Indigenous Literacy Day 2009

Wednesday September 2 2009 is the the third Indigenous Literacy Day (ILD),  which aims to help raise urgently needed funds to address the literacy crisis in remote Indigenous communities. 

Indigenous Literacy Project

There are a range of events taking place across Australia, and you can find information on them here.

What else will happen on ILD?
  • Participating publishers will donate 5% or more of their takings from titles invoiced on September 2 2009.
  • Participating booksellers will donate 5% or more of their takings from September 2 2009.   Booksellers can also donate to ILP.
  • Bookshops and schools will hold awareness raising events in their local communities to support Indigenous Literacy Day.
  • Schools can participate in The Great Book Swap, or undertake other fundraising activities.
  • Businesses are invited to pause at work and read to support Indigenous literacy and make a gold coin donation or also participate in The Great Book Swap.
  • You can help by attending activities in your local area; buy a book at a participating bookshop on September 2 2009, get involved in your local Great Book Swap or organise your own fundraising literary lunches or morning teas. 

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