Sessions are now available on-demand and in your classroom, from 3 – 7 August 2020. To watch, simply click WATCH NOW on your chosen sessions(s), listed below, to access the session via YouTube. For technical troubleshooting, please refer our Tech Support PDF or call 6685 5115.
Check session details below for stage suitability and to download teacher resources. Resources are available as a PDF and include author information, curriculum links, discussions guides and activities.
A message for teachers from our program partner, Southern Cross University
With thanks to
Primary School Sessions
Video sessions now available on-demand from 3 – 7 August. Click ‘Watch Now’ on your chosen session to view in YouTube.
Deborah Abela is the author of 27 books including her climate change trilogy Grimsdon, New City and Final Storm, about kids living in a climate-changed world.
2020 NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year and Gunai Woman Kirli Saunders is an award-winning children’s author, poet, teacher and artist. Her works include picture book The Incredible Freedom Machines and the poetry collection Kindred.
This program is supported by our friends at the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund and Southern Cross University. Thanks also to our long-term funding partner, Create NSW.
Overall Digital Schools Program
Welcome to Country audio: Delta Kay Post production editing and drone footage: Sam Rhodes And a huge thanks to all the publishers for their support and assistance
Primary Schools Program
Technical consultation – Tristan Bancks
Byron Writers Festival Team
Artistic Director: Edwina Johnson Head of Development: Emma Keenan
Head of Operations: Sarah Ma Schools Day Producer: Gabby Le Brun Marketing & Communications: Anika Ebner Festival Administrator: Emily Brugman Partnerships Co-ordinator: Aarna Hudson
Want to help us create a stand-out Festival in 2021? You can donate today.