On 2 October 2015 the Lu Rees Archives changed their name to the National Centre for Australian Children¹s Literature. Works about these bodies will be found under the name used at the time of publication.
The Lu Rees Archives is a collection of resources encouraging the study and research of Australian children's literature. The archives is named after Lu Rees, who was the creator of the collection. Her own collection of children's books and manuscripts formed the nucleus of the collection which begun in 1974. In July 1980 this collection was deposited with the University of Canberra Library in Australia and the library has agreed to house, organise and support collection development.
The Lu Rees Archives is a significant and unique collection of Australian children's Literature. It holds material including books, related papers and archival files on Australian children's authors, illustrators, publishers and critics.