Tag Archives: Canberra

Street libraries double in Canberra with plan for one in every suburb

(12 January 2019)  Despite problems with vandalism and theft, the number of street libraries in the Canberra area has doubled in the past year and organisers are hoping to see at least one in every suburb by the end of 2019. Early last year, Canberrans Shah Bahpyu and Roz Martiniello made it their mission to spread the […]


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ACT government ‘has no plans to close libraries’ despite inquiry

(20 October 2018) City Services Minister Chris Steel says a new inquiry into the future of ACT public libraries is not about cost-cutting or closing libraries. But some may be relocated. “The inquiry is about seeking the community’s views about what they want from their library service, improving community access to services and planning for […]


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Team Member, AFP National Library Services Canberra

(23 February 2018) Applications are sought for suitably qualified persons who wish to be considered for the role of Team Member, Australian Federal Police National Library Services. The AFP National Library Services team delivers a wide range of open source information products and services in support of national, international and community policing activities. The team […]


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National Film and Sound Archive hiring Chief Executive Officer

(18 November 2016) Reporting to the Board, the CEO is responsible for NFSA’s overall strategy and day to day management including enriching relationships with industry and Government and playing a critical, lead role in a contemporary, whole-of-sector, collaborative approach to archiving. Closing date 09/12/16. ALIA has the full job description.


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ANU opens Australia’s first Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies

(30 November 2015) An agreement to establish the Taiwan Resource Centre for Chinese Studies (TRCCS) at The Australian National University (ANU) Library was officially signed this morning, inaugurating the first TRCCS in Australia. Professor Ian Young AO, ANU Vice-Chancellor, and Dr Shu-hsien Tseng, the National Central Library (NCL) Director-general, signed the agreement and officially unveiled the […]


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2015 APLAP meeting

(28 April 2015) The 2015 meeting of the Association of Parliamentary Librarians of Asia and the Pacific  takes place 30 November to 3 December 2015, at Parliament House, Canberra, Australia. More here.


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Library conferences in Asia 2019

Keep up to date with what’s happening in libraries in the region. If you have a conference to announce, please send its details to marketing@igroupnet.com. A searchable version of this list which includes conferences held in the past ten years is here. 2020 ALIA National 2020 Conference New! The conference takes place 4-8 May 2020 […]


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