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Reading and Writing Hotline

Australia’s national telephone adult literacy and numeracy referral service – find a course, get resources or become a volunteer.

Speak to someone from the Hotline about reading and writing? Call now on 1300 6555 06. It is a free call.

Find an organisation to help you improve your reading and writing?

Find resources to help you improve your spelling, reading and other language skills?

Literacy Volunteers

The website offers links to local organisations seeking volunteers.


Providers can register or update their information.

Learn Local organisation

There are over 300 government-registered Learn Local organisations across Victoria that offer a range of adult community education and training programs for people from all walks of life. Courses range from basic computer skills to Certificates (including VET and VCE / VCAL) and Diplomas in all types of areas such as business, community services and trades.

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Vocational Employment Training (VET)

Skills Gateway connects individuals with Victorian course information and VET providers based on their interests and career aspirations.

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PO Box 341
Clifton Hill Vic 3068



ABN 56 550 665 438
VALBEC (Victorian Adult Literacy and Basic Education Council) was established in 1978 and is managed by an elected volunteer committee of management.

Incorporated Association No. A00 130 71K

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