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Aurora Australis: The Future Looks Bright for Children’s Lit

Welcome back to Aurora Australis, a monthly round-up of publishing news and highlights from Australia and New Zealand!

Tehani here for one last time, and in Australia, where everything will kill you, it seems the yowie is alive and well (and only “just down the road” from my place!), the prawns are mutating, the koalas are pole dancing, and cattle can cause havoc in state parliament. Luckily, our spec fic creators are a bit more sensible (most of the time)…

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Aurora Australis: On TV, in Print, in Your Ears!

Welcome back to Aurora Australis, a monthly round-up of publishing news and highlights from Australia and New Zealand!

Tehani Croft in the driver’s seat again for the column, while Alex wanders around the world some more, this time with Katharine by her side for a bit of it! In a month when all Aussies are starting to wonder “Maybe I too have citizenship in another country…” and the threat of a non-binding plebiscite on marriage equality caused a massive rush of people checking their voter registration details, some other stuff went on that was not insane Australian politics…

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Aurora Australis: Awards, Books and Coming Events!

Welcome back to Aurora Australis, a monthly round-up of publishing news and highlights from Australia and New Zealand!

Tehani Croft and Katharine Stubbs are at the helm this month while Alex is off jetsetting! July was busy for us, with Tesla’s Elon Musk promising to make South Australia the world leader in battery storage and the possibility that the Tasmanian Tiger, long thought extinct, may be alive and well in North Queensland! And of course there’s plenty of publishing bits to catch up on…

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