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13/10/2021

Download ALIA’s free promotional kit for Media Literacy Week

13/10/2021

ALIA commits to being 'carbon neutral' by 2030

11/10/2021

Industry research partnership to tackle fake news and misinformation

11/10/2021

ALIA Online Storytime grants for public libraries – apply now

6/10/2021

New ALIA Strategic Plan prepares Members for the future

29/09/2021

ALIA publishes the Who’s Who of library greats

29/09/2021

ALIA co-signs statement calling for well-funded and resourced school libraries

20/09/2021

ALIA Board COVID-19 statement

17/09/2021

Join ALIA, be part of Global Goals Week

15/09/2021

National Simultaneous Storytime in 2022 to celebrate our diverse community

8/09/2021

Newly launched national strategy highlights the role of libraries in early language and literacy

6/09/2021

Australian Government announces significant investment in library storytimes and Australia Reads

25/08/2021

ALIA statement on Afghanistan

23/08/2021

More than 155 hours of library storytimes available at home

27/07/2021

Experience new and improved ALIA website 23 August

20/07/2021

ALIA research to generate new sustainability resources for Australian libraries

9/07/2021

Last chance to submit an abstract to ALIA library technician conference

30/06/2021

Australia Council funding for ALIA Online Storytime pilot

29/06/2021

Alia Members elected to IFLA roles

14/06/2021

Queen's Birthday Honours 2021

3/06/2021

Professional Pathways Board announced

20/05/2021

Host an event for Australia Reads in September 2021

21/03/2021

ALIA’s response to the current flood crisis

Many communities across eastern Australia have endured a weekend of rainfall which has resulted in destructive flooding and many areas being evacuated.

8/03/2021

Winners of the 2021 Australian Library Design Awards

The winners of the Australian Library Design Awards, sponsored by Architecture AU, Raeco, and the State Library of Queensland, were announced at today’s Changing

28/02/2021

ALIA advocacy results in second inquiry report recommendation focusing on public libraries

Following advocacy by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and National and State Libraries Australia a Senate committee report

25/02/2021

Virtual summit garners wide support for ALIA Professional Pathways

The summit wraps up the current stage of consultation following the release of the Professional Pathways consultation draft in November 2020. The next public release

25/01/2021

Australia Day 2021 Honours

Congratulations to three ALIA Members who appear in the 2021 Australia Day Honours List.

10/12/2020

ALIA welcomes new owners for Canberra property

9/12/2020

Library and Information Week enters new dimensions in space and time in 2021

24/11/2020

Shortfall in qualified school library staff highlighted by new data

5/11/2020

Join in and escape with a good book for Australia Reads

4/11/2020

LIS education still going strong in Australia

30/10/2020

Tough news from Victoria; renewal plan release date set

20/10/2020

2020 Twila Ann Janssen Herr Award recipients announced

12/10/2020

Federal government budget 2020-2021

15/09/2020

Make a date with your community for Library Lovers' Day 2021

19/08/2020

ALIA’s biggest ever LIS salary survey shows the importance of tertiary qualifications

14/08/2020

Education Minister confirms fee reduction for teacher librarianship

13/08/2020

Copyright changes to introduce much needed flexibility

5/08/2020

Celebrate International School Library Day 2020

5/08/2020

National Simultaneous Storytime 2021 in space

21/07/2020

Communities turn to libraries during lockdown

1/07/2020

Peak library body recommendations adopted in research classification review

19/06/2020

ALIA urges lower university fees for Teacher Librarians

8/06/2020

Queen's Birthday Honours 2020

3/06/2020

Ebook borrowing doubles but libraries experience growing pains

3/06/2020

ALIA Board statement ALIA condemns racism, racial discrimination and race-based violence

28/05/2020

Survey highlights how libraries combat loneliness

19/05/2020

Create online during Library and Information Week 2020

18/05/2020

Thank you to all our ALIA Volunteers

22/04/2020

More than 1,000 items in the ALIA Library

18/03/2020

Book industry partners come to agreement on copyright

11/03/2020

ALIA National Conference 2020 cancellation due to COVID-19

4/03/2020

Board statement An agile, flexible future for ALIA

15/02/2020

Uncover something new at your library today

31/01/2020

The ALIA Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan published

29/01/2020

Latest ALIA report highlights challenges facing library and information science education

26/01/2020

Australia Day 2020 Honours List

20/01/2020

ALIA’s response to the ongoing bushfire crisis

20/01/2020

ALIA's message of support for Drag Queen Storytimes

18/12/2019

ALIA survey reveals challenging environment for TAFE library staff

18/12/2019

Human Rights paper recognises the importance of libraries

17/12/2019

Mid-year Budget statement has potential benefits for libraries

18/11/2019

ALIA calls for investment in school libraries

18/11/2019

Library staff and students impacted by Hong Kong protests

13/11/2019

ALIA supports early literacy

13/11/2019

Library achievements showcased to parliamentarians

6/11/2019

The realities of closing a government department library

31/10/2019

Major mental health report recognises the importance of libraries

30/10/2019

Uncover something new for Library Lovers’ Day 2020

30/10/2019

The 2019 ALIA Research Grant Award goes to Kirsten Thorpe

22/10/2019

Celebrate International School Library Day 2019

10/10/2019

ALIA calls for library and information professionals to make a #MentalHealthPromise