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Passion for literacy recognised

Rod Campbell (front and second from left) in a detail fomr the official award ceremony photo

Above: Detail from the Order of Australia award ceremony in Townsville, 23 May. Dr Rod Campbell, awarded AM, is seated in the front row and second from left. Read more

CBCA and PETAA partnership

CBCA and PETAA logos with an  imge of a girl reading

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Vale Professor Michael ‘M.A.K’ Halliday

It is with great sadness that PETAA has learned of the passing of Professor Michael 'M.A.K' Halliday. Read more

Rod Campbell recieves AM for literacy work

Posted on 24/05/2018
PETAA is pleased to congratulate Dr Rod Campbell AM for having been awarded Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in an investiture ceremony yesterday at Government House in Townsville, Queensland

PETAA and CBCA announce new partnership

Posted on 16/05/2018
Today, Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA) is pleased to announce they will partner with the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) for the benefit of teachers and educators across Australia.

Vale Michael Halliday

Posted on 18/04/2018
It is with great sadness that PETAA has learned of the passing of Professor Michael 'M.A.K' Halliday

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Posted on 24/01/2018

Changes to PRG

Posted on 2/01/2018
Following constructive feedback around the timeline, which was considered too brief to do full justice to the research topic, the PETAA Board felt that it might be better for the each PETAA Research Grant to run over two years.