Here are some contacts which you may find helpful:
WHAT IS PASS IT ON?
A weekly email newsletter that keeps you informed of what is happening in the children’s writing world, mainly in Australia.
You can get more information or view past issues at: http://www.jackiehosking.com/
WHAT IS BUZZ WORDS?
Similarly you can get information from another fortnightly e news, edited by Di Bates.
For more information: http://www.enterprisingwords.com/
http://www.cbc.org.au/ Childrens’s Book Council of Australia.
http://www.scbwiaustralia.org/ Society of Book Writers and Illustrators.