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photographer: Martin Ollman for HerCanberra

photographer: Martin Ollman for HerCanberra

  photographer: Martin Ollman for HerCanberra

with Jen Storer during our Quackerview

Top left, with Nicky Johnston
Top right, with L to R: Nicky Johnston, Dee White, Penelope Pratley, Coral Vass

CBCA Laurie Copping Award for Distinguished Service to Children's Literature, March 2017

This is Banjo Paterson book launch, NLA, Feb 2017

This is Banjo Paterson book launch, NLA, Feb 2017, with Nicole Godwin
with fellow CMRC 2016 ambassadors Tracey Hawkins, Irma Gold and Jack Heath

with Belle Alderman, NCACL, Australia Illustrated Launch, Harry Hartog, Nov 2016

Smile Cry launch at Harry Hartog, Woden, March 2016

with Jen Storer and the boys from Harry Hartog, Woden, March 2016


Photographer: Christine Pobke

SCBWI ACT chapter: Pauline Deeves, Tracey Hawkins, Kerry Malone, Tania McCartney, Leanne Barrett, Janine, Krys Saclier

SCBWI ACT Chapter, Irma Gold, Harry Laing, Beth, Grace Bryant, Tracey Hawkins, Leanne Barrett, Stephanie Owen Reeder, Pauline Deeves, Tania McCartney, Kerry Malone, Tony Flowers

Asian Festival of Children's Content, Singapore, June 2015
Melissa Tan, Tania McCartney, Amy Ng, Wendy Binks, Dave Liew







panel session, Asian Festival of Children's Content, Singapore, June 2015
Naomi Kajima, Amy Ng, Tania McCartney, Wendy Binks
just some of the vibrant SCBWI Singapore Chapter

52-Week Illustration Challenge Admin, Arts Brookfield Exhibition, Perth, March 2015
Heidi Cooper Smith, Natalie Daniel, Tania McCartney, Sophie Pittaway, Penny Fisher, Nicky Johnston, Patricia Ward

52-Week Illustration Challenge Admin, Arts Brookfield Exhibition, Perth, March 2015
Natalie Daniel, Patricia Ward, Heidi Cooper Smith, Tania McCartney, Sally Fawcett, Nicky Johnston, Sophie Pittaway, Penny Fisher


SCWBI West Pro Development Day, Perth
Kylie Howarth, ?, ? Tania McCartney, Frane Lessac, Renae Gibson, James Foley

with good friend James

At Tottie and Dot launch, Dymocks Canberra

At SCBWI Conference Sydney (2014): Dimity Powell, Christina Booth, Bruce Whatley, Tania McCartney, Nicky Johnston

Irma Gold, Tania McCartney, Stephanie Owen Reeder, Tracey Hawkins
Motherhood and Mayhem Panel at the CBCA National Conference 2014, Canberra

Nadia Wheatley, Christina Booth, Stephanie Owen Reeder, Sheryl Gwyther, Irma Gold, Tania McCartney - CBCA National Conference 2014, Canberra

Glenda Millard, Tracey Hawkins, Michael Gerard Bauer, Irma Gold, Tania McCartney
CBCA National Conference 2014, Canberra

National Simultaneous Storytime at Erindale Library, May 2014

Inaugural meeting of the SCBWI ACT Chapter. Top: Sarah Steed, David Murphy, Phil Kavanagh, Harry Laing, Grace Bryant, Tracey Hawkins, Deb Abela. Bottom: Leanne Barrett, moi, Gina Newton, Jennifer Bradley, Pauline Deeves

Tania McCartney, Morris Gleitzman, Tracey Hawkins, Stephanie Owen Reeder

at the National Library Showcase Meet the NLA Author event

Irma Gold, Tania McCartney, Jackie French at Electric Shadows, Canberra

Tina Snerling, Tania McCartney, Michael Gerard Bauer at the Aussie Year launch, Brisbane

with Frances Watts at the CBCA South Coast-Illawarra Literary Lunch, August 2013

in conversation with Rebecca James at Paperchain, Canberra, June 2013

with Boori Monty Prior at the CBCA shortlist announcement, Canberra, 9 April 2013

Stephanie Owen Reeder, Tania McCartney, Pauline Deeves


Tania McCartney, Andy Griffiths, Tracey Hawkins, 2012

with Bob Graham at Civic Library, Oct 2012



with Graeme Base at Paperchain, Oct 2012


at The Avid Reader, Brisbane, reading Beijing Tai Tai

with Anita Heiss, Canberra Readers' Festival, September 2012
Tracey Hawkins, Jackie French, Tania McCartney, Dickson Library, Canberra, 2012

with William McGuinness at the NYR12 National Launch, NLA, Canberra, February 2012

ACT ambassadors and library staff, National Year of Reading Launch, NLA, Canberra, February 2012

CBCA South Coast-Illawarra Literary Lunch, August 2012






CBCA Children's Conference, Canberra, L-R: Tania McCartney,
Tracey Hawkins, Christina Booth, Pauline Deeves, 2011



Beijing, 2008

Beijing, 2008