Tasmania Reads

Tasmania Reads 2023 has ended.

Thanks for joining in the fun!

The inaugural Tasmanian Reads Week offered Tasmanians of all ages opportunities to celebrate reading and the joy of storytelling. The campaign, delivered through Libraries Tasmania, focused on Tasmania’s current literacy levels in a positive way by encouraging all Tasmanians to ‘discover and rediscover the joy of reading.’

Here are key statistics that the achievements of the Tasmanian Reads campaign:

  • 41 723 impressions across 18 social media sites with the campaign tag ‘Tasmania Reads’.
  • 20 000 free Tasmania Reads magazines were distributed across Tasmania.
  • Over 600 Tasmanian school staff were contacted.
  • Posters were displayed on 200 Metro buses.
  • Collaborated with 140 community partners.
  • 97 social media posts shared.
  • Over 90 public events supported.
  • The campaign utilised a multiplatform approach, including radio, television and newspaper statewide.
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This is because of all your participation. A great thank you goes out to all the participants, including:

  • Little Tasmanian
  • Metro Tasmania
  • The Governor of Tasmania
  • The Peter Underwood Centre
  • The Tasmania JackJumpers
  • Tasmanian authors and
  • All other community partners

The incredible reach of the Tasmania Reads campaign and engagement across Tasmania is a result of the passion and enthusiasm of community partners who collaborated with Tasmania Reads. This includes the generous authors and advocates who lent their voices and platforms to the campaign, public library teams who led the way with events and activities for all ages, and Tasmanian schools, who took up the challenge with their students.

View or download Tasmania Reads Summary Report (PDF 3.63 MB)

See you Tasmania Reads 2024!

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