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KIDS NEWS 2024: Indigenous Literacy Foundation - Great Book Swap Launch on March 12, 2024 in Sydney, Australia with mega-selling children's author and ILF Lifetime Ambassador Andy Griffiths. Picture: Joseph Mayers/ILF/supplied

Andy Griffiths’ Book Swap splash

Aussie children’s author Andy Griffiths launches the Indigenous Literacy Foundation’s annual Great Book Swap at Sydney Sea Life aquarium – get swapping and win a virtual visit from Andy

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 07: Athletes pose during the Australian 2024 Paris Olympic Games ASICS Uniform Launch at Yurong Point (Mrs Macquarie's Chair) on March 07, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Oz Olympians model new uniforms

Australian athletes have showed off new uniforms that feature a First Nations design ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics, but not everyone is happy with the colour choice of one particular jersey

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CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 30: Hannah Darlington of Australia A prepares to bowl during the Australia A and England A one day international tour match at EPC Solar Park on January 30, 2022, in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Jeremy Ng/Getty Images)

Cricket star bowls out boundaries

By the time she hit her teens, cricket star Hannah Darlington just wanted to play – and the game she loved led to her biggest win yet when her family learned the story of their Indigenous heritage

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KIDS NEWS: 2023 Indigenous Literacy Day is showcasing three bilingual books, which help Indigenous children's literacy development. Picture: Wayne Quilliam

Bilingual books take centre stage

Australia is not known as a bilingual nation, but for many First Nations communities, English is a second language and bilingual books and songs celebrate culture and support childhood literacy