Current consultations


ALIA wants to hear your feedback on a range of matters from submissions to government, to updates to our policies and everything inbetween to ensure that we are representing the needs and viewpoints of our Members. 

Completed reports, submissions and survey results will be published either on the submissions page; the reports, research and survey results page; or the policies, standards and guidelines page


SUBMISSIONS and responses 

The preferred method of feedback for submissions is emailing your thoughts to If you believe that ALIA should respond to a submission not present below please let us know at

ALIA will be making a submission to in response to the Senate Inquiry into Issues facing diaspora communities in Australia.  

You can see examples of previous ALIA submissions on the website. 



ALIA is seeking submissions from special libraries for the third edition of the Special Libraries Directory 2020. Submissions are due by 28 August 2020

If you work in a public library you can encourage your patrons to complete the survey, Your library: tell us how you missed us. The deadline for responses is 31 July 2020


Other engagement with alia

Nominations are now open for the Library Technician of the Year Award 2020, nominations close 14 August 2020

ALIA Sustainable Libraries (ALIA Green) is seeking new members

ALIA Graphic Novels and Comics is seeking new members

This page is accurate as of 9 July 2020, and will be updated as needed.