First graduates of ALIA accredited course in Fiji

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is pleased to announce that the first class from the ALIA accredited Diploma of Library and Information Services, Pacific TAFE, University of the South Pacific, Fiji, graduated on 21 March 2019.

Additionally, Elenoa Fonmanu received both an ALIA Student Award and the Vice Chancellor’s Prize for the best graduating student in the course.

‘An enormous amount of work has gone into developing the Pacific TAFE Diploma and we would like to congratulate the course coordinator, Liviana Tabalala and the teachers who have made this possible’, Sue McKerracher, ALIA CEO, said.

As a result of an accreditation application and 2017 panel visit, the Diploma of Library and Information Services at Pacific TAFE was accredited with initial red ALIA accreditation for a period of two years, from December 2017. This means that successful graduating students of the course are eligible for ALIA Library Technician membership.

About the Australian Library and Information Association

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is the professional organisation for the Australian library and information services sector.

With 5,000 members across Australia, we provide the national voice of the profession in the development, promotion and delivery of quality library and information services, through leadership, advocacy and mutual support.


Karolina Firman, Communications Officer, | 02 6215 8221

Tuesday 26 March 2019 3:30pm