Annual General Meetings

2019 Annual general meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Members of the Australian Library and Information Association Limited (ALIA) was held on Tuesday 21 May 2019 at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies in conjunction with the 2019 ALIA ACT Leadership & Innovation Member Forum.   

Select this link to read the Minutes of the AGM. 

A number of amendments to the ALIA Constitution were considered by Members at the meeting and passed unanimously.  Select this link to view an explanation of each of the changes made to the Constitution.  A marked-up version of the Constitution showing the changes can be found at this link and an updated version of the Constitution is available  here.

general information

The ALIA Annual General Meeting is held in May.

Standard items considered at the AGM include:

Procedures for calling and running general meetings are outlined in the ALIA Constitution and the Corporations Act.


An agenda is made available prior to each AGM and provides information on where and when the meeting will be held and the matters to be discussed including any special business such as amendments to the Constitution.

proxy vote

If Members are unable to attend an AGM but still wish to vote on an issue to be discussed, they may nominate a proxy using the form provided for each meeting.


ALIA Members may also be able to attend the AGM via webinar or other electronic means as advised in advance by the ALIA team.

previous annual general meetings

2019 AGM 21 May Agenda | Minutes | ALIA Constitutional amendments explanatory information | ALIA Constitution with proposed amendments

2018 AGM 15 May Agenda | Minutes

Material associated with previous ALIA Annual General Meetings is available via the ALIA Library.  

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