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ALIA Groups Handbook

*** This version of the Groups Handbook has been superseded by the April 2023 edition, which is available in the Member Resources section of the ALIA Website ***
This document provides information related to establishing and managing an ALIA member group. ALIA Groups are formed by ALIA Members and are either geographically or interest based. While some Groups are localised, a number of them operate nationwide.

Federal budget 2016: budget thin on the content for the library and information sector

This document provides an overview of Federal Government Budget 2016 topics which may affect Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) members and their organisations including: digital transformation, Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, Public Sector transformation and the Efficiency Dividend, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, higher education, school funding, cyber security, and support for communities.

Federal budget May 2013

Budget highlights for library and information professionals include: new school resourcing standards will include school libraries; $180m allocated to university research infrastructure; continued emphasis on the NBN, including digital hubs and cybersecurity; copyright reform remains on the agenda; open access policy a priority for the Australian Research Council.

ALIA overview of the 2014-2015 Federal budget

This summary for the library and information includes the defunding of the Get Ready program; consolidation of back office functions of collection agencies; enchancing online safety for children; Australian Insitute for Teachng and School Leadership funding; university fees; community heritage program; Medical Research Future fund; industry skills fund; restart programme to encourage the employment of older Australians.

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