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Proudly supporting the Great Australian Storybook Collection.

We’re super excited to share our passion for early literacy with families all across Australia, by supporting the launch of NewsCorp’s Great Australian Storybook Collection on February 8.  We know a book a day can make all the difference for a child’s early literacy, and this is a wonderful opportunity for us to share our passion for reading in the early years with Australia’s families.  There is nothing more special than sharing magical moments bonding over a much-loved book.

Research also tells us that in the first five years, a child’s brain is rapidly developing and forming connections at a faster rate than any other time of their life - these connections are strengthened by language and literacy learning experiences.  The more words a child hears through conversations with an adult in their early years really makes a difference to their life outcomes.
The Great Australian Storybook Collection promotion runs from Saturday 8th February to Saturday 22nd February and will feature 15 books in total! The first book “Thelma the Unicorn” is available for free on Saturday 8th February, along with a free collector case when you buy a participating NewsCorp Australia newspaper.  The rest will be released day by day until the end of the promotion, digital subscribers across the country can also buy the whole collection online.

Together, we can inspire the next generation of young readers so let’s launch into literacy today!  For further information about the collection visit

Enter our Instagram competition!

We’re passionate about reading in the early years and there is nothing we love more than seeing families giggling together over a favourite childhood book!
To be in the running to win one of 3 $100 Educational Experience vouchers jump on and share your magical reading moments on Instagram  with #KidsBookCollection and tag @goodstartmoments_ . Be sure to include a caption about what you most loved about the book and submit your post during the promotion period (8-22 February).  Full competition terms and guidelines below:

Competition terms and conditions. 

Available in the following publications:

NSW: The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph, Grafton Examiner, The Northern Star
VIC: Herald Sun, Sunday Herald Sun, Geelong Advertiser
QLD: The Courier-Mail, The Sunday Mail, Gold Coast Bulletin, Cairns Post, Townsville Bulletin, Toowoomba Chronicle, Sunshine Coast Daily, The Morning Bulletin, NewsMail, Daily Mercury, The Queensland Times, The Observer, Gympie Times, Warwick Daily, Fraser Coast Chronicle
SA: The Advertiser, Sunday Mail
NT: NT News, Sunday Territorian
TAS: The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian

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