Tag Archives: redundancies

Three specialist libraries to close at University of Auckland, 45 jobs to go

(21 June 2018) The University of Auckland will close three specialist libraries, with the loss of around 45 fulltime-equivalent staff. The decision has been condemned by the Auckland University Student’s Association, which says the move will be bad for students and creative arts at the institution. The university said: “Among other decisions, the consolidation of […]


National Library of Australia funding cuts to have ‘grave impact’ with 22 staff set to lose jobs

(22 February 2016) A leaked email from the National Library’s director-general projects 22 jobs will be axed next financial year, with more in the future, as a result of funding cuts. Earlier this month it was revealed a number of national cultural institutions were looking at reducing staff numbers as they face $20 million in […]


Teachers clash with Sydney University over library cuts

(14 August 2014) Sydney University library staff  have been told they will be made redundant by the new system that will focus on a digital platform as well as the extension of opening hours. The planned cuts will affect 156 staff in total. Altmedia.net has the story.