The Challenge

What is the Challenge?

The Premier's Reading Challenge is a literacy engagement program that was introduced by the Premier in 2004 to:

The Challenge requires students to read 12 books between the beginning of the school year and early September.

Notice of Transition in Age Categories 


Home Education and Individual Students

PRC Brochure

Students with Disabilities

How do I complete the Challenge?

Key Dates 2020

From 28 January 2020 - Premier's Reading Challenge starts

4 September 2020 - Reading concludes for the 2020 Challenge

3 July - 18 September 2020

November 2020

By mid-late November - awards arrive in schools