ALIA NGAC submission in response to the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey, August 2017

This submission to the ALIA Board of Directors from the ALIA New Generation Advisory Committee (NGAC) discusses the government's plans for postal vote regarding regarding same-sex marriage. The postal plebiscite will be conducted on a voluntary basis and a final result will be secured by 15 November 2017. 

Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS) Code

The Australian Interlibrary Resource Sharing (ILRS Code) November 2013, replaces the code adopted by the library sector in 2011. The ILRS Code benefits Australian libraries and their users by providing greater predictability, consistency, and flexibility in obtaining materials. The ILRS Code has been endorsed by the Australia Library Peak bodies including Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), National and State Libraries Australia (NSLA), the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) and the National Library of Australia.

ALIA International Affairs Advisory Committee report on involvement in international activities

In 2017 the ALIA International Relations Advisory Committee was formed to advise the ALIA Board on issues related to international affairs, advocate on the benefits both for individuals and the Association in international engagement, encourage international collaboration and sharing of ideas and build awareness within the Australian library community of involvement in various international initiatives. 
This brief report provides an update of international activities as of January 2018.


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