 original artworks by much-loved children’s book creators Andrew McLean, Alison Lester, Bob Graham and Ann James. Artwork, sketches, initial ideas and information about the creators feature.

When and where?
10 May and closes 23 June 2021 Monday to Friday from 10.30am to 4.30pm
The Mura Gadi Gallery, the Library, Building 8, University of Canberra

University of Canberra students created the exhibition in association with the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature. Programs for groups are arranged by contacting

Articles about the exhibition: Dog Tales
Dog Tales: UC exhibition celebrates canine companions in children’s literature by Suzanne Lazaroo

Dog Tales at University of Canberra focuses on pooches in children’s books by Amy Martin
The Canberra Times May 16 2021

Exhibition celebrates canine companionship in children’s literature
Erin Cross in the Canberra Weekly 30 May 2021

NCACL Board Meetings:

NCACL Board Meeting Dates and Annual General Meeting 2021 are:
Monday 13 September 2021 UC Building 1 Level C Room 105, 4.30 – 6pm
Monday 8 November 2021 UC Building 1 Level C Room 105, 4.30 – 6pm

Annual General Meeting
Monday 18 October 2021 UC Building 1 Level C Room 105, 4.30 – 5.30pm

Marketed events:
Should you wish to book for any NCACL events, please read the following instructions:

Bookings and receipts available via PayPal

If you do not have a PayPal account, please use the following alternative method of payment to register for these events: Direct deposit through your bank using the following form and account information.

Account Name: Admin
BSB: 062 901
Account Number: 10201899
Please use your last name and initial(s) in the “From” area of your bank’s transfer form, e.g. ClarkeAJ.