Governance and structure

ALIA Board

Seven Members are elected to serve on the ALIA Board.  ALIA Board elections take place every year and there are regular ALIA Board meetings.


There are several Sub-Committees of the Board and the Board appoints Advisory Committees to provide input into its strategic discussions.

The Sub-Committees are:

  • Finance
  • Risk and Governance
  • Accreditation and Standards.

The Advisory Committees are:

There is also the ALIA Research Fund Committee.

ALIA also has representatives on external committees and working groups, for example:

You can read the AMLA document 'Our National Agenda for Change'. 


The ALIA Board governs the Association in accordance with our Constitution & By-laws. Each year there is an Annual General Meeting and we publish an Annual Report to inform Members about activities and financial performance.
Read the ALIA Strategic Plan 2020-2024


ALIA has relationships with a number of other organisations, which are formalised with a Memorandum of Understanding.


There are 22 ALIA staff working at ALIA House and interstate. Click here for the ALIA organisational chart.