Why Reading Matters
Available September 1
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Why Reading Matters

Professor Tony Dreise shares a message about the importance of reading and storytelling across cultures.

Professor Tony Dreise shares a message about the importance of reading and storytelling across cultures.


Indigenous Literacy Day is proudly presented by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, a charity with a vision of equity of opportunity for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children living in remote Australia.

Tony Dreise

Professor Tony Dreise is a proud member of the Guumilaroi and Euahlayi First Nations of north-west New South Wales and south-west Queensland. He is co-Chair of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.
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Professor Tony Dreise is a proud member of the Guumilaroi and Euahlayi First Nations of north-west New South Wales and south-west Queensland. He holds a Bachelor of Teaching, a Master of Public Administration, and a Doctor of Philosophy. He is nationally and internationally recognised as a First Nations leader in policy, evaluation, and research in the field of education and Indigenous affairs. Tony also has a long record in public administration and education senior executive leadership.

Tony has a strong interest in the relationship between research, evaluation, and policy. He brings innovative ideas to the interface between social and economic research and the policy community. Tony also has considerable experience in the NGO sector, having chaired and served on a variety of national and regional boards.

Tony is the proud co-Chair of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation's Board.

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