ALIA Partner Event

Leigh Hobbs - Writer, Artist.

A special 'white gloves' event - presented by the National Centre for Children's Literature (NCACL), and hosted at ALIA House.


Leigh Hobbs has created some of the most memorable characters in children’s books. Who doesn’t love the incorrigible Old Tom, Fiona the Pig and the much-travelled Mr Chicken? Join Ruth Nitschke as she takes you up close to the many items created by this award-winning author/illustrator that are held by NCACL. Max Brown will also discuss the various challenges of artwork conservation.

Bob Graham - Writer, Artist.

A special 'white gloves' event - presented by the National Centre for Children's Literature (NCACL), and hosted at ALIA House.


NCACL holds Australia’s largest collection of material created by the reknowned children's author and illustrator, Bob Graham. Drawing on this collection of items from Max and A Bus Called Heaven Rowan Simpkin will take you on a journey that shows how Bob created these much-loved books. Max Brown will also discuss aspects of artwork preservation.

RIMPA ACT Social Event June 2019

RIMPA ACT’s June Social and networking event. 
Join the RIMPA ACT Branch Council and celebrate the shortest day of the year and the chance to network with new and old friends in the industry in a relaxed setting.
Drinks and nibbles, There is no cost but you will need to 'buy your own' food and drink.
All are welcome: students, new professionals, mid and late career.
Canberra Yacht Club, 1 Mariner Pl, Yarralumla ACT 2600

ALIA Rare Books and Special Collections/SLNSW Evening Talk

Monday 11 February 2019  5.30pm for 6pm

SLNSW and ALIA RBSC will present four short presentations featuring online projects dedicated to Rare Books and Special Collections. This event coincides with ALIA Online but you do not have to be registered for the conference to register for this event. 

This is an ALIA Rare Books and Special Collections Australia partner event with the State Library of New South Wales.

Think Global, Act Local: SDG Symposium for the GLAM Sector - Newcastle Regional Library and ALIA

Newcastle Region Library, in partnership with ALIA, presents Think Global, Act Local: SDG Symposium for the GLAM Sector. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss, plan and workshop how the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are relevant to our industry and how local collective actions can support an international movement.

NSW Leadership & Innovation Forum

ALIA invites you to the 2018 Leadership and Innovation Forum NSW event. Organised in collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney, this event is intended to connect ALIA Members with leaders and influences in the library and GLAMR sector.

The theme for this year's event is "Meaningful and respectful engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, culture and heritage - what more do we need to do".

Join us on Thursday 13 September, 6 to 9 pm at UTS City Campus for an evening of networking and knowledge sharing!


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