The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) awards annual prizes in five categories:
The Crichton Award for New Illustrators, administered by the Victorian Branch of the CBCA, aims to recognize and encourage new talent in the field of Australian children's book illustration.
The Prime Minister's Literary Awards for Children's Fiction and Young Adults Fiction.
The YABBA- Young Australian Best Book Award -a children's choice book award.
The Giblin Eunson library holds a complete set of award winning children's books from Australia, the UK and the US. This collection is located on level 1 of the Giblin Eunson library and is only available for use within the library. However, duplicate copies of all titles may be borrowed from the Junior Fiction collection (Giblin Eunson J) and the Picture Book collection (Giblin Eunson Z) located on Level 1.