"... non-profit organisation that formed unofficially in 2003 as a way of providing a unified voice and a sense of community for Australian writers of dark fiction, while helping the development and evolution of this genre within Australia" - About Us
Australian and New Zealand Chapter
"... a professional organisation that acts as a network for children's authors, illustrators, editors and publishers. There are over 22,000 members in more than 70 regions worldwide"
See the Contact Us section for submitting manuscripts. "...a small award-winning, independent Australian publishing house that specialises in quality picture books and non-fiction for children between the ages of 0–12" - About the Publisher
Presented every year this award is the biggest international children's and young adult literature award in the world. The award is presented groups or individuals such as authors, illustrators, oral storytellers and those active in the promotion of reading.