Libraries and state

Renew Our Libraries

Article published in INCITE  September/October 2019 Volume 40, Issue 9/10.
Robert Knight shares how, after successive state governments spent decades underfunding New South Wales public libraries, the 2018–2019 Renew Our Libraries campaign successfully delivered the largest single increase in library funding since the introduction of the NSW Library Act in 1939. 

ALIA submission in response to the Australia Council for the Arts re-imagine discussion paper, October 2020

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) submission to the Australia Council for the Arts discusses how libraries across the sector have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. Libraries have been highly agile, adapting and embracing new technologies, delivering online forums and making electronic resources widely available. As a sector, libraries have proved to be proactive and exceptionally resilient throughout the pandemic.
 

Submission in response to the Senate inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy discussion paper

Nationhood, national identity and democracy - Submission 63
 
Submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) submission in response to the Senate Inquiry into Nationhood, National Identity and Democracy Discussion Paper - 30 September 2019
 

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