Paint the Town REaD Ltd together with our co-host, Paint the Blue REaD invite people interested in early literacy, children’s singing and collective impact in Aboriginal and/or mainstream practices to attend this Conference. We will be meeting on Darug and Gunungurra traditional lands.
3–5 May 2017 Carrington Hotel, Katoomba NSW
Registration for this exciting event is now open. Click here to find out more.
We invite you to become a proud sponsor and be part of our 6th National Conference. This will give your organisation great exposure as the conference aims to bring together professionals from a wide range of disciplines supporting families with children 0-5years across the country. Our expected audience will include staff working in the following sectors:-
We have celebrated an inspiring Conference with 200 delegates from across Australia. Many delegates have already reported back on what they are planning and have already implemented from the Conference.
Conference highlights included a workshop for Mayors led by Wollongong’s Lord Mayor, Gordon Bradbery, inspiring keynote speakers, fun and thought provoking workshops, creative posters and many opportunities to network and share ideas and enjoy Wollongong’s warm hospitality.
Many many thanks to Paint the Gong REaD’s Conference Committee partners, led by the irrepressible Tracey Kirk-Downey, Wollongong City Council’s Children’s Services Manager, and the hardworking University of Wollongong and TAFE student volunteers.
You can now download Conference presentations from the 2015 Conference tab.
Making Waves: Early Literacy and Collective Impact
25–27 March 2015 in Wollongong
Put these dates in your diary now!
Come and join us — whether you’re from the city or the country, work in early childhood, libraries, child and family services, volunteer in a Service Club, or you’re a strategic planner in your government position. Or if you just want to learn about how to get started painting your community REaD.
We’ll share great ideas, have fun, plan new strategies, as well as enjoy the Gong’s seaside hospitality. So start thinking about whom you’d like to invite, what you’d like to find out and what you’d like to share.
Your hosts are Bright Spark the Mascot with Paint the Gong REaD
and Paint Shellharbour REaD.