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Keep yourself informed about upcoming literary events, staffs’ book reviews, book clubs’ feedback on existing titles, book and movie competitions for our members and lots more. Email to receive regular email updates.


Have a look at Dialogue, which is our great catalogue packed with exciting titles. There are more than 1000 books to choose from, ranging from the latest prize winners and contemporary fiction to the classics, biography and autobiography, history, politics, art, social issues and philosophy.


To read reviews of titles that we think make for great book club discussion, along with the occasional author interview, and bit of CAE Book Groups news, click here. Keep checking back as we will be posting new reviews regularly.


We send books to anywhere in mainland Australia! Click maps and locations maps and locations to find a book club in your state and area.

Join an existing group

CAE Book Groups listed in the map are all looking for new members, so if you see a group near your home, contact us and we will put you in touch with the group. This is only a small representation of the groups looking for new members, so if your area isn’t represented with a group, please fill in Joining an Existing Group Form* or give us a call and we will try to find a group for you. New members are welcome to join groups at any point during the year and the first meeting with an existing group is free!

To start your own book club all you need is:

  • a minimum of eight group members (maximum 15)
  • a meeting venue of your choice - home, cafe or library

To receive more information about starting a group please fill in our Starting a New Group Form, or contact us today.

Workplace Book Groups

Take a novel approach to improving staff health and wellbeing. Enrich your workplace culture by starting a book club, contact us for more details.

Secretary Handbook

We now have a go-to handbook for our Book groups secretaries which covers everything you need to know abuot belonging to a CAE Book Group. View the 2015 BookGroups Handbook here.

Enrolment Form

You can download a 2015 CAE Book Groups Enrolment Form for Victoria here.

You can download a 2015 CAE Book Groups Enrolment Form for Interstate here.

Book Groups Brochure

Click here for the latest Book Groups brochure.