Yearly Archives: 2019 Back

Great Queensland Literature wins at Queensland Literary Awards

Winners of the Queensland Literary Awards were announced last night at State Library of Queensland. The awards honour outstanding books by Australian authors and champion new writing from emerging Queensland writers. The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award for 2019 is Adani, Following Its Dirty Footsteps: A Personal Story by Lindsay Simpson. … Read more

Apply for a Celebrating Reconciliation Small Grant

Australian Aboriginal artwork

Public libraries and Indigenous Knowledge Centres are eligible to apply for a small grant to support a 2020 National Reconciliation Week event. National Reconciliation Week is a national campaign, 27 May to 3 June, celebrating and building on respectful relationships shared by Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and non-Indigenous Australians. The dates commemorate … Read more

Contribute to the NextGen Leadership Scorecard

What’s the future of library leadership in Australia? Does your library have a plan to ensure staff have the skills and opportunities to be the next generation of library leaders? Robert Knight OAM, President of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), has taken leadership as the theme for his presidential year. ALIA is investigating … Read more