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Books in Homes Australia

Books in Homes® is a charitable foundation that provides books-of-choice to children living in remote, disadvantaged and low socio-economic circumstances, ensuring crucial early literacy engagement and the development of reading skills needed for lifelong achievement.

Fundraising Campaigns

Please donate to support our vision to create an Australia where every child and family has access to books in the home.

Books in Homes® Fundraising Appeal


This general Books in Homes® Appeal is used to support small disadvantaged, remote or Indigenous preschools, childcare centres, and primary schools across the country that would otherwise not have access to books or simple items like stationery that we take for granted, and where it is highly unlikely they will find a Sponsor.

Books in Homes® Rotary DG Family Project Books for Kids Campaign

Please help Rotary raise funds in the Books in Homes® Rotary District 9810 Books for Kids Campaign, which aims to identify and fund primary schools in Victoria’s South Eastern and Yarra Ranges suburbs, that will benefit from being on the Program.

Books in Homes® GIANTS Greater Western Sydney Campaign

Books in Homes® is partnering with the GIANTS for a common cause—to identify primary schools in Western and South Western Sydney that will benefit from being on the Program and to raise funds to help make that happen.

Books in Homes® Postage Fund


Books in Homes® occasionally receives independent donations of books, magazines and other gifts to send to children in schools and communities, participating on our Program. The cost of shipping to outback Australia is high so donations to our postage fund helps keep the goods flowing and the smiles coming.






Schools & Communities



Latest News

  • 02 April 2020. By Books in Homes
    Broadmeadows Primary School Wins Mainfreight Best Book Giving Assembly Competition 2019

    Books in Homes Australia is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural Mainfreight Best Book Giving Assembly Competition as Broadmeadows Primary School from Melbourne, Victoria. Nine Mainfreight-sponsored schools were automatic entrants into this competition, which recognised the best effort for organising Book Giving Assemblies over two terms during 2019. […]

  • 01 April 2020. By Books in Homes
    COVID-19 and its Impact on Books in Homes Programs

    The COVID-19 Pandemic has caused great disruption to family, life and work in Australia and abroad, and as a result of COVID-19, Books in Homes Australia will be deferring our Term 2, 2020 programs to Term 3, 2020. As our leaders, governments and businesses have continued to introduce tougher regulations […]

  • 03 February 2020. By Books in Homes
    Mainfreight Award for Excellence in Attitude

    In 2019, Books in Homes Australia launched a new initiative in the form of the Mainfreight Award for Excellence in Attitude for one student at each of the nine Mainfreight-sponsored schools. The Award was intended for a senior student school who showed a positive attitude in all areas of school […]

  • 21 December 2019. By Books in Homes
    Durack State School Celebrates Participation on the Books in Homes Program

    The students and staff of Durack State School in Qld, Australia, recently celebrated the value of reading and their participation on the Books in Homes Program by filming a thank you video for their Sponsor—The Ausenco Foundation—as well as the community to view. Each child receives three books a term […]

  • 16 December 2019. By Books in Homes
    Mount Isa or Bust!

    After months of planning and co-ordinating the Book Giving Assembly dates of the eight Glencore schools in and around the Mount Isa region, on Monday in the last week of November I embarked on my north west Queensland adventure. Arriving back in Mount Isa for the first time in four […]

  • 01 October 2019. By Books in Homes
    New Look Launch

    Books in Homes Australia is evolving and moving into the next phase of its development. To symbolise and mark that change, the charity has launched its new logo, which will gradually be integrated onto various digital platforms and print publications. This process will take about six months. As part of […]

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