AustLit is an authoritative database about Australian literature and storytelling, with biographical and bibliographical information, full text, exhibitions and online content. Also useful for Young Adult literature
ECHO outlines arguments inherent in contemporary media issues. Each issue examines background, arguments for and arguments against and some related resource links - to web sites and newspaper articles. Great for debating.
ReadPlus YA Literature database is a collection of selected books and films arranged under themes. The database provides lists, reviews and resources to help students and teachers to select great titles for reading. For young people 5 to18
Book Drum is the perfect companion to the books we love, bringing them to life with pictures, videos, maps and music. Book profiles include illustrated notes, mapped settings, a glossary, a summary, an author biography and a review.
The Poetry Foundation, publisher of Poetry magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience.
LoveOzYA is a way to focus the discussions around young adult (YA) fiction in Australia and by doing so, promote local content to local readers. We want to draw the attention of Australian teens to Australian books that speak to their experience, and unite the youth-lit community.
Reading Australia makes significant Australian literary works more readily available for teaching in schools and universities. These works are supplemented with online resources and essays by popular authors about the enduring relevance of the works.