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A letter to the Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth, The Hon Peter Garrett MP

The Hon Peter Garrett MP
Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth
PO Box 6022 Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600
Dear Mr Garrett,
I was really encouraged to read of the launch of the Let’s Read Early Literacy Campaign earlier this week.  “Reading and writing are the building blocks to a great education.”  As a passionate literacy advocate, a Pyjama Angel, “Let’s Read: anywhere, anytime” is exciting and on behalf of the Child Writes graduates, we would like to be part of it! ..

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So much for being a 'blogger'!

Predominately, the first bit of advice you hear when sitting happily, languishing in the sunshine at writers festivals, or in the stupefying heat of an under-resourced workshop, is if you are going to blog, then BLOG. Don’t pick it up sporadically and assume everyone is still following the conversation. After all, who wants to spend time with someone who only interjects annually? ..

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