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First 5 Forever resources

A range of materials are available for you to use to promote First 5 Forever in your library.  All First 5 Forever devices, graphics and templates are freely accessible to create your own promotional materials and resources for your First 5 Forever activities.

Guidelines for use

Local governments are required, through the First 5 Forever Service Level Agreement, to publicly acknowledge the financial assistance provided by the Queensland Government and to use the correct branding on all promotional materials relating to the program.


Depending on the type of promotional item you are producing, different branding and acknowledgement options are considered appropriate. Some examples may be:

  • Signage in library: First 5 Forever device, Queensland Government logo and State Library of Queensland logo, First 5 Forever URL
  • Signage at promotional events: First 5 Forever device, Queensland Government logo and State Library of Queensland logo, First 5 Forever URL
  • Websites: First 5 Forever device, written acknowledgment, First 5 Forever URL
  • Media releases: written acknowledgment, First 5 Forever URL
  • Speeches: written acknowledgment
  • Promotional videos: First 5 Forever device, Queensland Government logo and State Library of Queensland logo, First 5 Forever URL
  • Television, radio and newspaper advertisements: First 5 Forever device, Queensland Government logo and State Library of Queensland logo,
  • Newsletters: written acknowledgment, First 5 Forever URL
  • Print and electronic promotional materials such as brochures, posters, programs and invitations: First 5 Forever device, Queensland Government logo and State Library of Queensland logo, First 5 Forever URL
  • Merchandise items: First 5 Forever device, First 5 Forever URL (if format allows)
  • Social media post: First 5 Forever URL, hashtag (#first5forever) (if the post is directing to a local event or activity, your local website URL can be used instead)

Written acknowledgement

An initiative of the Queensland Government, coordinated by State Library of Queensland and delivered in partnership with local government.

Logos

Queensland Government and State Library of Queensland logos can be downloaded here.

The logos must appear together. The minimum width the logo block can appear is 55mm wide. If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact alexandra.tuite@slq.qld.gov.au.

Branding

Correct applications of the above elements can all be found in the Dropbox. The written funding acknowledgement is: An initiative of the Queensland Government, coordinated by State Library of Queensland.

Accessing the resources

These resources are available using the First 5 Forever Dropbox. Dropbox is an online content storage tool that allows documents and files to be shared. You don’t need to have a Dropbox account to use this service. It is as easy as clicking on the links below and downloading the files you need to your local drive from the Dropbox website. Files are organised in five folders:

  • Guidelines, newsletters and procedures Guidelines to be used in combination with your council's signed letter of agreement, and procedures to support public library staff to deliver strategies that suit local communities. You will also find First 5 Forever monthly newsletters.
  • Branding, marketing, media, signage and merchandise First 5 Forever branding including stars and frogs, media releases, videos, images, in addition to print files for posters, bags, shirts, handouts, posters, signs and flyers. Please refer to the style guide for guidelines on using First 5 Forever brand elements..
  • Webinars, workshops, presentations and learning resources First 5 Forever webinar recordings for downloading, and all resources used in First 5 Forever webinars workshops and forums including plans, tip sheets, suggested links and presentations.
  • Public library contacts Updated regularly so that you can contact colleagues delivering First 5 Forever in Queensland.

For any questions or if you need assistance in using the First 5 Forever Dropbox files please contact the Young People and Families team at first5forever@slq.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3840 7807.

Last updated
11th December 2019