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Welcome to a brand new month of ALIA and ALIA SNGG Events. Last month, we spent the month talking to Academic Librarians about Academic Libraries. We thank all the Academic Librarians from across Australia who responded to our #AcademicLibraryQandA for sharing their tips and knowledge with us.

Catch up on the SNGG Academic Library QandA

Search our ALIA Students and New Grads blog to catch up on all of the SNGG Academic Library QandA interviews.


  • Academic Library QandA blog post 1 – Melanie Thorn, Liaison Librarian, Monash University
  • Academic Library QandA blog post 2 – Lucinda Buckley (AFHEA), Coordinator, Library Public Programs at Deakin University
  • Academic Library QandA blog post 3 – David Trimble, La Trobe University
  • Academic Library QandA blog post 4 – Sharron Bryan, Digital Literacies and Learning Librarian, Library Services, Education Division from James Cook University.
  • Academic Library QandA blog post 5 -Dr Kezia Perry, Liaison Librarian, James Cook University
  • Academic Library QandA blog post 6- Sam Rennard, Liaison Librarian, James Cook University
  • Academic Library QandA blog post 7-  Syed Towsf Ahmed, Flinders University
  • Academic Library QandA blog post 8 – Ash Barber, University of South Australia
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ALIA Career Starter Kit: The Interview

The final ALIA Career Starter Kit Webinar has arrived.

There are many types of interviews. RSVP to join the final ALIA Career Starter Kit: The Interview will take you through tips to manage interview nerves and prepare for an interview.

Presenters include:

Liz Walkley Hall, Director at Flinders University, Academic Engagement  Team – Flinders University.

Rosie Stevenson,  Head of Library – Wenona School

Amy Georgiou,  Library Volunteer Supervisor – Woollahra Libraries.

When: 8 November Time: 1pm – 2pm (AEST)

Cost: ALIA Members (FREE) | Non-Member $30

Register ALIA Career Starter Kit

 Visit our blog for a recap of the ALIA Career Starter Kit Event.

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ALIA National Conference 2024

Interested in joining ALIA in 2024 for the ALIA National Conference?

Location: Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5000

Date: 6th May – 10th May 2024 Time: 9am (AEST)

Cost: Early Bird Member Full Reg $1,090 | Early Bird Non-Member Full Reg $1,590

RSVP by 29th April, 2024 to join.

Register for the ALIA National Conference here.

Interested in joinng the Library Love float?

Join ALIA for some Library Love at Mardi Gras 2024. Fill the jotform by Friday 1st December to be a part of the ALIA float.



Join ALIA ACT for a Meet Up!

ALIA ACT group will be back in 2024. ALIA ACT Members join ALIA’s Regional Event Manager for a Library Tour of ACT Heritage Library, followed by drinks and a chat at Capital Brewing Co. Taproom.

ACT Heritage Library Tour. Address: 255 Canberra Avenue, Fyshwick 2609. Time : 4pm – 5pm

Capital Brewing Co. Taproom. Address: Building 3, 1 Dairy Road, Fyshwick 2609. Time: 5:15pm -7:30pm

Taproom Menu.

Register for the ALIA ACT Meet up by: 17th November via the Google Form. *Dinner and drinks at own expense.

 Event Date: 21st November

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ALIA NSW – End Of Year Celebration!


*Registration to join ALIA NSW for an End Of Year Event at The Library Bar at State Library of New South Wales has closed.

Event Details:

November 23rd, 2023

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM (AEST)


State Library of NSW
1 Shakespeare Place

Registration Full

*Visit our blog for our recap post of the ALIA QLD Mini Conference ‘Rise Of The Books’ event.

Event Date:

November 8th, 2023

Time: 8:45 AM – 4:30 PM


The Edge
The State Library of Queensland
Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place

ALIA CPD Hours: 7.50


ALIA QLD Meet up!

Join QLD ALIA Members for a chat at Brooklyn Depot on 7th November.

Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Location: Brooklyn Depot, 172 Grey Street, Southbank, Brisbane

Book your place at this ALIA QLD Meet up form. *Dinner at own expense

Join Tropic ALIA for a Library Tour of Riverway Library on 30th November.

Event Details:

When: Thursday, 30th November 5:00pm – 7:00pm (AEST)  

Townsville Citylibraries Riverway
20 Village Boulevard
Thuringowa Central QLD 4817

RSVP Date 29th November

Cost: FREE for ALIA Member |Non-Members

Visit the ALIA Events List to join the Tropic ALIA Event.

Register to join the SALIA Awards!

When: Tuesday, 14th November 2023


Hetzel Lecture Theatre
State Library of South Australia
North Terrace
ADELAIDE, South Australia

Time: 5:00 PM –  7:30 PM (ACST)

Cost: ALIA Members $10 | Non-Member $15


ALIA South Coast Meet Up!

Join ALIA South Coast for a meet up at Little Betty’s on 18th November.

Address: 1/55 Collin’s Street, Kiama 2533

RSVP  by 13th November to book your place at the event.


Join the ALIA West Quiz Night!

Tickets are on sale to join ALIA West for a Quiz Night at the State Library Western Australia, Great Southern Room on Thursday,  16th November.

Event Details:

Cost :  $20 (General Admission)

Event Date & Time:  Thursday,  16th November from 5:45 PM – 9:30 PM (AWST)


Great Southern Room – State Library of Western Australia

25 Francis Street, Perth, WA 6000

Visit this Eventbrite link to book your place at the ALIA West Quiz Night.


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