VET Libraries Advisory Committee

About the VET Libraries Advisory Committee

The VET Libraries Advisory Committee advises the ALIA Board of Directors on the development of a strategic program for members working in vocational libraries or with interests in vocational librarianship. The Committee coordinates and maintains the National Reciprocal Borrowing Scheme to support students studying externally, and it is involved in advocacy for the sector.  

Chair: Brenda Burr (

Members: Mary Carroll, Jo Clark, Paul Metcalfe, Angela Orth, Wanda Pomeroy, Claire Stalker-Booth, Hannah Vander Helm.

committee activities

Guidelines for Australian VET Libraries, updated in 2019 The Committee manages the National Reciprocal Borrowing Scheme Survey of the issues facing TAFE libraries 2019
VET Libraries PD Specialisation  developed in 2017 Mapping of TAFE libraries, updated 2021  

VET libraries and the Sustainable Development Goals

VET libraries support UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 - quality education.








Page updated 28 May 2021