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OUR STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY & SUPPORT

OUR STATEMENT OF SOLIDARITY & SUPPORT

11 Jun 2020

During an especially difficult time for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and for Black, First Nations and People of Colour communities across the world, we at Story Factory...

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Markus Zusak joins us!

Markus Zusak joins us!

09 Jun 2020

Markus  Zusak is joining us for a very special student written publication – A USER’S GUIDE TO A PANDEMIC! Markus  Zusak  is the internationally bestselling author of six novels, including The Book...

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G’day from Ben Law

G’day from Ben Law

13 May 2020

Benjamin Law here – writer, broadcaster, proud Inkwell and Story Factory volunteer and board member.

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What if there was a manual on how to thrive in a pandemic??

What if there was a manual on how to thrive in a pandemic??

13 May 2020

During this time of isolation Story Factory is joining with our friends from 100 Story Building in Melbourne, StoryBoard in Byron Bay, and Story Island in Tasmania to work with...

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A VERY satisfying crunch

A VERY satisfying crunch

13 May 2020

We’ve been crunching some numbers and have discovered some pretty amazing things about the work we’ve been doing over the last year. We had to share! In 2019 we counted:...

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A Deep Breath Before Term Two

A Deep Breath Before Term Two

23 Apr 2020

With the news that students will begin returning to school from week three of Term Two comes the certainty that this will be another term that will feel different to...

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Let’s Hear it for Teachers!

Let’s Hear it for Teachers!

09 Apr 2020

Okay, a bit of an insight into teaching. There’s this thing teachers talk about called the instructional conversation, which is the conversation students and teachers have during the learning process. Basically...

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Students Speak: Learning At Home

Students Speak: Learning At Home

09 Apr 2020

We asked some of our Year of Novella students to write for us what life is like now they are learning from home. We really have to hand it to...

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Goodbye Term One

Goodbye Term One

09 Apr 2020

Goodbye Term One, we barely knew you. The first term of 2020 will surely go down in history as one of the most disrupted terms that Australian students have ever...

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Tips from the Storytellers – writing at home

Tips from the Storytellers – writing at home

02 Apr 2020

We asked our storytellers for their top tips for parents and kids adjusting to learning at home. Their biggest tip? Take it easy on yourself! We’re all adjusting to this...

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Story Factory Program Adjustments for COVID-19

Story Factory Program Adjustments for COVID-19

17 Mar 2020

Because we, as always, want to prioritise the health, wellbeing and safety of our students, volunteers and all in the community, Story Factory has wound up delivery of Term One...

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The Coconut Children out now!

The Coconut Children out now!

04 Mar 2020

Vivian Pham’s debut novel of love, self-discovery and Western Sydney is out now and available from the Story Factory Bookshop. Grab your copy today in our Redfern centre or HERE.

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Announcing our Writers in Residence program

Announcing our Writers in Residence program

04 Mar 2020

We are thrilled to open the doors to Story Factory’s inaugural Writers in Residence Program. We are offering eight emerging to established writers a safe, inclusive place to write and...

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The Coconut Children, coming soon

The Coconut Children, coming soon

20 Feb 2020

Vivian Pham ‘Vivian shows a new Australia here, tied to her place and time but touching on universal themes of longing — and the alternately profound and ludicrous angst of...

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MEET NAFISA – VOLUNTEER PROFILE

MEET NAFISA – VOLUNTEER PROFILE

06 Feb 2020

Nafisa has worked in education for more than 30 years as a teacher and principal. She left her job, in India, five years ago and moved to Australia to support...

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